Top 10 Alaska Fishing Trips Under $2,000 - 5 Days

Jimmy Jack's Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
Map of Jimmie Jack's Lodge

Jimmy Jack's Lodge is a lodge and charter service. The lodge sits along the shores of Cook Inlet and provides a perfect location for saltwater or freshwater fishing. The lodge features a main lodge and out cabins. The rooms in the lodge feature private bath, and some have their own kitchen and dining area. The cabins are large and sleep up to five for the McKinley Cabin or up to four at the Gold Miner's Cabin.

The cabins and lodge rooms are comfortable and equipped with modern features. The lodge provides continental breakfast only. For lunch and dinner guests either cook for themselves or head into town. The lodge sits three hours by car, and you will need to drive yourself to your own fishing charter. The guides for charters are professionals with Coast Guard license.

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Katmai Lodge - The Fishing Adventure of a Lifetime
Alaska Troutfitters - Trophy Rainbow Trout
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
    Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
    Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person; $900+ Per Person
Map of Alaska Troutfitters

Alaska Troutfitters is an amazing blend of every aspect of fly fishing that you can imagine. The fully stocked fly shop is stocked with industry professionals too. They are all happy to share their knowledge, teach you tricks or give you tips on how to fish the Kenai and Russian rivers or the Quartz and Crescent creeks. That's just a stop on your way to your own Alaska Fishing Trip adventure or on your way to the lodge. Their Lodge is the Riverfront Lodging and sits along the fish-rich stretch of the Upper Kenai River. Alaska Trout Fitters are guides, fishermen, and hosts that offer fishermen and their families a blend of traditional wilderness and luxury living in Cooper's Landing.

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Alpine Creek Lodge - Arctic Grayling Fishing
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
Map of Alpine Creek Lodge

The Alpine Creek Lodge is open year round and offers a well-rounded set of adventures including top Arctic Grayling fishing. The lodge sits at mile 68 along the Denali Highway. Guests of the lodge have choices between rooms, luxury suites, cabins, or you can rent the entire lodge.

The lodge is a multi-story lodge with a rustic charm and comfortable furnishing. Meals are served family style, and the large common room is perfect for telling fishing or hunting stories.

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Riddle's Fishing Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
Map of Riddle's Fishing Lodge

Riddle's Fishing Lodge sits on the bank of the Kenai River, about ten minutes from the town of Kenai. Guests are lodged in cabins that sleep 4-6 people and offer all of the conveniences of home. Each cabin has a full kitchen, private bath, TV, daily maid service, and linens. The cabins are non-smoking, but the grounds and porches are smoke friendly.

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Little Mulchatna Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
Map of Little Mulchatna Lodge

For those fishermen and outdoor adventurers looking for a remote Alaska experience, the Little Mulchatna Lodge offers just that. Located on the shores of Fishtrap Lake where the headwaters of the Mulchatna River begin Little Mulchatna Lodge sits in a wonderful location for fishing, wildlife viewing, and photographic exploration. They are located in the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, which means fewer fishermen, fewer people and a whole lot of unspoiled land. Access to the lodge is only by floatplane.

The Lodge is a series of rustic building with comfortable furnishing and amazing views. The main lodge and three guest cabins feature electricity and wood burning stoves. The fishing season here begins in June and often stretches into September.

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Kenai Lake Escape - Rainbow Trout
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
Map of Arden's Kenai Lake Escape

Arden's Kenai Lake Escape sits in Copper Landing, Alaska near the shore of boomerang shaped Kenai Lake. The lodge is set up to hand groups, families, and couples. The lodge offers the perfect place from which to launch your Alaskan adventure, and there is plenty of adventure to be had. The lodge is also split into a top and bottom units that are set up like a bed and breakfast. Parties can rent the entire lower unit or boarders can share the common area. The upper unit consists of three bedrooms including a master suite with private bathroom. The lodge is beautifully decorated with authentic Alaskan artifacts and offers guests a comfortable and relaxing stay. Meals are five-star and are added to the room rates when the menu is set.

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Orca Adventure Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
Map of Orca Adventure Lodge

Orca Adventure Lodge sits on the head of Orca Inlet on beautiful Prince William Sound in Cordova, Alaska. Lodge offers 40 guest rooms, each with a private bathroom in what was once the Orca Cannery. The lodge also offers remote cabins for groups ranging from 2-12 guests. Some venues offer guided fishing, while others offer only self-guided fishing adventures. Whether you choose to stay at the lodge on Orca Inlet or if you prefer to stay at one of the remote cabins, there is a full list of options available for you.

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Kenai Adventure Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
Map of Kenai Adventure Lodge

The Kenai Adventure Lodge sits along the banks of the Kenai River near Soldotna. The lodge is beautifully constructed. It is as beautiful inside as it is outside. The hand-hewn log lodge is comfortable and hospitable. Best of all, the Kenai Adventure Lodge is a mere 30 minutes from the Kenai airport.

Each of the guest rooms features a private bath and can sleep 3+ guests. The lodge itself range over 6000 square feet and holds six guests. There are common areas that are found on all three stories and makes an excellent retreat for families or corporate trips. Staying here includes breakfast and a boxed lunch.

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Angler's Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
Map of Angler's Lodge

The Angler's Lodge sits on the banks of the Kenai River in between the towns of Kenai, Soldotna, Seward, and Homer. Homer is the Alaska capital for halibut fishing. The Kenai River is one of the worlds greatest fishing destinations. Being next to both locations makes the Angler's Lodge a haven for fishermen. This is a family owned Lodge and Marlene and Roger take good care of their guests.

The menu is rich and the food is home cooked. Expect a lot of good food. Dinner is served family style. Expect Marlene to spoil you with baked halibut, Chicken Marcella, her strawberry rhubarb pie. You will likely get the best BBQ'd salmon you will ever eat too. Lunch is served on the boat or back at the lodge.

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Kenai River King Salmon
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
    Half Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
    Full Day: $300 to $399 Per Person; $400 to $499 Per Person
Map of Big Sky Charter & Fishcamp

The Big Sky Charter & Fish Camp sits on the shores of the Kenai River in the town of Sterling, Alaska. Guests are housed in a series of cabins that range from the "Chalet" to the "Rustic Cabin." Some cabins have private bathrooms and others share a bathing house. All cabins have full kitchens, so guests handle their own meal preparation.

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