Top 10 Luxury Alaska Fishing Lodges
Tikchik Lodge is a luxury Alaska fishing lodge with plush cabins. The lodge has a rich history of ownership that has led to a progression of growth for this outstandingly rich freshwater fishing lodge. They do not fish salt water. The lodge sits on a natural rock peninsula that serves as a natural divider between the Tikchik and Nuyukuk lakes in the heart of Bristol Bay. This is the heart of the Wood Tikchik State Park. The special location is the largest state park in the United Sates. The lodge offers world-class amenities such as a natural stone fireplace. The dining room is circular to offer guests a panoramic view of the lakes. Meals here are the envy of many of the world's finest restaurants. There are plenty of areas around the complex to enjoy wildlife viewing, quiet times, or to fish. The river is 50-100 feet away.
The Tikchik lodge complex has seven plush cabins that each has lake views as well as the stunning views of the Kilbuck mountains. Cabins are equipped with a private bath, excess closet space, bay windows, and your own heating and hot water system. Cabins are cleaned daily, and there are in-room snacks, coffee maker and beverages. The lodge offers flexible options for downtime. Rest and relax, or hike and explore. It is a good idea to rest because the fishing here is intense.
Kodiak Island Resort sits along the shoreline of Larsen Bay on Kodiak Island. The lodge offers complete luxury for guests to enjoy while not fishing. Sat amid some of Alaska's most pristine wilderness guest's of the lodge really do have the best of everything - excellent fishing, beautiful views, and incredible saltwater and freshwater fishing.
Nestled in the foothills of the Alaska Range, Talaheim Lodge lies 80 miles west of Anchorage and 50 miles from the nearest road. Located on the Talachulitna River, one of the first hook-and-release Alaska trout fisheries in the state, it’s a prime location for a remote Alaska fly-in fishing lodge. Massachusetts native and forester Mark Miller pitched a tent at this site in 1974, naming it Talaheim Lodge. Mark now has 34 years of experience flying and fishing Alaska’s wilderness, and the tent is now a luxurious facility with modern appliances, solar powered electricity, a private airstrip, two helicopters, and a professional staff. With the owners’ children on the staff, the family atmosphere is palpable. Half of the bookings at this cozy getaway are repeat clientele.
The No See Um Lodge sits along the fish-rich waters of the Kvichak River in the South Central part of Alaska. The location of the lodge was chosen because it sits nearly equal distances between several fisheries that offer guests some of the best opportunity for landing trophy fish. No See Um Lodge is all about the entire experience. They offer top guides, pilots and a staff that knows how to make you feel comfortable and who attend all of your needs. Features include daily housekeeping, 24 hour hot water and electricity. The main lodge has TV and wireless internet, but the best treat might just be their well stocked Pro-Shop. The fishing here is intense, which is why the staff focuses on your entire experience. The cabins and rooms are well furnished with quality. The decor is upscale wilderness chic, and the feeling is that of home.
Talon Lodge sits on a private island just off the Sitka shoreline and along the beautiful and pristine Inside Passage. Expect wonderful and beautiful scenery from the lodge. In the distance, the extinct cone of Mt. Edgecumbe presides over the region as the forests of the Tongass National Forest spread out creating a wild and scenic wilderness. The lodge is first-class. Rooms are designed for double occupancy and can hold up to six guests. The lodge features a main house and several out cabins that each features a versatile room set up of four, three or two bedrooms. The lodge is designed to accommodate various sizes of groups. The food here is also first-class as the lodge offers guests a gourmet menu with wonderful fares such as grilled salmon, Dungeness crab, and other delicacies.
Guests can expect to fly to Sitka where they will be met at the airport by the lodge crew and transported by to the island via a 5-10 minute boat ride. Fishing begins each morning around 7 am and lasts throughout the day. Guest return to the lodge in the late afternoon and settle in for dinner and relaxation. On-site services include a spa, and an outstanding staff that is happy to meet guests needs.
Hosts Ron and Sharon Hayes built Alaska Rainbow Lodge in 1982 to take advantage of its location on the Kvichak River, 230 air miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska in the Bristol Bay region. The Kvichak is home to the largest salmon run in the world; Sockeyes swim past the lodge’s front door by the millions each summer. This excellent location ensures that guests have the opportunity to fish every day, regardless of the weather. Ron Hayes has been in the sport fishing business in Alaska for 50 years. With a capacity of only 16 guests, he and his staff are able to provide personal attention for each guest.
Bristol Bay Lodge overlooks Lake Aleknagik and the of mountains of Wood-TikChik Park, about 40 air miles northwest of the small town of Dillingham. The average fly-out time from this well-situated lodge is only 30 minutes. Guests can relax beside a see-through fireplace, and even enjoy an artist-in-residence entertainment program during the summer months. Enhance your adventure by staying at one of two more rustic outpost camps for the most spectacular fishing.
The Royal Wolf Lodge sits on a spur of land in the middle of the Katmai National Park. The lodge owns 120 acres and includes private fishing grounds which are set amid the gentle rolling mountains and next to lakes, rivers and streams that offer outstanding fishing opportunities. Royal Wolf Lodge is a fly-out lodge and focuses its fishing trips on the rivers and fishing spots that hold the best fish for the season. Every river in Alaska is different and understanding the rivers provides you with the best opportunity to land trophy fish. That understanding is what the Royal Wolf Lodge provides to its guests.
The Royal Wolf Lodge is a top tier fly fishing lodge that is richly appointed and luxurious. The private cabins surround the main lodge and offer world-class accommodations. Each cabin is themed based and decorated according to its name. There are cabin choices between the Wolf, Loon, Caribou, Moose, Grizzly Bear and the Eagles Nest. Expect comfortable beds, quality linens, and privacy. While the accommodations are all about comfort and relaxing, the primary focus is on fishing. The Royal Wolf Lodge is an outstanding starting point for fly-out fishing trips in the Southwest corner of Bristol Bay.
Alaska Sportsman's Lodge is the sister lodge of Alaska Sportsman's Bear Trail Lodge. This is a five-star lodge in the heart of trophy rainbow trout territory. Alaska Sportsman's Lodge sits along the banks of the Kvichak River near the beautiful and fish-rich Lake Illiamna. The main highly of the area and there are many, is that this is the only designated trophy rainbow trout region in all of Alaska. This is a fly fisherman's paradise.