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Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge

Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge

Alaska's Premier Fishing and Bear Viewing Lodge Since 1988 | Remote Fly-In Fishing Lodge on the Alagnak River

226 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
The Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge is an Alagnak River lodge that focuses on trophy fishing in a beautiful wilderness setting. The lodge sits along the shores of the Upper Braids of the Alagnak River offering fly fishermen a trip of a lifetime and fishing inside the Katmai National Park.
Wilderness Place Lodge

Wilderness Place Lodge

Incredible Selection of Fishing, Wildlife & Adventure Packages in a Remote Location | Perfect for Families, Couples, Groups & Guests with Limited Fishing Experience to Expert Anglers

171 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $5,500 to $6,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
Now booking 2025 Alaska trip packages with early booking bonuses! Please fill out our secure 2025 trip inquiry form for compete details and special "early-bird" rates! Contact us securely online, or by phone or text at 907-355-7616. View all of our rates and fishing lodge packages. For all of our custom adventure packages, please visit our new Fishing and multi-sport Alaska adventure packages! Our Alaska wilderness and fishing lodge offers a unique experience. We are just a bit more flexible than other fly-in lodges and our inclusive packages make it just that much easier! Get to Anchorage, and we'll take care of you every step of the way. Plan your Alaska fishing trip or wilderness adventure package today with Wilderness Place Lodge. For fishing trips, visit our Alaska peak fishing calendar to coincide your vacation with preferred target fish species. For DIY or guided Adventure trips, Outposts, Glamping and bundled…
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We really appreciate your interest in fishing and adventuring with us in Alaska! We book up quite early each season, so now is the best time to lock in preferred dates for 2025 or beyond. 2025 Early Booking Bonuses We are currently offering early booking incentives for 2025 trips. For all deposits made by November 1, 2024 we will offer a credit of $300 per 2 people towards booking a hotel in Anchorage for the night prior to your stay with us. We will also extend special “Early Booking Rates” for your 2025 trip (cost savings of 4%). We require just 20% down to secure reservations. These early booking bonuses apply to a group minimum of 2 people for a minimum 2 night fishing lodge package only.

Wilderness Place Lodge offers all-inclusive packages, the best service, flexible itineraries, modern amenities, fine cuisine, and superb Alaskan salmon and trout fishing. Our fishing lodge features fishing for all 5 species of Pacific Salmon, Rainbow Trout and grayling on our remote clearwater river. We also have fishing for Northern Pike in a nearby lake chain. We are proud to offer the best all-around value and a truly memorable experience for your friends & family!

Our lodge is remote, located on a beautiful wild river system in the hearth of southcentral Alaska. We fly by float plane approximately 70 miles Northwest from Anchorage towards Denali National Park. The 45 minute flight covers a vast array of wetlands, rivers, dense forests and lakes. The valley is an incredible spectacle of what remains of its glacial past. Epic views of Mt. Denali (McKinley) to the north can be seen on clear days.

We include round-trip float plane trip from Anchorage, private deluxe cabins with bath, all meals, personal fishing guides, daily guided fishing, beer and wine, all fishing equipment, waders, etc.

Prices Per Person

2 nights - $2,753 (Savings of $115 Per Person)
3 nights - $3,984 (Savings of $166 Per Person)
4 nights - $5,128 (Savings of $214 Per Person)
5 nights - $6,078 (Savomgs of $254 Per Person)
6 nights - $6,938 (Savings of $289 Per Person)


This combination adventure is all-inclusive, guided and fully outfitted. This adventure is available for groups of 2+. All ages and abilities welcome! Enjoy this unique fly-in Wilderness Lodge experience! For locals, or those passing through Anchorage, this is a remarkable getaway for anyone on a time budget. The convenience of the lodge with proximity to Anchorage allows for an easy overnight trip, yet still is remote and surrounded by expansive Alaskan wilderness. Although just 24 hours, experience a full itinerary of guided fishing, fly fishing instruction, hiking, wildlife, photo ops, fine dining, libations, R&R and a deluxe private cabin all capped off with a scenic float plane trip.

Enjoy this unique fly-in Wilderness Place Lodge experience! Start your trip with a scenic float plane flight over the Susitna River Valley with views of Denali and surrounding mountains. Arrive at the lodge for a sit-down lunch followed by a guided afternoon on our clear-water river featuring an optional flyfishing lesson for trout and/or salmon. Return to the lodge for hors d’oeuvres and complimentary wine. Our chef team of 3 prepares a gourmet 4-course meal including the finest Northwest cuisine. Enjoy a blissful sleep in your private deluxe cabin featuring brand-new memory foam mattresses! The following morning you have the option of sleeping in and enjoying our breakfast service in the lodge, or rise early and hit the water for a full morning of fishing. Departure flight back to Anchorage leaves the lodge by float plane at approximately 12pm.


This combination adventure is all-inclusive, guided and fully outfitted. This adventure is designed for groups of 2-4. Begin your adventure with a scenic 45-minute float plane flight departing Anchorage's renowned Lake Hood seaplane base. Arrive at Wilderness Place Lodge in time for lunch provided by the professional chef team of 3. Following a brief orientation, hit the river with your guide to target a variety of fish species. We include all spin and fly-fishing gear and instruction/classes for all abilities.

Wilderness Place Lodge is a highly reviewed all-inclusive fishing lodge with deluxe private cabins with bath, a gorgeous log lodge, a courteous staff of 18 that hosts an average number of 15 guests. After a few days of experiencing the river, fishing, hiking, "wining and dining"; you will fly with your guide to a small lake just north of the lodge. Here you will find the historic Pioneer Cabin Wilderness Retreat. This log cabin is located right on the banks of a remote lake with a short trail that accesses the river. Enjoy fine Alaska 'glamping', R & R, lake kayaking, swimming, hiking, river fishing and lakeside campfires while you experience a day and a night at this pristine & unique location. Following your stay at the Pioneer cabin, your guide will inflate the raft(s) and you will float and fish a full day back down to Wilderness Place Lodge.

• 3 night combination package $ 4,070/person
• 4 night combination package $ 5,120/person
• 5 night combination package $ 5,920/person

Frontier River Guides

Frontier River Guides

5.0 out of 5 16 Google Reviews
6 - 7 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
The Frontier River Guides outfit is a fly fishing float destination. They also offer spin casting float trips too. As a guiding outfit with years of experience what Frontier River Guides brings to the table is the vast knowledge of Alaska and its rivers. Not just some rivers but many or most. This is a boon to the fly fisherman who is looking for something special. Frontier River Guides not only has options to make that happen, they have the tools and the knowledge to make your trip something you will never forget.
FishHound Expeditions

FishHound Expeditions

Guided Single Day & Overnight Fly-Fishing Trips on some of Alaskas' Best Rivers | Choose From Single Day Float, Wade or Heli-Fishing & Multi Day Remote Guided Float Fishing Trips

74 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,500 to $4,000 Per Person
Half Day: $150 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $150 to $199 Per Person; $200 to $299 Per Person
FishHound Expeditions is a professionally guide-owned guide-operated service that offers its guests the best of Alaska Fly Fishing Trips along many of Alaska's best rivers. They bring over 30 years of combined guiding experience, and in their downtime, they fish these rivers too. They are truly fishing masters.
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Mention the My Alaskan Fishing Trip website to get 10% off Guided Single Day Trips.

From Rainbows to Salmon we can show you how to handle some of Alaska's best water in a day! Our summer single day float & wade trips take place up in the town of Willow, AK, a beautiful and scenic hour and fifteen minute drive north of Anchorage. We are the closest consistent fishing location to Anchorage! Since our guides are local fisherman first we know when & where to catch fish on the Alaskan road system.

Our trips can begin as early as mid to late May and run through Mid-October & just like anything in Alaska are at mother nature's whim. The rivers we guide on are the tributaries of the Susitna river systems. Based on which rivers are fishing the best, we supply our customers with the fishing gear they need (license's excluded) from quality waders & boots to rods, reels, line & even flies at no additional charge! We can provide transportation to and from the river or if you prefer or its easier for you to meet your guide at a specific location we can accommodate that. We realize that most folks who are doing these style of trips may be new to it & would have no idea what to bring, so we take the guess work out of it right down to having back-up ponchos and rain gear for our guests. On our full day trips lunch is included in the price and typically consists of reindeer brats, burgers, or a vegetarian options is also available.


The location of our 6-10 day trips is Western Alaska. Western Alaska is truly remote, very little evidence of humanity or other fisherman. The rivers we operate on don't have lodges clogged with jet boat traffic We fly into either Bethel or Dillingham via Alaska Air which departs multiple times a day from Anchorage. From there guests and guides board bush planes either on wheels or floats to head to one of many rivers in the vast area.

We target all 5 species of Pacific Salmon, mouse eating Leopard Rainbows, beautifully finned Arctic Grayling, brilliantly colored Dolly Varden, and Arctic Char. On all FishHound trips guests enjoy a 2 to one ratio (one guide two clients). Guests also enjoy our move-able "lodge", a large cook tent and dining area that can seat 8 and provide stream side views while being out of the elements. Clients have their own sleeping tents complete with cots and insulated down pads. Other than fishing clients are only responsible for packing up their personal gear, FishHound staff takes care of everything else.

Contact us to learn more about this incredible experience!


We run heli-fishing on multiple rivers throughout south-central Alaska, which is easily accessible from the Anchorage area.

We offer single day heli-fishing trips as well as 2 thru 6 multi-day float fishing trips . This type of trip provides an amazing remote Alaskan river experience with much more ease than some of the further location we operate on. This is a perfect trip for folks who want a wilderness trip/experience but don't want to spend their whole time in Alaska in one remote location.

Most trips depart from the beautiful town of Talkeetna in the shadow of Denali. Denali provides an amazing view as you are flown out to some of the most phenomenal fishing in Alaska. Depending on the time of year we target all 5 species of Pacific Salmon. Huge bruiser Rainbow Trout are always present as well as Arctic Grayling and Dolly Varden.

Tal-Adventures Lodge

Tal-Adventures Lodge

Experience a Remote, Unforgettable, Outdoor Alaskan Adventure | Expect experienced local fishing guides and loads of add on adventures to choose from like heli-hiking, flightseeing, whitewater rafting & more!

5.0 out of 5 10 Google Reviews
6 - 7 Days: $6,000 to $7,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $5,500 to $6,000 Per Person
Experience a remote Alaska fishing adventure & more less than an hour flight from Anchorage. Located on the remote Talachilitna River (Tal River) in Southcentral Alaska expect remote fishing away from the crowds for all five species of Pacific Salmon with experienced local guides there to help maximize your adventure. And while Tal-Adventures Lodge does give you access to remote Alaska fishing it offers so much more than that. If you are looking for a remote Alaska outdoor adventure this might just be the place for you...in additonal to incredible fishing you can also choose from heli-hikes, glacier hikes, heli-skiing, whitewater rafting, breathtaking flightseeing and so much more.
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Experience the best of land and air during this getaway adventure all with a guide! Enjoy exploring pristine rivers with helicopter fishing. Then switch it up for the next two days to jet boating along the beautiful Tal while trying your hand at noteworthy catches. Return each night to cabin comforts before doing it all again tomorrow!

What's included:
- Our helicopter service offers convenient round trip directly from Big Lake Airport
- Cabin stay with 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Grab-and-Go Sandwich Lunch, Dinner with Dessert)
- Unlimited cabin sauna access
- up to 4 days fly-out & fly in heli-fishing
- 2 days jet boat fishing/wildlife/scenery viewing
- Fishing gear/Rafting supplies as needed
- Fish processing/vacuum seal/freeze
- Helicopter drop off/pick up, depart from Big Lake Airport, AK (If you want to avoid car rental costs, we can also pick up from Anchorage Lake Hood Airport with an additional $300 per person)

Summer Sale Pricing
3 days - $5,500 (Save $1,000 Off Regular Price of $5,500)
4 days - $6,500 (Save $1,100 Off Regular Price of $7,650)
5 days - $7,250 (Save $1,400 Off Regular Price of $8,650)
6 days - $7,950 (Save $1,700 Off Regular Price of $9,650)


Make your Alaskan adventure truly exceptional and unforgettable. Venture beyond the typical tourist spots and embark on a thrilling Alaska DIY Floating Trip on the Talachulitna River!

Explore the untouched wilderness of The Last Frontier, capturing stunning views and abundant wildlife as you fish for salmon, rainbow trout, and grayling.

What's included:
- Helicopter pick up from Big lake Airport to your tailored river drop off spot, and back
- 3 days raft rental with our 16 ft Pioneer X stream Raft (fits two people comfortably)
- Lifejackets; paddles;
- Tal-Adventures will provide advice and assistance

Summer Sale Pricing
3 day heli-float - $2,750 (Save $250 Off Regular Price of $3,000)
4 day heli-float - $3,250 (Save $750 Off Regular Price of $4,000)
5 day heli-float - $3,750 (Save $1,250 Off Regular Price of $5,000)
6 day heli-float - $4,250 (Save $1,750 Off Regular Price of $6,000)

Wild River Guides

Wild River Guides

6 - 7 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
The Wild River Guides is the lifestyle of Mark Rutherford, a man who is himself of nature. Alaska has a lot to offer people, and people, in turn, come by the thousands to see Alaska. Most leave amazed at what they say. A few leave changed because the did not see Alaska with their eyes, but with their hearts. Alaska is a place that you feel. It courses through you like the blood in your veins. That is what Wild River Guides does for you - they allow you to feel Alaska.
Intricate Bay Lodge

Intricate Bay Lodge

42 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $5,500 to $6,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
Intricate Bay Lodge sits on the shores of Iliamna Lake - a fabled fishing area for Salmon, Trophy Rainbow Trout, and more. Getting here is fairly easy. It is a simple commuter flight from Anchorage to Iliamna (town) and then the lodge will meet you at the airport and fly you to Intricate Bay via a float plane. Exect a beautiful lodge, friendly people, and plenty of ways to Fish Wild Alaska. 
Float Alaska

Float Alaska

7 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
With a selection of 9 plus Rivers to choose from we will work hard to find a river that matches your rowing skills, your adventure goals and your fishing needs. I work closely with you and your group to put you on the best river to meet your requirements. Our goal is to have an excited and safe adventure in the ALaskan WIlderness. A Do-it-yourself trip is not easy but it is very rewarding and at a price that will keep you coming back year after year.
Ouzel Expeditions

Ouzel Expeditions

6 - 7 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
Ouzel Expeditions is all about fishing. They know the land. They know the fish, and they know what fly fishermen want. They also know how to give you something more and their consistency of exceeding expectations is proof. Ouzel Expeditions has access to the best rivers in Alaska and Russia. They focus their Alaskan fly fishing float trips around the Brooks Range, and that means you the fisherman have access to the Tarpon of the North.
Fish and Float Alaska

Fish and Float Alaska

5.0 out of 5 14 Google Reviews
6 - 7 Days: $3,500 to $4,000 Per Person
Fish and Float Alaska is a cousin to the world-class fly-out fishing offered by Rainbow River Lodge. The focus here is on float trips where you raft down one of the wild Alaskan rivers and fish along the way. Guests bring their own food and fishing gear, and Fish and Float Alaska supplies the rest.

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