Top 10 Alaska Float Fishing Trips
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For the more adventurous type this is an incredible and remote Alaska experience!
A self-guided float trip through the Alaskan wilderness on a large inflatable raft. These are easy flowing rivers with the purpose of the trip being fishing (not whitewater rafting). Which of our nine rivers you choose will depend on the species of fish you want to catch and the time of year. All of our unguided packages are designed for our guests to bring/supply as little as possible. In a nutshell.....you provide food, sleeping bag, and personal/fishing gear....we take care of the rest.
Prices for unguided trips include all bush flying and airport pick-ups and transportation around Aniak, rafts and camping gear. Contact Us for more information on our unguided float trips!
Fish for Salmon, Rainbow & Lake Trout, Arctic Grayling, Arctic Char, Northern Pike & Sheefish. Also Includes One Bush Fly Out
Trips run Monday through Saturday include guided fishing, round trip transporation from Aniak, lodging, food and one bush flyout for up to 6 people. Imagine the wonderful fishing you will experience by having an experienced guide, an airplane at your beck and call and some of the finest fishing rivers in the world for an entire week! Aniak Air Guides' lodge sits on the outskirts of the village of Aniak, at the confluence of The Aniak & Kuskokwim Rivers (see location page). Being right in the heart of the 3 most productive fisheries in western/southwest Alaska ( the Yukon, Kuskokwim, and Bristol Bay Drainages), gives us a unique advantage to access, and choose from so many wonderful and productive fisheries. Local waters commonly yield 20-30 salmon per day!....not too mention all the rainbows, arctic char, dolly varden, & arctic grayling. King and chum salmon are the first to arrive.... starting their run by the village in mid June and culminating by the end of July. Aggressive silvers typically show in late July, and hit all the way thru mid-Sept. Reds and pinks are sprinkled in from late June thru early August. Rainbow Trout fishing is second to none, starting in mid-June, with hot fishing all the way in to September. Arctic char, dolly varden, and arctic grayling are also caught in abundance until mid-September.
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This deal speaks for itself. If you pay for two places at our lodge...you get to bring an extra person along for free. This offer is based on availability and under the condition that all three people in your group stay in the same cabin and share a boat and guide. Other than that, the week will be the same as any other, with delicious meals, comfortable beds and world class fishing.
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Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge is situated on the remote banks of the wild and scenic Alagnak River and is the perfect wilderness fishing retreat
Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge site on 160 acres of prime river frontage in an iconic section of the Alagnak River known as the upper braids. The only access to the Lodge is via bush plane, landing on a private airstrip located on the property. Welcoming wooden cabins are equipped with running water, heating and power, that will guarantee you a comfortable stay. With an abundance of wildlife and stunning scenery, this trip is sure to live up to the image of Alaska that you have always dreamed of.
Boasting a world-famous run of all five species of pacific salmon, the Alagnak River is also home to a host of resident fish, such as leopard rainbow trout, arctic char and grayling. This prestigious river is located within the Katmai National Park, with its headwaters in the surrounding mountains and drains into Bristol Bay. It is also famously known as “The Branch River” for its seemingly endless braids, where 10 miles of river can easily contain 30 miles of fishable waters. With such exclusive river access, you are sure not to be bothered by any crowds.
This package includes all meals during your stay. 6 days of guided lodge based river experiences, whether it be fishing, wildlife- viewing or adventure activities. Comfortable heated riverfront cabin with access to toilet and hot showers only a few steps away from your cabin door, or en-suite toilet and hot showers. You will arrive on Sunday, and activities begin Monday through Saturday with departure on the following Sunday.
Spend your nights in a tent surrounded by the stars and sounds of the wild
For those who think a toilet and bed is too extravagant and would rather spend their nights in a tent surrounded by the stars and sounds of the wild, we have the perfect package for you. Our guests will stay in a tent camp on the lower Alagnak river hosted by professional guides and targeting primarily fresh sea-run salmon. There is a possibility for Rainbow Camps near the Lake Outlets early season in June as well. Like our lodge based packages you will arrive on Sunday, fish Monday through Saturday and depart on the following Sunday. Your meals are included, and your help around camp is expected.
Catch Fish Not Crowds! With a beautiful drive just an hour and fifteen minutes north of Anchorage we have access to some of the best fishing in the state no bush plane needed!
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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.
Looking for a trip that you will never forget? Consider a multi-day fly-in guided float fishing expeditions into wild Alaska.
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.
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Come heli-fish with us! There is no greater access to Alaska's wild rivers than via a helicopter!
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.
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Peak Spin and Fly Fishing for Hungry June Rainbows, Northern Pike, Arctic Grayling - Also Includes Day Float Trip!
June is one of our favorite times of the year offering great weather and 24 hours of sunlight! Our June trout camp is one of our most popular trip specials we offer each season as it bundles many incredible experiences including southcentral Alaska's finest wade fishing for native rainbow trout and grayling, superb top-water fishing for northern pike in a nearby lake chain, all the spoils of our deluxe wilderness lodge, fine cuisine, fireside shore lunches and a 5 mile raft trip with fishing included as part of the trip package. This package is one of a kind and is all inclusive from Anchorage including and awesome round-trip float plane flight. We include all fishing gear and your personal guides will offer top-notch instruction.
Available June 15 - July 1, 2020.
2 Nights - From $1,995 Per Person
3 Nights - From $2,500 Per Person
4 Nights - From $3,200 Per Person
We Offer the Most Affordable, Inclusive Fly-In Anchorage Day Fishing Packages!
Spending some extra time in Anchorage during you Alaska vacation? A local Alaskan looking for a great day trip for visiting family and friends? Our deluxe fishing lodge offers all-inclusive Anchorage day-fishing trips for as low as $499 per person!
We include all the gear and team you up with a personable fishing guide to attend to your every need. Enjoy a scenic 45 minute float plane flight over the Susitna River valley northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. On clear days, Mt. Denali (McKinley) is clearly visible to the north. Arrive at our fly-in river lodge approximately 8:30am and hit the water fishing for the day. We provide lunch on the river, all fishing equipment (spin and fly fishing), waders, flies and lures so no need to bring anything. It's that easy! Day fishing trips focus on Alaska river fishing for trout, grayling, northern pike or various salmon species depending on the time of summer you visit. Extended trip packages from Anchorage for 2+ days are also available.
Our Float Trips Give You the Ability to Explore a 60 Mile Wild & Scenic Stretch of Remote Alaska
Our Our Alaska float trips are 60 mile, 6 day river adventures featuring the finest fishing for trout, grayling and salmon. This is the ultimate trip for the adventure seeker and those looking for a truly unique Alaska fishing vacation.
We raft the length of Lake Creek Alaska from the source at Chelatna Lake on the southern border of Denali National Park to the confluence at the glacial Yentna River. Our float trips give you the ability to explore a 60 mile wild & scenic stretch of remote Alaska. Stray from the crowds to view wildlife, and enjoy superb Alaska salmon fishing for multiple species, rainbow trout and arctic grayling. Our pro guide staff fully caters to your every need and assists with every aspect of your adventure. Our Alaska float trips are all-inclusive and cater to small groups of 3 - 5 (or split groups of 2-3 each) per trip offered at specific dates throughout the summer season. Request further information to set up your wilderness float fishing adventure!
Trip Inclusions: Float plane service: round trip from Anchorage to Lake Chelatna and back from the lodge; all meals & beverages, beer, raft and rafting related gear, camp gear, rafting guide, camping equipment, all fishing gear, lures, flies, Gore-tex waders and boots.