Top 10 Alaska Float Fishing Trips

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Aniak Air Guides

Aniak Air Guides

6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
Aniak Air Guides is located in the village of Aniak and is only accessible by plane or by boat. The nice thing about staying here is that they will pick you up at the airport. It is easy to charter a flight from Anchorage to Aniak. The village of Aniak sits along the banks of the Kuskokwim River and is a community of about 500 people in the summer. The lodge doubles as a B&B and houses up to 12 guests. The lodge is made up of a main lodge and three out-cabins and offers a private time for guests. This is bush country Alaska style, and the Aniak Air Guides lodge is pretty amazing. It is comfortable and offers conveniences such as WiFi, Cable TV, and 24-hour electricity. They will even allow you to bring your pets. A new service for Aniak Air Guides is the Fly-out - Drop-off…
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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!


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.

Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge

Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge

110 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,000 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.
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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 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.


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.

FishHound Expeditions

FishHound Expeditions

32 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,000 to $5,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $100 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.

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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.

Wilderness Place Lodge

Wilderness Place Lodge

125 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,000 to $5,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
We offer the best customized, All-inclusive Alaska fishing lodge and wilderness adventure packages! Now booking for the 2020 season and between now and November is the best time to secure your trip for next season. Inquire to plan your 2020 trip here. Special for June and July 2020! Combine a stay at our inclusive deluxe fishing lodge with a one day fly-out and float trip to the historic Pioneer Cabin Outpost! The lodge portion includes guided fishing on your preferred schedule, deluxe private cabin with bath, gourmet meals and all fishing accessories. On one day of your stay at the lodge you will fly out to the Pioneer cabin located on a small lake just off the river. Enjoy lunch on the dock prior to a guided 5 hour float trip from the cabin back to the lodge, fishing your whole way down. Arrive back to the lodge in time…
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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


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 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.

Fish and Float Alaska

Fish and Float Alaska

6 - 7 Days: $3,000 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.
Wild River Guides

Wild River Guides

6 - 7 Days: $4,000 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.
Ouzel Expeditions

Ouzel Expeditions

6 - 7 Days: $4,000 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.
Intricate Bay Lodge

Intricate Bay Lodge

37 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $5,000 to $6,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $4,000 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. 
Alaska Fishing & Rafting Adventures

Alaska Fishing & Rafting Adventures

198 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
The Alaska Fishing & Rafting Adventures is homed out of Fairbanks, and they offer a wide range of guided services all over the Fairbanks and Interior section of Alaska. This is a year-round outfit, and in the Winter they offer Ice Fishing opportunities too.
Frontier River Guides

Frontier River Guides

6 - 7 Days: $4,000 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.

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