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Island Point Lodge

Island Point Lodge

Self-Guided Fishing on Alaska's Inside Passage | Fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Trout, Steelhead & More | Packages Include Fishing Boats & Gear, Lodging & Meals

27 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
Island Point Lodge is located in Petersburg, Alaska on Kupreanof Island. This is a saltwater and freshwater fishing lodge with a wide variety options for fishing. This is a remote fishing lodge, and power is via a diesel generator. Guests are housed in the six cabins. The lodge can accommodate four groups of four and two groups of two making this a nice lodge for a small group.
Aniak Air Guides

Aniak Air Guides

Remote Alaska Fishing, Wildlife & Rafting Adventures Since 1955 | Choose From an All-Inclusive Guided Lodge Package or a Budget Friendly Self-Guided Float Fishing Trip

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

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

150 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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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.


If you are more in tune with nature and would rather spend your days floating down river on a raft, evenings setting up camp and sleeping in tent under the stars, then our float trip package is right up your ally. You will be dropped off with your guide at the source of the river and picked up miles downstream 7 days later. You will be expected to help with the setting up and breaking down of camp each day as well as other daily chores. Like our lodge based packages you will arrive on Sunday, fish Monday through Saturday and depart on the following Sunday. All meals included.

Salmon Falls Resort

Salmon Falls Resort

Premier All-Inclusive Ketchikan Fishing & Adventure Lodge | Choose From Guided or Self-Guided Fishing and Customize with Adventure & Sightseeing Options

92 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $5,000 to $6,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
The Salmon Falls Resort sits in the city of Ketchikan along the inside passage. This is a highly diverse resort. It focuses on saltwater Salmon and Halibut fishing, but it is equipped to meet the fishing needs and desires of its guests.
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Share the Love of Adventure with Your Friends & Family! Enjoy an Excursion for Your Group on Us! Book two or more rooms for your group at Salmon Falls Resort for Summer 2021 and enjoy an adventure from the list below for your whole group.

You can choose from:
• Ketchikan Wildlife Tour
• 3-hour Tongass National Forest Hike
• Eagle Island Sea Kayaking
• Zipline Adventure
• Salmon Cooking Demonstration
• Add an extra day to your package and enjoy the best that Ketchikan has to offer (outside of the world-class salmon fishing, of course!) Visit our Adventures page for a complete list.
Use the Code: LOVE2021

Located at the southern entrance to the Behm Canal in Ketchikan, our resort is situated to offer you the best of Southeast Alaska. Join us for world-class fishing, exciting excursions or to get in touch with the natural beauty of our home. Adventure starts here.


One of our most popular packages, guests enjoy a fully guided fishing experience led by one of our experienced captains aboard a 27 ½ ft Riddle or 24 ft Orca. Whether you're a novice or advanced fisherman this all-inclusive package allows you to simply climb aboard while we handle the rest.
All packages are customizable and include accommodations, meals, transportation to and from Ketchikan International Airport, and fishing essentials such as tackle, bait, and all-weather gear. We even offer onsite fish processing for your prized catch!

3 Nights Package - $2,295
4 Nights Package - $3,395
5 Nights Package - $4,495
6 Nights Package - $5,595
7 Nights Package - $6,695


Self-Guided tours allow the seasoned fisherman to manage his own time while still enjoying the luxury of an all-inclusive package - all you have to do is enjoy your adventure, we handle the rest.
All packages are customizable and include accommodations, meals, transportation to and from Ketchikan International Airport, and fishing essentials such as tackle, bait, and all-weather gear. We even offer onsite fish processing for your prized catch!

3 Nights Package - $1,610
4 Nights Package - $2,260
5 Nights Package - $2,910
6 Nights Package - $3,560
7 Nights Package - $4,210

Intricate Bay Lodge

Intricate Bay Lodge

41 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. 
Explore Alaska Charters

Explore Alaska Charters

44 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
Half Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
Full Day: $400 to $499 Per Person; $700 to $799 Per Person
Explore Alaska Charters sails out of Ketchikan, Alaska, and they offer a variety of fishing adventures including self-guided trips. In fact, they offer self-guided fishing lodge, freshwater fishing, and saltwater fishing, including boat rentals. Want to experience a fly-out adventure to fish along a remote river, creek or stream? They do that too. They offer fishing adventures for both traditional guests and those who are on a layover from a cruise ship.
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.
Float Alaska

Float Alaska

6 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,000 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.
Eagle's Wings Wilderness Retreat

Eagle's Wings Wilderness Retreat

11 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
4 - 5 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
Eagle's Wings Wilderness Retreat is located in Klawock, Alaska, on the Prince of Wales Island. Getting here is relatively easy. You can take the ferry from Ketchikan to Hollis, where they will pick you up, or you can hope a plane from Ketchikan to either Klawock or Hollis. Fisher's of the lodge have access to both saltwater fishing and freshwater fishing and via for trophy Pacific Salmon and Halibut. The lodge designs your stay so that you are doing what you want to do when you want to do it, and at your own pace. Expect a little pampering. 
Whaler’s Cove Lodge

Whaler’s Cove Lodge

47 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $5,000 to $6,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
Yes, this is indeed the Whaler's Cove Lodge that hosts "Alaska's Fishing Paradise" on the Sportsman Channel! Whaler's Cove is located on Killisnoo Island, very close to the village of Angoon on Admiralty Island. The lodge fishes Alaska's Inside Passage on calm, sheltered, and crowd-free waters. These fishing grounds were originally discovered by the Tlingit Indians, who chose the area for its exceptional weather, calm waters, and superb fishing. After the Alaska Purchase, the abandoned Tlingit village became a trading stop for whalers, giving the lodge-to-be its very apt name.

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