Top 5 Alaska Float Fishing Trips
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Alaska float trips offer a unique way to experience the wilderness of Alaska while on a fishing trip. The following list of the best Alaska float trips will offer experienced guides, amazing views, and great fishing but we have a complete list of float trip providers here. Any of them will offer a great experience.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.