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- Type: Lodges
- Fishing: Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing
Great Chinook Lodge sits just five miles outside of Gustavus, Alaska on the edge of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. This is the famed Inside Passage and home to some of the best fishing around.
Guests are housed in a beautiful log lodge. There is a total of five guest rooms that offer comfortable twin sized beds. The lodge has a large dining room where guests gather to watch TV on a 52-inch screen or to hang simply out and visit. Meals are prepared family style with plenty of food to fill you up.
Fishing with Great Chinook Lodge
The Fish and the Adventure
Salmon Fishing is awesome here. All five species of Pacific Salmon are available in the local waters, and the lodge primarily targets Chinook and Coho. Chinook or King Salmon are the biggest of the five and the record for an Alaska caught King Salmon is 126 pounds. Expect to find Chinook Salmon in the 20-50 pound range with an occasional 70 plus pound fish on the line. The plus about fishing for Salmon in the Ocean is that the fish are healthy and strong. Once they hit the rivers, they start to deteriorate as their body morphs into spawning mode. The ocean salmon are the freshest. The Silver Salmon or Coho Salmon are smaller in the 10-12 pound range, and they offer a tremendous sport. These are true fighters, and they will dazzle and amaze you with their aerobatics, and shenanigans.
The Rockfish and Ling Cod scene is good too. If you fly fish, consider trying your hand at fly fishing for Salmon, Ling Cod, and Rock Fish. The experience is amazing, but it requires a sinking fly. Spin Casting is also an excellent choice for all of these fish.
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