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Glacier Bear Lodge

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Glacier Bear Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,500 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
  • Type: Lodges
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing

Yukutat, Alaska is lodged between the Kluane National Park and Reserve of Canada and the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The town sits right on the Gulf of Alaska. The lodge is easy to access as Yukutat has an airport and the lodge sits right between the airport and the town.

The advantage of fishing is the amazing amounts of options. You can drift fish down a 14-mile section of the Situk River where you can find outstanding Steelhead and Salmon Fishing from Spring through Fall. You can charter a Saltwater Halibut and Salmon trip right through the lodge with Captain Dave. The bonus here is that you also end up with nice rooms, comfortable beds

Fishing with Glacier Bear Lodge

Steelhead fishing starts in April and runs nearly to the end of May for Freshwater. The Sockeye Salmon are in the creeks from the start of June through mid-July. Pink Salmon are in the creeks from July through the first week of September. Silver Salmon are in the creeks from the beginning of August through the first week of October. Dolly Varden are peaking from Mid June through the first week of October.

For Saltwater fishing:

The King Salmon are available from the start of April through the end of September. Silver Salmon run from mid-July through the end of August. Halibut are hot from mid April through the end of September. Ling Cod is best fished from mid-May through the end of September. Rock Fish are available and plentiful from April through October.

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Excellent Lodge
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 25, 2022
  • I spent two nights at Glacier Bear Lodge on the way to and on the way back from Gregg Derricks Tsiu River Lodge. The rooms were clean and roomy, the staff was very helpful and friendly, and the bar...
  • 1 Helpful Vote
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Glacier Bear Restaurant
2.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on September 20, 2021
  • I am giving 2 stars because the restaurant was obviously overwhelmed with business, otherwise, this would be a 1 star review: We arrived around 6 PM as a party of 4. We were seated, and greeted in...
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Another OUTSTANDING Trip!!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on September 11, 2021
  • This is our 4th trip to Glacier Bear lodge and the fishing was Fantastic again! The food is always good and Pete?s staff takes very good care of you.The Situk River was loaded with fish. We also did...
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