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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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5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on June 7, 2024
  • This is the 3rd year we have stayed at Glacier Bear and my 4th year fishing up in Yakutat. Last year was the first year of new ownership and they were dealing with some deferred maintenance. I would...
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Steelhead fishing - Glacier Bear Lodge
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Reviewed By on May 24, 2024
  • Visited Glacier Bear Lodge in early May, for some steelhead fishing. I got the full fishing package which included lodging, food, guiding. This Lodge is absolutely first class. The breakfast, packed...
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Excellent Lodge
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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...
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