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Icy Bay Lodge

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Icy Bay Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
  • Type: Lodges
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing

Icy Bay is not just a place, it is an adventure. The name is given to a body of water that appeared in the last 100 years as glacier retreat revealed a 30-mile natural fish hatchery. This is part of the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and it is so remote that few anglers ever make it here to fish. For those that do, welcome to a pristine, raw, and rugged place where the fishing is insanely addictive.

Guests stay in a well organized and maintained lodge with out-cabins. For as rugged as the area is, the lodge offers comfortable, clean, and well-equipped place from which to enjoy your Alaskan Adventure.

Fishing with Icy Bay Lodge

Icy Bay is about 60 miles from Yakutat and is an easy 20-minute float plane ride. The lodge focuses on guided fishing trips for Silver Salmon, King Salmon, and Halibut. Icy Bay is a saltwater fishery with access to freshwater fishing opportunities.

The Best time for Silver Salmon Fishing is the End of August through Mid-October. Silvers are common in the 12-15 pound range with ample opportunity to battle a 20-pound trophy fish.

The best time to fish for Halibut and King Salmon is mid-May through the first part of August. The Kings range in the 20-25 pound range with opportunities to land 50-pound fish. Halibut are always present and it is not uncommon to see someone with a 200 pound Halibut.

The remote area offers fishermen a lot of opportunities to battle with trophy fish and plenty of fish to make this an adventure to remember.

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1st Time to Icy Bay and will be sure to return!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 10, 2018
  • We arrived at Icy Bay on a rainy and windy day. We were met and the airstrip by lodge staff and fishing crew. After a warm reception and introductions, we were off to the lodge via the camp 6X6...
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Lost Count at Icy Bay
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on May 13, 2018
  • The Lost Coast of SE Alaska is a special place, and after spending a week at the Icy Bay Lodge I realized how the area got its name.... as we lost count of how many fish we caught during our weeks...
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Fishing so good my arm almost fell off!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on October 2, 2017
  • The whole team went out of their way from start to finish to make our trip unique and special. Thanks for taking us to great untouched spots with beautiful views! The guides are all nice, prepared...
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