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Reel Action Fly Fishing - Kanektok River, Alaska
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $5,000 to $6,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
  • Type: Lodges
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing

Reel Action Alaska Lodge is located in the Southwestern coastal region of Alaska and sits within the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. This is a camp lodge and guests are roomed in single room tent cabins, one fisherman to a cabin. It's rustic, basic, comfortable living with up-scale food and outstanding fishing.

The Kanektok Fishery is the Chosen River for Fly Fishing

Kanektok Fishery - which means chosen river is just that. This is a place where nature has conspired to create a fishery that every fly fishermen will dream of for years. The camp sits near the mouth of the Kanektok River which is the gateway to spawning grounds for all five species of salmon. Where there are salmon, there are Rainbow Trout and other outstanding fighters. Throughout the summer and into the fall each species of salmon makes its way up the Kanektok river to its spawning grounds. Each season guests are presented with some of the biggest salmon runs in all of Alaska. We are talking the mighty King Salmon which can top 100 pounds. Because salmon do not eat when they get into freshwater, the camp's location is perfect. You are just a mile from the saltwater, and that means that salmon are eager to strike their last meal before they get too far into freshwater. The Sliver Salmon here are fighters that breach the water.

The Fish, The River and the Fishermen

Salmon opportunities abound here with monster sized fish such as the King Salmon. Where you have salmon, you have rainbow trout too. Along the shores of the Kanektok River, you have the opportunity to fish for trophy sized rainbows between 10-18 pounds. Another fish that many people have not experienced is the Dolly Varden. This is a cousin to both the Rainbow Trout and the Salmon. These brightly spotted fish can get huge, and they fight like rainbows. Also in the water are some fish that are more challenging. The Arctic Grayling and the Arctic Char are smaller fish with plenty of fight and make the perfect target for both new fishermen and veterans. The fishing action here is insane. Be prepared to want to stay.

Camping with World Class Amenities

Every Alaskan Fishing Trip comes down to the guides and your hosts. Reel Action Alaska Lodge is one of the best places to make your fishing dream come true. The Guide to guest ratio is 1:2. The river is shallow which means you can easily wade to the best spot possible. Guests are transported by boat to fishing spots up and down the river. When we talk about amenities.we are serious. The lodge will supply you with everything you need including top brand fishing equipment and flies. The guides will tie flies especially for you or show you how to tie your own. They will even put the fly on your line for you. These guys are all about your experience, and they make it happen for you. Kid are welcome; families are welcome at Reel Action Alaska Lodge. This is a camp that allows you to focus on fishing because they have taken care of every detail you can imagine. The tent cabins are comfortable with cots, wood floors, heating, carpeting. They are spacious places to sleep and store your gear. This really is the chosen river...

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