- To the fisherman this word conjures up images of
mighty rivers flowing down from snow-capped mountains across desolate tundra, of
leaping salmon and big rainbow trout, and of abundant wildlife from the mighty
brown bear to the majestic eagles circling overhead. Few places capture this
better than the Alagnak River, located in the heart of southwest Alaska's
Bristol Bay watershed. This region is home to both the world's largest runs of
wild salmon and Alaska's finest trophy rainbow trout fishery.
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NOTE: The Alaska Board of Fisheries has deemed
invasive species a significant potential threat to Alaska's aquatic
Effective Jan 1, 2012, felt-soled waders and
wading boots will no longer be legal footwear when fishing in
Alaska's fresh waters.
River meanders 67 miles from the two lakes on the
northern end of the Katmai National Preserve to Bristol Bay,
and is properly designated as
"wild and scenic" by the National
Park Service. Access is only by floatplane, resulting in a true
wilderness fishing experience. You will share the river with many
bear, moose, beavers, bald eagles, and other indigenous wildlife.
The Alagnak Lodge sits atop a bluff overlooking the river, just 5
miles inland from the mouth. Our location in the tidal section of
the river is unsurpassed,
some of the best salmon fishing in Alaska is literally right on our
At the Alagnak Lodge, you don't have
to travel to the fish, they come to you! Each tide brings another batch of
chrome-bright salmon, fresh out of the ocean, and full of
fight! Whether you are a novice of expert fisherman,
feel the thrill as huge salmon and trophy rainbow trout accept your offering.
Our experienced, professional US Coastguard licensed guides will share their
knowledge and techniques and take you to the best fishing spots, often within
just a few hundred yards of the lodge.
Within sight of the lodge, and just a few minute
boat ride from
our dock, you can be fishing the best
king holes on the river, or wading the best sandbars for silvers and chums. With
much of the best fishing so close to the lodge, it's easy to return to the lodge
for a hot meal, much appreciated during inclement weather! Trips upriver to the
braids and optional flyouts give you the chance to chase the famous trophy
rainbows and other native species such as grayling and char, providing the
perfect complement to the fishing opportunities close to the lodge.
twenty years, the Alagnak Lodge has provided our guests with excellent fishing,
and the best of Alaskan hospitality.
know what it takes to make a great Alaskan experience.
Combine our comfortable accommodations, hearty meals, friendly atmosphere,
experienced guides, and great location, and you've got all the key ingredients
for an Alaskan wilderness fishing adventure you won't forget
in a hurry!
Join us this summer to experience
wilderness. Enjoy a week of fantastic fishing, and leave with
memories that will last you for a lifetime.