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Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge

Thorne Bay: Southeast Alaska Luxury Fishing and Multi-sport Adventure Lodge

Located just 35 minutes from Ketchikan, this stunning Lodge property is in a lush rainforest environment on Prince of Wales Island overlooking Thorne Bay. This well-appointed Lodge has earned multiple endorsements for excellence. Fish for saltwater species like halibut, salmon, and rockfish and also enjoy the freshwater river species including steelhead, cutthroat trout, and seasonal salmon. Non-fishing activities include glacier tours, whale watching, hiking, and kayaking, just to name a few. Boardwalk is the perfect getaway for the entire family.

Fishing

No matter your fishing passion, you can find it here. Choose saltwater trips in covered fishing boats for halibut and rockfish or grab the fly rod for freshwater trout and seasonal salmon. Fly or spin fish; it’s your choice. All fishing happens nearby the Lodge keeping travel time to a minimum.

Accommodation

The 26-acre Lodge property offers two guest buildings and can comfortably accommodate up to 19 travelers. Each uniquely styled bedroom suite showcases true Alaska style. Enjoy the privacy of your en-suite bathroom and other creature comforts.

Gear

The Lodge provides all fishing and adventure gear for the duration of your trip. If you wish to bring your fishing gear, Frontiers will provide a comprehensive gear list upon booking.

Trip Specifics

Guests must arrive into Ketchikan. A short, scenic floatplane ride or optional ferry service will have you on the Lodge property ready to start your adventure. Once at the Lodge, you have access to fish 23 lakes, streams, and rivers all in close proximity. Non-fishing activities are plentiful, and the Lodge creates custom itineraries each day based upon individual’s fishing or adventure interests.

Rates

3 night/2 day trips start at $4,495 per person. Stay as long as you’d like. Rate includes round trip air charter service to/from Ketchikan. Rate excludes airfare to/from Ketchikan, hotel overnights, air charter excursions from Lodge, spa and gift shop expenses, gratuities, and fishing license.

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United States - Alaska - 2021 Fishing Trips

Now is that time of the year when Alaska lodges are reconciling their bookings and moving anglers off their rosters that will be unable to travel this summer. Restrictions and mandates have been eased, so travel to Alaska this summer will be hassle-free. Lodges are prepared with health and safety plans to accommodate their guests in a safe environment so you can focus solely on ...

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United States - Alaska - No COVID-19 Testing Required

Until this past weekend, US citizens flying to Alaska from the lower 48 were required to show evidence of a negative PCR viral test within 72 hours of boarding their flight. Governor Dunleavy cited that Alaska is getting closer to getting back to normal as the rationale for eliminating this mandate for 2021 travelers contemplating an Alaskan vacation. In a statement, the governor declared, "my administration will begin moving Alaska, it's ...

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Now is the Time to Book Your 2021 Alaska Fishing Trip

The 2020 Alaska fishing season was an uncertainty, to say the least. Many lodges faced the grim prospect of closing their doors for the entirety of the 2020 season, most by no choice of their own. Many remained optimistic. Through monumental efforts from the State of Alaska, Alaska Fish and Game, and the sportfishing community/lodges, they managed to implement acceptable health and safety measures to allow the last half of the sportfishing ...

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