The Aniak sets up very well for every angler’s wishes. Variety is the key and Aniak has it in spades. The Kuskokwim River has one of the largest returns of kings and silvers in the state, and the majority of these fish head straight for the Aniak. Kings average 20 to 30 lbs, with some up to 50 lbs. In addition to all salmon species, fishing for leopard rainbow trout, dolly varden, char and grayling is as good as it gets anywhere and offers an option to salmon. The real treat here is the mousing. All season long, trout will explode on a mouse pattern. A new fixed lodge is now located mid rive
This area is like the Alaska of old - no pressure, isolated and one of the most dynamic rivers in the state. You’ll have jet-boat access to endless miles of remote river, side channels, braids and tribs, all full of rainbows, dollies, grayling and all salmon species. Awesome year round mousing rive
The new lodge sits 25 miles upstream from Aniak. Complete with a gourmet kitchen, dining room and a relaxing sitting area. Seven spacious guest cabins have private bathrooms. A tent camp lies 15 miles further upriver. The Weather Port tents offer real beds, carpet, heaters and shower facilities.
Fly: 9/10 wt. rods for Kings & 6/7 wt. rods for coho and chums. They have a variety of flies for use. Conventional: 7/8 foot medium action (silvers, chums, sockeye) 10/15 lb. line, 7/8 foot medium/heavy (king salmon) 15/25 lb. line. Spin cast fishing equipment and tackle are available by request.
Guests fly commercially to Aniak, Alaska. Daily flights are available from Anchorage to Aniak on Alaska Airlines. The lodge program splits time between the new mid river lodge with all the comforts and the upriver tent camp that offers quick access to some great waters for trout hunters. The Aniak is fed by the Kuskokwim River, which has one of the largest annual returns of salmon in Alaska, and the majority of these fish head straight for the Aniak River. In addition to the salmon, leopard rainbow trout, dolly varden, char and grayling fishing is as good as it gets!
$5,995 pp; 7N/6D package. Price includes double occupancy lodging at the mid river and tent camp, Coast Guard licensed guide, jet boats for daily fishing, all meals, snacks and beverages. Not included are flights to and from the village of Aniak, fishing license, tips, alcohol and fishing gear.
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Specializes in Alaska and Canada fishing, and South America fishing and big game programs.
Specializes in South America fishing and shooting departments. Plus, fishing in Mongolia and Canada.
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