Bristol Bay Lodge offers fishing for all 5 species of Pacific salmon, Alaska's famous leopard-spotted rainbow trout, sea-run dolly varden, arctic char, grayling and northern pike. The most unique aspect of this operation is their exclusive overnight out-camps, Birch Creek and Rainbo. No one else can offer this unique rotation schedule which combines day and overnight fishing trips, first-class accommodations and attentive service. For an impeccably run fishing operation, look no further than Bristol Bay Lodge. The fishing area includes Wood, TikChik, Nushagak, Togiak and Goodnews Rivers.
A guest favorite for an unparalleled fly-out fishing experience, the lodge is strategically located in the heart of North America's largest state park, Wood-Tikchik. With such pristine surroundings at this private hideaway, guests can expect to catch a great abundance and variety of fish.
The 8 guest rooms in the main lodge are arranged for single or double occupancy, with queen or double beds. Each has a private bathroom, comfortable furnishings and at-home ambiance. The 3 cabins separate from the main lodge have living and bedrooms, bathroom, wet bars and fireplaces.
Six and 8 wt. or 5 and 7 wt. rods and cold water lines are recommended. Conventionally-lightweight rod/reel for smaller fish and a 6-7 ft. medium action rod for salmon. Lightweight reel should hold 150 yards of 6-8 lb. mono. Salmon reels should hold at least 150 yards of 12-15 lb. mono.
Fly commercially to Anchorage then on to Dillingham, AK. It is important to note 2 non-consecutive nights at the out-camps are obligatory in the trip stay. Each camp is fully equipped and staffed with two guides and a camp chef. Tents on wooden platforms have beds with extra warm sleeping bags and polar fleece liners. A cooking/dining tent provides plenty of room for meal preparation and a gathering place in the evening. Most people find this to be the highlight of their trip and a unique contrast and complement to the comforts of the lodge.
$10,850 pp/per week. Includes meals, beverages, private flights from / to Anchorage, fly-out fishing, license, 2X1 angler/ guide, all flies / lures, waders, boots, rods/reels, vacuum sealing of salmon, wet-lock fish box. Excludes gratuities. Limited 3 and 3.5 day trips available.
Senior Program Manager
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.
Alaska is an enormous state, and heading there to fish is not as easy as it sounds. How you plan your trip makes a huge impact on availability and desires. Just like fishing, there is a strategy to arrange your next trip. Wait too long, and you have only a few options in the best part of the season for your target species. So, here are a few guidelines we can offer to make sure you get what you want when you want it and at the lodge of your ...
Mike Fitzgerald at Bristol Bay Lodge