The Alaska Peninsula is primal and the land unspoiled with broad mountain ranges spilling out in all directions. Active volcanoes lead to broad valleys full of wildlife and crystal clear waters. Glaciers carved both the fjords and the lakes that lie inland. The locals call the river and the lake “Hoodoo”. The river flows 35 miles from the lake into the Bering Sea. The Hoodoo Lodge sits approximately 10 miles from the ocean. The river boasts incredible fishing for ocean bright chinook, sockeye and coho salmon. These hard-fishing fresh salmon will challenge any angler, seasoned or novice.
Located just 10 miles from tidewater, the lodge boasts incredible fishing for ocean bright chinook, sockeye, coho, trout and dollies. These are not lazy, spawning fish at the end of their cycle. These are hard-fighting fish that will challenge any angler. September steelhead is also featured.
Hoodoo Lodge is a 3,500-square-foot, natural wood facility with hardwood floors and spectacular views. The lodge has a lounge with wet bar, large dining area, full service kitchen, a loft area for lodge gear and fly tying, laundry service, 7 private guest rooms, full shower and bathroom facilities.
Fly: 9/10 wt. rods for kings and 6/7 wt. rods for coho and steelhead. Conventional: 7-8 ft. medium-action (silvers, chums, sockeye) 10/15 lb. line, 7-8 ft. medium/heavy (king salmon) 15/25 lb. line. Spin-cast fishing equipment and tackle is available by request.
Hoodoo Lodge handles all transportation logistics between Anchorage and the Lodge using a combination of private charter and lodge aircraft. You will be met at the Nelson Lagoon airport by a Lodge representative and flown by private plane to Hoodoo. Upon arrival, seasoned staff get guests settled and prepared for a world-class fishing experience and unforgettable Alaskan adventure. You’ll fish the next 6 days with an optional fly-out trip to the “braids” or remote overnight camps. Additional fly-outs can be arranged at an additional cost per person.
$5,250-$6,250 per person
Includes: Round-trip transport to Nelson Lagoon/Lodge, meals, lodging, spinning/fly gear on request, one optional fly-out, open bar. Excludes: Commercial flights, ANC/ Nelson Lagoon Charter ($1,200 per person), license, gratuities ANC hotel, fly fishing gear, gratuities.
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 ...