The Unalakleet River Lodge is a remote luxury fishing lodge in the northwestern bush of Alaska. It has been operating on the Unalakleet River and the adjacent Nulato Hills since 1998. The Lodge offers great Salmon fishing in the wilderness of Alaska with all the amenities and comforts of a full resort. The river is home to large runs of king, chums, pinks, silvers, dollies, char, and grayling. Fly and spin groups welcome. Stay in private double cabins with full bathrooms. Enjoy the nearly 1 to 1 guest/staff ratio which ensures guests’ needs are met no matter how large or small.
The Unalakleet River reliably yields one of the best remaining salmon runs on the planet. With access to hundreds of miles of fishable water, it eliminates the need for fly-outs. Its slow, deep, lazy bends and minor tides make this river easy to wade and fish. Char, dollies, and grayling are availab
This rustic lodge is a great place to relax, tie flies, or enjoy an evening cocktail at the hand-carved bar. Each cabin has a twin- or king-sized bed with oversized comforters, heat, and full bathroom with shower and flush toilets. It's a true bush experience with all the creature comforts.
Fly: 9/10 wt. rods for kings and 6/7 w.t rods for coho. Fly rods available by request. 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 is available by request.
The village of Unalakleet is located 395 miles northwest of Anchorage on Norton Sound. It’s the perfect venue for those looking for a remote lodge with very productive fishing for salmon, dollies, char, and grayling. It offers miles and miles of easy-to-wade pea gravel riverbed. The river gets one of the most prolific silver (coho) and pink (humpy) runs in Alaska. During the peak season for silvers, catching 40-80 fish a day in the 7-12 pound range is common. Chum salmon are present a good part of the season in big numbers, and early season king fishing is reliable.
6 nights/5 days–$5,950 per person (Sunday-Saturday schedule; 5 full days of fishing) June/August season. 14 guests per week in double-occupancy cabins. Extra costs include hotels in Anchorage, Ravn Alaska commercial airline tickets, alcohol, and gratuities.
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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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