Alaska Fishing Lodge in Bristol Bay
Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge
Katmai National Park - This deluxe Alaska fishing lodge sits on the banks of the upper Alagnak River 40 miles northeast of King Salmon, Alaska, deep in the Katmai National Park of Bristol Bay. The Lodge owns 160 acres of private land and 3,800 feet of private Alagnak River frontage. The closest lodge is 25 miles away. World-class rainbow fishing, all five species of salmon, and bear viewing. Book now for 2023 and 2024.
Fly Fish the Upper Braids
There are no other fly-out lodges able to access this 30-mile stretch of the upper Alagnak, known as The Braids.
Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge is located six miles downstream from the confluence of three rivers—the Alagnak, the Kukaklek, and the Nonvianuk. Excellent
access without the need for fly-outs.
The Lodge specializes in jet boat fishing. They often fish within sight of the main lodge, as this area of the upper braids holds world-class rainbows all season.
King Salmon start to enter the Alagnak near the end of June and run through the end of July. The Lodge's prime slots for kings are the last two weeks in July, but they can still target them earlier in the season.
Five Runs of Salmon:
Sockeye Salmon: June 26 thru July 22
King Salmon: July 1 thru July 30 (the last two weeks of July are peak season for kings)
Chum Salmon: July 15 thru August 15
Pink Salmon: July 25 thru August 25
Silver Salmon: August 5 thru September 20
Dolly varden: August thru September
Grayling: All season
Northern pike: Early season until mid-July.
Your Hosts: Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge is family-owned and operated. The owners are lifelong adventurers and passionate about service and the great outdoors.
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Lodge season: June 7 to mid-September.
Guided hours: You're guided eight hours each day. Two to three anglers per boat and guide.
Boats: 17 and 18 ft. outboard jet boats with 30 to 60 HP Yamaha engines and up to 21 ft. jetboats with 60 to 150 HP inboard motors.
Guides: In the evenings, their knowledgeable guides conduct free fly-casting or fly-tying seminars.
Equipment: All gear, tackle, and bait is provided. If you plan on taking fish home, fish boxes are $35.00 per box.
A Fishing License and Tag: are not included in the package. A non-resident 7-day fishing license is $45.00, and a king salmon stamp is approx. $45.00 per week, if applicable.
Travel Time: Average travel time to fishing grounds is 5 to 30 minutes, sometimes longer if special day trips are requested, as the Lodge has over 100 miles on three rivers that are accessible by jet boat from the Lodge.
Fly-out add-ons range from $500.00 to $950.00 per person per day for salmon fishing, wildlife viewing, and bear viewing. The Lodge is deep in bear country, and they often have bears within sight of the Lodge. By jet boat, they're able to find great spots for camera crews to set up and spend whole days surrounded by these magnificent creatures. In the height of their season, it is not uncommon to see over 20 bears in a day and an array of other wildlife.
wAlaska Trophy Adventures Lodge
The Lodge offers all-inclusive remote fishing in southwest Alaska. Fishing is hot right at the Lodge.
Two Lodging Options:
Cabins: Eight riverfront cabins are heated, carpeted, and comfortably accommodate two to four guests. The cabins have electricity from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Most of the cabins have their own bathroom, but a couple of cabins share a bathroom that is in a nearby building.
Swiss Chalet: Suited for large groups or families, this beautiful 2,200 sq ft. cedar lodge overlooks the rest of the Lodge and the surrounding area. The Chalet is fully equipped with a kitchen, living space, dining table, log-burning fireplace, toilet, and hot shower. The chalet is booked by groups, with a maximum of eight guests. When a group of eight books the Chalet, the price per person is the best value at the Lodge.
Main Lodge: The 2,400 square-foot main lodge overlooks the Alagnak River Valley and the beautiful mountains beyond. The dining room/recreation area features a stereo, TV, DVD player, free Wi-Fi access, and a satellite phone.
Meals: Breakfast is enjoyed at the Lodge. After breakfast, you'll make a deli sandwich from an array of meats, cheeses, and condiments for your fishing day. Your lunch, snacks, and refreshments are kept in a cooler on the boat. During peak salmon season, your guide will often prepare a shore lunch for you over an open fire. Dinners features such entrees as fresh steaks, baked salmon, grilled chicken, an Italian or Mexican night, and barbequed baby back ribs. With advanced notice, the Lodge can accommodate special dietary needs.
Alcohol: A complimentary glass of wine is served with dinner. Otherwise, you'll need to bring your own alcohol.
Getting to the Lodge:
From Anchorage, you’ll take a 70-minute flight to King Salmon. Guests are required to be in King Salmon by 9:00 a.m. on Sunday. This means that you will need to either arrive on the first flight in the morning or arrive the night before and stay overnight in King Salmon at a local hotel.
In King Salmon, you’ll be greeted by a member of the Lodge staff, who will transport you in a private shuttle van to your air taxi transfer. Next, you’ll take a 30-minute scenic plane ride across Katmai National Park to the Lodge's 1,450-foot dirt runway. Here, you’ll be greeted by the Lodge staff. They will carry your bags to your room. You’ll meet your hosts, pick up your cabin assignments, and enjoy appetizers.
No airfare/flights are included in the package. The roundtrip charter flight from Anchorage to King Salmon is approx. $500.00, and the roundtrip air taxi transfer from King Salmon to the Lodge is about $375.00 (2022 rate, subject to change).
All packages are 7-nights and 6-days guided fishing. You'll arrive on a Sunday, fish Monday through Saturday, and depart on a Sunday.
Riverfront heated cabins
Some cabins have their own bathrooms, and some cabins share a bathroom building that is only a few steps outside their cabin.
7-nights and 6-days guided fishing
$6,250.00 per person
Swiss Chalet: This package includes all meals during your stay. Your group will enjoy six days of guided river experience, whether it be fishing, wildlife- viewing, or adventure activities. The price is the same no matter the size of your group, a maximum of eight guests.
7-nights and 6-days guided fishing
$42,650.00 per group - Maximum of 8-guests
When eight guests share the lodge, the cost per person is $5,331.25 (2023), making this ATA's lowest-priced Lodge-based package.
Camping and Raft Trips:Safari-Style Fixed-Based Camp:
You'll stay in a tent camp on the lower Alagnak River hosted by professional guides and targeting fresh sea-run salmon. In June, there is a possibility for Rainbow Camps near the Lake Outlets. Meals are included, and your help around camp is expected.
7-nights and 6-days $4,250.00 per person
Guided Float Trip: All meals are included.
7-nights and 6-days $4,250.00 per person
Rates are per person and subject to change.
The Packages Include:
• Ground transfers from King Salmon Airport
to the Air Taxi airport for your flight to the Lodge
• 7-nights Lodging
• Gourmet meals at the Lodge
• A glass of wine with dinner
• Wi-Fi at the Lodge
• Use of an Alaska wood-fired sauna
• 6-full days guided fishing
• Nightly fly-casting clinics or fly-tying seminars
• Fully stocked fly-tying area.
The Packages Do Not Include:• Airfare to Anchorage, Alaska, and return
• Airfare from Anchorage to King Salmon, and return
• Optional hotel night in King Salmon
• Air Taxi Charter flight from King Salmon to the Lodge
(approx $375.00 per person, subject to change)
• Local Bed Tax and National Park User Fee
(approx. $175.00 p.p. and subject to change)
• Alaska Fishing License
• King Salmon Stamp, if applicable
• Fish boxes, $35.00 per box (if taking fish home)
• Gratuities to guides and staff
(A recommended 10 to 15% of the Lodge package)
• Alcohol, bring your own if desired.
• Global Rescue or similar medical/safety evacuation coverage
• Travel insurance Anything not mentioned under inclusions.
Alaska Trophy Adventures photos:
All five species of salmon
Bear diving for salmon - bear viewing
Dolly varden char
Run of Sockeye salmon
World-class rainbow trout fishing
Eight hours of daily guided jet boat fishing
Bear viewing packages
The Lodge's private airstrip
160 Private acres - 3,800' river frontage
Dinnertime at Alaska Trophy Adventures
Heated and carpeted riverfront cabins
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