Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge

Katmai National Park  This deluxe fly fishing lodge is located on the upper Alagnak River 40-miles northeast of King Salmon, Alaska, deep in the Katmai National Park of Bristol Bay. The Lodge sits on 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.

Fly Fish the Upper Braids of the Alagnak

world-class rainbow fishing

The fishing in this section of the Alagnak is superb. Fishing is hot right at the Lodge. All five species of salmon are here. There are no other fly-out lodges able to access this 30-mile stretch of the upper Alagnak, known as The Braids. The 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.
They specialize in daily jet boat fishing. Many days they fish within sight of the main lodge, as this area of the upper braids holds world-class rainbows all season. With the addition of their new inboard jet boat, they offer daily and overnight trips to Kukaklek or Nonvianuk Lake outlets and other local tributaries which include Little Kukaklek, Morraine Creek, and Battle River.
Alaskan King Salmon start to enter the Alagnak near the end of June and run through July 31st. The Lodge's prime slots for kings are the last two weeks in July but they can still target them earlier in the season.
In the evenings, guides conduct free fly casting or fly tying seminars.

Fishing Seasons

Alaska Trophy Adventures fishing seasons

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
Brown bear viewing and photography opportunities. The Lodge is deep in bear country, and they often have bears within sight of the Lodge. By jet boat, they are able to find perfect 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, as well as an array of other wildlife. See pictures below.

Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge

Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge

All packages are 7-nights and 6-days guided fishing. You'll arrive on a Sunday, fish Monday through Saturday, and depart on the following Sunday.
Eight, riverfront cabins are heated, carpeted, and comfortably accommodate two to four guests each. The 2,400 square foot main lodge accommodates an additional six to eight guests. The Lodge overlooks the Alagnak River Valley and the beautiful mountains beyond. The dining room/recreation area features a stereo, TV, DVD player, and a satellite phone. Alaskan sauna, on-demand, modern, hot showers, new his-and-hers modern bathrooms with flush toilets, vanities, and mirrors, plus electricity to each cabin from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The camp is the nicest, remote, all-inclusive fishing camp in southwest Alaska. Wi-Fi is available. The dinner menu includes appetizers, wine, fresh steaks, baked salmon, grilled lemon pepper chicken, Italian or Mexican night, and Charlie’s favorite barbecued baby back ribs.

Getting Here:

From Anchorage, you’ll take a 70-minute flight to King Salmon (not included in the package). From Anchorage, you'll take a 70-minute flight to King Salmon (approximately $500.00 roundtrip). In King Salmon, you’ll be greeted by a member of the Lodge staff who will transport you by private shuttle van to your air taxi transfer to ATA Lodge. (This flight is an additional $300.00 roundtrip p.p. and not included in package price.) You’ll take a 30-minute scenic plane ride across Katmai National Park to the Lodge property's own airstrip. Here, you’ll be greeted by the Lodge staff. They will take your bags to your room. You’ll meet your hosts, pick up your cabin assignments, and enjoy appetizers.

2018 Rates:

Prices are per person

7-nights and 6-days guided fishing:
Deluxe Cabin or room in the Chalet:
$5,495.00 p.p.
Standard cabin:
Shared bath per 2 cabins
$5,295.00 p.p.
Swiss Chalet:
(max. of 8 guests – no min.)
$36,450.00 per group
Safari-Style Fixed-Based Camp:
$3,295.00 p.p. You'll stay in a tent camp on the lower Alagnak River hosted by professional guides and targeting fresh sea-run salmon. Meals are included, and your help around camp is expected.
Guided Float Trip:
$3,295.00 p.p. All meals included. Unguided Float Trip:
$2,195.00 p.p. Bring your own food.
Call 1-800-205-3474 for more details.
Rates are per person and subject to change.

Packages include:

Ground transfer from King Salmon airport to air charter, private room accommodations (2 or 4 persons per cabin), gourmet meals at lodge, complimentary wine with dinner, Wi-Fi, traditional Alaska native wood fire sauna at lodge, 8-hours of fully guided fishing daily, nightly fly casting clinics or fly tying seminars, and use of a fully stocked fly tying area.

Packages do not include:

Airfare to Anchorage and King Salmon, Alaska; air charter to camp or the safari camp ($300.00 per person), staff gratuities (10-15% of package price), King Salmon stamp ($50.00), 7-day Alaska Fishing license ($55.00), Lake and Peninsula Borough bed tax and Katmai NP user fee of $14.00 per day, items purchased at the Lodge, overnight stays and/or meals in King Salmon or Anchorage, alcoholic beverages (BYO or pick them up in King Salmon when you arrive), and anything not mentioned under inclusions.

Your Hosts:

Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge is family-owned and operated. You'll be hosted by Wayne and Sue McGee. They are lifelong adventurers with a passion for service and the great outdoors.

Call 1-800-205-3474 for more Information:

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Alaska Trophy Adventures photos:

World-class rainbow fishing

leopard rainbow

All five species of salmon

Five species of salmon

Bear diving for salmon - bear viewing

Bear viewing

Dolly varden

dolly varden fishing

Run of Sockeye salmon

Sockeye salmon run

World-class rainbow trout fishing

World-class rainbow

Daily jet boat fishing

private airstrip

Bear viewing and photography

Bear viewing

The Lodge's private airstrip

Guided jet boat fishing

160 Private acres - 3,800' river frontage

160 private acres

Dinnertime at Alaska Trophy Adventures

Dining room

Heated and carpeted riverfront cabins

riverfront cabins

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