Alaska Flyfishing Trips

Alaska Flyfishing Trips
Alaska possesses a certain allure to fly fisherman. The state offers the world's largest salmon and halibut, the landscape is wild and beautiful and anglers can choose from different types of fly fishing experiences throughout the state. The only downside is a comparatively short fishing season: The fish are most active and plentiful between May and September.

Wilderness Place Lodge

This fly-in lodge, located in a wilderness 80 air miles northwest of Anchorage, offers several fly fishing packages that appeal to anglers of all skill levels. The staff to guest ratio of 2:1 ensures guests feel well taken care of and enjoy plenty of personal attention. Chefs prepare the staples of Alaskan cuisine: lobster, crab, and fish. The guides for the fishing trips are professionally trained, according to the lodge. The trips take place on Lake Creek, from which you can take King Salmon and Pink Salmon on the fly as well as Chum (salmon), rainbow trout and Arctic Grayling. Six private lakeside cabins accommodate a total of 16.

Wilderness Place Lodge
4525 Enstrom
Anchorage, AK
(907) 733-2051


Mystic Waters Fly Fishing

Mystic Waters Fly Fishing conducts fly fishing trips along the Kenai River in 20-foot custom drift boats. An experienced fly fishing guide escorts groups to fish for rainbow trout and salmon. Guests often see bears foraging, swimming and fishing along the shore. This lodge can be reached by car or floatplane. Lodging options include cabins that can house 4 to 6. These have a full bath, full kitchen and two queen beds two twins and a sofa sleeper. The cabins also have a grill on the deck and satellite T.V. They are open all year.

Mystic Waters Fly Fishing
P.O. Box 791
Cooper Landing, Alaska
(907) 227-0549

Drift Alaska Charters

Drift Alaska has fly fishing trips to catch rainbow trout, Dolly Varden (trout), and salmon. The trips are along the Kenai River and depend on where the fish are congregating. They strive to provide a family friendly atmosphere suitable to all skill levels, including supplying fishing gear suited for children. Beginners to experts are all welcome. The company will help arrange shipping, so you can send your catch home.

Drift Alaska Charters
P.O. Box 1486
Seward, AK 99664
(888) 49-DRIFT


Article Written By Kelly Banaski-Sons

Kelly Banaski-Sons has been a writer since 1991. Her work has been seen in print publications like "The Sacramento Bee," "PREP Magazine," "The Manchester Times" and on websites like Divorce360 and AOL. She is a featured expert for and other websites. She has a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Kaplan University.

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