Reviews & Articles

See what clients and the press are saying about the Alagnak Lodge


The Experience

“Location is awesome, accommodations very good, beds comfortable.  Would like to return with my wife and in two years when my other son turns 40.”

Greg C, WA 8/30/18


“The place, though rustic, had everything I needed to sleep well, fish all day and then clean myself up after a long day of fishing.”

Mark J, CA 7/28/18


“Honestly, I am not sure it can get much better. I had a great time and would love to come back some time!”

Keegan N, WA 8/12/18


“Big bonus here is option for 2 of 3 sessions each day.  This allows adaptability to tides and weather.”

Mike B, PA 8/23/18


“Everyone was so welcoming and caring; you feel part of the family.”

Kelsey B, MN 8/8/19


“My son and I have been talking about this trip for 10 years.  It met more than any of our expectations and will leave some wonderful memories.”

Alan S, TX 8/4/18
Clients in Buffet line

The Food

“The cook and food prep staff are awesome and make you feel spoiled every time you return with either snacks or the very beautiful wonderful presentation of the food they have prepared for lunch or dinner.”

Domonic S, UT 8/10/18


“Food was excellent – kitchen staff accommodating.”

Lindsay M, MN 7/23/19


“John and Katie made every meal enjoyable. A little southern flavor mixed in to a great menu that changed every day.  Packed a lunch when needed.  Three great meals and snacks.”

Jay B, MN 8/8/19


“Thank you for all the great vegetarian food – Great job!”

Terri Y, ID 7/14/17
Fly fisherman casting

The Fishing

“The fishing was outstanding, catching 25-30 salmon a day.  It got to the point where I pinched all my barbs and actually tried to shake them off after I fought them for a while so we didn’t have to handle them.”

Bill F, CO 8/20/18


“Had an awesome time with chums.  The guides were great with the kids?  Can’t say enough good things about that.”  

Radford T, NC 7/29/18


“The trip to the braids was super cool..”  

Kelsey B, MN 8/8/19


“Incredible fishing.  Our guide put us on a ton of fish and it was a great experience.”

Ben G, OR 8/8/18


“Run was late – weather beyond your control.  Guide worked hard with what he had to work with.”

Joe A, FL 7/10/19


“All we did was catch fish the whole time.”

Doug K, UT 8/7/18
Casting from boat

The Staff

“Everyone was absolutely fantastic.  Some of the best fishing guides I’ve ever had.”

Bill S, CA 


“All the guides we fished with were excellent.  The kitchen staff, guides and everyone else were awesome.”

Mark J, CA


“Kyle worked really hard to put us on to the fish! His patience in working with our fly fishing was tremendous. He was able to teach my daughter a great many skills to add to her fly fishing abilities.  We were always SAFE.”

Jay B


“My guide did an excellent job with my boys aged 13 & 10.  They became excellent anglers and are looking forward to their next trip to the Alagnak Lodge.”

Ken B


“Our guides were great with finding the fish and keeping spirits high.  We shared lots of laughs and fun memories.”

Conner S, TX 8/4/18


“Mitch was great and made our trip a very fun week.”

Beth B, KS 8/14/19


“Jamie is a professional. He knows his subject, took time to learn this area, is patient when teaching new skills, is full of good ideas and treats people with respect.”

Karen J, AZ 7/31/18


“Glenn was excellent – very professional, very knowledgeable – made the fishing experience great.”

Brett B, CA 7/11/19

In the Media

Here's what people are writing about the Alagnak Lodge experience.

boat downriver approach to lodge

Chasing Silvers Magazine | Article written and photographed by Thomas Woelfle

One of the Planet's Last, Best Strongholds for Salmon | By Paul Smith

Wisconsin Outdoor News | by Dave Zeug

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