Archive for the Salmon Category

Kodiak Fishing Season For 2017

Kodiak Fishing Season 2017-Year of Anticipation With the 2016 Kodiak fishing season being strong for bottom fishing and very challenging for salmon, everyone was looking forward to 2017 with high expectations.  Last year year was one of the lowest harvest years for Alaska salmon in decades.  The […]

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Why I Fish. Our Kodiak Trip Is Finally Here-I Have My Answer

Why I Fish – We Each Have Our Answer People ask why I fish.  At first, fishing was something new to try with my family.  Then, fishing was about catching the fish.  Next, I think the beautiful places where I fished made me want to go to […]

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What’s Been Biting – Kodiak Fishing Report July 2017

Kodiak Fishing Conditions It’s always great to get a report on what is happening live in the fishing world.  I talk to many guests before they leave and that’s always the number one question, “How’s the fishing been?”  To find out Bill and I talked with Gary […]

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Haida Gwaii Fishing Lodges—The Ideal Location for Salmon Fishing

Haida Gwaii Fishing Lodges—The Ideal Location for Salmon Fishing Haida Gwaii fishing lodges are one of northern waters’ best kept secrets. Novice to experienced anglers have asked us, “Is there a world-class lodge where I can go to fish on my own?” Many of our clients have […]

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Prince of Wales Fly Fishing Seasons-Nature’s Unique Ecosystem

Prince of Wales Fly Fishing – We Love It Prince of Wales fly fishing is impacted by Mother Nature in many ways.  We wish we knew what she has in store for us this year! Lisa and I fished with Jay Mar, lodge manager and head fly […]

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Our First Family Fishing Vacation on Kodiak

Family Fishing Vacation-Let’s Go To Alaska! “You have to hit the fish on the head with a stick,” Lisa exclaimed with her last ditch effort to avoid our first family fishing vacation to Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge.  “I want to go fishing with Dad in Alaska,” Alex said […]

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Welcome to the 2017 Season at Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge

Are You Ready for another Season of Kodiak Alaska Fishing? We hope you had a wonderful holiday season with your family and friends.  However now, it is time to think about the great fishing this year on Kodiak Island.  Making memories is what fishing is all about […]

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Kodiak Fishing Seasons and Our Family Memories

Kodiak Fishing Seasons for Our Family—Like Sands Through The Hourglass Kodiak fishing seasons are part of so many days of my family’s life.  Fall is my favorite time of the year.  The temperatures cool and I start to think about all of the wonderful Thanksgivings and Christmas […]

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Alaska Fishing Report August 2016 From The Boardwalk Lodge

Alaska Fishing Report August 2016 From The Boardwalk Lodge Our Alaska fishing report August 2016 includes good weather news–the experts say that one of the strongest El Nino events in history has finally ended.   We all know that weather and water temperatures impact fishing.  El Nino […]

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Glacier Bay Alaska Like No Place Else on Earth

A Glacier Bay Alaska is a great destination for any family wanting more than a fishing vacation.  Glaciers, whales, bears, kayaking, hiking, air tours, even golf await.  Family members may not all want to fish and Glacier Bay and the Icy Strait provide many other activities that […]

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Haida Gwaii Fishing In Luxury At A Fantastic Value

Haida Gwaii fishing is remote but offers many luxury and traditional fishing lodges.   Formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands, this is one of the first major land masses migrating salmon encounter on their way to Great Northwest’s Inside Passage.   Haida Gwaii, British Columbia is approximately 95 miles south […]

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What Is Your Favorite Alaska Fish Species? A Difficult Decision

What Is Your Favorite Alaska Fish Species?  A Difficult Decision

When you think of Alaska fish species when you go fishing in Alaska, the most popular fish are salmon and halibut.  What is the key to your favorite fish?   The fish size and challenge of the catch combined with what you love to eat are important considerations.  The […]

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Going Fishing In Alaska on Kodiak Island, The Inside Passage Or British Columbia. Getting There And Back

There is an allure that cannot be explained when you hear the words Alaska and the Great Northwest. When I meet people and say I am going fishing in Alaska, nearly everyone says, “That is on my list!” Everyone wants to go fishing in Alaska. Not to […]

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Buying A Father’s Day Gift Can Be Tough – Here’s the Secret

Did you already buy your father’s day gift? I typically write strictly about fishing vacations, but today is different.  I started thinking about this topic with Father’s Day coming up. I know there can be much emotion, anxiety and frustration around a gift for that man in […]

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Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge – Most Luxurious Fishing Lodge At Old Harbor Kodiak Island Alaska

The beautiful Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge is nestled in Old Harbor, Alaska on the southeast end of Kodiak Island.  I’ve been a client of Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge for 10 years and working with them for 3 years.  My first trip to the Alaska fishing lodge with my family […]

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Kodiak Fishing Lodges – Visit The Most Luxurious Fishing Vacations In The World

What makes Kodiak fishing lodges so unique? There are many great locations offering Alaska fishing lodge vacations ambiance, but Kodiak Island and its lodges stand out as the dream of every amateur angler. Experience the real Alaska, fishing and sightseeing, from a remote lodge where the true […]

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Kodiak Island Fishing – Most Luxurious American Fishing Destination

Kodiak Island fishing is one of our most popular American luxury fishing vacations! In 2002 Kodiak sport fishing was my first experience as a fishing vacation in Alaska and I’ve been hooked ever since! There is a Kodiak fishing lodge and resort for every taste. I have […]

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