Luxury Fishing Vacations Blog

Thank You for Ten Years of the Great Life in Business

The Accidental Travel Expert I became a fishing travel expert somewhat by accident as many of you know.  Our family went to Alaska on our first fishing trip back in 2004.  Our twin daughters were thirteen years old and the experience changed us forever.  We became a […]

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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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The Father’s Day Gift For The Man Who Doesn’t Need Anything

Still thinking about your Father’s Day gift? What is the perfect Father’s Day gift?  About now, my daughters start asking me what Dad wants.  His birthday is right around the corner, too so that is added pressure! I know there can be much emotion, anxiety and frustration […]

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Denali National Park – This Vast Land Takes Your Breath Away

Denali National Park – The Easy Road There Going to Denali National Park was a lifetime dream as I have mentioned in previous posts.  When friends ask me about that trip the top question is “how do you get there”? Getting lost traveling from Anchorage to Denali […]

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Costa Rica Sailfish—Why Central America is Their Special Place

The Mysteries of the Oceans Costa Rica sailfish are among the most beautiful fish in the ocean.  Sailfish species are found throughout the world.  I have been very fortunate to travel to many incredible places and see many wondrous things.  I like to learn as much as […]

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Travel Insurance Protects Oversold Flights and System Issues

Airline Problems Make Travel Insurance Necessary Air travel to Alaska and other remote locations is complicated.  Our article “Flying in Alaska is a Way of Life”  discusses some of the issues you should consider in getting to your Alaska fishing vacation.  Destination resorts and lodges recommend travel […]

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Our Alaska Train Trip to Denali-The Perfect Way to See a Vast Land

Our Alaska Train Trip For many years I had wanted to ride the famous Alaska train Denali Star from Anchorage through the interior to Denali and on to Fairbanks.  As a child, I had imagined life and adventure in Alaska.  I always wanted a husky and saw […]

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Our Costa Rica Fishing Trip Was Incredible-Let’s Go Again in 2018

Anticipation Is Part of the Fun Any Costa Rica fishing trip is a great experience. You’ve signed up, taken care of payment and just dreamed about the trip to sunny, beautiful Costa Rica for months now…anticipation is at an all-time high by the time you leave on […]

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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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Excited For Our Crocodile Bay Trip Next Month

Our Crocodile Bay Trip Has Perfect Timing The 2017 fishing season and excitement for our Crocodile Bay trip is heating up.  There is still time to join us February 25 or any time this season.    Check out the photos below of fish since New Year’s Eve. […]

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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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Costa Rica Eco Tours August 2016 at Crocodile Bay

Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula Costa Rica eco tours at Crocodile Bay on the Osa Peninsula are a great way to experience one of the most exotic places in the world.  All of the tours are listed at the end of this article.   While many visitors come […]

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Costa Rica Whale Watching August 2016 at Crocodile Bay

Costa Rica Whale Watching-An Unexpected Pleasure  Costa Rica whale watching is somewhat of a secret.  Many whale species pass through Costa Rican waters but the humpbacks are the ones that put on the greatest shows.  Since Costa Rica is near the middle of the northern and southern […]

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Costa Rica August 2016 Inshore Fishing at Crocodile Bay

Our Escape to Costa Rica-Day Two, Inshore Fishing We had a great day offshore fishing yesterday.  I have to admit that I enjoy the inshore fishing more.  The big trophy sailfish, marlin and tuna are awesome and we have certainly enjoyed fishing for them.  My favorite is […]

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Costa Rica August 2016 Offshore Fishing At Crocodile Bay

We Needed A Break So We Escaped to Costa Rica Lisa and I have been planning the hosted trips to Crocodile Bay next year. Guess what? We couldn’t wait that long and decided to hop on a plane now and go and play for a while.  With […]

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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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Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges—The Ideal Location for Alaska Fishing

Southeast Alaska fishing lodges are located in a part of Alaska many people consider the state’s best kept secret. Prince of Wales Island, the third largest island in the United States. The island offers salt water fishing on its ocean coastline and bays.   You can also enjoy […]

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Costa Rica Fishing Trips – Hosted Billfish Bonanza or Combined Inshore/Offshore Experience

Our hosted Costa Rica fishing trips let you choose from a world-class bill fishing experience in February or a combination of inshore and offshore fishing the first week of April.  These hosted trips are in high demand each year as there is a big comfort level in […]

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