Alaska Fly Fishing Lodge

Western Alaska’s Best Fishing

Aniak River Lodge offers incredible Alaska fly fishing access to the Aniak River System and its tributaries. Our remote area has unmatched diversity of fish species in Alaska, which totals eleven different species of fish. Your day of Alaska fly fishing begins when you’re ready to get on the water. We utilize jetboats to get you to the fishing grounds swiftly and safely. Our fishing guests are welcome to fish from the boat or you can wade into the river. We are a strictly single point barbless catch and release flyfishing lodge.

The Fishing

Depending on the week of your stay, there will be between 7 and 10 species of fish available for your angling pleasure. Aniak’s mother river, the Kuskokwim, boasts the largest Chum Salmon and Silver Salmon run and the 2nd largest King Salmon run of any river in Alaska. We offer a variety of fishing methods, and our experienced Alaska fishing guides are equipped to accommodate novice & expert anglers alike. The Aniak River provides all 5 species of Pacific Salmon, Leopard Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Grayling, Sheefish, and Northern Pike.  Please give us a call today to book with our private Alaska fishing lodge.

Alaska Fly Fishing Lodge

The Aniak river lodge is a weather port tent based lodge on the banks of the Aniak river. It is a no frills wilderness  experience with all the amenities to make your trip comfortable, enjoyable and one to remember for a lifetime. It allows you the opportunity to be on your own with the river. No helicopters , no planes  and no other boats. Remote, isolated and seclude. Alaska the  way it was and should be. In the upper reaches of the Aniak we also have a shared amenities tent camp that we utilize if the lower river is breached.. In this case the whole operation is moved up river.

Trip Information

Aniak River Lodge is located just outside of the small, western Alaskan town of Aniak. To get here, our guests take a short flight from Anchorage on Ravn Air that departs Anchorage Friday in the  AM and arrives in Aniak 75 minutes later.. Taking this flight ensures that our guests can begin their Alaska fly in fishing adventure that very afternoon. After arriving in Aniak, our professional staff will take care of all your needs and transportation.  Fishing begins in June and runs through September.  Some species are available all season while the salmon runs occur at specific times.  Get ready to enjoy some of the finest fishing Alaska has to offer.

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