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11 04, 2019

Kodiak Island Fishing Lodges: Saltwater Fishing

2019-05-03T20:35:11+00:00Alaska Fishing, AWL Blog, Fishing Tips, Guided Adventures|

There is no rush quite like heading out to sea with fishing gear in hand and tackling the monsters of the deep for an incredible Alaska fishing trip. When you embark on one of our Afognak Wilderness Lodge saltwater fishing trips, you can expect the most exciting catches you have ever reeled in. Kodiak Island fishing lodges don’t get much better than this as there is an array of fish that you will be able to wrangle that you can’t find in the fresh waters of the Alaskan wilderness. Summertime Fun During the summer months, Afognak Wilderness Lodge takes guests [...]

27 03, 2019

Top 5 Reasons Why Kodiak, Alaska Should Be Your Next Vacation Spot

2019-03-27T21:54:55+00:00Uncategorized|

When most people think of a vacation, they picture luxury resorts with heated pools and plenty of fruity cocktails. But there's another approach to vacations – one that involves traveling to see isolated regions that, while more difficult and less convenient, show us the beauty that exists in this world. At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, our mission is to help people everywhere reconnect with the majesty of nature by experiencing one of the most rugged, pristine, and breathtaking wilderness regions in the United States. So here are our top 5 reasons on why Kodiak, AK should be your next vacation destination. [...]

15 03, 2019

Kodiak Brown Bear Safety

2019-05-03T20:30:53+00:00AWL Blog, Guided Adventures, Wildlife Safety|

The Alaskan wilderness is full of magnificent wildlife and landscapes that will take your breath away. One of our most majestic wildlife residents is the Kodiak Brown Bear. Here at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, we want to share a few brown bear facts and safety tips to help guests stay informed on these massive creatures and why we love them so much! Brown Bear Facts The Kodiak Brown Bear is known as the largest bear in the world in close running with the polar bear, and it is always a thrill to see them wandering through the Alaskan wilderness. When you [...]

7 03, 2019

Fish You’ll Find in Kodiak, Alaska

2019-03-07T23:54:27+00:00Uncategorized|

Fish You’ll Find in Kodiak, Alaska Alaska is a beautiful state with a coastline that provides plenty of fishing opportunities. One specific location that has attracted fishing enthusiasts over the years is Kodiak Island, where you can also find our Kodiak wilderness lodge. Here are some of the many types of fish that draw the many guests who stay with us at Afognak Wilderness Lodge in Kodiak.   Salmon Alaska is well known for the many types of salmon swimming in our waters. Some types tip the scales at 120 pounds, while others weigh in at just 3 to 5 [...]

20 02, 2019

Afognak Wilderness Lodge – Freshwater Fishing At Its Finest

2019-05-03T20:26:16+00:00Alaska Fishing, AWL Blog, Fishing Tips, Guided Adventures|

For many anglers, Alaska is at the top of their bucket lists for fishing trip destinations. With such a hearty variety of trophy fish and waters that lie in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness, it is easy to see why. The unique location of our wilderness lodge also allows anglers to experience a couple of different fishing excursions that you can’t find anywhere else. One of our favorite fishing adventures here at Afognak Wilderness Lodge is our freshwater fishing, and we want to tell you just why! Serene, Bountiful, And Beautiful There are very few places that you can [...]

5 02, 2019

Whale Watching Tips

2019-02-05T19:20:11+00:00AWL Blog|

Whale Watching Tips At Afognak Wilderness Lodge Whale watching in Afognak, AK, can be one of the most memorable moments of your life. Watching the largest animals on earth in their natural habitat is nothing short of breathtaking. To ensure that your whale watching experience is worthwhile, it is important to be prepared and know what to expect. The experts at Afognak Wilderness Lodge offer these four tips to follow to get the most out of your whale watching adventure.   #1: Book Your Trip With A Trustworthy Company Before going on your whale watching adventure, make sure you spend [...]

8 01, 2019

Wonders In The Water At Afognak Wilderness Lodge

2019-01-16T16:42:15+00:00Blog Debut|

Some of the most awe-inspiring aspects of the Alaskan wilderness is the residents that live amongst the vast forests and the waters surrounding our lodge. In an area as gorgeous as Kodiak, Alaska, we are privileged to have such an array of incredible critters that we encourage our guests to embark on photography and wildlife viewings during their fishing trip. Here at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, you can find the best of fishing and wildlife all in one place. Kayaking Photography Tours Though fishing tends to be one of the most popular activities offered at our Alaskan wilderness lodge, our surroundings [...]

3 01, 2019

Kayaking In Kodiak, Alaska

2018-12-31T00:12:00+00:00Uncategorized|

Kayaking In Kodiak, Alaska Kodiak, Alaska is nothing short of amazing for anyone who wants to experience nature in its greatest form. One of the best ways to explore Kodiak is by kayak. You will be able to get up close and personal with the fantastic natural surroundings, the animals that graciously share their habitats with our visitors, and you can take amazing and memorable wildlife photos. At the Afognak Wilderness Lodge, our team will supply you with the equipment, knowledge, and advice for a one of a kind kayaking experience. Kayaking your way through Kodiak, Alaska will be different [...]

30 12, 2018

Amazing Things To Do In Alaska

2018-12-30T23:54:31+00:00AWL Blog|

Amazing Things To Do In Alaska Kodiak Alaska is the place for outdoor adventures and activities, and the Afognak Wilderness Lodge is in the heart of Kodiak Islands. It is the perfect place to comfortably stay while exploring the vast wilderness, animals, and waters. The Afognak team are experts on local activities, day trips, or organized tours. We are your resource for things to do while staying at our Kodiak Lodge. We can recommend specific bear viewing locations, the best salmon fishing in the region, and hiking trails for beginners or the more advanced. Depending on your idea of fun, [...]

15 12, 2018

Couples That Fish Together, Stay Together

2019-01-16T03:32:23+00:00Blog Debut|

Many couples find it difficult to reserve time for reconnecting and doing things that both of you love. Whether it is a busy schedule or taking care of children that fill your time, get away from the hustle and bustle for a while to reconnect with one another at Afognak Wilderness Lodge. Cast your lines as your boat rocks with the waves and enjoy the peace and quiet of the great outdoors together for a bit of romance at our Alaska wilderness lodge. A Bit Of Friendly Competition Many couples have at least one pastime that both people can enjoy [...]