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9 08, 2017

Salmon Fishing in Kodiak

2017-08-09T21:15:11+00:00AWL Blog|

If you’re planning a summer trip to Kodiak and love to go fishing, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, you’ll find a number of tips & tricks used by guests and pros alike. Afognak Wilderness Lodge is conveniently located in Kodiak and offers all kinds of amenities to ensure that you enjoy your stay and have a successful fishing trip.

7 07, 2017

Whale Watching in Kodiak

2017-07-07T15:10:04+00:00AWL Blog|

Seeing and hearing a whale spout is a thrilling experience and one that most people never forget. Many of our guests at Afognak Wilderness Lodge choose to go on whale watching expeditions, as they’re truly a sight to behold. The summer season is one of the best times to catch the massive mammals, starting in June and continuing for the entire summer season.

12 06, 2017

Fun Facts About The Kodiak Brown Bear

2017-06-12T22:32:46+00:00AWL Blog|

Very few places in the world often the amazing wonder of Afognak Wilderness Lodge. From our unspoiled wilderness to temperate rainforest climate, a trip to Afognak Island is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you will remember forever. Now that we’re entering the summer season, one of our favorite animals is emerging from hibernation: the Kodiak brown bear. These incredible creatures can weigh up to 1500 pounds, and can be seen in our pristine forest among the Sitka spruce trees.

16 05, 2017

Afognak’s Temperate Rainforest: An Ecological Wonder

2017-05-16T18:18:52+00:00AWL Blog|

Afognak Wilderness Lodge boasts one of the most unique lodging experiences in the United States, with a beautiful temperate climate and a thriving ecosystem to match. As many of the rainforests throughout the world have been subject to commercial and industrial logging, our land has remained preserved in excellent condition, with protected bays and incredible wildlife to witness.

19 04, 2017

Afognak Island: Unspoiled Wilderness With A Temperate Climate

2017-04-19T20:05:08+00:00AWL Blog|

At Afognak Lodge, we offer a beautiful view, classy accommodations and plenty of wilderness adventures. From our fresh and saltwater fishing trips to unforgettable nature tours, our first class Alaska lodge offers one of the most unique experiences in the country. Our wilderness retreat lodge offers an incredible experience in a totally remote location that provides all the creature comforts of home.

9 02, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About The Red Squirrel

2017-02-09T19:59:02+00:00AWL Blog|

The red squirrel is about 11 to 13 inches in length, including its tail. The upper parts of its body are a rusty-olive color with a white belly and underparts. They have a distinct reddish color that distinguishes them from other types of squirrels. Their bushy tail is often a lighter red or orange. One average, they live about 5 years.

18 01, 2017

All About River/Land Otter

2017-01-18T00:58:04+00:00AWL Blog|

If you’re planning a vacation in Kodiak, Alaska, you’re in for a wonderful time as this part of the state offers a diverse range of wildlife and grand adventures in a natural setting that is a sight to behold! At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, we offer visitors to Afognak Island a one-of-a-kind experience. When you stay at our comfortable lodge, you’ll be surrounded by an abundance of land and marine wildlife, including the river otter.

7 12, 2016

Kodiak Red Fox

2016-12-07T21:28:08+00:00AWL Blog|

Native to Kodiak Island, the Kodiak red fox is large in size, with a big tail and coarse, thick fur. The fur around the shoulders and neck is thicker and denser than the fur on the rest of the body and more so during the winter season. The Kodiak red fox is largest member of the true fox family.

30 11, 2016

All About LingCod

2016-11-30T22:33:35+00:00AWL Blog|

When it comes to Kodiak freshwater fishing, there are so many different fish to catch including several species of salmon, steelhead, and rainbow trout that any fishing trip is sure to be an exciting one! If you’re planning a trip to our Kodiak Alaska resort so you can enjoy spending time with your line in the water, you should know about the LingCod. This is a highly sought after fish by recreational fishermen that puts up an excellent fight and which provides a very tasty meal. The beautiful, flaky white flesh of this fish has a mild flavor, making it an ideal fish to both bake and grill.

10 10, 2016

All About Puffins

2016-10-10T19:18:57+00:00AWL Blog|

At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, we aim to provide comfortable lodging for those vacationing in Kodiak, Alaska. Our wilderness vacation retreat offers a unique experience, that will give you memories that will last a lifetime. We attribute much of this to the breathtaking scenery and wildlife that’s perfect for both photographers and those who just want to relax and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. In this blog, we’ll be covering some of our favorite seabirds: the puffin.