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4 11, 2019

Understand Fish in Alaska | Freshwater Fish

2019-11-04T17:00:24+00:00Alaska Fishing, Alaska Freshwater Fish, AWL Blog|

Before planning your ultimate Alaska fishing adventure, it’s important to know a little about the many different fish in Alaska. Freshwater fish are abundant on Afognak Island, and they’re so much fun to catch! Whether you want to bring fish home or you prefer to catch and release, the fish in Alaska will leave you in awe. They’re large, powerful, and brilliantly colored. As the only lodge on Afognak Island, Afognak Wilderness Lodge offers unparalleled access to the most remote fishing waters in Alaska. Here is the scoop on six of the most sought after Alaska freshwater fish on Afognak [...]

1 11, 2018

When The Dinner Bell Rings on Your Kodiak Island Vacation

2018-10-10T16:16:26+00:00Uncategorized|

You’ve spent all day outside enjoying the gorgeous Alaskan outdoors, and while it’s been the time of your life, you are exhausted and in need of a hearty and filling home cooked meal. Lucky for you, our Afognak Wilderness Lodge in the beautiful Kodiak Islands provides guests with fantastic dining options to keep everyone satisfied and happy after an exciting Alaskan adventure. Book your Kodiak Island vacation with us, and experience comfortable living with unmatched access to this incredible part of the world. Dinner at the Lodge Whether you spend your days on a local stream fly fishing for salmon, [...]

4 09, 2018

The Perfect Northern Photo Op

2018-09-04T13:59:02+00:00Uncategorized|

From world-renowned photographers and film-makers to novices fueling their newfound passion and hobby, Afognak Wilderness Lodge plays host to all levels of creatives hoping to capture the perfect moment on film. As the only residence within the 50,000-acre Afognak Island State Park, our Kodiak Alaska lodging is exclusive and remote. Our unique island location not only means that you’ll have access to unmatched protected wildlife, but also that your extraordinary photo ops begin right away. Capture the first stills of your trip as you enter the island either by air or by sea, and make your way through the mountainous [...]

4 08, 2018

Meeting Our Water Dwelling Neighbors

2018-08-04T13:50:21+00:00Uncategorized|

Turn your great Alaskan vacation into more than just a fishing trip. Stay at the remote and beautiful Afognak Wilderness Lodge and experience an incredible variety of wildlife. The unique location on Afognak Island means that you will witness a plethora of wildlife only found at this exclusive Alaska wilderness lodge. Fish It’s what most people come to Alaska for - the prized game fish! Sockeye Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Grayling and so much more, we have them all. Book a stay at our lodge, and we will show you all the best nearby spots to cast your line. In [...]

4 07, 2018

A Few Interesting Residents of Afognak Island

2018-07-04T13:45:31+00:00Uncategorized|

It’s not called Afognak Wilderness Lodge for nothing! Located between the northern Pacific Ocean and the remote Alaskan forest, this Incredible slice of heaven known as Afognak Island is home to a vast variety of animals and wildlife. From rare birds to giant bears, the island is a nature lover's dream come true. Designated as a conservation area in one form or another since 1892, Afognak Island State Park has remained basically untouched. Read on to learn more about just a few of the remarkable creatures that call Afognak Island home.   Kodiak Brown Bear As one of the most [...]

4 06, 2018

What to Bring on Your Fishing Adventure

2018-06-04T13:33:59+00:00Uncategorized|

At last, the time has arrived for you to pack and gear up for the ultimate Alaskan adventure with Afognak Wilderness Lodge. While this opportunity of a lifetime is bound to be fun and relaxing, it is essential that you adequately prepare for all of the exciting activities that the Afognak Island has in store. Especially on your fishing adventures, it is critical that you are appropriately equipped to withstand any circumstance or weather event that the Alaskan wilderness may throw at you. One of the many enticing aspects of Afognak Wilderness Lodge is that guests have the unique ability [...]

20 05, 2018

Kicking Off The Fishing Season

2019-09-20T19:44:00+00:00Alaska Fishing, Alaska Freshwater Fish, AWL Blog, Fishing Tips, Kodiak Island Fishing Lodges|

With your line in the water, you sit back and take in the views around you. Beautiful sprawling Alaskan wilderness surrounds you, and vast panoramic mountain and forest views are visible from every angle. You wade as the waves rush around your legs and as you scan the shallow streams around you it finally happens. You feel the tug on your line as that prized fish goes for the bait and the fight begins. The season of catching Alaska freshwater fish is finally here, and we are excited to get things underway here at Afognak Wilderness Lodge.  Our Favorite Season [...]

20 04, 2018

Welcoming Spring At Afognak

2019-09-20T19:49:16+00:00Alaska Fishing, Alaska Freshwater Fish, AWL Blog, Guided Adventures, Lodging|

When the world begins to thaw and come back to life once more, Afognak Wilderness Lodge gets ready to welcome back guests for another season of adventure. Our wildlife tours will be kicking off once more, and our cabins prepared to accommodate each guest. Afognak Island Alaska will soon be a springtime paradise for fun in the north.  The Lodging When you arrive here at Afognak, you will be greeted by our cozy cabins and lodge. Situated on Afognak Island Alaska on the shores of Seal Bay. Three cozy cabins sit among the trees with a lodge that provides comfortable [...]