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4 06, 2020

4 Alaskan Salmon Recipes from Afognak Wilderness Lodge

2020-10-19T20:27:14+00:00Alaska Fishing, Alaska Freshwater Fish, AWL Blog, Dining, Fishing Tips, Lodging|

At this point, many people would say the words salmon and fishing in Alaska go hand in hand. For decades, eager anglers have descended on the Kodiak Island area for a shot at snagging their biggest catch yet. The feat of reeling and landing one of Alaska’s coveted Pacific salmon species brings to anglers a sense of accomplishment rivaled only by the act of taking one’s bounty home to feed friends and family. This human instinct is the reason we fish; to help satiate your innate desires, we’ve put together a list of our favorite Alaskan salmon recipes for you [...]

12 05, 2020

Alaska Fishing Charters with Afognak Wilderness Lodge

2020-10-19T20:34:28+00:00Alaska Fishing, AWL Blog, Guided Adventures, Kodiak Island Fishing Lodges, Lodging|

The fishing near Kodiak Island is some of the best in Alaska, if not the world. Every year, thousands of anglers from abroad descend upon this legendary archipelago to experience the thrill and adventure of Alaska fishing vacations. Every serious fisherman and woman should strive to find themselves fishing in Alaska, but with that comes a slight learning curve.  Even if you have spent time near Kodiak Island, you’ll want a person who dedicates time to catching the highly coveted fish of Alaska’s inland freshwater systems and seaside. Alaska fishing charters with Afognak Wilderness Lodge allow you to fish side [...]

8 01, 2020

The Ultimate Alaskan Wilderness Experience

2020-07-09T16:01:53+00:00AWL Blog, Dining, Guided Adventures, Lodging, Wildlife Safety|

If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, look no further than a vacation to the Kodiak Islands. Located off the southwest coast of Alaska, the Kodiak Islands are a stunning natural reprieve from everyday life. Surround yourself with the lush, towering forests and breathe in the crisp, clean air. Among the islands, you will find Afognak Island, a retreat that offers both fresh and saltwater fishing trips as well as an abundance of wildlife exploration. Come stay at Afognak Wilderness Lodge to enjoy excellent accommodations and the Alaskan wilderness adventure of a lifetime.  Afognak Island Fishing Trips Afognak Island [...]

20 07, 2019

Best Bear Viewing Spots in Alaska

2020-07-09T16:56:54+00:00AWL Blog, Brooks Falls, Guided Adventures, Lodging, Photography|

People make the voyage out here at Afognak Wilderness Lodge, within the heart of Afognak Island State Park, for various reasons. For one, the fishing here is elite, comprised of sockeye and silver salmon, Dolly Varden trout, halibut, ling-cod, and yellow-eye and sea-bass, among others. Our numerous national parks offer stunning and undisturbed landscapes that create great photo opportunities for guests. Another popular activity is wildlife viewing, and there may be no other animal more symbolic of Alaska as the kodiak brown bear. Hop in one of our boats for nearby bear-viewing OR a seaplane and head to one of [...]

20 10, 2018

What to Expect When You Stay at Afognak

2020-07-09T17:17:21+00:00Alaska Fishing, AWL Blog, Guided Adventures, Kodiak Island Fishing Lodges, Lodging|

A trip to Afognak Wilderness Lodge is one of the most unique and exciting Alaska adventures you can experience. With unmatched access to both saltwater and freshwater fishing, this jewel of the Kodiak Islands is an adventurer’s dream locale. The variety and abundance of incredible wildlife are second to none, and so are the Lodge’s accommodations and amenities. After a long day of exploring and reeling in beautiful Alaskan trophy fish, it’s essential to be able to relax in comfort. The modern conveniences along with the breathtaking setting make Afognak Wilderness Lodge the best of all Kodiak Island fishing lodges. [...]

20 04, 2018

Welcoming Spring At Afognak

2020-07-09T17:40:21+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 [...]

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