Beach Activities

Boardwalk tide pools at dusk

You don’t need to pack a swimsuit and sunscreen to enjoy a day at the beach in Southeast Alaska. (You will want that swimsuit for our outdoor Jacuzzi!) Although you probably won’t want to hit the [Read More]

Alaska Sockeye Salmon Fact Sheet

Boardwalk fishing guide Kris Atkins holds sockeye salmon for guest photo op

Names Common Name: Sockeye Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Other Names: Red Salmon or Blueback Sockeye Salmon Description Color & Markings: Sea going Sockeye (and those that have [Read More]

Jigging for Alaskan Halibut

Chris Brewer fishing for Alaskan halibut

by Chris Brewer Alaska halibut fishing is the #1 offshore sport fishery in the state and with good reason: The fishing is fun, the meat is tasty and versatile, and the sights are spectacular [Read More]

Alaska Steelhead & Rainbow Trout Fact Sheet

Kristen Atkins lands Alaska Steelhead on Prince of Wales Island

Names Common Name: Steelhead Trout/Rainbow Trout Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus mykiss Other Names: Chromers, Silver Bullets, Sea-run Rainbows, Gray ghosts, Rainbows or Square-tails Steelhead [Read More]

Best Tactics for Fishing Alaska’s Steelhead Trout

Fishing guide Jay Mar lands his first Alaska Steelhead of the season

by Chris Brewer Despite their voracity, durability, and resilience, Steelhead Trout are, without a doubt, Alaska’s most high-maintenance fish. Catching one is like spotting the hottest, most [Read More]

Alaska Silver Salmon Fishing on the Fly

Coho Salmon fishing (aka Silver Salmon) in Southeast Alaska

by John Conger As originally published in American Outdoorsman Magazine — Summer 2018 Wham, another wild ‘Slamming Silver’ Salmon just crushed my 1982 Pink Pixie lure on light tackle on [Read More]

Alaska Steelhead Fishing: Experience the Hunt, Prepare for a Fight, Savor the Release

Chris Brewer catches her first Alaska Steelhead

by Chris Brewer Alaska steelhead fishing is one of the most sensual and gratifying fishing experiences in the world. It is a fishery for the dedicated, the patient. For the fishermen (and women) who [Read More]

Boardwalk’s 2018 Show Schedule

Below is a current list of the scheduled events where Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge will be participating. These are always fun experiences in which we have the opportunity to talk about our two favorite [Read More]

Top 10 Reasons to Stay at Boardwalk Lodge

Main guest lodge at Boardwalk

Above all, we pride ourselves on personal attention and service in all we do. Here are 10 other reasons to book your Alaska trip with us: Orvis Endorsed. The exclusive Orvis endorsement is only [Read More]

Alaska Glacier Tours

Preparing for takeoff from the lodge

Alaska glacier tours* are unquestionably bucket-list adventures, offering unparalleled views in a spectacular charter flight experience. Aerial tours can be arranged that depart from and return to [Read More]