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 awarded to the finest fishing lodges in the world. Boardwalk is among a select group of lodges that meet the high standards of the Orvis program. Your fishing vacation is too valuable to waste on poor facilities or guide incompetence. More about our Orvis Endorsement ยป Fishing Variety. Fresh or [Read More]

Win $100 Orvis Gift Card with "Like" Your Lunker Photo Contest

That's right, post your Boardwalk Lodge fishing photos on our Facebook Page (http://www.facebook.com/FishingInAlaska) through July 31, 2012. Then spread the word with your Facebook Friends to go to our Page and "Like" your photo. The photo with the most Facebook "Likes" will Win a $100 Orvis Gift Card.* Orvis has a wide array of products, not just fly fishing gear. You may use the card for any purchases you like, either in-store or online at Orvis.com. So c'mon, show off that Boardwalk Lodge [Read More]

Significant Savings for New Self-Guided Adventures!

Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge is introducing new self-guided adventures during spring and fall shoulder seasons. Right now you can Take Well Over 50% Off Regular Season Rates from 1 May to 15 June and again from 12 September to 1 October 2012. Shoulder Season Specials This spring you can target our prized native Steelhead (up to 37 inches), plus Cutthroat and Dolly Varden on local waterways. Fall fishing trips let you tangle with the largest of Silver Salmon (up to 20 lbs). This extraordinary [Read More]

Autumn Salmon Report and Season Sign Off

Lodge guest lands a bright Silver Salmon while fly fishing

In the last couple of weeks Southeast Alaska fishing opportunities took a slight shift. Silver salmon fishing picked up significantly on nearby rivers and streams. Nice catches while fly fishing for silver salmon were the norm. Jude and Hannah Buckley from Minnesota had a great day on Staney Creek recently and put six bright silvers on the bank with one pushing fourteen pounds. On the saltwater there were some great days fishing for silvers as boats pushed south and found limits on [Read More]

Salmon Fishing Sizzles in Southeast Alaska

Catch of the day while saltwater salmon fishing at the lodge

This week was great for salmon fishing at Alaska's Boardwalk lodge. On freshwater streams, such as the Thorne River and Staney Creek, increasing numbers of silver salmon (aka coho salmon) are starting to make their appearance. The streams were choked with pink and chum salmon until a recent hard rain had them on the move upstream. On the saltwater this week there were very good catches of silver and pink salmon. Boardwalk's fleet of boats were averaging about 12-15 silvers per boat for about [Read More]

Southeast Alaska July Fishing Report

Last months saltwater fishing at Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge was good. We had large numbers of pinks and silvers as well as chrome bright chum salmon in the mix all month. The bulk of the silver salmon run is yet to come with promising signs just these last few days with good numbers of silvers showing up on the boats. King salmon fishing has been tapering off now, with a few being caught. This season was a little better than the last two seasons and next year should be better yet. Alaska [Read More]

Alaska Halibut Fishing Heats Up

Alaska Halibut fishing charter

The weather is heating up here in Southeast Alaska, and so is the Halibut fishing. Some of the favorite adventure opportunities here at Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge are our saltwater fishing trips. Although freshwater adventures remain a favorite of many outdoorsman here, Alaska Halibut fishing shouldn't be missed. Recent changes in regulation mean that not all fishing lodges and charter boats in Southeast Alaska are permitted to offer guided Halibut fishing. Boardwalk Lodge is one of the few sport [Read More]

Watch Randy Jones & Rick Barry Fly Fishing Alaska

Alaska fly fishing on this episode of 'Randy Jones Strike Zone' at Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge. Watch this all-star lineup with NBA Hall-of-Famer Rick Barry and Cy Young Award winner Randy Jones. These two sports legends are fly fishing for Salmon and Dolly Varden here on Prince of Wales Island. You can join Rick Barry for a special Alaska fishing trip with us this 2011 fishing season.* We deliver a 5-star adventure and arguably the best Alaska lodge experience. (*Special rates and space are [Read More]

All-Star Fishing With Rick Barry

Rick in the 2010 season with a nice Chum Salmon. He hooked up with loads of salmon that trip.As Alaska's 5-Star Adventure, we're pleased to announce another all-star fishing trip with NBA Hall-of-Famer, Rick Barry. You can join Rick this season from July 24-28 for a 4-night/3-day excursion. Rick has secured special pricing at the lodge, with over 20% off for his group. But that's not all, you'll get a FREE Orvis Helios Rod* when you book your trip with Rick. The Helios Fly Rod touts itself as [Read More]

Alaska Fishing: Set the Mood for Romance

If you're planning a quiet getaway for two, you might have all sorts of visions of romance in mind. Candlelight dinners. Tuxedos and ballgowns. A tropical beach and miles of sand. A fine fly rod and a pair of waders. A fly rod and waders? When it comes to romance, one of the last things people may consider is dancing a fly across the lake to entice a trophy in the Alaskan sunrise. After all, romance is supposed to be about luxury and comfort. Right? Here at Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge, we [Read More]