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Orvis Fly Fishing Lodge of the Year

The Orvis Company Recognizes Excellence at Boardwalk

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

The Orvis Company Recognizes Excellence at Boardwalk Play Video Thorne Bay, Alaska (March 16, 2021) – For decades, guests and adventure gurus alike have recognized Boardwalk Lodge for its 5-star Alaska adventure. So it was no surprise this year when The Orvis Company nominated Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge for their coveted 2021 Lodge of the Year […]

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Steelhead angler releases his fish

Alaska Steelhead Fishing Photos 2019

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

In 2019, guests and guides saw some thrilling Steelhead fishing action! Here in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest steelheading can be fast and furious. We had sport fishing writers, hosted fly shop groups, Orvis partners, and fishermen of all types and experience levels join us. The Steelhead fishery here at Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge truly is […]

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Coho Salmon fishing (aka Silver Salmon) in Southeast Alaska

Alaska Silver Salmon Fishing on the Fly

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

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 a remote stream on the last day of my salmon fishing trip on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. Just like the previous five, […]

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Measuring Alaska Steelhead

Alaska Steelhead Fishing Photos 2018

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Alaska Steelhead Fishing Photos 2018 Imagine catching wild Steelhead… Southeast Alaska’s sea-run Rainbow Trout. These trophy-class lunkers are typically in the 29 to 37-inch range here on Prince of Wales Island. Some exceed 40 inches, and they’ll all leave your heart pounding and your rod straining to meet the water! Join us in April and […]

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Sporting Classics Awards Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge for Excellence

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Recognized by guests each year as one of North America’s prime fishing destinations, Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge has been presented the Sporting Classics Award of Excellence…

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Partnership Produces 'Ultimate Team Fishing'

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge has teamed up with Beyond Meetings & Incentives and Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Rick Barry, to introduce a unique incentive travel package…

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Fishing Raven’s Island

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Virginia Sportsman Magazine March 2006 – By King Montgomery That first evening in Alaska after a long day in airplanes, my wife and I took our places at the comfortable dinner table, and gazed down at a handwritten menu from Chef Bryan Vietmeyer and his amiable kitchen crew. Below the “Welcome King & Elizabeth” note, […]

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Steelhead release

Fish Who’ve Never Seen a Fisherman

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Sportsman’s Atlas by Chris Shaffer Kenji King couldn’t see the river, nor could he hear it when he pulled his mid-’90s model Suburban onto a small pullout on the narrow, unmaintained, pothole-clogged dirt road. King had traveled an hour in the 4-wheel-drive vehicle now painted with mud and scratched by overgrown trees. He hadn’t seen […]

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The Angling Report

By Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

By Robert Steele I cannot say enough about the extraordinary friendliness of the staff there and especially the owners. Douglas and Donna Ibbetson. Boardwalk only takes 12 guests at a time [expanded to accommodate 19], so the service is very personal. My guide was friendly and helpful without being overbearing, and my wife was quite […]

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