What You'll Need to Start Fly Fishing in Alaska By now, most people have tried out fishing at least once in their lifetime. If you've happened to stumble upon this blog, there's a fair chance you've spent a good deal of time on the water; [...]
The Kenai Peninsula has become known as a premier destination for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. With majestic mountain forests, full ecosystems, and endless waterways, you'll find yourself occupied with numerous outdoor activities just outside your door.
By now, most everyone knows how great fishing in Alaska is. The centralized location of Trail Lake Lodge is home to some of the best guides and charters on the Kenai Peninsula, so it can be challenging to narrow them down if you’ve never been here. Avid anglers often want to just “figure it out,” but let’s face it, unless these are your stomping grounds, maximizing your opportunities for a trophy fish or a massive bounty isn’t as easy as just tossing a few lines.
Father’s Day is just around the corner, despite the fact that snow blankets the rivers, roads, and mountains near picturesque Moose Pass, Alaska. This annual holiday acts as the perfect excuse for an extravagant gift for Dad or Grandpa. And Father’s Day fishing gifts are common purchases for generational families of anglers, especially for those with a penchant for Alaska’s great outdoors. There’s no greater feeling on earth than gifting a well-deserved, long-overdue salmon fishing trip to a loved one. Unlike your run-of-the-mill fly fishing gifts, such as rods, flies, and jigs, a full-length vacation package is bound to bring Dad to tears this June.
Most visitors here at Trail Lake Lodge choose this undeniably breathtaking region for its Kenai River salmon runs, Chugach National Forest hiking trails, and Kenai Fjords marine cruises. But don’t overlook the world-class Pacific halibut fishing in both Cook Inlet and the Gulf of Alaska. Very few thrills on earth rival the feeling one obtains during a battle with a monstrous flat fish deep at sea. You’ll likely return home with so much processed halibut inside insulated, airline-certified boxes that it will make your head spin. But, luckily for you, we’ve compiled 25 of our favorite Alaskan halibut recipes ranging from classic, pan-seared delights to delicious, blackened fillets.
We’re fast approaching the wildest, most-anticipated shopping day of the year: Black Friday. Every November, millions of Americans flock to expansive shopping centers, retail giants (such as Walmart), and various online megastores to save bundles on a wide variety of prized goods. Here at Trail Lake Lodge, we’re always looking for ways to save a few hundred bucks for our valued customers, which is why we’ve pieced together some of our favorite places to find those out-of-this-world Black Friday fly fishing deals.
Summer is finally here to stay in beautiful Moose Pass, Alaska, as families, groups, and couples are eagerly arriving in herds to our secluded, lakeside community. Our peaceful neck of the woods is known for its world-class salmon runs, jaw-dropping glacier cruises, and rustic Alaska resorts. And Trail Lake Lodge has quickly evolved into one of the premier family fishing trips in The Last Frontier thanks to our all-inclusive adventure packages, awe-inspiring locale, and first-rate hospitality.
With Memorial Day weekend in the rearview mirror, the much-anticipated summertime fishing season is less than two weeks away here in Moose Pass, Alaska, also known as “The Land of the Midnight Sun.” With so much available daylight during the summer months, anglers from across the globe flock to the Kenai Peninsula for world-class Alaska fishing adventures in search of “barn-door” halibut, trophy rainbow trout, and unparalleled salmon runs. Trail Lake Lodge remains one of the only Southcentral Alaska resorts to offer guests four, five, and seven-day all-inclusive packages featuring everything from Kenai River salmon fishing to mountaintop dog sled tours.
While Trail Lake Lodge offers guests a wide variety of unforgettable Kenai Peninsula adventures, such as whale watching, glacier viewing, and sea kayaking, we fully understand that a salmon or halibut fishing trip is too alluring to pass up. We cooperate with some the best Alaska fishing charters to provide visiting anglers with fully-customized fishing trips in jaw-dropping Resurrection Bay, world-famous Kenai River, and countless other secret honey holes. All of our once-in-a-lifetime Alaska fishing adventures can be combined with any number of activities during your five or seven-day all-inclusive family vacation to The Last Frontier.
Surprise the love of your life this year with a well-deserved romantic fishing getaway to breathtaking Moose Pass, located in the heart of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula! When you choose Trail Lake Lodge for a couples retreat, you’ll always be steps away from potential Alaska fishing adventures. Our picturesque location on beautiful Trail Lake and proximity to the peninsula’s best outdoor adventures make us one of the premier romantic getaways in Alaska. And we’re so much more than just a fishing lodge – we’ve meticulously incorporated many of the area’s best activities into our couples-friendly programs.