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15 03, 2021

Planning an Alaska Family Vacation at Favorite Bay Lodge

2021-03-30T16:49:34+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Packages, Alaska Fishing Vacation, Angoon Alaska, Things to Do, Travel Tips|

Whether you and your family will be making your way to the “Last Frontier” for the first time or visit every year, one thing is certain—a trip to Favorite Bay Lodge will be an unforgettable voyage. Part of what makes an Alaskan vacation so unique is that there are many things to discover that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether it’s watching majestic fauna, exploring the world’s largest temperate rainforest, or having a world-class fishing experience, our slice of Admiralty Island offers something for everyone. As such, an Alaska family vacation is the perfect way to ensure your children inherit [...]

21 02, 2021

Wildlife Photography in Angoon, Alaska

2021-03-01T19:55:28+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Things to Do at Favorite Bay Lodge, Wildlife Photography|

Despite many advances in technology over the past couple of decades, wildlife photography remains a somewhat enigmatic hobby that no one can seem to truly master. Furthermore, it's one thing to take pictures of birds and other critters in your neck of the woods, but wildlife photography in Alaska is a whole different animal. The good news is that you don't have to be an expert to take decent pictures; you just need a little bit of knowledge to help you figure out the basics. Although fishing is one of the primary reasons guests visit Favorite Bay Lodge, there are [...]

15 01, 2021

The Next Alaska Fishing Season: Reasons to Book Now

2021-01-15T00:05:10+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Packages, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Travel Tips|

The only thing that goes faster than the Alaskan fishing season at Favorite Bay Lodge on Admiralty Island is the rate at which we turn our attention to the following year. Now don’t get us wrong, having a short reprieve from the hustle and bustle of running a wilderness fishing resort is certainly welcome. But still, we’ve already started taking a pointed look at next season and what we need to do, so we suggest you do the same. We know there will be plenty of eager anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts chomping at the bit for a well-deserved retreat, [...]

7 12, 2020

Angoon, Alaska, Travel Packing List and Smart Travel Tips

2020-12-07T21:47:01+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Angoon Alaska, Travel Tips|

You may have heard numerous globetrotters tell you the most crucial aspect of traveling in Alaska is to have plenty of layers. We certainly won’t dispute that notion, but still, there is much more to consider for your travel packing list when visiting Angoon, Alaska, and beyond. Spring always seems to creep up on us, and before we know it, our Alaskan luxury resort will be ready for eager visitors chomping at the bit for adventure and excitement. After you’ve booked your stay, we encourage you to follow the travel packing list we provide below while also making a few [...]

20 04, 2020

Whale Watching in Alaska with Favorite Bay Lodge

2020-12-07T21:49:39+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Angoon Alaska, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

For any adventurer, it’s hard to beat candidly observing large, majestic animals as they revel in their natural environment. With an abundance of krill and herring, the Chatham Strait offers prime habitat for one of our favorite neighbors: the humpback whale.  Nature enthusiasts from all over the world gather to witness these massive creatures create a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit of epic proportions. As temperatures begin to rise in the northern Pacific Ocean, whales will start migrating from Mexico, making the best times for whale watching in Alaska from May through September.   The Chatham Strait Finding the whales is crucial to whale [...]

7 11, 2019

Give the Gift of Adventure to Angoon, Alaska

2020-04-07T13:22:26+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Packages, Angoon Alaska, Hiking in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

The holidays are just around the corner, which means that you may find yourself in a bit of a pinch when it comes to getting your significant other something meaningful for the season. Why not give the gift of an adventure to Favorite Bay Lodge in Angoon, Alaska? Not only will the special angler in your life be able to fish in Alaska, but they’ll also be able to have a life-lasting memorable experience. Continue reading to find out why giving the gift of a fishing trip for the upcoming salmon season will be the perfect option for your loved [...]

7 10, 2019

A Look Ahead to Next Year on Admiralty Island

2020-04-07T13:16:05+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Fall Fishing Trips, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

It's never too early to book your trip to one of the most beautiful places in Alaska, Favorite Bay Lodge on Admiralty Island. Since many set out on an Alaska fishing vacation, you'll want to make your reservations early to ensure your spot! During your Alaska salmon fishing trips, you'll have the opportunity to do some of the best saltwater salmon excursions throughout your stay. Aside from fishing the five species of salmon as well as halibut, the area has freshwater streams that hold healthy populations of Cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden char, and steelhead. Keep reading to find out what [...]

7 09, 2019

8 Reasons to Visit Admiralty Island, Alaska

2020-11-13T22:26:26+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Packages, Alaska Fishing Vacation, Coho Salmon Fishing, Hiking in Alaska|

Admiralty Island, Alaska, is one of the last remaining hidden gems in North America as only a handful of fishing and adventure lodges rest on this particularly serene isle. And Favorite Bay Lodge remains one of the only Southeast Alaska fishing lodges to provide world-class fishing, gourmet cuisine, whale watching, and crab trapping. While we’re in the midst of autumn, there’s no better time than right now to book a well-deserved, long-awaited getaway to awe-inspiring Admiralty Island. Admiralty Island: A Scenic, Adventurous Haven To ensure that your Southeast Alaska fishing vacation is nothing short of flawless, we’ve compiled eight reasons [...]

7 06, 2019

Best After-Dinner Activities in Angoon, Alaska

2020-04-07T12:51:35+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Camps, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Hundreds of anglers from across the globe journey to Angoon, Alaska, every summer to indulge in some of the best fishing, natural scenery, and culinary creations in North America. Favorite Bay Lodge, located on jaw-dropping Admiralty Island, remains one of the premier Southeast Alaska fishing resorts thanks to our world-class fishing guides, secluded location, and award-winning culinary team. All guests will have the rare opportunity to savor a nightly, four-course gourmet meal, which may include fresh halibut, smoked salmon, fresh-caught Dungeness crab, or many other delicacies. After dinner, guests typically have one to three hours of R&R before sundown. Some [...]

7 05, 2019

Pass the Time in Juneau before Your Flight Home

2020-04-07T12:46:16+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Angoon Alaska, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

All anglers who visit Favorite Bay Lodge, located on awe-inspiring Admiralty Island, will fly into Juneau International Airport in the Mendenhall Valley. And many of these lucky anglers choose to venture into Downtown Juneau, visit the University of Alaska Southeast, or stroll around the airport for dinner and drinks before starting the journey back home, wherever that may be. Alaska Airlines is the primary airline that serves Southeast Alaska, so you’ll likely connect through Seattle up to Juneau before hopping aboard a seaplane en route to Angoon, Alaska. Depending on how much downtime you have before departure, we highly recommend [...]

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