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29 06, 2021

Angoon Adventures: Alaska Trout Fishing on Admiralty Island

2021-07-09T21:05:25+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Packages, Alaska Trout Fishing|

Summer is arguably the best time for Alaska trout fishing. The days are longer, the weather is more predictable, and most importantly, the fish don’t seem to let up. Although we have an abundance of Pacific salmon, rockfish, and halibut near Favorite Bay Lodge, there’s nothing quite like trekking the freshwater rivers searching for Dolly Vardens, cutthroat, and steelhead. Our slice of angling paradise has a relatively high concentration of trout, and so many guests place them at the forefront of their retreat. As such, we’d like to help you prepare for the trout fishing adventure of a lifetime on [...]

28 05, 2021

Pulling Traps: Fishing for Dungeness Crab in Alaska

2021-06-02T13:50:24+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Vacation, Things to Do at Favorite Bay Lodge|

One of the best parts about staying at Favorite Bay Lodge is that it’s not your typical all-inclusive resort in Alaska. While there are many fine lodges on the “Last Frontier,” having a wide array of recreational options besides fishing is what separates the good from the exemplary. People come to Alaska to experience something new and exciting, so having a broad spectrum of activities can go a long way in determining where you stay. One of the lesser-known pastimes for anglers in Alaska is fishing for Dungeness crab. Not only will you have a chance to pull traps filled [...]

16 04, 2021

Maximizing Your Journey | How to Cook Halibut

2021-05-04T13:47:41+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Packages, Alaska Fishing Vacation, Halibut Recipes|

Part of what makes Favorite Bay Lodge the preferred angling destination for adventurous outdoor enthusiasts is the savory, sweet, and delicious offerings provided by world-class culinary masters. Furthermore, our all-inclusive rates include up to 100 lbs of processed fish, packaging, and freight back to Juneau. That means you can recreate the delectable gourmet cuisine even after you’ve returned from your trip. One of the most versatile specimens that we target in Angoon is the mighty halibut. Easy to cook in a variety of preparations, halibut meat flats are large and firm, but using the correct methods will result in a [...]

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 [...]

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