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20 04, 2020

Whale Watching in Alaska with Favorite Bay Lodge

2020-04-20T15:56:59+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 02, 2020

Tongass National Forest in Angoon, Alaska

2020-04-07T13:40:52+00:00Alaska Fishing Packages, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Alaska Fishing Vacation, Coho Salmon Fishing, Fall Fishing Trips|

The Tongass National Forest covers around 17 million acres of the Southeast Alaska Panhandle, including Angoon, Alaska, on Admiralty Island, where Favorite Bay Lodge is located. During your stay, you'll be able to take the most incredible photos on some of the best hikes in Alaska in the national forest. Not only is the forest full of wildlife including wolves, bald eagles, and brown bears, it's also referred to as the national salmon forest. You'll find the five species of salmon, and you should know that there are more salmon in Tongass than all of the other national forests combined! [...]

7 12, 2019

The Importance of Spending Time in Nature in Angoon, Alaska

2020-04-07T13:30:34+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Angoon Alaska, Fall Fishing Trips, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska|

Enjoying the great outdoors while in Angoon, Alaska, is the best part about staying with Favorite Bay Lodge during the summer. Relax, rejuvenate, and feed your soul with clean, fresh air as you escape the city and bask in nature. While at our lodge, you will be able to get your recommended dose of vitamin D, increase your energy, take a digital detox, and build your strength through our adventurous daily activities.  Whether you’re hiking in Alaska through the Tongass National Forest, kayaking on the hidden lakes, or are reeling in a monster catch, you’ll feel a sense of self-care [...]

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 07, 2019

Fall Fishing Adventures: Freshwater Silver Salmon

2020-04-07T12:56:50+00:00Alaska Fishing Camps, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Fall Fishing Trips, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

As we flip the calendar to July, many of us turn our attention to the upcoming fall fishing season here at Favorite Bay Lodge, the only luxury fishing lodge near Angoon, Alaska. We’ve evolved into one of the most talked-about Southeast Alaska fishing lodges primarily because of our saltwater fishing trips, gourmet cuisine, and jaw-dropping ocean views. But our serene island destination is also a short boat and canoe trip from world-class salmon and trout fishing, especially during autumn’s peak. Many anglers prefer fall fishing trips because the freshwater silver “coho” salmon are as feisty as ever, and the surrounding [...]

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 [...]

7 02, 2019

World-Class Alaska Fishing Camps near Angoon, Alaska

2020-04-07T12:21:55+00:00Alaska Fishing Camps, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

It may not seem like it at the moment as a large portion of the United States battles a record-breaking polar vortex, but we’re closing in on yet another marvelous fishing season here on Admiralty Island, Alaska. Favorite Bay Lodge, one of the premier Southeast Alaska fishing camps, is already accepting reservations for the upcoming season. Each full day of world-class fishing ends with gourmet cuisine inside our luxury wilderness lodge, just one of the many perks of choosing Favorite Bay. Visiting anglers can choose between a wide variety of saltwater and freshwater excursions depending on the season and availability. [...]

7 01, 2019

Most Beautiful Places in Alaska: Angoon, Alaska

2020-04-07T12:13:03+00:00Alaska Fishing Resorts, Angoon Alaska, Hiking in Alaska, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

While most of our guests make the journey to the Last Frontier for week-long world-class fishing trips, Favorite Bay Lodge’s prime location ensures that you’re also minutes from awe-inspiring outdoor adventures. Favorite Bay Lodge rests on Admiralty Island, one of the most beautiful places in Alaska, and nature still rules the land here in Southeast Alaska. Outdoor enthusiasts from across the globe visit our peaceful bayfront lodge to witness gigantic humpback whales, majestic bald eagles, and astounding brown bears. Our guests can substitute a fishing excursion with a day-long wildlife activity, including whale watching, sea kayaking, and backpacking through Tongass [...]

7 12, 2018

World-Class Fishing and Gourmet Cuisine Fuse in Angoon, AK

2020-04-07T12:05:16+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Resorts, Angoon Alaska, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

There’s something truly magical about feasting on the day’s catch among friends here in Angoon, Alaska. Whether it’s a perfect halibut steak, trapped Dungeness crab, or fillet of wild Pacific salmon, the kitchen staff at Favorite Bay Lodge will take you on a culinary journey that you won’t soon forget. Favorite Bay is one of the only Alaska fishing resorts that offer gourmet four-course dinners, world-class guided fishing, and breathtaking natural scenery. Anglers can return home with more than a giant haul of halibut, salmon, trout, and rockfish. Impress your entire family by learning how to cook several recipes in [...]