Although their bigger cousins, the king salmon, get a lot of attention, coho salmon fishing near Angoon, Alaska, is a noteworthy alternative. Also known as the silver salmon, these highly-sought game fish are found in various rivers and streams throughout Admiralty Island and provide an exciting opportunity for anglers at Favorite Bay Lodge.
Although we’re well-known as a premier angling destination, there is much more to do at our Alaska fishing lodge besides fishing. Whether it’s exploring the Tongass National Forest or watching magnificent marine life, Favorite Bay Lodge is a base camp for adventure, even if you’re not an avid angler. Our placid part of Admiralty Island graciously lends itself to various activities, so we’d like to let you know what to expect if you don’t feel like fishing!
When you think of romantic getaways, Alaska may not be the first place that comes to mind. Still, if you and that special someone call yourselves outdoor enthusiasts, you may want to consider “The Last Frontier.” With idyllic landscapes, snow-covered mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, and beautiful beaches, Alaska has a lot to offer.
Boasting “barn door” halibut, rockfish, trout, and five species of salmon, Admiralty Island is an angler’s dream come true. And the best part is, you can find it all within minutes of Favorite Bay Lodge. Our local guides know the area front to back, and you can’t go wrong when combining their knowledge with the perfect setting. Our all-inclusive Alaska vacation packages include bait, tackle, and outerwear, so you’ll be fishing like a pro, regardless of your ability.
One of the reasons that Alaska sport fishing is so popular is because of the sheer abundance of fishing opportunities. The Last Frontier boasts an astonishing 3,000 rivers, three million lakes, and over 6,600 miles of coastline. Thanks to its remote location on Admiralty Island, Favorite Bay Lodge is an idyllic place to unwind in the Great Outdoors.
Birdwatching’s rapid ascension in popularity is a welcomed surprise that undoubtedly adds new possibilities for nature enthusiasts. Although we’re probably best known for our fishing vacation packages, Favorite Bay Lodge is also an excellent place to seek out new birds to cross off your list.
When it comes to spending time outdoors, kayaking and fishing are a winning combination. Throw in the tranquil settings found in the Alaskan wilderness, and you may find yourself in an angler’s paradise. As kayaks become increasingly affordable and available (you can even find them at your local Wal-Mart), the sport will continue to flourish. As such, we anticipate more guests at Favorite Bay Lodge will become interested in experiencing this thrilling fishing adventure. To help acclimate you to this sensational sport, we put together a simple guide on what to know about kayak fishing in Alaska. Alaska Kayak Fishing [...]
By now, it’s no secret that Admiralty Island presents a world-class adventure for eager anglers. Whether you prefer a freshwater or saltwater challenge, an all-inclusive Alaska fishing trip will make your 2022 a year to remember. And to make the prospect more enticing, Favorite Bay Lodge is offering two series of king and silver salmon season specials available from June 27th to July 6th and August 24th to September 2nd. All-Inclusive Alaska Fishing Trips | What to Expect in 2022 From gourmet Alaskan cuisine demonstrations to exploring the Tongass National Forest, all-inclusive vacations at Favorite Bay Lodge are more than [...]
Favorite Bay Lodge just outside of Angoon, Alaska, offers a memorable vacation experience on Admiralty Island. As the upcoming salmon season quickly approaches, we’re anticipating many eager anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts will be making their way to our neck of the woods for unforgettable adventures amid vast scenic beauty. If you haven’t already had a chance to see our all-inclusive Alaska vacation packages, we encourage you to check them out! All-Inclusive Alaska Vacations: More than a Fishing Trip Admiralty Island is a quintessential Alaska vacation spot from seemingly endless blue waters to its spectacularly sprawling alpine rainforests. For those [...]
Although Favorite Bay Lodge is well known for its excellent fishing, we offer many other worthy endeavors. It’s no secret that Alaska presents world-class photography opportunities, and Admiralty Island is no exception! We've all probably heard that the best camera is the one you have, but there remains a wide range of options. Trying to decide what camera is right for you depends on a few different factors, and a standard point-and-shoot may not be enough. From the blood-soaked muzzle of a feeding brown bear to the wrinkles and scars on a humpback whale, you’ll want to capture nature’s finer [...]