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23 07, 2021

Angoon Expeditions | Kayaking in Alaska

2021-08-03T22:14:27+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Angoon Alaska, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Things to Do|

Even some of the most experienced kayak enthusiasts never make their way to “The Last Frontier.” As such, gliding across the pristine waters of coastal Alaska is a bucket list adventure for many. Much like the fishing guides at Favorite Bay Resort, their kayak instructors find great joy in sharing their expertise, knowledge, and know-how with eager explorers. Although most of our guests place fishing at the forefront of their retreat, kayaking in Alaska always seems to be a popular prospect. Floating atop shimmering tidal waters surrounded by picturesque beauty is a genuinely immersive experience and one of the most [...]

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 [...]

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 01, 2020

Plan a Perfect Getaway for Two in Angoon, Alaska

2020-04-07T13:36:19+00:00Angoon Alaska, Hiking in Alaska, Most Beautiful Places in Alaska, Salmon Fishing in Alaska, Southeast Alaska Fishing Lodges|

In honor of the most romantic season of the year, we’d like to take some time to talk about the beauty of Angoon, Alaska, and why a couples getaway to Favorite Bay Lodge should be on your bucket list. Favorite Bay Lodge is located on the majestic Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska and is part of the Tongass National Forest. While staying at the lodge, you’ll be able to spot an abundance of Alaska wildlife, sit around a fire pit with a glass of wine, and can even take a bath after a long day of hiking in Alaska. Nightly [...]

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 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 08, 2019

Coho Salmon Fishing near Admiralty Island

2020-04-07T13:02:11+00:00Alaska Fishing Camps, Angoon Alaska, Coho Salmon Fishing, Fall Fishing Trips, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Recent regulations on underpopulated king salmon put thousands of anglers in a tight spot this summer. Baiting, hooking, and hauling in a giant king salmon ranks among the most incredible experiences on earth. But while we wait for the Chinook to thrive once again, we turn our attention to the best pound-for-pound fighters in the salmon family: coho. Coho (“silver salmon”) are as fast as lightning, wicked smart, and acrobatic. Anglers from across the globe have been flocking to Southeast Alaska to partake in some of the best coho salmon fishing known to humankind. Whether you’re aiming to battle saltwater [...]

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 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 [...]

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