Embarking on an Alaska halibut fishing expedition with Favorite Bay Lodge is an excellent opportunity for anglers seeking the thrill of reeling in mighty fish and the chance to immerse themselves in the awe-inspiring beauty of Alaska's waters. To ensure you extract the utmost from your journey, we've compiled some tips to set you up for an unforgettable Alaska halibut fishing experience.
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! [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]