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10 07, 2024

Autumn Angling: Alaska Guided Fishing Trips in September


Summer may be the peak season for guided fishing trips in Alaska, but fall is a hidden gem. It's a time when you can truly challenge yourself against the elements in the Last Frontier. From halibut to salmon, the productivity of fishing in autumn at Favorite Bay Lodge is a well-kept secret. Yes, it’s past the peak season, but that's not a drawback—you'll encounter fewer people and fewer bugs and have the opportunity to catch delicious cold water fish.

29 01, 2024

3 Reasons Favorite Bay Is a Top Alaska Fishing Lodge

2024-03-11T16:12:41+00:00Admiralty Island Alaska, Alaska Fishing Lodge, Alaska Fishing Packages, Alaska Fishing Vacation, Angoon Alaska, Uncategorized|

There’s nothing more relaxing than listening to the sounds of nature as you look out on Mother Nature’s beauty. A trip to Favorite Bay Lodge allows you to do just that. This popular Alaska fishing lodge has played a role in countless vacations, and for good reason. Keep reading to learn more about three reasons our lodge should be at the top of your vacation destination list.

1 12, 2022

What to Know About Angoon, Alaska


Many travelers say that becoming familiar with the place you’re visiting before you go is a must. From little-known facts to finding things to do, there are many benefits to getting acquainted with your travel destination. Not far from Favorite Bay Lodge, the quaint village of Angoon, Alaska, is somewhat of a hidden gem for anyone visiting Admiralty Island.

19 05, 2020

Why to Hire Alaska Fishing Guides


Fishing near Admiralty Island is an intriguing endeavor that every sport fisherman and woman should explore. Year after year, anglers from the world over flock to Southeast Alaska in search of a massive bounty or a personal best, frequently watching their dreams come true. With any new challenge, there comes a learning curve, and fishing in Alaska is a prime example.  Even if you’ve spent some time on Admiralty Island or the many other isles in Southeast Alaska, you’ll want the tutelage of someone who has dedicated much of their life's work to finding and catching the magnificent specimens that [...]

7 04, 2019

The Fishing Season Is Nearly Here in Angoon, Alaska!


The wait is nearly over as spring’s arrival signifies that we’re only weeks away from the start of the much-anticipated fishing season here on jaw-dropping Admiralty Island, one of the most beautiful places in Alaska. Not only does Favorite Bay Lodge provide visiting anglers with world-class salmon fishing in Alaska, but you’ll have the rare opportunity to hike, kayak, whale watch, and trap crabs on arguably the prettiest island in North America. Before boarding a plane headed for Angoon, Alaska, we recommend learning more about the upcoming fishing season by reading further. What to Bring / What to Leave at [...]

17 07, 2018

Hiking Alaska: What Gear You Need to Bring


Alaska remains one of the last places in the United States where you can truly explore the vast and grand wilderness in all its glory. With so many gorgeous and exciting natural wonders, it can be difficult to create an itinerary for your Alaska sight seeing journey. One idea: grab a ferry in Juneau and head south to Angoon, located on the western half of Admiralty Island. Using this quaint village as your base, you'll have access to some of the most beautiful sights that Alaska has to offer. CHATHAM STRAITS Whale watching in Alaska is one of the country's [...]

12 06, 2018

Hiking In Angoon – Alaska Hiking Trails


Hiking Trails in Angoon, Alaska Travelers to Angoonn, Alaska may be seeing a fun fishing weekend or week filled with whale watching, but if you want to relax and take a stroll around the area, there are two great trails to explore in the area. Just don't let their names scare you away! Danger Point Trail is a heavily forested area located just north of Angoon and towards the Danger Point area.  This trail is scenic and the hike features wonderful areas to stop and take in the air – you might even see a passing while.  It's not exactly [...]

2 05, 2018

All About Angoon Alaska – Things To Do In Angoon


At Favorite Bay Lodge, we're very proud of the unique Alaska city that we call home. Angoon, Alaska is one of The Last Frontier's best-kept secrets, full of breathtaking locations, interesting people, and rich history. If you are looking for a unique Alaska vacation, be sure to check out all that Angoon has to offer. Things to do in Angoon, Alaska Angoon is a place that offers plenty of amazing activities and destinations. These include: Whale Watching - The waters off Angoon are teaming with whales, making Angoon an excellent destination for a whale watching adventure. Explore Historical Sites - Angoon [...]

25 04, 2018

Wildlife Photography: Take the Best Photos of Whales


If you have the opportunity to experience seeing Alaskan whales up close and in person, it is no doubt going to be a memory you will want to capture forever in a photograph. Of course, knowing the wildlife photography tips for how to photograph whales can be the difference between your whale watching photos looking like something out of National Geographic magazine and capturing nothing but blurry water. How to Photograph Whales When photographing whales, there are a few wildlife photography tips that will help you out a lot. These are: Stay on the Deck - Photographing a whale from [...]

18 04, 2018

Start Packing For Your Week Long Trip in Alaska


In many ways, Alaska is a destination unlike any other. While this means that your visit to Alaska is sure to be one of the most memorable trips you ever make, it also means that there are are some special considerations for what you should pack. Outlined below are guidelines for what to pack on an Alaskan trip depending on the time of year you want to visit. What to Pack for Alaska in June In June, the Alaskan summer is in full-swing. However, The cool air of spring still lingers, so you will want to pack warm clothing. [...]

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