Although Favorite Bay Lodge is a well-known destination for avid anglers, our beloved wilderness offers countless experiences beyond fishing. One of the most awe-inspiring spectacles you can encounter is with some of the ocean’s most majestic residents—the whales. If you dream of a front-row seat to nature's grandeur, understanding the best time for whale watching in Alaska is key to ensuring an unforgettable experience.
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 [...]
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 [...]