Ensconced amid the banks of the pristine and renowned Naknek River, Gold Creek Lodge’s location alone sets it apart from many other Alaska fishing resorts. This remote angling enclave is only accessible by air, all but guaranteeing a genuine wilderness experience in one of the world’s most beautiful regions—minus the tourists.
Although many of our visitors come to Alaska's Gold Creek Lodge for fishing, they quickly find out there are several other excellent pastimes to enjoy in our neck of the woods. Our slice of beautiful King Salmon, Alaska, serves as the unofficial gateway to Katmai National Park and some of Alaska's best hiking. As such, [...]
Even if you’ve never stepped foot in Alaska in your life, you’ve probably heard multiple people say having various clothing options is crucial. While there is no denying the importance of dressing in layers, there are several other factors you need to consider when making your travel packing list.
Alaska Fishing Vacation: Ways to Stay Busy During Offseason Unless you’re an avid ice angler or reside in a warm part of the world, winter is a time when fishermen and women don’t have many chances to wet a line. Sometimes it comes down to a lack of opportunities or something else that has taken [...]
Although the Alaskan fishing season is over at Alaska’s Gold Creek Lodge, we’re already looking ahead, and we encourage you to consider doing the same. An all-inclusive Alaska vacation is a bucket list item for many anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts. As such, it’s crucial to mitigate any hang-ups, blunders, or missteps when planning your [...]
As quickly as the Alaskan fishing season ends, we immediately start focusing our attention on all-inclusive fishing trips for next year. The primary reason we look so far ahead is planning. Getting ready for the upcoming season is crucial, not only from a business perspective but also for our visitors. For starters, it’s not typical [...]
While it may not seem like it, the holiday season is just around the corner. Although many people always know what to get their loved ones, you may find yourself lying awake at night, pondering the perfect gift. Whether it's for your spouse, parent, child, or friend, an Alaskan adventure is something they won't soon [...]
Katmai National Park has risen to prominence for two main reasons: an illustrious collection of volcanoes and an abundance of Alaskan wildlife. For decades, avid outdoor enthusiasts have traveled our beloved regional treasure due in no small part to its remote location and unspoiled alpine environment.
As the long days of summer slowly slip away, many of Alaska’s tourists will be leaving as well, making fall a great time for a vacation. With its crystal clear waters, surrounded by stoic mountains and vast wilderness, it’s no wonder that kayaking in Alaska is such a popular activity for outdoor enthusiasts stepping foot in our slice of paradise. One of the most valuable assets held by Alaska’s Gold Creek Lodge is its seamless access to the Naknek River and Katmai National Park.
If fishing were easy, many people would become bored with it and move on to other outdoor hobbies. To be clear, we certainly admire the can-do spirit shared by many fishermen and women. However, we recommend that you enlist the assistance of an Alaskan fishing guide to get the most out of fishing in Bristol Bay. Below we present you with four reasons to hire a fishing guide on your Alaska vacation.