room Kvichak River The world's largest Salmon Run and Trophy class Rainbow Trout

The Kvichak Lodge

Filled with rich tradition, the Kvichak Lodge provides the best fly fishing in Alaska for the world's largest trophy rainbow trout and is home to the world's largest sockeye salmon run.

One of Alaska's fishing lodges that has been host to celebrities since World War II. Filled with rich tradition, the Kvichak Lodge provides the best fly fishing in Alaska for the world's largest trophy rainbow trout and is home to the world's largest sockeye salmon run. Call Mike and have all your questions answered.

Every night you will sit down to a Five Star Chef prepared dinner featuring ingredients that are fresh and locally obtained. Freshly caught wild Alaskan Salmon, that you yourself may have caught, is prepared with a simplicity that accentuates a delight that few have enjoyed. Prime cuts of beef, fresh vegetables and indulgent desserts are made your liking. Breakfast and lunches are made to accommodate your day’s activities.

Alaska's Best Fishing Experience

The Kvichak Lodge is located approximately 240 miles southwest of Anchorage in southwestern Alaska. The lodge is situated about one half mile from the mouth of Lake Iliamna.
•   2022 Fishing Schedule   •

A Guided Alaskan Fishing experience

JuneJulyAugustSeptember

Kings, Chinooks

The largest of the Pacific Salmon, Kings are the first to return to their birthplace to spawn and die. Adults weigh from 15 to 60 lbs. but expect those in the 25 to 50-pound class to give you a most sensational challenge on rod and reel.

       

Reds, Sockeye

The Kvichak River is historically the largest Sockey Salmon run in the world.

       

Cohos, Silvers

Most of the Mighty Cohos's weigh between 8 and 12 pounds.

       

Rainbow Trout

Rainbows in Alaska naturally occur up to 24 lbs. or better in the Iliamna, Bristol Bay drainages. The current Kvichak Lodge trout record is 23.3 lbs. caught in September of 99.

       

Dolly Varden

       

Pike

Smallest of the Pacific Salmon, averaging between 3 and 5 pounds, arrive in mid-July and August. What Pinks lack in size, they make up for in aggressiveness and non-stop action.

       

Grayling

Grayling are God's gift to entry level fly rodders and light tackle fanatics. Most Grayling average 10 to 14 inches with trophies measuring 21 inches and weighing 4 lbs.

       

Char

       

Chum, Pink Salmon

Chum Salmon average 8 to 12 lbs. Pink Salmon is the smallest of the Pacific Salmon, averaging between 3 and 5 lbs.