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13 08, 2021

Reasons to Go Fishing in Alaska with Kids

2021-08-13T20:09:19+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaskan Rainbow Trout, Dungeness Crab, Halibut Recipes, Salmon recipes|

There are few places in Alaska that provide stellar fishing like that found near Island Point Lodge. Spending time with your kids is even better is when you can spend quality time fishing in Alaska. Island Point Lodge is the perfect place to take your family fishing. No matter the age, we think you’ll be able to locate many areas that will create unforgettable fishing memories in Alaska with kids. Plan the Best Family Trip to Alaska If you haven’t started packing your tackle box and poles for a trip up north, here are some reasons why Island Point Lodge [...]

13 07, 2021

Petersburg Fishing Adventures | Fall in Alaska

2021-08-13T19:57:36+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Alaskan Rainbow Trout, Island Point Lodge|

Many visitors to Island Point Lodge come during the summer months, but few people realize how productive fall in Alaska can be for fishing. Taking a trip to Kupreanof Island during autumn is something every bonafide angler should experience. Although peak season occurs in summer, fall offers several keen opportunities for salmon and trout fishing. Moreover, halibut fishing near Petersburg, Alaska, has led to some fantastic outings over the years. Today we’d like to share a few beneficial aspects to visiting Alaska in the fall. Also we'll give you an idea of what to expect during your autumn fishing trip [...]

29 06, 2021

Nature’s Bounty | Tips for Wildlife Viewing in Alaska

2021-07-14T21:13:03+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Things to Do in Alaska|

Although all of our guests have fishing at the forefront of their minds, it’s worth mentioning that the area surrounding Island Point Lodge lends itself to some of Alaska’s best casual wildlife viewing. As we said, people come here to fish, but that doesn’t mean they can’t maximize their vacation by immersing themselves in nature’s bounty. One of the fascinating aspects of an Alaska vacation is the abundance of creatures and critters you simply won’t find in the lower forty-eight. Whether it’s bears, whales, birds, or seal pups, there is a good chance you’ll get a peek at a few [...]

2 05, 2021

Planning an Alaska Fishing Adventure at Island Point Lodge

2021-06-02T14:00:56+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

Anglers choose Island Point Lodge because of our ability to provide an unforgettable self-guided Alaska fishing experience. And although Petersburg is well known for its salmon, the Alaska fishing season is rife with opportunities to catch halibut, cutthroat trout, Dolly Vardens, and highly coveted steelhead as well! And although we’ll provide you with essential meals, gear, and inside information, you’ll still need to do some planning. As such, we put together a quick guide to give you some things to think about as you prepare for the Alaska fishing season on Kupreanof Island. Alaska Fishing Trips on Kupreanof Island Because [...]

16 04, 2021

Alaskan Salmon and Halibut Recipes to Enjoy at Home

2021-05-19T14:57:31+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Halibut Recipes, Island Point Lodge, Recipes, Salmon recipes|

As you probably know, the Inside Passage is home to a wide range of native salmon species. Here on Kupreanof Island, you’ll have access to massive kings, wiley cohos, and delectable sockeyes. When it comes to cooking seafood, there is a high likelihood that salmon was one of your first endeavors, but there remains much to consider.

15 03, 2021

Give the Gift of Salmon Fishing in Alaska

2021-03-30T19:07:35+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

There are so many holidays; it seems as though there is a gift-giving event for every month. If it's not Christmas, it's Valentine's Day, followed by Easter, Mother's Day, Siblings Day, Father's Day, and Grandparents Day. Not to mention a bevy of birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and graduations to take into account! No matter how you slice it, it's as though you could be buying someone a gift every few weeks or so. With so many celebrations happening at any given time, it can sometimes be difficult to narrow down the perfect present for those you love the most. The good [...]

17 02, 2021

3 Ways to Stay Busy Before the Alaska Fishing Season

2021-03-23T17:38:15+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Travel Tips|

Unless you live in a warm climate or are lucky to live somewhere cold enough for ice fishing, winter is a time when many anglers don't get to enjoy their favorite warm-weather pastime. Whether it's due to a lack of opportunities or other roadblocks, there are a few ways to stay busy and keep the excitement alive for the Alaska fishing season. Even though many Alaska resorts close down for the offseason, there's no reason you have to stop thinking about, planning, and preparing for your time on the "Last Frontier." And Island Point Lodge, just outside of Petersburg, Alaska, [...]

8 01, 2021

Petersburg Alaska: Travel Packing List and Travel Tips

2021-01-08T21:04:12+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Travel Tips|

Although you may have never been to Alaska before, you have likely heard the anecdotes about bringing a wide variety of clothing because of the weather. While we certainly won’t debate that logic, there is a lot more to consider for your travel packing list than dressing in layers. It may not seem like it now, but springtime will arrive quickly, and Island Point Lodge is getting ready for eager anglers like you and the upcoming Alaska fishing season. After booking your all-inclusive Alaska fishing trip, we suggest using our travel packing list as a template while making a few [...]

22 12, 2020

Fishing in Alaska: 3 Reasons to Book Your Trip Now

2020-12-22T22:29:52+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island|

Early booking is the most surefire way to ensure you get lodging and dates you want to be in Petersburg. Making an effort to plan right away after your reservation is in place is critical to making the most of your time, so to offer a little inspiration, we put together three reasons to book your trip early.

6 11, 2020

Planning Your Alaska Fishing Trip with Island Point Lodge

2020-11-06T20:57:13+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge|

As the Alaskan fishing season comes to a close, we will immediately turn our attention to next year. It may seem premature, but early booking for an Alaska fishing trip will ensure you get the dates you want and allows you to plan well in advance.

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