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23 08, 2019

Silver Alaska Fishing Season 

2019-08-24T02:08:30+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

As the Alaska king salmon season begins to taper off at Island Point Lodge in July, that doesn’t mean the salmon season, in general, has come to an end. The season of the silvers, coho salmon, begins nearing the end of July and thrives until late October. While the silver salmon is not quite as large at the king salmon, they remain a candidate to wrestle with while fishing in Alaska. Silvers are aggressive and will most definitely put up a fight with their intense strikes. You can expect these feisty creatures to give you a run for your money as they generally weigh between eight to 12 lbs. However, silvers can reach up to around 30 pounds and are a force to be reckoned with. 

8 08, 2019

Alaska King Salmon Season: Simple Ways to Cook Salmon

2019-08-08T20:50:11+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Petersburg Alaska Hotels, Salmon recipes|

When anglers leave Island Point Lodge after the peak of the Alaska king salmon season, there’s a lot of salmon to bring back home. What on earth are you going to do with all that frozen fish? Salmon has a quality frozen lifespan lasting anywhere from four to eight months in a freezer, especially when it’s perfectly packaged. We’ll fillet, and freezer pack your fish for you at no additional cost which is just another reason as to why we’re one of the best Alaska fishing resorts around! Without further ado, let's get down to business and talk about the basics on how to cook salmon. 

27 06, 2019

Summer Fishing at Island Point Lodge

2019-06-27T18:46:40+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

Salmon season is in full swing at Island Point Lodge, and during our busy season, you’ll be given the opportunity to take the challenge in reeling in the massive King Salmon you’ve been waiting for! When you go to any given restaurant that serves salmon, most people ask where the salmon is from, and when the answer is Alaska, everyone radiates a smile. Foodies love to hear that their salmon is from Alaska, and for a good reason! Our Petersburg Alaska fishing lodge is located near a King Salmon Hatchery, where Chinooks size can range anywhere from 15-40 pounds, which is the top reason anglers dream of an Alaska fishing adventure. 

5 06, 2019

A Day at Island Point Lodge

2019-06-05T16:03:44+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

While spending your time on a self-guided Alaska fishing adventure, you’ll come to understand why we’re one of the best fishing lodges in Alaska when you stay at Island Point Lodge. No need to worry about timelines during your stay, as you will have the flexibility to make your own schedule. Our friendly staff will give you some guidance along the way, but after a few days and making a routine, you’ll catch on quickly! Unlike other Alaska fishing lodges, you’ll be able to fish anytime during your stay, meaning you can fish at three in the morning if you’d like! Island Point Lodge is for the truly experienced angler that knows their way around a motorized watercraft, and you’ll be able to fish at your own leisure throughout your stay at our Alsaksa fishing resorts in Petersburg Alaska.

9 05, 2019

Best Shops in Petersburg Alaska

2019-05-09T14:38:23+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island|

While you’re waiting for your flight to arrive to bring you to Island Point Lodge, or before your flight back home, there are convenient places in Petersburg Alaska to keep you occupied. As we supply most things you’ll need for your trip, there are a few different local shops to take in the Alaska native culture. Here are a few shops to check out so that you’re able to bring a keepsake back home to remember your time fishing during the Alaska king salmon season!

29 03, 2019

The Upcoming Alaska King Salmon Season

2019-03-29T14:42:35+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Alaska King Salmon Season, Island Point Lodge, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

You can not begin to compare the thrill of Alaska fishing to any other sport or location as you wait to fulfill your need of pursuing a monster catch. You may find yourself taking a walk with these fish in your chest waders as they are very powerful! It’s all in the challenge, mastering your patience, the perfect strike from the fish at the exact precise moment, and setting the hook on that trophy Salmon you’ve been dreaming about.

28 02, 2019

Spotting Majestic Animals near Petersburg, Alaska

2019-03-01T14:34:19+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Kupreanof Island, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

While you patiently wait for the upcoming Southeast Alaska fishing season to arrive, you can daydream about spotting an ensemble of majestic animals near Island Point Lodge during your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Petersburg, Alaska. The upcoming fishing season is so close that we can practically smell the fresh mountain air and feel the thin morning mist above the calm Inner Passage.

29 01, 2019

Plan a Romantic Alaska Fishing Getaway to Island Point

2019-01-29T21:43:51+00:00Uncategorized|

It may not seem like it at the moment, but we’re fast approaching yet another record-breaking Alaska fishing season here on Kupreanof Island. In fact, this summer will be Island Point Lodge’s 30th anniversary! We continually strive to remain one of the premier Alaska fishing lodges.

10 12, 2018

Top Three Reasons to Come Fishing in Alaska

2019-02-06T23:53:09+00:00Uncategorized|

Not many other places in the world offer the amount and variety of high-quality fishing experiences than Alaska. Island Point Lodge, located in Petersburg, Alaska, provides guests with unmatched access to the tremendous natural resources of the state, along with a plethora of amenities that make for a comfortable and relaxing stay.

10 11, 2018

Island Point Lodge: Unique Alaska Fishing

2019-01-10T15:17:45+00:00Uncategorized|

A trip to Island Point Lodge, located in Petersburg, will provide you with some of the only self guided fishing Alaska has to offer. While the vast majority of Alaskan fishing lodges require you to be accompanied by a guide, our Island Point Lodge lets you traverse the waters and find the prized fish with the aid of a GPS and maps.