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!
The Cedar Box
When you spend time in Petersburg Alaska, you should take the time to get to know the native culture around the area. As you already know, Alaska revolves tremendously around fishing, but there’s a lot more that Alaska has to offer! The Cedar Box is a unique Alsaksa native art and gift store that has a variety of sections to browse through. The local and regional artwork is a great souvenir to hang on your wall to remember your trip fishing in Alaska. Along with the native Alaskan art, the store carries fur products such as hats, mittens, and other accessories handcrafted from Otter Fur. Local and regional craftsmen handcraft all the items in the store, so you won’t be able to get anything like it anywhere else!
Hammer & Wikan Hardware
When you’re looking kill time at the shops in Petersburg Alaska, Hammer & Wikan Hardware is a great local store that carries over 67,000 products. The hardware store is a great place to pick up fishing line, hooks, nets, a fish scale, or anything that you’d like to add on to your fishing gear! Even if you don’t plan on purchasing anything to take with you, know that any product too large to take on a plane can be shipped to your front door. Send home a fish and game prep table that includes a sink drain for easy cleanup, that way you’re able to prepare the salmon you caught without all the mess! Hammer & Wakin carries everything from fishing gear, power tools, outdoor living supplies an more and is worth the gander!
Sing Lee Alley Books
There’s something about a bookstore that brings a whimsical feel when you walk through the doors. Sing Lee Alley Books is the perfect place to pick up a card to send home, as well as educational books about Alaska fishing, or some authentic Alaska native art! You can even grab a cookbook and learn how to properly prepare the salmon you caught during the king salmon season at Island Point Lodge! Walk through the Alaska Room and take a peek at the Alaska books and gifts, fishing and nautical guides, and books on Alaskan history. There’s something for everyone at this local bookstore in Petersburg Alaska.
Cozy Alaska Fishing Lodges
Located on beautiful Kupreanof Island we pride ourselves in being one of the best fishing lodges in Alaska as we provide optimal comfort for your stay. At Island Point Lodge, we offer daily meals that cater to any dietary needs. If you set out on a fishing adventure and make your way back to the lodge midday, there is a luncheon buffet available throughout the afternoon so you’ll never go hungry! To speak with us directly about your Alaska king salmon season fishing adventure give us a call at 1-800-352-4522, or check us out online!