salmon seasonNot many other places in the world offer the amount and variety of high-quality fishing experiences than Alaska. This awe-inspiring state is home to an abundance of beautiful fish and incredible expanses of landscapes found nowhere else in the world. 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. Book a trip to this premier lodge during salmon season and experience the top three reasons to come fishing in Alaska!

Variety of Trophy Fish

The first and obvious reason why serious fishers make their way to the great state of Alaska is the variety of magnificent trophy fish. During peak salmon season, the productive waters surrounding Island Point Lodge are full of many species of highly sought-after fish, including King Salmon, Red Salmon, Chum Salmon, Pink Salmon, and Silver Salmon. The approximate run dates for these beautiful fish range from May through October, giving guests ample opportunity to reel in their dream catch. The unique Petersburg location of Island Point Lodge also makes for excellent Halibut fishing. Don’t be surprised if you see Halibut on your line ranging from 80 to 400 pounds!

Relaxing Getaway

A visit to Alaska during the amazing salmon season offers plenty of fishing excitement, but it also provides a relaxing escape from the stresses of everyday life. Enjoy spending time in the tranquil Alaskan outdoors without a care in the world. Many people enjoy an Alaskan fishing trip for the opportunity of spending quality time with your friends and family. Spend hours upon hours casting lines and trolling the waters around our lodge, and forget about your to-do lists or work responsibilities. Guests also find relaxation in the comfortable accommodations provided by Island Point Lodge. Book a fishing trip to this incredible Alaskan lodge and have your meals, housing, and equipment needs taken care of for you, allowing for ultimate relaxation and fishing fun.

Beautiful Nature

Right alongside the incredible fishing in Alaska is the breathtaking natural beauty. When you head out on a fishing trip into the wild of this gorgeous state, you enter a world that most only get to dream of. Adventurers and photographers alike flock to the beautiful nature of Alaska and a fishing trip with Island Point Lodges places you right in the middle of it. Guests who make the trip out during salmon season love the incredible wildlife viewing opportunities that come along with the package and often witness Black Bear, Sitka Deer, Moose, and Bald Eagle while exploring the surrounding rivers and streams. You also have the chance to see Humpback Whales, Orcas, Sea Otter, and Sea Lions when exploring the Alaskan wilderness at our lodge!