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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.

21 09, 2020

Spending the Night in Petersburg, Alaska

2020-09-21T21:47:48+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

When visiting Island Point Lodge from the lower 48, one of your options is to arrive in Petersburg, Alaska, for an overnight on Mitkof Island. While you won't be staying too long, you may want to venture out of your hotel and check out some of the local attractions and landmarks or grab a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants.

25 08, 2020

Fall Fishing in Petersburg, Alaska

2020-08-25T22:22:13+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Kupreanof Island|

Fall fishing in Alaska has many perks that some people may not realize. The crisp autumn air makes the weather relatively comfortable. The alpine woodlands will begin to transform from a uniform green to hues of red, yellow, and orange, providing the perfect backdrop for an Alaska fishing vacation.

28 07, 2020

Halibut Fishing in Alaska with Island Point Lodge

2020-07-28T22:29:01+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

The best part about self-guided fishing is you can fish how you want when you want. The only scheduled events are breakfast and dinner, which our house chef will post in the lodge. Halibut fishing in Alaska takes a lot of energy, so you’ll be grateful for that hearty breakfast and lunch come dusk.

15 06, 2020

Get Hooked on Fly Fishing in Alaska

2020-06-15T16:03:10+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaska Fly Fishing Lodges, Island Point Lodge, Petersburg Alaska Hotels|

The abundance of trout and salmon provided by the Alaskan wilderness is in no small part due to the mindful conservation of our crystal clear waters and pristine alpine wilderness. By now, most people have gone fishing with a standard rod and reel at least once in their lifetime, but not everyone has had the privilege to experience fly fishing in Alaska. Island Point Lodge in Petersburg, Alaska, is the quintessential destination for those seeking solitude and tranquility in one of the state's most productive fisheries.

21 05, 2020

Alaska Rainbow Trout Fishing at Island Point Lodge

2020-05-21T21:43:18+00:00Alaska Fishing Lodges, Alaskan Rainbow Trout, Island Point Lodge|

Early-summer is possibly the best time to fish in Alaska. While Island Point Lodge is undoubtedly a premier destination for summer salmon and halibut fishing, we'd like to shed some light on one of our other favorite targets: Alaska rainbow trout. Compared to the rest of the state, Petersburg, Alaska, has a rather large concentration of rainbow trout streams and inlets.

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