Alaska Fly-in Fishing & Bear Viewing

Alaska Fly-in Fishing

All fishing trips are fully guided, unless otherwise stated. All fishing gear and bait is included. Fly fishing equipment is not provided, but most guides will provide the appropriate flies. Clients will also need to bring their own rain gear and lunch. All prices may be subject to an additional fuel surcharge of $15.00 per person, depending on the location of the trip.

 

Sockeye (Red) Salmon

(June – July) Catch limit: 3 per person
Approximately 5 hours of fishing on these trips.

Wolverine Creek
$425 per person – 3 person minimum
Fly west across the Cook Inlet to the base of the Alaska Range. The fishing area is located where a small stream flows into a large lake. The water is usually very clear and the fish can be seen in large schools close to shore. This trip is a favorite not only for the great fishing, but it is an excellent place to spot bears. Sightseeing enroute is great for bear, moose, seals, and more. The flight time is about 25 minutes each way.

Crescent Lake
$525 per person – 3 person minimum
This trip will take you to the west side of Cook Inlet. Your destination is a lake at the base of Mt. Redoubt. You will pass glaciers and a volcano during this flight. You might also spot bears, moose, whales, or seals on the flight. This lake and river fishing trip includes a boat, motor, and guide. Morning or afternoon trips are available.

 

Silver Salmon

(Late July – September) Catch limit: 3 per person
Approximately 5 hours of fishing on these trips.

Kustatan River and Big River Lakes
$450 per person – 3 person minimum
You will Fly west across the Cook Inlet to an area at the base of the Alaska Range. Whether we’re lake fishing from a boat or shore fishing on a river, we’ll bring you where the fish are biting. The flight time is about 20-25 minutes each way. Morning and afternoon trips are available.

Chuitna River
$575 per person – 3 person minimum
This is a great river for silvers with both fly and spinning gear. Fly into the remote native village of Tyonek. One of the villagers will take us to the Chuitna River. This is a great place for rainbows in the spring and silvers in the fall.

Crescent Lake
$525 per person – 3 person minimum
This trip will take you to the west side of Cook Inlet. Your destination is a lake at the base of Mt. Redoubt. You will pass glaciers and a volcano during this flight. You might also spot bears, moose, whales, or seals on the flight. This lake and river fishing trip includes a boat, motor, and guide. Morning and afternoon trips are available.

Bachatna River
$525 per person – 3 person minimum
Fly west across the Cook Inlet to an area at the base of the Alaska Range. Here, you will be stream fishing in a clear river for silvers. Chest waders are a requirement since you will be dropped off along the river. Prepare yourself for a true Alaskan experience! Flight time is about 20-25 minutes each way. Morning and afternoon trips are available.

 

Chinook (King) Salmon

(June – July) Catch limit varies by location.
Approximately 5 hours of fishing on these trips.

Susitna Drainage Rivers
$825 per person – 3 person minimum
We use a subcontractor with jet boat access to the water systems in the area to catch some monster kings. The limit is one 20″ king per person per day. There are several other kinds of fish in the area that you can fish for once you catch a king. Flight time is about an hour each way.

Nushagak River
$750 per person – 4 person minimum
We’ll be flying westbound over the Cook Inlet through Lake Clark Pass and Lake Clark National Park, ending on to the Nushagak River. The sights are beautiful on this trip with many glaciers, mountains, and wildlife. The Nushagak River has a run of over 200,000 Chinook. Fishing is done mainly from the shore by casting lures and bait. Kings range from 20-50 pounds and put up the best fights in Alaska. The daily limit is two kings – one under 28 inches and one over. Flight time is about 1 ½ hours each direction, so plan for a full day and lots of action.

 

Other Species:

Rainbow Trout
(June 15 – September) $525 per person – 3 person minimum
There are many lakes on the Kenai Peninsula and on the west side of the Cook Inlet that offer great Rainbow Trout action. The size of the fish and the fishing techniques vary with each lake. We’ll bring you to the best spots and put you on the fish. Flight time is about 30-45 minutes each way.

Grayling
(June – September) $525 per person – 3 person minimum
This trip will head east across the Kenai Peninsula, where we’ll take you into the clear, pristine lakes of the Kenai Mountains. Experience the thrill of top water strikes on a dry fly or cast spinners for Grayling, the choice is yours. Flight time is about 30-45 minutes each way.

Northern Pike
(Late May – September) $525 per person – 3 person minimum
On this trip, you’ll fish one of the many lakes of the Susitna River Drainage for Pike. These lakes are located in the famous Matanuska Valley surrounded by mountains.

Shore lunches are also available. If interested, your guide can clean and cook your fish on shore for a cost of $20 per person. Please let us know in advance!

 

Alaskan Bear Viewing

Alaska bear viewing is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Alaska. If you’ve never seen bears in their natural habitat, now’s your chance. Alaska Fish On can help you plan a day trip to witness the most beautiful animals in Alaska. Don’t forget your camera!

Tourists may be anxious about running into unfriendly bears, but don’t worry, it’s safe to view from a distance.

Guided bear viewing trips are definitely worth it. Guides are equipped and educated to make the safe decisions on these trips. Comfort zones will not be pushed, especially those of the animals. Alaska Fish On is the best guide in Alaska to help you safely find these magnificent creatures.

 

 

 

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