BRISTOL BAY FISHING

FULL SERVICE, FAMILY-ORIENTED LODGE IN REMOTE ALASKA

Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge is where epic Bristol Bay fishing, breathtaking scenery and a family-run lodge that feels like home, combine to offer the perfect Alaska fishing vacation. Come experience some of Bristol Bay’s most diverse fisheries at your home base on Lake Aleknagik, located near the southern edge of Wood-Tikchik State Park, a short drive from Dillingham, Alaska.

Guests at Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge enjoy a serene, peaceful, atmosphere while at the lodge, and an adrenaline-filled, action-packed fishing adventure while on the water. Bearclaw Lodge combines the technical fishing know-how, with a family-run and oriented hospitality style, to produce a relaxing, diverse, and rewarding lodge experience. 

Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge provides an intimate atmosphere with a maximum occupancy of 10 guests. Five guides on staff means that you will enjoy very personal attention with two guests attended by each guide.

ENDLESS FISHING POSSIBILITIES

From fishing resident species like rainbow trout and Arctic grayling on dry flies on the Agulowak River, to multi-day flyouts for king salmon on the Nushagak River, to tributary hikes throughout the system to target char, trout and grayling, this Alaska fishing lodge offers awesome Alaska fishing packages all summer long.

Guests at Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge get to fish for species which include:

Resident species:

  • rainbow trout
  • Arctic char
  • Arctic grayling
  • Dolly Varden char
  • northern pike
Pacific salmon:

  • king salmon
  • silver salmon
  • chum salmon
  • sockeye salmon
  • pink salmon
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“I STAYED AT BEARCLAW LODGE…

with nine other friends and had a great time. The accommodations were nice. I shared a comfortable room with a fellow angler. The guides were very good, and we caught a lot of trophy-sized fish.”

–Gary F. (via TripAdvisor)
Granite Bay, California

BRISTOL BAY’S FINEST

Bearclaw Lodge

Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge promotes a family-friendly, relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Food is excellent, offering a varied and interesting menu. Here are some highlights of the lodge and some of the management philosophies:

  • 10 guests per week maximum
  • Guides are friendly, experienced,  and good teachers.
  • Simms waders and wading boots for guests are high quality.
  • 5 fully furnished guest rooms with double occupancy.
  • Kayaks and canoes are available to paddle around and soak in the scenery and wildlife.
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GUIDES AT ALASKA’S BEARCLAW LODGE ARE EXPERTS…

in multiple techniques, so anglers of all skill levels and preferences can enjoy Bristol Bay’s incredibly diverse fisheries. Fly and conventional anglers will enjoy success employing a range of techniques. One of Bearclaw Lodge’s claim to fame is that anglers can catch rainbow trout and Arctic grayling on dry flies during specific portions of the season.