River fishing continues to be tough due to the low water and sunny skies. Rain is forecast for this week and we are keeping our fingers crossed that it will be enough to raise the water levels.
Fishing update from the guides at The Yakutat Lodge: Doesn’t get better than this!
Have you ever wondered what a day up at the Yakutat Lodge is like?
What time do you wake up?
Do you have breakfast at the lodge restaurant? What is it usually?
How long is the drive to the river?
Do you have lunch while at the river? What is it?
How long are you fishing for?
Do you float downstream or stay in one spot?
How many fish can you bring back to the lodge with you?
What time does dinner start?
What are the evenings like at the lodge? Is there a bar?
Does this sound like your kind of vacation?
Have more questions? Don’t hesitate to ask. We would love to host you are your group firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2018 Yakutat fishing season has started off great!! Our guests are enjoying saltwater and freshwater fishing daily.
Steelhead season is still in full swing. Water has been high due to recent rains, but is now on the drop and fishing is picking up again. Steelhead should continue to arrive on every tide change for the next couple weeks.
As for the halibut fishing, they are biting and we are experiencing great adventures out on the ocean. Experience the best of both saltwater and freshwater fishing when you visit The Yakutat Lodge.
To book your next Alaska fishing trip contact The Yakutat Lodge at email@example.com or call 1-800-YAKUTAT (9258828).
It’s been a very eventful first few weeks of being open. The steelhead are on the lines in good numbers. It’s been great to see new and old faces returning to the lodge.
And it’s only the beginning. Expect to see more photos and updates as the season progresses.
If you are interested in booking or for any inquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-YAKUTAT (9258828).
The Yakutat Lodge is officially ready to welcome guests for the 2018 fishing season. Whether it’s your first visit or you’ve been coming for years we look forward to hosting you and your group.
The Yakutat Lodge is committed to our guests new and old. We want to create a warm and welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for our guests to enjoy. For all inquiries please contact email@example.com or call 1-800-YAKUTAT (9258828).
FISHING EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Fishing vest, hip boots or neoprene waders, good quality rain gear, gloves, insect repellent, polarized glasses, waterproof bag, hook sharpener, needle-nose pliers or hemostat, leader clippers, knife, an appropriate assortment of high quality swivels, weights, hooks, new line, extra spools and reel oil or WD-40.
HOW TO GET THERE
There are daily scheduled jet services to Yakutat. Though there are many options, the most common way to get there is to fly Seattle-Juneau-Yakutat on Alaska Airlines flight #61 in the morning. Or Anchorage, Cordova, Yakutat on Alaska’s evening flight #66.
Yakutat’s climate is characterized by mild, rainy weather. Average summer temperatures range from 42 to 60 degrees, while winter averages 17 to 39 degrees. As part of one of the northernmost rainforests in the world, Yakutat gets some of the heaviest precipitation in Alaska. The weather in Yakutat is wet. Don’t forget to pack your rain gear and clothes that will keep you warm at 40 degrees!
THE YAKUTAT LODGE
The beautiful thing about Yakutat Lodge is that trips are tailored to the desires of the visitors. Fishing is always included in your package, so you can divvy up the number of days between the river and the salt. Or you can choose to tour and see some of the majestic Gulf Coast on trips like the flight-seeing tours of the Hubbard Glacier. The lodge is rustic, and rooms are clean and comfortable, each with a private bath. All rooms accommodate up to four persons. The full-service dining room offers a variety of items, including a daily breakfast of your choice and a full dinner of anything on the menu.
The Yakutat Lodge is the closest lodge to the Situk River and other fishing hot spots. Fly-outs literally originate from the front door, with offered packages that include fishing. They prepare, fillet, freeze, and box your catch in custom fish boxes. They’ll even prepare any trophies for shipment to your favorite taxidermist.
For more information or to book your next trip to join the Alaskan Fishing Team call 1-800-YAKUTAT or (907) 784-3232. You can also e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you at The Yakutat Lodge!