Our guests have captured some amazing images. Here our some of our favorites that they have sent us.
Enjoy one of Alaska’s favorite past times that only a remote destination can provide. Fly or spin fishing, the beginner or experienced Angler will enjoy this wilderness setting, while fishing for some of the largest salmon this area has to offer. Fishing begins as early as the end of July and continuing through mid September in the most beautifully landscaped area of Silver Salmon Creek. We offer quality sport fishing for Dolly Varden, Pink Salmon and a strong run of primarily World Class Silver Salmon from August through September waiting for you.
Is there a fish catching limit?
Three fish per person, per day.
Do you have both spin fishing and fly fishing?
Yes. We do have traditional spinning rods available for guests to use and tackle for sale. Many guests enjoy fly fishing, but we request they bring their own gear.
Do you fish from a boat or a stream?
We offer stream fishing; however, we will gladly arrange a Halibut charter from Silver Salmon Creek for an additional $150.00 per person, per trip, based on availability for you.
Do you sell fishing licenses?
Yes, however, to maximize your fishing experience, you may want to purchase your fishing license prior to your arrival at the lodge.
To buy your fishing license on line: go here
What is the cost for a non-resident fishing license?
(1) Day License $ 20.00
(3) Day License $ 35.00
(7) Day License $ 55.00
(14) Day License $ 80.00
Note: Age 16 and older must purchase a license for fishing and clam digging
Is bait allowed in the creek?
No. Artificial lures, spinners and recommended flies.
Suggested fishing tackle recommendations:
Traditional medium weight rod and reel that holds 12 – 17 lb. line.
Lures: Blue Fox Vibrax (yellow, pink, silver) and Pixee (pink, orange, green).
Fly Fishing: 7 or 8 (best) weight fly rod, 5 or 6 weight for Dolly Varden, leader material 8 or 12 lb. silvers test line, 6 – 8 lb. test (Dolly Varden).
A favorite: Maxima Ultragreen.
BB size split slot sinkers.
Flies: (Silver & Red Salmon) purple egg sucking leeches, showgirls, flash flies, anything purple or flashy.
Dolly Varden: Egg patterns, flesh flies, wooly burgers, egg sucking leeches.
Do you have a place to store our fish?
We have freezer(s) to store your fish until your departure. We also have insulated fish boxes for sale.
Are you interested in taking your photography to the next level?
The Alaska Homestead Lodge is proud to have some of the best wildlife photographers hosting workshops with us. Each workshop leader offers their own package and pricing for their
Below is a list of just a few workshop leaders, you
This activity is offered when we have a low tide and is a lot of fun if you have never experienced this before.
About a half mile behind the lodge is Silver Salmon Lake, which is a very tranquil place to canoe and view a variety of birds, especially the majestic Trumpeter Swans, ducks, along with occasional moose, black and brown bears. Take in the breathe-taking landscape and wildlife while canoeing the lake.
Hiking along the pristine beaches of Silver Salmon Creek from Johnson River to Red Glacier is approximately a 5 mile stretch. Take in the awe-inspiring views of the mountain range, beautiful flowers, wilderness and wildlife. Hike at your own pace with your guide as you discover wild Alaska.