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5 tips to consider when choosing an Alaska fishing lodge

When it comes to Alaska fishing, there are quiet the plethora of lodges to choose from. With high end elegant experiences, to rugged backcountry tent camps, the list is almost endless. As an Alaskan fishing guide I’ve had the privilege of working and visiting a number of different lodges, all offering different experiences. The majority […]

Alaska Mouse Fishing At Talaheim Lodge

As an Alaska fly-fishing guide and avid angler, one of the more profound fly-fishing thrills is hooking giant trout on a mouse. In the lower 48, this rare opportunity is confined to the shroud of darkness. In my native Northern California waters, I enjoyed the occasional experience stripping mice across pools, or along riverbanks with […]

What You Need To Know About Talaheim Lodge 2021 Fishing Schedule

Talaheim Lodge is booking up for 2021 fishing.  People are coming to Alaska this year as Canada and other foreign destinations are questionable on incoming travel.  Please consider Talaheim Lodge as your next “almost” foreign angling destination.  Talaheim Lodge has a very unique fishing program for fly fishermen wanting to experience the real Alaska… Pristine […]

Merry Christmas 2020

I would like to offer every one of you a very MERRY CHRISTMAS and a healthy and prosperous new year.   Christmas brings us hope, peace, and a wish for a better new year. Talaheim Lodge this early is booking clients like never before.  People can’t travel abroad and Alaska looks quite inviting as it’s almost […]

THE BEST OF ALASKAN FLY FISHING LODGES

What a year we’ve been through.  Uncertain times, pandemic, can’t travel to our favorite fishing spots, just fishing was made illegal in many states last spring.  The division of our country will is a thorn in our feet.  One of our forefathers wrote that – a divided country cannot survive.  Another quote was “a two […]

Fishing Alaska Grayling; The Forgotten Species

When it comes to anglers fishing in Alaska, arctic grayling are often ignored.  Once prevalent in Michigan and Montana, now are only surviving in Montana in the lower 48.   Arctic grayling thrive in clean cold waters throughout the northern regions of Canada and Alaska and in parts of Asia.  From my personal experience, the further […]

Buy and Fish America

Do we honestly wish we could buy everything made in the good ole USA?  I once was attending a sport show in Massachusetts during an election year.  Bush junior was running for president.  For some ungodly reason, politics took over our conversation of fishing.  This fellow Tom, mentioned that Bush is outsourcing all our products […]

The Making of an Alaskan Fishing Guide

I built, own, and have managed our family run Alaskan fishing lodge for the past 43 years.  In the beginning guides had to be alive, possibly run a river boat, have most of their teeth, and tell the difference between a trout and a salmon. As Talaheim Lodge moved forward there came a time we […]