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5 Tips About Fishing in Alaska

Here are five questions (and answers) I get asked all the time about fishing in Alaska. I’ve been in Alaska for 50 years and running my own fishing lodge for over 40, so chances are my answers are better than Google’s. What’s the weather like in Alaska? Is it global warming or global cooling or […]

Alaska’s been good to me

As Robert Service once wrote, “they came for the gold, yet somehow life’s not what I thought it, and somehow the gold isn’t all”.. Yes, Alaska is a tough place to live at times. The darkness and long months of winter, the endless cold, snow up to your breasts, ground heaving frosts, earthquakes, mosquitoes, bears, […]

End of our 42nd year at Talaheim Lodge

A supreme helicopter fly out fishing lodge Like years past, I give thanks to my maker for a successful and safe season come end. Working and flying in the Alaskan bush is not without its risks. At Talaheim Lodge we practice safety over everything else…That’s always been our first priority!! Alaska has been good to […]

Home on the Talachulitna River

Wow, seems like yesterday I was building cabins with tree-fort precision, now 40 years into running Talaheim’s Alaska fishing lodge our tree-forts have turned into a small blue- roofed village, equipped with two helicopter pads and a private runway! But even given the growth, Talaheim is still my home first and foremost. I brought two children into this world and […]

Meet Talaheim’s Alaskan Fishing Guides

Talaheim Lodge takes pride in the fact that we’ve set up an environment that not only continues to attract experts, but retains them. Most of our staff, like our salmon, returns year after year. This season we welcome back all three of our Alaskan fishing guides: Scott, Mason and Doc. Scott’s been a part of […]

Chase Alaska’s Iditarod by Helicopter

Can’t make it to Alaska this summer to heli-fish? Don’t worry! Talaheim’s Alaska fishing lodge is expanding into the winter months by providing a brand new offering: Heli-Fly Alaska’s Iditarod. “This trip was one of my top two life experiences. We can say, before we hooked up with Mark and heli-flew the Iditarod with him, […]

40 Years of Family Fishing Lodge Memories

  In celebration of 40 years of service, owner and operator of Talaheim’s Alaska fishing lodge, Mark Miller, and his daughter, K’Dee, take a moment to reflect on the family business. Q: If you were to give each of Talaheim’s four decades one major accomplishment, what would that be? 1976 – 1986 Mark: That first […]