Tag: alaska fishing lodge

When To Fish Alaska

There is a unique feeling flying over Alaska’s backcountry peering out of a bush plane, AND on your way to a remote fishing lodge. Vast rivers snaking through the tundra, cut their way to the sea and stretch for as far as the eye can see. Salmon pulsing through the waters like cells in your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your Alaskan Fishing Trip

 In school during my younger age I remember practicing for an atomic war.  We all would get under our desks.  How a small wooden desk would save us I still am pondering that tactic.  Fall out shelter companies were raking in the bucks.  Wouldn’t want to crawl out of one of those places into a […]

Building An Alaskan Fishing Lodge From Scratch

 During the winter of 1976 I began sledding logs in for the construction of our Alaskan fishing lodge which would eventually be called Talaheim Lodge. (Tal being short for Talachulitna River and heim meaning home in German.) Logs for our walls and lumber were hauled in by snow machine. Traveling through the woods in […]

Fishing Alaska By Helicopter and Float Plane

Alaska’s vast road-less wilderness offers very little practical transportation options. Air travel being the best means of travel over land, and of course boats throughout Alaska’s waterways. Alaska Lodge operators located in remote areas on large rivers or lakes can utilize float planes to travel from the lodge to fishing spots that are adequate and […]

Talaheim Lodge Client Testimonials

WHAT BIG PHARMA COMPANIES DON’T WANT YOU TO KNOW Here’s a little something to share around your Thanksgiving table: I just received this client testimonial, from a real client of course. This is not to be confused with Fake News: My husband John Doe was having severe chest pains, shortness of breath, and growing an […]