Tag: alaska fishing lodge

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, […]

Alaskan Men Write Poetry

When I’m not busy creating once in a life time experiences for anglers, or taking the helicopter for a spin, I’m writing poetry. Yes, that’s right.  Who said Alaskan men aren’t sensitive?! We have strong feelings and we know how to express them. Check out this classic I wrote as a youngster during a winter so cold […]

Mousing For Rainbow Trout in Alaska

     Unlike any fishing experience in the Lower 48, mousing for rainbows is something you don’t want to miss. Week four at Talaheim’s Alaska fishing lodge was a real pressure cooker!  Deemed as “The Week of the Mouse,” the king salmon spent their time holed in groups, but not yet spawning, which caused the […]

King Salmon Season Ends with a Great Catch

As the king salmon season comes to an end, Talaheim’s Alaska Fishing Lodge delivers one angler an experience of a lifetime. Guests Bill and Barb from Florida were very experienced salt water anglers, but they came to Talaheim to catch a king salmon on a fly in Alaska! Once dialed in with heavy sink tips and […]

Celebrating Angling Milestones at Talaheim

There’s nothing better than some good ol’fashion Alaska fly fishing, especially when it brings friends together. Week two at Talaheim’s Alaska fishing lodge reunited the best of the best in spey casting from California, Oregon, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Colorado.  All with one common interest: to swing flies for Kings on a double handed fly […]