Salmon Catcher Lodge

    Overview

    Location:

    Kenai Peninsula, AK, USA

    Access:

    Drive-in

    All-inclusive?     

    Saltwater/freshwater:

    Both

    Fly fishing?

    Unguided option?     

    Travel destination:     

    Anchorage or KenaiKenai-Airport-ENA

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    Salmon Catcher Lodge is one of the Kenai peninsula's premier lodges, offering outdoorsmen incomparable accommodations in the finest handcrafted spruce lodging available. Each unit has been tastefully decorated embracing Alaska's great outdoors while ensuring luxury and comfort for the most discriminating. Our management, Alaskan Guides, and shore staff offer unparalleled experience and "aim to please".

    • Luxury living
    • Guided excursions
    • Fresh & salt water species
    • Remote adventures
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Fully Licensed & Insured


    The Kenai peninsula is a natural wonder, situated between Cook Inlet to the west and Prince William Sound to the east. One of the last truly wild places in America, the peninsula is home to over 1800 animal species including: wolves, bears, moose, caribou, beavers, eagles and 20 species of fish!

    The peninsula is a world class fishing destination offering trophy opportunities for several species of both fresh and saltwater gamefish.

    In addition to the great fishing you will find here, there are many once in a lifetime non-fishing adventures awaiting you as well. You will see wildlife that you've only seen in pictures. Natural wonders like the glacier fields will captivate you. Easy day excursions to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and the Kenai Fjords National Park are just a short drive away.

    What Do We Fish For?

    May 12 to Sept 30
    • Arctic Char
    • Arctic Grayling
    • Dolly Varden
    • Halibut
    • Ling Cod
    • Rockfish (Yellow Eye, Red Snapper)
    • Chinook (King) Salmon
    • Coho (Silver) Salmon
    • Sockeye (Red) Salmon
    • Rainbow Trout
    • Black Sea Bass

    Price

    ALL PRICES PER PERSON (US$)
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    5 nights / 3 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut/King Combo or Kasilof River Kings
    May only
    $1,275.00
    6 nights / 4 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut/King Combo or Kasilof River Kings
    May only
    $1,640.00
    7 nights / 5 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut/King Combo or Kasilof River Kings
    May only
    $1,995.00
    5 nights / 3 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River Kings or Kenai River Kings & Sockeyes (First Run)
    June only
    $1,350.00
    6 nights / 4 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River Kings or Kenai River Kings & Sockeyes (First Run)
    June only
    $1,710.00
    7 nights / 5 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River Kings or Kenai River Kings & Sockeyes (First Run)
    June only
    $2,070.00
    5 nights / 3 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai/Kasilof River Sockeyes
    July 1 - 14 only
    $1,550.00
    6 nights / 4 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai/Kasilof River Sockeyes
    July 1 - 14 only
    $1,960.00
    7 nights / 5 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai/Kasilof River Sockeyes
    July 1 - 14 only
    $2,370.00
    6 nights / 4 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai/Kasilof River Sockeyes
    July 15 - 31 only
    $2,000.00
    7 nights / 5 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai River King Salmon (second run) or Kenai/Kasilof River Sockeyes
    July 15 - 31 only
    $2,425.00
    5 nights / 3 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River Sockeye/Silver or Kenai River Sockeye/Silver or Kenai River Rainbow Trout/Dolly Varden
    Aug. only
    $1,500.00
    6 nights / 4 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River Sockeye/Silver or Kenai River Sockeye/Silver or Kenai River Rainbow Trout/Dolly Varden
    Aug. only
    $1,890.00
    7 nights / 5 days fishing | Ninilchik Halibut or Kasilof River Sockeye/Silver or Kenai River Sockeye/Silver or Kenai River Rainbow Trout/Dolly Varden
    Aug. only
    $2,280.00

    Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.


    View this lodge's terms and conditions.

    Per-day-fishing VACATION PACKAGES from:

    US$399.00pp

    What's included?

    How many hours of guided fishing?

    8-10 hours/day

    Return transportation:      

    Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

    Fish processing:     

    All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

    Alcohol:

    Alcohol:

    Other:

    We offer 50 pounds of free fish processing per person for those staying with us on fishing packages. The 50 pounds is added together for a group and there is no charge until the group as a whole exceeds their allowed poundage. The rate for additional fish processing is US$1.00 per pound. This includes fish cleaning, commercial vacuum packing, and freezing. We have specially constructed boxes that are marked "Fresh Alaskan Seafood" available for US$18.00 each. Feel free to bring your own boxes or purchase them locally if our boxes do not meet your needs.

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    Accommodations

    Description

    All cabins include:

    • Comfortable sofas and chairs
    • Dining table and chairs
    • Carpeted floor
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Fresh towels and toiletries daily
    • Gas grill
    • Wi-Fi

    Cabins

    • Cariboo Crossing

      Caribou Crossing has been our centerpiece, hosting 3 bedrooms. It sleeps 8 to 10 on the two upper floors and also boasts a Jacuzzi tub and plenty of room.

      • MAX GUESTS: 10
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King & 2 Twin & 1 Sofa bed queen size. Bed Type (King or 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Washer & Dryer
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq
    • Grizzly Den

      The Grizzly Den sleeps 4 to 6 in 2 bedrooms on the ground floor unit. This meticulously decorated unit is self-contained.

      • MAX GUESTS: 8
      • BED SIZE(S): 2 King & 2 Twin & 1 Bunk Bed twin size upper&lower. Bed Type (King or 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Washer & Dryer
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq
    • Eagles Nest

      Eagles Nest - Sleeps 5 - 6 people. Self contained, beautiful furnishings, full kitchen and swings on the front porch make it so cozy, you might forget to check out.

      • MAX GUESTS: 8
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King & 1 Twin & 1 Bunk bed twin size upper&full size bottom & 2 Sofa bed twin size. Bed Type (King or 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq
    • Captain's Quarters

      The Captains Quarters is perhaps as it implies, fit for a captain. Eloquently appointed it accommodates a party of 8-9 and it too has a Jacuzzi. This is our highest requested property.

      • MAX GUESTS: 10
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King & 1 Twin & 1 Bunk bed twin size upper&full size bottom & 2 Sofa bed twin size. Bed Type (King or 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq
    • Conference 1

      The Conference Room #1 -Features 2 bunk beds with a full size beds on the bottom and twins on top

      • MAX GUESTS: 6
      • BED SIZE(S): 2 Bunk bed twin size upper&full size bottom.
    • Conference 2

      The Conference Room #2 - Features 1 bunk bed with a double bed on the bottom and twin on (King or 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.

      • MAX GUESTS: 6
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King & 1 Bunk bed twin size upper&full size bottom. Bed Type (King or 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.
    • Conference 3

      The Conference Room #3 - Features 2 bunk beds with a double beds on the bottom and twins on top.

      • MAX GUESTS: 6
      • BED SIZE(S): 2 Bunk bed twin size upper&full size bottom.
      • Kitchenette with full refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster.
      • Full Bathroom Private.
    • Mt. McKinley 1st Floor

      The Mt. McKinley #1, (lower unit of triplex) has great views of the landscape, cool Alaskan air and comfortable furnishings, it doesn't get any better.

      • MAX GUESTS: 6
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King & 1 Bunk Bed twin size upper&lower. Bed type 1 bunk bed twin on top & twin bottom and a King ( 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Washer & Dryer
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq
    • Mt. McKinley 2nd Floor

      The McKinley # 2 (2nd floor of triplex ) sleeps 5 - 6 with great views of the landscape, cool Alaskan air and comfortable furnishings, it doesn't get any better.

      • MAX GUESTS: 7
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King & 1 Queen & 1 Twin & 1 Bunk Bed twin size upper&lower & 1 Sofa bed queen size.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Laundry onsite
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq
    • Mt. McKinley 3rd Floor

      The Mt. McKinley # 3 ( 3rd floor of triplex) has great views of the landscape, cool Alaskan air and comfortable furnishings, it doesn't get any better.

      • MAX GUESTS: 6
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King & 1 Bunk Bed twin size upper&lower & 1 Bunk bed twin size upper&full size bottom. Bed type (King or 2 twins ) is a request only and cannot be guaranteed.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Laundry onsite
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq
      • NOTE: Not suitable for disabled.
    • Johnson's Landing

      Johnson Landing is our landmark cabin, Accommodating 2 guests, it has a wonderful front porch to enjoy the quiet evenings and maybe catch a glimpse of our resident caribou or moose.

      • MAX GUESTS: 3
      • BED SIZE(S): 1 King. Bed type 1King bed OR 2 twin beds by request only and cannot be guaranteed.
      • Full living room
      • Full kitchen: Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Full refrigerator
      • Full bathroom
      • Laundry onsite
      • Balcony and outdoor furniture & bbq

    Corporate buyout:     

      WiFi available:

    Max. capacity:

    50

    Average travel time to fishing grounds:

    5-30 min on the river, 30-45 min on the ocean

    Other Activities Available

    Guided river float trip, brown bear viewing, whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, day trips to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords, Harding Ice Field, Homer and Seward.

    Amenities

    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Bar
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Hut tub
    • Storytelling benches surrounding our community fire pit.
    • Fish Processing station & freezers.
    • On-site experienced Manager
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    Deposit required: 30%

    Balance due: 30% due on May 1st, remaining balance due upon arrival.


    In the event of a total cancellation within 30 days of your stay there will be no refund of deposit.

    Cancellation made between 31 and 60 days, a charge of 30% of the contract price will apply.

    Cancellation made between 61 and 90 days, a charge of 20% of the contract price will apply.

    For personal cancellations, trip(s) may be credited and rescheduled to within 12 months, availability contingent, but any increase in price will be billable and due May 1st in the trip year.

    Please - It is strongly recommended that you buy travel insurance. Both Travel Guard and AAA offer excellent insurance to cover cancellations or loss of trips due to airline schedules, airline strikes, natural disasters and world conditions. www.travelguard.com - 800-826-4919

    There may be an occasion when trip(s) are cancelled due to weather, a volcano eruption and or fish counts. In these instances Salmon Catcher Lodge assumes no liability and will do our best to reschedule or offer a comparable trip.

    After May 1st any change to the trip selection is not guaranteed and will be based on availability.

    A limited quantity of quality spinning outfit for Sockeye, Pink or Silver Salmon and Trout is available to our guest, first come first served.

    All trips will incur 3% Sales Tax on the package price. Homer adventures only will have an additional 4.5% added Seward adventures only will have an additional 4% added to that specific trip.

    Any package price is subject to change without notice.

    Gratuities, lodging en route to Salmon Catcher Lodge not included in your package, meals ? unless contracted, air and ground transportation, fish shipping, and fish boxes are not included in the package price.

    Salmon Catcher Lodge maintains and offers handicap accommodations.


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