Round-trip air to/from Igiugig, accommodations, all meals including snacks, fly-outs from the lodge, guided fishing, fishing license and salmon stamps, Katmai National Park day-use passes, fly fishing gear, flies, beer, wine and soft-drinks. The lodge will also process any salmon you wish to keep, preparing it for travel by first vacuum sealing the fish and then packing it on ice in airline-approved, wet-lock coolers for shipment home with you aboard the plane.
Not included: Round-trip airfare to/from Anchorage, hard alcohol or liquor, and gratuities for the staff and guides.
Wildlife-viewing tours to Brook’s Falls, whitewater rafting, photography tours, birdwatching and fly casting clinics are available for non-anglers. There is a sauna, with massage therapy also available.
The flight to Igiugig (IGG) takes about 35 minutes once you’re in the air. Many major airlines service Anchorage, typically arriving at the International Terminal, also known as the north terminal, and the domestic flights usually flying out of the south terminal. It is recommended that you arrive in Anchorage the day before your trip, spending the night in the city before flying out to the lodge the next day. On the day you are scheduled to arrive at the lodge, check-in at the Trans-Northern ticket counter or other private air charter that the lodge may use. The flight to Igiugig takes about 35 minutes once you’re in the air. Lodge staff will be there to greet you when you land at the airstrip of this small fishing village. You will board vehicles to take you to the dock on the Kvichak River. Your bags are packed into the back of a pick-up to be transported to the boat that will take you to the lodge about 10 minutes downstream. Upon arriving at the lodge, step off at the dock and follow the boardwalk to the main lodge where you will receive your room assignment. After settling into your room, please return to the main lodge to get your fishing license and stamps, meet the guides and receive an orientation to familiarize you with the facility, the staff and the fishing program offered at that time. Week-long packages start on Sunday and go to the following Sunday. There are also partial weeks available that begin or end on Fridays.