All Alaska Outdoors Lodge Blog
Wow! I can’t believe it has been 25 years. It just doesn’t seem like a quarter of a Century ago on June 9, 1996, we were hurriedly nailing up the last of the trim in suite A, to receive our first group of guests. Those guys remained repeat clients for many years, and though we haven’t seen them recently, we sure have built a following of great people and friends from this business. The lodge has grown so much. I can remember when we used to raise a tarp on the Lakeside property if there was going to be rain [...]
'Twas another good year at the lodge. We hope that everyone has a wonderful holiday season and a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We are so fortunate to have such a great group of guests, some new, and some coming for decades, and we are grateful for all. Considering some of the challenges that we faced this last season, I am almost surprised at how I can look back at it with such fond memories. Obviously, my Achilles Tendon injury right at the beginning of the season was less than ideal. But it reminded me that I was surrounded [...]
What my Achilles injury taught me On June 21, when I laid on my back with my right leg in a deep hole in extreme pain from what I quickly surmised was a complete Achilles tendon rupture, my summer changed drastically. My first thoughts were with God. I knew that somehow things would work out, and then I just had to trust. But, relatively quickly my mind went to troubleshooting and had to start grasping where to go next. The pain was too intense to even sit up as I would get lightheaded, so as I lay there I started [...]
With spring officially in the air here in Soldotna, AK, we’re eagerly preparing for the upcoming summertime fishing season here at All Alaska Outdoors Lodge. While we’re primarily known as a world-class Alaska fishing lodge, we offer so much more than salmon fishing adventures. The professional, well-traveled staff here at All Alaska is passionate about ecotourism, health and wellness, hunting, and, yes, fishing! We set ourselves apart from all other Alaska fly fishing lodges by providing once-in-a-lifetime wilderness excursions, including bear viewing, river rafting, flightseeing, ptarmigan hunting, and, everyone’s favorite, Kenai River salmon fishing. 10 Reasons to Visit All Alaska [...]
Adventure Tour Option A little less fishing & with a little more sightseeing. 7 Nights lodging 1 Homer Sea Kayaking Trip 1 6hr. Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise or Kenai Canyon Rafting Trip (Upper Kenai River to Skilak Lake) 1 5 ½ hr Alaska Fishing Trip (Kenai River Salmon or Rainbow Trout)* 1 Float Plane Alaska Fly In Fishing Trip with Bear Viewing (Includes fishing for Silver or Sockeye Salmon)* $355 off our Basic Package Price Rates starting at $1695 *per person, plus tax CALL 1-907-953-0186 OR Book Now
Cast and Blast Available Sept 16 – Sept 30 Minimum Party of 2 7 Nights Lodging in our Lodge or Cabins 3 9hr Kenai Peninsula Excursions *choose from Silver & Rainbow fishing, Duck Hunting or Hike-in Grouse Hunting, conditions permitting 1 Ultimate Expedition may opt for Alaska Ptarmigan Hunting, Bay of Pigs Silver Fishing, or combo, weather conditions permitting 1 Wheel Plane Alaska Fly-In Fishing Trip for Silver Salmon Polly creek or Silver salmon ($75 per person increase for Shelter Creek) THE TRIPS INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE ARE LIMITED BY WEATHER. PREPARE TO BE FLEXIBLE IN ENJOYING [...]
Fall Special Available August 4 – Sept 8 Minimum Party of 2 7 Nights Lodging in our Lodge or Cabins 1 5 ½ hr Alaska Salmon Fishing Trip for Silvers or Reds 1 9hr Alaska Fishing Trip for Rainbow Trout/Silver Salmon Combo 1 Ultimate Expedition Alaska Fly In Fishing Trip 1 Halibut Trip or Seward Saltwater Multi-species trip* 1 Wheel Plane Alaska Fly-In Fishing Trip for Silver Salmon (Polly creek or Silver salmon ($75 per person increase for Shelter Creek) * Add $105 p/p for Multi-species Deep Sea Combo upgrade – Seward or Homer $3230 *per [...]
July Super Special Available July 7 – August 4 7 Nights Lodging in our Lodge or Cabins 2 5 ½ hr River Alaska River Fishing Trip for (Kings, Reds or Trout) 1 Ultimate Expedition Alaska Fly In Fishing Trip 1 Float Plane Alaska Fly In Fishing Trip for Reds/Bears or Silvers 1 Halibut Trip or Seward Saltwater Multi-species trip* Best time for BIG KINGS! $3040 *per person, plus tax CALL 1-907-953-0186 OR Book Now
First Run Special Available June 9 – July 7 7 Nights Lodging in our Lodge or Cabins 1 Ultimate Expedition Alaska Fly In Fishing Trip 1 Halibut or Saltwater Multi-species Trip* 1 Fly-out for Alaska Salmon Fishing & Bear Viewing 1 Nine Hour River Trip (Kings or Trophy Rainbows) 1 Upper River Drift for Sockeye/Rainbow/Dolly Varden $2985 *per person, plus tax CALL 1-907-953-0186 OR Book Now
Early Season Short Stay Available May 12 – June 9 4 Nights Lodging in our Lodge or Cabins 1 9hr River Trip for King Salmon 2 Halibut / King Combo Trip – Deep Creek * All Fish Processing Included/Full day Halibut! Peak of the Deep Creek Combo Season! Beat the summer crowds & enjoy all Alaska has to offer with either of these packages. $1535 $1395 *per person, plus tax CALL 1-907-953-0186 OR Book Now
3 Night/2 Day Fly Out Bear Viewing Eco Tour Package Available May 26-September 1 2 Person minimum 3 Nights Lodging Arrive Sunday and depart Wednesday or Arrive Thursday and depart Sunday Package includes Fly Out bear viewing to Chinitna Bay on Wheels, Beach landing and bear viewing and photography for one hour and West coast Cook Inlet Flight seeing on return. This package includes date-specific extras: Book These Dates... ...Get These Extras May 26-July 7 Package includes a special Eco tour variation on our Ultimate Expedition. This 3-4 hour flight seeing trip in the Lodge Beaver [...]
There’s no denying the genuinely breathtaking natural beauty of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula nor the health benefits of backpacking through challenging yet rewarding terrains. Practice all-important health and wellness with half-day hiking excursions this summer during your once-in-a-lifetime fishing getaway to All Alaska Outdoors Lodge. Hiking in Alaska is equally beautiful, demanding, and unforgettable as you’ll have the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful places in Alaska. We’ve hand-selected three of our favorite self-guided hiking trails, all of which are less than a one-hour drive from All Alaska, one of the premier Alaska fly fishing lodges. Skyline Trail – [...]
Written By Katlyn Paul As humans we crave the chance to getaways and escape from the mundanity of everyday life. Alaska is one such destination has gained recent popularity with cruise lines and family vacations due to its vast landscape, unique activities, and family-friendly activities. The unique wildlife experiences, cozy tucked-away cabin lodges, vantage point of the northern lights, adventurous opportunities, and the plentiful summer daylight all make the list as top reasons to book Alaska as your next getaway. 1. Nature at Your Fingertips The remarkable wildlife experiences that Alaska has to offer should not be overlooked. [...]
Anglers from across the globe visit All Alaska Outdoor Lodge annually for some of the best fly fishing in Alaska. However, nearly every guest is enticed to join a bear-viewing adventure to Crescent Lake, Wolverine Creek, and several other previously-undisclosed bear dens. We pride ourselves in offering so much more than salmon fishing in Alaska. The Last Frontier is such a breathtaking wilderness filled with majestic wild animals, gorgeous mountain ranges, and lush forestry – we would be fools not to offer full and half-day adventure excursions here at All Alaska Outdoor Lodge.
As the calendar flips to yet another new year, we’re itching to get back out onto the Kenai River here at All Alaska Outdoors Lodge. It feels like ages since we reeled in that last feisty silver salmon of the season. It may seem like light years away, but there’s no better time than right now to book an overdue Alaska fishing expedition to the Kenai Peninsula. Reservations for next summer are already booking fast – don’t get left out of the action! Our deluxe Alaska fishing packages make us one of the premier fishing lodges along the Kenai River. Our five fly fishing trips are the main draw here on the outskirts of Soldotna, Alaska. We’re one of the only Alaska fly fishing lodges to offer wellness weeks (with Dr. Bob Ledda), ptarmigan hunting, bear viewing, and world-class salmon fishing.
If you’re eagerly looking for a memorable all-inclusive fishing excursion, there is no better wilderness on Earth than The Last Frontier. Look no further than the All Alaska Outdoors Lodge, one of the very best Alaska fly fishing lodges, on beautiful Longmere Lake. You won’t have to look far for one-of-a-kind fly fishing opportunities here in Soldotna, Alaska, because the wonders of the far north will always be at your fingertips during your stay.
One of our guests’ favorite sites to visit while enjoying our premier Alaskan fishing excursion is the legendary Dick Proenneke Cabin located on the shores of Twin Lakes. This historic structure holds an impressive story and a fascinating past. Over the years, numerous books and films – including this one created by lodge guest Bill Robbins – have documented Dick Proenneke’s journey into Alaska and the life he lived at his now-famous cabin. Schedule the Ultimate Expedition Fly-In trip with All Alaska Outdoors Lodge and tour through the storied site only accessible by float plane.
A trip to All Alaska Outdoors Lodge allows you the amazing opportunity to experience just what the name claims: all Alaska outdoors! This premier lodge is not only one of the best Alaska fishing lodges but is also a prime hunting locale and wildlife viewing destination. Located on the shore of Longmere Lake on the breathtaking Kenai Peninsula, All Alaska Outdoors Lodge provides guests with incredible access to the regions best bodies of water.
Find adventure with our Ecotourism
You don’t have to fish or hunt to have a great time at All Alaska Outdoors. One of the things that our guides will tell you, showing off Alaska is most of the fun, and the fish and birds just help guide us where to go. We all appreciate the opportunity to share our love for the Greatland with those that just want to relax or hike and photograph. Glaciers, Bear and Wildlife viewing, river floats and hiking. If your goal is to just experience Alaska, we have the expertise. We have Fly In venues that will have you viewing glaciers and active volcanoes up close and personal on your way to the Famous Dick Proenneke's One Man’s Wilderness Cabin in Lake Clark National Park. On the trip home expect to see dozens of bears on the Tuxedni Bay flats. We can help you arrange a week of activities that will give you a little bit of everything that Alaska has to offer.
Experience Majestic Wingshooting
If you like to hunt birds, we have lots of options. We target all Three Species of Alaska Ptarmigan on our Fly In hunting trips in the Kenai Mountains and along the Alaska Range. Bird numbers are on the rise. Kenai River Duck Hunting for puddle ducks can be productive and tied in with Trout and Salmon fishing. Spruce grouse hunting on the Kenai Wildlife Refuge is a guided or self guided option that can be fun and relaxing. Fall Tundra colors are amazing!
Catch your trophy fish with us
When it comes to Alaska Fishing, Versatility is our specialty. We have experienced Kenai River guides on the upper and lower sections to target Sockeyes, Kings and Silvers and Trout and Dolly Varden. We have the widest selection of expertly guided Alaska Fly In Fishing trips that anyone has to offer. We have the hard working Captains out of Deep Creek, Homer and Seward, to help you fill that Fish box full of Alaska Halibut, Salmon, Rockfish and Ling Cod.