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Alaska Fishing Lodge - Wilderness Place Lodge

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Mile 1, Lake Creek, Skwentna, AK 99667
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to Wilderness Place Lodge all the way from New Zealand on a bucket list trip. We were not disappointed. All our expectations and goals were met. The friendliness of the staff, fantastic facilities and epic fishing made this a trip we will never forget. We will certainly be back.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to pick the best thing about WPL - but if I had to, I'd say it was their staff. I have gone on two great trips there - and both have been "off the charts". The cabins are nice, clean, and very nice Tempurpedic beds. The food? 5 star gourmet, all the way. Flat out amazing, given that... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to Alaska for my husband and I; John put a lot of effort into researching where we should go. All reviews for WPL were so positive, it had to be this place. From the moment we arrived, I was impressed. The location, the cabins, the food, everything was amazing! But the most impressive thing to us was the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just completed our first trip to wilderness place lodge. Came with high expectations given trip advisor reviews, and we were not disappointed. This time of year is almost exclusively king salmon which was challenging but a great experience. The staff takes its lead from the owner Jason, who is very personable and always checking in to make sure everything is... More 

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Fulshear, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gift....Our trip started out as a birthday trip to celebrate a milestone birthday for the HUBS...What happened that week turned out to be the BEST gift of all times. First off, if you are a CityChick reading this review....Feel free to email me so that I can help you overcome your fears. Being the definition of a CityChick, I... More 

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Thank Wuulah
alaskafishing, Owner at Alaska Fishing Lodge - Wilderness Place Lodge, responded to this review

Hi "citychick." We miss you guys so much. Thanks for the great review of our fishing lodge. We're glad you had such a great experience here. It's so great to see people get truly inspired by the beauty of the landscape, the charm of the river and the company of good friends. Our guests' deserve lots of credit as well... More 

Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I only had time for a single day of fishing on Lake Creek with the Wilderness Place Lodge but it was absolutely terrific. Noah was an outstanding guide, not just because I caught fish (though I did) but because the whole day was so enjoyable. All the staff went out of their way to be helpful and friendly, the facilities... More 

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Thank Thomas Q
alaskafishing, Owner at Alaska Fishing Lodge - Wilderness Place Lodge, responded to this review

Tom, it was a true pleasure to have you here! We appreciate your great feedback and are thankful you had a great experience at our wilderness place. Your biology insight to the salmon and surrounding environment is enlightening. Thank you for what you do to bring about a new curiosity to not only fishing, but the resource as a whole.... More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We had such an amazing time last year that we just HAD to come back this year! King season did not disappoint with 40+ pound fish on back to back days. The lodge and service is impeccable, the staff is amazing, the food is delicious, and the guides are the best on the river! They treat you like family and... More 

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alaskafishing, Owner at Alaska Fishing Lodge - Wilderness Place Lodge, responded to this review

Alisa, Chase: Seriously, what else can we say? You guys rock. Thanks for bringing it and gracing us with some southern charm and much humor. Love the personalities that congregate at this place, but you guys took it to a new level. We're grateful for your return trip and for sharing your experience with everyone. We miss you much and... More 

Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Top notch. Fun adventure, great fishing, all made even better by the incredible staff. I would go every year if I was able to find more time in my schedule. I would highly recommend the Wilderness Place Lodge if anyone is thinking of an Alaskan fishing trip.

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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Our fishing experience was a belated birthday present for my experienced fisherman husband. That said, I wanted to learn to fly fish. I don't know how they did this, but they gave us the most amazing fishing guide I could ever imagine. Greg, became my was my "fishing trainer." He was so patient! There weren't very many 60 year old... More 

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Tallahassee, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I gave the lodge 5 stars because 10 was not an option. I have traveled to the lodge twice now and my second trip was even better than the first. I can not say enough about the staff at the lodge, spending time at the Wilderness Place Lodge is like going to the most wonderful resort in the middle of... More 

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Quality. Value. Flexible. Fishing. Wilderness Place Lodge is a deluxe fly in Alaska fishing lodge located 70 air miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska. We are thrilled to have a near 50% return rate and a unique family of guests from around the world. We offer the perfect balance of flexibility, quality and accommodations to meet the expectations of each visitor. Float plane service from Anchorage is included as part of our fly in Alaska fishing trips, so get to Anchorage and we'll take care of you from there! Experience excellent spin and fly fishing on one of Alaska's most scenic rivers. Lake Creek Alaska, our home river offers some of the finest wade fishing in the state. The lodge is located on 10 private acres right on the river's edge so we're just minutes from the best fishing in the area. We feature world class Alaska salmon fishing, an incredible native rainbow trout fishery, arctic grayling and northern pike. Our kind, professional guide staff offers instruction in all areas of Alaska fly fishing and spin fishing techniques. Our wilderness property offers 7 Private cabins, top notch accommodations, exceptional food and service. Wilderness Place Lodge is South central Alaska's premier fishing destination with inclusive and affordable rates. We offer all inclusive Alaska fishing trip packages for all abilities and all walks of life. Also, check out information on our Alaska fly fishing lodge packages for fly fishing enthusiasts of all abilities! We do our very best to offer the best value, service and quality of all Alaska fishing lodges. Read our Alaska fishing lodge reviews and let them speak for themselves! 2017 and 2018 Early Booking Bonuses We are currently offering early booking incentives for 2017 trips. For all deposits made by November 1, 2016 we will honor 2016 rates for 2017 trips ( a savings of 5%) and include complimentary overnight hotel accommodations in Anchorage at the Coast International for the night prior to your stay with us. We require just 20% down to secure reservations. Float Plane Schedule from/to Anchorage Our trips begin with a 45 minute float plane trip from Anchorage to the lodge departing at 11am on day 1 of your trip. Our chef team has lunch prepared for you upon arrival followed by a full afternoon of fishing, dinner at 6:30pm in the lodge and optional evening fishing thereafter. On the final day of your trip, you have the full morning to fish prior to departing for Anchorage approx. 11:45am with arrival back to town at 1pm. Your daily fishing itinerary is completely flexible and you work out with your guide(s) the best schedule that fits your group's expectations. Inclusive Trip Packages Our trip packages are flexible as you can arrive/depart on any day of the week and stay for any duration. Our packages are all-inclusive with exception of Alaska Fishing licenses which you may purchase online prior to your trip. Otherwise we include: round-trip float plane flight from Anchorage, private deluxe cabin(s) with full bath, all meals on and off the water, all fishing gear (spin and fly), Simms waders and boots, personal guides (one per 2-3 fishermen), all beverages, local micro-brew beer, wine, etc. We try to take care of everything you need upon arrival to assure your packing list is kept to a minimum. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alaska Fishing Lodge - Wilderness Place Lodge

Address: Mile 1, Lake Creek, Skwentna, AK 99667
Location: United States > Alaska > Skwentna
Number of rooms: 6
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