58° North Blog2023-01-17T21:15:31+00:00

A Visit To Katmai

Guest writer, Jonathan Black, describes his visit to Katmai National Park and Preserve in 2022. The famous brown bears of Katmai National Park & Preserve gave us a warm welcome before we could even set foot on land. Three bears roamed the shores of Katmai as our seaplane descended into the park, blocking our path to deboard. Our group of seven all stretched our necks to see the animals slowly mosey about the shore. It was an important reminder. We were merely [Read More]

Fishing in Alaska: Summer 2023 Openings

Fishing in Alaska is a bucket list experience. At The Lodge at 58* North we operate a small camp on the Nushagak river, were we have two boats waiting and ready to fish at a moment’s notice. Fishing guides are stationed at camp, and guests fly to the Nushagak daily on a 25-minute flight. Our Dehavilland Beaver will fly you down the Naknek River and across Kvichak Bay, where Beluga whales are often seen feeding on sockeye salmon and smelt in the muddy waters [Read More]

Naknek Fishing Report

This Naknek fishing report looks at the fishing for Sockeye, kings, Coho and rainbow trout from The Lodge at 58° North during the 2022 season. Sockeye Salmon The Sockeye salmon fishing on the Naknek was nothing short of spectacular in 2022.  We saw our first major push June 23rd with over 47,000 sockeye swimming directly past our lodge on their way upstream. The fish kept coming through the end of July with nearly two million Sockeye counted. We saw 15 [Read More]

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