6 08, 2023

Best Trout Fishing in Alaska: Where and When

2023-08-07T19:43:42+00:00August 6, 2023|

People often ask, "Where is the best trout fishing in Alaska?" It's not just where—it's when. From late September through mid-October in Bristol Bay, you will find the best trout fishing in Alaska, not to mention some incredible char fishing, too The energy felt during this time of year radiates through our entire team. At The Lodge at 58° North, we reside on one of the world's best rainbow trout rivers. Plus, [Read More]

29 03, 2023

Alaska Salmon Fishing

2023-04-12T21:07:15+00:00March 29, 2023|

The Bristol Bay region has some of the best Alaska salmon fishing there is.  We target all 5 species of pacific salmon each summer. Here is a description of each species, when we fish for them, and where we target them. Sockeye Sockeye salmon begin their migration from the salt into fresh water in late June.  Their numbers grow by late June and by the first week of July, millions of sockeye [Read More]

29 03, 2023


2023-04-11T20:47:43+00:00March 29, 2023|

Our Camp We operate a salmon camp on the Nushagak River during peak king and sockeye salmon migration in June and July.  Our camp is located in the upper most tidally effected portion of the Nushagak, near the village of Portage Creek.  Additionally, the camp is a place where our guests start and finish their day. It is a location to get out of the elements if needed, sit by the fire, [Read More]

29 03, 2023

Rainbow Trout Alaska

2023-04-11T19:38:04+00:00March 29, 2023|

Rainbow trout Alaska fishing during September and October in the Bristol Bay watershed is nothing short of marvelous.  Furthermore, the scenery, spawning sockeye salmon, and gigantic brown bears add to the wonder. Where the Fish go in Fall © Cassie Bergman As the sockeye salmon spawning season approaches it’s second month ( the first spawn starts in early August), the remaining spawning areas are those that come directly from a [Read More]

17 01, 2023

A Visit To Katmai

2023-01-17T20:27:58+00:00January 17, 2023|

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 [Read More]

10 01, 2023

Fishing in Alaska: Summer 2023 Openings

2023-01-12T20:45:28+00:00January 10, 2023|

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 [Read More]

10 01, 2023

Naknek Fishing Report

2023-01-12T20:44:16+00:00January 10, 2023|

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 [Read More]

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