2015 Flyfishing Trips
|APRIL 2015||Trips Locator Map.|
Beautiful Baja in 2015 - April 15 - 21, 2015
Our 19th annual Baja Extravaganza for saltwater fly fishing in Mexico will take place at the lovely, ocean-side Rancho Leonero resort www.rancholeonero.com in the East Cape area on the azure Sea of Cortez April 15-21, 2015.
It's an all-out flyfishing frenzy for marlin, tuna, Dorado, jack cravalle, rooster fish and many, many more species.
Trip includes six nights, fabulous hotel, all the meals, 3 days on the boats (panga or cruiser), a half-day guided beach fishing, round trip airport transfers, instruction, and equipment! Cost is just $2,460 per person (double occupancy). If you want the perfect retreat from lingering cold weather, make your plans to join us, but hurry! We'll be waiting to hear from you!
|MAY 2015||Top of page||Trips Locator Map.|
Come along with us in May to see what float tubing the lakes is all about, while we pursue hungry rainbows just out from under the ice. Single days will be $250, and two days, one night will be $450. Gear, equipment and flies are included.
Float tubing with us was featured in Fish Alaska Magazine in July 2004. See all Pudge's articles in Fish Magazine.
|JUNE 2015||Top of page||Trips Locator Map.|
Float tube lake fishing for big, fat rainbows and eager Arctic grayling in this fun catch & release lake near Denali National Park. Three days of tubing and one day of creek fishing, fournights camping facilities, fly fishing & float tubing equipment and flies, and three nights dinner. www.adventuredenali.com
|JULY 2015||Top of page||Trips Locator Map.|
Outstanding sockeye & rainbow fishing in this prolific tributary of Lake Iliamna. Massive runs of sockeye to target, and loads of rainbows to fish for with dry flies. Trip includes two nights lodging (shared cabin), three days of fishing, meals, boats, guides, fly fishing gear, equipment and flies and round trip airfare from Anchorage! www.copperonthefly.com (Couples Welcome!)
Fly fish for trophy Arctic grayling on a wilderness river so clear and so un-spoiled you can't believe it! If you love dry fly and nymph fishing this is the trip to keep your 5-wt rod bent all the time. The fish are as beautiful as they are cooperative. Alaska Northwest Adventure Lodge (www.akadventure.com) will be our headquarters. We will also fish for pink and chum salmon, and, perhaps also for Dolly Varden char and even pike! Trip includes 3 nights lodging, shared cabin, all meals, boats, guides, and three days guided fishing, plus instruction, gear, equipment & flies. This is un-crowded fishing at its best! (Couples Welcome) (Approximately $120 round trip shuttle from Nome to the River is not included in the trip price.)
Cost: $2,880 per person (plus approx. $120 round trip shuttle from Nome to Council).
This trip is featured in my new book "FlyFishing for Alaska's Arctic Grayling".
No Place Like Nome was also featured in Fish Alaska Magazine in April, 2005. See all Pudge's articles in Fish Magazine at www.women'sflyfishing.net/fishingArticles.html.
Learn to fly fish with both heavy & light weight rods, tie knots & construct leaders, select flies, read water, wade safely and much more as you catch pink, chum, & sockeye salmon, plus Dolly Varden char & cutthroat trout. Trip includes five nights and four days, all meals, boats, the complete school, including one fly-out day, gear, equipment & flies. This is a women only trip!
Cost: $2,450 (double occupancy at the Orca Adventure Lodge)
Fish for pink, chum, and silver salmon in Montana Creek in the Mat-Su Valley. Day includes guided fly fishing, equipment and flies. Couples Welcome.
Trip Cost: $250 per person
|AUGUST 2015||Top of page||Trips Locator Map.|
One of my very favorite trips! We'll fish the remote and lovely Tangle Lakes area and wander the picturesque road to other choice spots for non-stop Arctic grayling fishing with dry flies and nymphs. A real adventure, you'll see wildlife, wildflowers, and maybe even ripe blueberries in addition to lots of grayling.
Trip includes four days guided fly fishing, instruction, fly fishing gear, boats, equipment and flies (Lodging is available if you prefer not to camp. We'll refer you. www.maclarenlodge.com & www.tangleriverinn.com ).
Trip cost is $1,450 (per person)
This trip is featured in my new book "Fly Fishing for Alaska's Arctic Grayling".
The Denali Highway/Tangle Lakes trip was featured in Fish Alaska Magazine in April, 2003. See all Pudge's articles in Fish Magazine at www.women'sflyfishing.net/fishingArticles.html.
Float tube lake fishing for big, fat rainbows and eager Arctic grayling in this fun catch & release lake near Denali National Park. Three days of tubing and one day of creek fishing, four nights camping facilities, fly fishing & float tubing equipment and flies, and three nights' dinner.
Trip Cost: $1,400 (per person)
At last we're returning to the world famous Talchulitna River and one of our favorite lodges to fish for its incredible rainbow trout, and its large run of silver salmon at the very peak of the season! www.talstarlodge.com
Choose between either the 3/day - 2 night trip or the 4/day - 3/night trip, or just come along for the entire week. Trip includes lodging (shared cabin), meals, guides, boats, flyfishing equipment, flies, & filleting & vacuum sealing the salmon to take home. Airfare (approx. $250) is not included in trip price. Couples Welcome.
August 23 - 25. Trip cost $1,875
August 26 - 29. Trip cost $2,500
August 23 - 29. Trip cost $3,750
|SEPTEMBER 2015||Top of page||Trips Locator Map.|
Orca Adventure Lodge in Cordova is the site of our super-duper annual coho (silver) salmon trips again in 2015 The fishing here can't be beat, and neither can the lodge's hospitality. Trip includes four nights lodging (double occupancy), all the delicious meals, four days of fly-out or boat-out guided fly fishing in magnificent Prince William Sound, instruction, fish packing and freezing, gear, equipment and flies. (Couples Welcome) See how great Orca is at www.orcaadventurelodge.com/. You haven't lived until you've played a coho on a fly rod. Do it with Orca and us in 2015!
Trip cost is $2,600 (per person) (the best value around!)
A very special trip to the incredible Illiamna Lake area of Bristol Bay for exceptional rainbow trout fishing! Join us and Copper on the Fly for unparalleled fall fishing. Big, fat, rainbows, gorged with salmon flesh and eggs will strike your fly or egg imitation with abandon. Comfortable cabin, good food, great views of the lake area in its beautiful fall colors, and lots of opportunity to spot bears fishing the river. (Couples Welcome) Trip includes four nights lodging, (shared cabin) all meals, boats, guides, and 3 & 1/2 days guided fishing in one of Bristol Bay's most productive fisheries. Price includes round trip flights from Anchorage to the lodge!
Trip price is $2,900 per person
BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME ON ALL OF OUR TRIPS!!
**Please note: Felt-soled boots are not legal in Alaska. Chest waders and wading boots without felt soles are not included in the fly fishing equipment we can provide.