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Alaska Fishing Lodge - Wilderness Place Lodge

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great location , with super friendly staff. Accommodation was nice , with a family friendly lodge. Fun meeting people from all over the world , who came to fish for Silver Salmon. We arrived at the peak of the season , however the region experienced the worst rainfall in 20 years resulting in discoloured water and very poor fishing conditions....

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 July 2016

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...

1Thank Mark B
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Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 6 October 2016

3 Best Friends celebrating life after life threatening illnesses; could not have fulfilled our dreams without the two best guides in Alaska from Alaska Fishing Lodge -Wilderness Place Lodge. Scotty and Shawna fulfilled a trip of a life time; with the best fishing experience one could ask for in the Alaskan wilderness. Talking about eating like King's; Shawna is a...

1Thank Michael B
Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Our holiday in Wilderness Place Lodge was spectacular. Atmosphere, hospitality, guide and fishing was amazing. Jason and back of house staff created a home away from home feeling. Dereck and his team created fantastic meals, particularly freshly caught wild Alaskan King salmon. Our two nights stay in Solitude island was unforgettable. Thank you and see you again.

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Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Before you read this post, I would like to mention that I'm a guide part time in Boone, NC and a student at Appalachian State. As I sit here looking back on my stay here at WPL, I can't even think of the proper way to go about describing my trip. I don't think a single word can better sum...

4Thank jpharr5
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 July 2016

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.

2Thank kingsalmon2015
Reviewed 29 June 2016

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...

2Thank D'Anna D
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 June 2016

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...

Thank 22lucky7
Fulshear, Texas
Reviewed 25 June 2016

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...

1Thank 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...

Reviewed 20 June 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...

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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....

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“These folks live off of tips - so tip well! They take great care of you.”
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“Free wifi but in main lodge”
22lucky7, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The caretaker cabin #6, was very comfortable and located nicely between the lodge, and fishing boats.”
lovegoodfood58, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Beds are very comfortable. At least one room does not have a bathroom inside - most do.”
RodH32, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“its heaven all around”
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