Welcome to Aniak River Lodge

Western Alaska’s Best Fishing


The Fishing


Depending on the week of your stay, there will be between 7 and 10 species of fish available for your angling pleasure. Aniak’s mother river, the Kuskokwim, boasts the largest Chum Salmon and Silver Salmon run and the 2nd largest King Salmon run of any river in Alaska. We offer a variety of fishing methods, and our experienced guides are equipped to accommodate novice & expert anglers alike. The Aniak River provides all 5 species of Pacific Salmon, Leopard Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Grayling, Sheefish, and Northern Pike.


The Lodge


Aniak River Lodge offers a unique lodging experience with a lower lodge, an upper-river wilderness tent camp, and a brand new mid-river lodge. Each location adds to our diverse Alaska fishing program. Our lodge and tent camp accommodations offer the comforts of home amidst the wilderness of Alaska – providing all the amenities necessary to make your fishing trip an experience of a lifetime.


Trip Information


Aniak River Lodge is located just outside of the small, western Alaskan town of Aniak. To get here, our guests take a short flight from Anchorage on Ravn Air that departs at 12:00 PM and arrives in Aniak by 1:30 PM. Taking this flight ensures that our guests can begin their fishing adventure that very afternoon. After arriving in Aniak our staff with take care of all your needs and transportation.

Keep up to date with us throughout the year

Get the Latest from Aniak

  • Alaska Bead Box
    Rigging the Egg

    THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WAY TO THREAD AN EGG It seems that when it comes to Alaskan trout fishing there are two types of anglers; those who use beads, and those who don’t. Regardless of where you stand on this issue, one thing is......

  • Char on the egg
    Stalking Trout & Char During the Egg Drop

    While we often talk about the fantastic mousing that we have, but many times fooling our beautiful leopard trout requires a more delicate and precise technique – matching the hatch, salmon egg style. The salmon runs are in full swing here on the Aniak, and......

  • Double Sheefish
    Aniak Trip Report – Carlos Aristeguieta

    It is hard to believe that fall is right around the corner, but that is exactly what the Aniak is telling us. All the critters, from the rainbow trout to the brown bears, are stocking up for the winter ahead. As they look forward, we......