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.

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  • Know Your Knots
    Know Your Knots!

    Knot Prepared: While our well-trained, professional guides will almost always be at your side, on occasion you may find yourself in a position on the river wanting to tie your own rig. Perhaps your guide is stoking a fire for a world-class shore lunch, helping......

  • How To Tie the Mr. Hankey Mouse Fly

    Tying Mr. Hankey The summer season on the Aniak is in full swing, and the mouse fishing has been nothing short of extraordinary. Our guests have been putting large fish to hand daily by twitching various mouse patterns that would seem fit lining the cat toy......

  • Chum Salmon
    The Chum

    The Chum Salmon – One of Alaska’s most underrated fish Dog, calico, or chum…… call them what you will; we’ll call them awesome. Aniak River Chum Salmon, which storm up the Aniak in droves every summer, are some of the most explosive and aggressive gamefish that our......