Alaska fishing information, resources and guides have been collected by our staff at Wilderness Place Lodge to help plan your next fishing trip to Lake Creek and beyond.


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Alaska Fishing with Wilderness Place Lodge on Scenic Lake Creek

Alaska Fishing on a remote, scenic freestone Alaska river system does not get any better! We offer the finest in spin and fly fishing for all species of salmon and native trout. Fishing Wilderness Place Lodge on Lake Creek, Alaska -- an experience for the young and young at heart! Upon arrival at the lodge, guests are assigned with a fishing guide who will accompany them during the course of their stay. We focus on providing one fishing guide per 2-3 guests. We offer inclusive, deluxe Alaska fishing packages for any duration. We also offer special Anchorage day fishing trips.

Experience the best in Alaska salmon fishing.

Alaska Salmon Fishing

Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips: Our scenic freestone river system receives large runs of all Alaska salmon species. All salmon fishing is primarily by wade fishing and occasionally from the boat. Fishing for all species of salmon with spin and fly fishing methods are highly productive.

Fine Alaska trout fishing experiences.

Alaska Trout Fishing

Fishing Alaska Rainbow Trout: Our clear-water river system is the purest definition of an ideal native rainbow trout sanctuary. Trout fishing on Lake Creek Alaska is outstanding throughout the summer and fall fishing seasons.

View our Alaska fly fishing resource page.

Alaska Fly Fishing

Alaska Fly Fishing Trips: We take pride in offering one of the finest Alaska fly fishing venues in the entire state. Due to the nature of our fishery and the dynamics of our gravel-bottom, clear water river system; fly fishing is a successful and popular venue for all of our guests; novice to expert alike.

Spin fishing resource and information page.

Spin Fishing Guide

Spin and bait cast fishing for all salmon species and trout is highly successful. We fish a wide variety of lures from spoons to spinners; jigs to plugs; drift rigs to bottom-bouncing set-ups. The awesome diversity of lures and techniques adds to the thrill of pursuing a wider variety of fish species in our Alaska clear-water river system.

Browse our Alaska fishing resource guide.

Alaska Fishing Resources

Browse our Alaska Fishing guide: resources and information for planning your Alaska fishing adventure such as Alaska fishing licenses, regulations, packing lists and orientation. We're here to help assure you are fully informed and equipped for your Alaska fishing vacation.

Use our peak fishing calendar to choose your ideal trip venue.

Peak Alaska Fishing Seasons

View our Alaska peak fishing calendar to plan your ideal adventure. Native trout fishing is consistent throughout the summer season. As for salmon, when you visit our lodge determines which species are available in our river system.

Explore Lake Creek, our home river system.

Lake Creek, Alaska

Lake Creek is our home waters. A scenic, clear water freestone river, Lake Creek runs for 60 miles from Denali National Park and past the banks of Wilderness Place Lodge before flowing into the glacial Yentna River. Discover our precious resource and the wealth of fishing opportunities that abound!

Diverse Alaska Fishing Opportunities

Planning your fishing experience.

Alaska salmon fishing and trout fishing is excellent and our picturesque clear water river is like none other. We also have good fishing opportunities for Arctic Grayling and Northern Pike. King Salmon are the first species to enter our river in early June. King salmon range from 20 - 50 pounds in Lake Creek with some exceeding 60lbs. King salmon fishing is by both spin and fly fishing techniques. King fishing remains good through July 10. By mid-July, large number of sockeye salmon arrive. Sockeye average 4 - 8 pounds in Lake Creek and are renowned for their quantity and fighting ability. Within a few days of the arrival of sockeye salmon, pink salmon (2 - 5 lbs), silver salmon (8 - 14 lbs) and chum salmon (8 - 16 lbs) arrive. Pink, Silver and Chum fishing peaks from mid-July through August 25. Rainbow trout fishing is excellent throughout the season at Lake Creek and provides a consistent alternative to salmon fishing during your trip. Many large native rainbows roam Lake Creek and are an awesome thrill for fly fishing and spin fishing enthusiasts alike.

Plan your next Alaska fishing trip with us!