One of the great things to do on Kodiak Island, Alaska is fish. Luckily, there are amazing hunting lodges like Olga Creek Lodge located near prime fishing locations across the island. If you are interested in having a once in a lifetime fishing adventure on Kodiak Island, book a stay at Olga Creek lodge. Our prime location with access to loads of fishing spots is the ultimate getaway for any type of fisherman or outdoorsmen.
What type of Fishing Adventures can be found on Kodiak Island, Alaska?
There are amazing fishing adventures on Kodiak Island revolving around salmon (king, red, silver, chum, and pink) halibut, rockfish, lingcod, Dolly Varden, steelhead and rainbow trout. There are also ocean based fishing found at various locations around the island. If you want to experience a life changing fishing adventure on Kodiak Island, look no further than Olga Creek Lodge. Our seasoned hunting and fishing professionals will be able to tell you exactly when and where certain species of fish can be found.
How much does it cost to rent a Fishing Boat on Kodiak Island, Alaska?
The cost to rent a fishing boat on Kodiak Island depends on the size and amount of people you bring. It also depends on what type of fish you wish to go after. Ocean fishing requires a different type of fishing boat when compared to river and lake based fishing. Make sure to do your research on what type of boat you wish to rent before coming to the island because small boats are often all rented out during peak fishing season. In addition, fishing boat rentals offer fishing equipment at additional costs, so if you plan on renting a fishing boat, make sure to bring your own gear or be ready to pay steep rental fees.
What is best to bring for a Fishing Trip on Kodiak Island, Alaska?
Here are some items that are best to bring on a fishing trip on Kodiak Island –
Polar fleece pullover or hooded sweatshirt, Medium weight jacket
2-3 base layer undershirts
3 shirts of varying weights that can likely be worn several times
3 pairs of pants
Swimsuit or trunks for hot tub
1 pair of long underwear
One pair of socks and underwear for every day plus a couple of spares
2-3 pairs of boot socks if needed
waterproof day pack
Camp shoes – some sort of slip on short boots or moccasins that are easily put on and taken off are handy.
baseball cap, visor or similar
fishing license (and king salmon stamp if targeted) obtained at https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/Store/
alcoholic beverages (can be purchased in Kodiak on your way to the lodge or shipped to us in advance)
Extra memory cards
Binoculars (not required)
A couple of garbage bags for dirty clothes and boots for the trip home
Ziplock bags are handy to keep camera /video clean and dry as well as having other misc. uses
Of course, you can bring more or less depending upon your requirements, but weather in Kodiak Island is very unpredictable. This is why we suggest bringing as many layers as possible so you can take on, or put on, as many layers as necessary to feel comfortable.
Do hunting lodges like Olga Creek Lodge make for good Fishing rentals on Kodiak Island, Alaska?
Absolutely. Hunting lodge rentals like Olga Creek Lodge make for amazing fishing rentals on Kodiak Island because we are located near prime fishing locations, offer amazing accommodations, and competitive booking rates. Finding quick access to fishing locations on Kodiak Island is not as easy as one might think. Luckily, we are here to offer our lodge and advice for travelers who wish to go on legendary fishing adventures. Fishermen know what type of legendary fish await them on Kodiak Island and it is only a matter of spending the right amount of time in certain locations.
Fishing adventures on Kodiak Island, Alaska are once in a lifetime events that are worth doing no matter if you are a seasoned world fisherman, or a novice who wants to see what fishing is like. There are plenty of opportunities for all types of fishermen across the island. Book a stay at Olga Creek Lodge and we will introduce you to all the wonderful fishing available on Kodiak Island.