Fishing Bear Lodge at the mouth of the Peace River is in the heart of the 1.6 million acre Wood River-Tikchik River State Park. This incrediable
setting is hailed as
one of Alaska's most
with it's peaceful
flowing waterfront, amidst a surrounding background of spire clad mountains. A perfect setting for a fly fishing operation that does it right.
The lodge and fishing operations is located in the heart of Bristol Bay's, trophy rainbow trout area with some of the highest concentrations of rainbow trout, Arctic grayling and Arctic char in Alaska. Additionally, this beautiful region offers some of Alaska's best dry fly fishing. "When you are standing in one of our rivers and it "turns on" with big rainbows and grayling sipping dry flies, there is no finer fly fishing experience on earth" says owner, Justin Johns.
As soon as you step off the float plane, you will feel as if you've arrived in another world. This area of Alaska is historic and documented in countless journals, books and magazines as an untouched, place of beauty and wonder. Here, your Alaskan hosts Justin, Lisa, Conner and Kia Johns and their staff treat you like an important friend.
"Fishing Bear Lodge fishes many small and under-the-radar streams that offer incredible walk and wade sight fishing opportunities for a wide variety of different fish species".
Fishing Bear Lodge operations, indivudually customizes each fishing day for each and every guest. With an extraordinarily and intimate knowledge of the area, combined with years of experience, Fishing Bear Lodge staff taylors the perfect Alaska fishing experience each day of your stay. A jetboat is used to traverse from river to river and travel through the interconnected lake systems to various streams in the heart of the WoodTikchikState Park to fly fish many of these select locations.
Each morning after a hearty breakfast, you will depart with an experienced Fishing Bear guide, via your jetboat for a full day of adventure and fly fishing. Your options for the day are unlimited, as you will be fishing the most diverse freshwater system of rivers, lakes and streams in all of Alaska! Once you've flown via floatplane to Fishing Bear Lodge, daily fly-outs are not required, so everyday is a fishing day, regardless of the weather. You even have great fishing within 100 feet of your waterfront guest cabin. This is a true Alaska experience!
"WBFC's own Aron Larsen spent three full fishing seasons at the Fishing Bear Lodge and will be one of your camp hosts, along with owner of Worley Bugger Fly Co., Steve Worley. Aron is excited to return to the lodge and share his fishing expertise and experience with our guests."
Rainbow Trout-July through the end of August is the peak dry fly fishing in this remote area of Alaska. The WBFC hosted trip will be at the Fishing Bear Lodge during prime time dry fly fishing for wild, native rainbows!
Northern Pike-From mid June thru September, fly fishing for Northern Pike in the shallow bays and weed beds of the area lakes is exceptional. This is exciting, explosive fishing with flies.
Artic Char-The Arctic Char fishing is exceptional from mid-June to the first week in July when they are voraciously feeding on the salmon fry and smolt they migrate downstream towards Bristol Bay.
Grayling-These beautiful trout species with a large sail-like dorsal fin and vivid iridescent colors are abundant in the beautiful streams in the Fishing Bear Lodge region. Grayling are generally abundant throughout most of season. Expect excellent dry fly fishing in the streams for large Graylign during our stay.
"Fishing Bear offers a high value lodge experience with just the right amount of "roughing it". Taking a maximum of only eight guests each week allow's for a highly personalized experience".
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