TALAHEIM LODGE

Southcentral Alaska

Quick Facts

  • Price
    $7,800 Per Person Per Week
  • Trip Starting Point
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Lodge Type
    Fly Out Lodge | River Lodge | Wilderness Lodge
  • Capacity
    8 Guests
  • Location
    Southcentral Alaska

Fishing & Guided Activities

At Talaheim Lodge fishing is the specialty. Although changes have been made over the years to enhance growth in the business, Talaheim has never done so without considering the way it would affect the fishing standards. And they've got high standards…

At Talaheim Lodge, their main business is to deliver a top notch Alaska Fishing Adventure. Bush-planes are a wonderful way to travel, but their accessibility is limited to streams with enough water depth, or gravel bars with sufficient runway length. While most Alaska fishing adventures utilize bush-planes as their means of transportation, at Talaheim they Heli-Fish. Talaheim Lodge is the only Alaska fishing adventure with two helicopters for their guest’s exclusive use. We like to call this type of adventure, “fishing Alaska, New Zealand style”.

Lodge & Dining Details

Located 80 miles west of Anchorage, along the eastern slopes of the Alaskan Range, a cluster of beautifully crafted log cabins can be seen just prior to landing at Talaheim’s Alaska Fishing Lodge. After landing on the private strip, guests walk down the path to our main lodge before checking into their personal log cabin. Cozy and rustic in design, yet equipped with all the modern conveniences, Talaheim has three private log cabins for their guest’s exclusive use.

Talaheim’s Alaska Fishing Lodge offers family-style gourmet cuisine seasoned with an Alaskan wilderness flavor. Guests enjoy breakfasts and dinners served at the main lodge, while lunches are served stream-side, either picnic style or around a campfire.

Filet Mignon, wild berry tart, grilled Teriyaki chicken, moosemeat Shepard’s Pie, homemade breads and cereals, and of course a wide array of Alaskan salmon, halibut, and cod grace Talaheim’s dining room table daily.

Sample Itinerary

7-Days of Fishing / 6-Nights Accommodations 
  • Sunday
    On the morning of your trip start date, you will take a scenice flight via air taxi from Anchorage to Talaheim Lodge. Get settled into your cabin, have a snack at the lodge, and get equipped for a day on Talaheim Lodge's local water - the Talachulitna River. Return in time for cocktails, appetizers and a hearty dinner at the lodge.  
  • Monday - Friday
    Each day you will have the opportunity to fly out via Talaheim Lodge helicopters to different fisheries in the region. You may walk and wade a small stream for rainbow trout one day. The next day you may raft down a river, fishing for large char, trout, or salmon. There are no crowds, and you will enjoy each piece of water in solitude. There is also opportunity to fly to one of the glaciers in the Tordrillo Mountains for a picnic or short hike. Each day is customizable to your specific interests. After a fun day in the field, enjoy a soak in the hot tub, cocktails and home cooked dinner.
  • Saturday
    Departure day starts like previous fishing days except you'll want to pack your belongings before heading out fishing that day. You may fly out to another river or fish the local Talachulitna by boat. At the end of the fishing day, the Talaheim Lodge staff will arrange your air taxi back to Anchorage. Plan on returning to Anchorage by 6:00 p.m.

Travel Details

How to get there

Talaheim’s Alaska Fishing Lodge offers one week all-inclusive fly-fishing adventures that typically run from Sunday morning to Saturday evening. We recommend that you arrive into Anchorage one day prior to your trip start date. The following morning, we'll arrange air taxi flights to get you to Talaheim Lodge. Once you arrive, you will be welcomed by the Talaheim staff. You will have an opportunity to get settled in to your cabin, have a meal, and prepare for a day on the river.

Rates & Package Options

  • 7-Day / 6-Night All-Inclusive Package
    $7,800 Per Person
  • 5-Day / 4-Night All-Inclusive Package
    $5,800 Per Person

What’s Included

• Six nights accommodations
• All meals and snacks
• Complimentary beer and wine
• 7-days of guided fishing (6 days heli-fishing) 
• Glacier tour and mountain top dining experience (weather permitting)
• Fishing equipment - waders, boots, rods, reels, and all terminal tackle.

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What’s Not Included

• Airfare between your home and Anchorage, Alaska
• Liquor
• Staff gratuities

Rates are based on double occupancy and are subject to change
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