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Sheefish On the Holitna at Alaskan Adventures Lodge

When the word Alaska comes to mind, I’m sure you are immediately thinking about snowcapped mountains, big brown bears catching salmon in the river, bald eagles, and even wales in the ocean. Although these are iconic images of Alaska if you were to look even deeper Alaska has a lot more to offer to the […]

Top Water Pike

Pike fishing on the Holitna River is some of the best that Alaska has to offer. Or at least I have been told many times by guests. The waters around Alaskan Adventures lodge on the Holitna River consist of a wide variety of environments. From landlocked lakes to oxbow lakes that are connected to the […]

Sheefish-the most unique species

Probably one of the most unique species we fish for at the lodge would have to be the sheefish. The only native to five drainages in the north Alaskan Adventures sits on the banks of the Southern Most river, the Holitna River. It’s here that we stage our daily fishing adventures. With the main lodge, […]

Cast & Blast!

Our area of Alaska has an absolute ton of freshwater. We are situated on a big river and all around are oxbow lakes and small marshy potholes all over the tundra making for ideal breading and summer habitat for all kinds of waterfowl. All summer long as we are running the river, we see an […]

Fifteen New Pending IGFA Records

It’s no secret that in 2019 we set 12 new IGFA records with Vicki Martin as the angler. Vicki is a very talented angler that has made it her goal to travel the world and set world records mainly with conventional tackle. She and her husband are a team that is very organized and focused […]

Luscious Lodge Grub

Homemade biscuits and gravy anyone? or say….fresh garlic bread off the smoker, with some lodge famous meatloaf, taters from the garden and home whisked gravy?? The Holitna River is over 200 miles west of Anchorage in the bush of Alaska. Here at this remote lodge, we offer trophy sportfishing trips as well as moose and […]

Sheefish – What is it?

Sheefish, What is it? Also known as “the tarpon of the north”. Sheefish are in the Whitefish family however instead of eating plankton Sheefish aggressively take baitfish. Sheefish spend a good portion of there life in the ocean just like Salmon. Also just like salmon they return to freshwater rivers to spawn. Alaskan Adventures is […]

Changing Of The Guard And 2019 Rates

For many years Rocky & Sharon McElveen have shown people some absolutely amazing adventures in the Alaskan Wilderness. Alaskan Adventures has hosted many incredible people over the years with the goal of “Restoration Through Recreation”. Over the years, that is exactly what they have achieved. It has now come time to pass the torch on to another that […]