KODIAK RASPBERRY ISLAND REMOTE LODGE
701-526-1677 Kodiak is well-known for excellent king salmon and halibut fishing on an island also famed for massive brown bears. Lodge owners Tiffany and Birch Robbins serve as hosts. ACCESS: Most guests fly from Anchorage to Kodiak, and a launch transports guests to Raspberry Island and the lodge. ACCOMMODATIONS: Five cabins with queen and twin beds, with an average of 12 guests per week. SPORT-FISHING FLEET: Custom-built 30- and 37-foot aluminum catamarans equipped with 500- and 600 hp engines, respectively. TACKLE AND BAITS: Bottom jigging for halibut and lingcod with Accurate reels and TFO Voo-Doo Daddy rods; trolling for salmon with Accurate reels and Edge rods; fly-fishing for salmon in rivers with Scott and Sage rods and Ross reels; mooching bait or deep jigging with TFO Voo-Doo Daddy rods and Penn reels. Common baits include herring and octopus. PRIMARY FISHING GROUNDS: Fortyfive minutes to one hour from lodge. TARGETED SPECIES: Halibut, rockfish, lingcod and all five salmon species, particularly reds, kings and silvers. SEASON: Reds late May to early June; kings late May through early August; silvers mid-July to mid-August in salt water and late August to midSeptember in rivers; halibut late May through mid-September; lingcod July; rockfish late May to mid-September. RATE: $3,134 per person for four nights; $4,658 per person for six nights. Transportation to the lodge (mostly by boat, sometimes by floatplane) from Kodiak City included. COMMENTS: Nonfishing activities are available, including sea kayaking, hiking and fly-out bear viewing.
Anglers at Kodiak Raspberry Island Remote Lodge take trophy chinook salmon both wadefishing and from the resort’s custom 30- and 37-foot aluminum cats.