What to Bring

And What You Can Leave at Home

Lodge Amenities


As a full-service luxury fishing lodge, we have nearly everything you might need for your Alaskan fishing adventure.

Spinning & bait-casting rods
Fly fishing spey rods
Fly fishing rods & reels
Flies and fly-tying table
Lures & all tackle needs
Bath towels, soaps, shampoo, & basics
Ample food & beverages
Wading boots & waders available in a large range of sizes including kids!

Didn't bring it? Our lodge contains a small "mall" where certain items can be purchased should you forget them such as jackets, sunglasses, lip balm, sun/wind buffs or layered clothing.
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Your Packing List


You will need to bring your personal items such as:

Layered warm clothing
Camera or Go-Pro
Waterproof jacket
Sunglasses and/or prescription eyewear
Medications & medicinal needs
Toiletries
Hats & gloves should you desire them
Fishing license
Government-issued identification or passport


If you are an avid angler who prefers his/her own gear, no problem! Feel free to pack that as well. If you travel with a Drone for photography purposes please note FAA regulations about flight restrictions in the Bristol Bay region. There are many small aircrafts in this area, it is your personal responsibility to adhere to federal regulations and operate your drone safely.


Fishing License


Your sport fishing license will need to be purchased in advance online at https://store.adfg.alaska.gov/. Please note, if you are fishing with us during the months of june & july you will also need to purchase a king stamp in addition to your sport fishing license. Licenses should also be printed with your king stamp so guides can record your harvest to be in compliance with all regulations.

The state of Alaska assesses a sport fisherman license fee for residents and non-residents. Resident fishing licenses are good for the calendar year.

Non-residents can purchase their license based on the number of days that they intend to fish.

The only fish species which requires a special permit is King Salmon. A ‘king tag’ is an additional purchase added to your license.


Man holding an Alaskan Salmon at Bear Trail Lodge

Let’s Start Planning Your Alaskan Adventure!


Call us at (907) 246-2327 or fill out the form, and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.


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