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Growing up at Alaska’s Most Remote Lodge – by Blair Hickson

“Strange things are done in the midnight sun where the men moil for gold. The arctic trails have their secret tails that would make your blood run cold” –Robert Service “The Cremation of Sam Magee”   In the English language there are over 170,000 words. The hardest word to try and define in my opinion … Continue reading »

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That’s a Wrap!

Our last look at the 2017 season sky from our very favorite place on earth gave us an incredible aurora borealis show – what a fabulous send off! Yes, summer 2017 has ended and we’ve put the Anvik River Lodge to bed for the winter.  Or as Cliff likes to describe it – the lodge … Continue reading »

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Another great couple of weeks on the Anvik River

We’ve had a number of return guests so far this year including Lou from New York who made what we think is about his 20th trip to this remote paradise we call the Anvik River Lodge.  One of our favorite sayings here is “You’ll come as a guest and return as family” and that is … Continue reading »

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We’re off to a great start

My apologies – I wrote this blog over 10 days ago and didn’t post right away because I was waiting for some pictures to go with it.  In the meantime, my computer went all haywire.  Finally got that fixed – no easy task being so remote.  Here’s the recap of our first couple of groups … Continue reading »

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It’s time for the crew to play!!

It’s T-minus 7 days until the first day of our 23rd season with Alaska’s Anvik River Lodge. And since our pre-season preparations or the beloved “hell month” has gone so smoothly this year many of us have had an opportunity to get out and do some pleasure fishing ourselves.  The first salmon run is just … Continue reading »

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Gettin’ Ready to Rock the 2017 Season!

As the expediting process comes to an end, the excitement of leaving the busy city life to the paradise known as Alaska’s Anvik River Lodge intensifies. The entire crew is itching to return to a place where the work is hard and endless, but life becomes more simple and enjoyable. The initial drive up river … Continue reading »

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Why the Early Season is so Much Fun – a Guide’s Perspective

We invited the staff to join The Alaska’s Anvik River Lodge Blog. Many of our guides have been with us for well over five seasons and they can’t wait to get back up to the lodge every spring. The following is some insight by guide extraordinaire Justin Doucet (J.D. to everyone that knows him). ENJOY!! … Continue reading »

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Second week at Alaska’s Anvik River Lodge!

Another terrific week! The sun has been shining like there is no tomorrow and we have definitely been experiencing warmer than normal temperatures. Many of the guides claim they are going to begin guiding in shorts. The Chum salmon were on fire this week and the Pink Salmon are beginning to show up by the drove. … Continue reading »

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Week one of the 2014 Season!

What an exciting week! The first season of the 2014 season here on the Anvik River started off in an epic manner. All guests who came got grandslams! The weather was absolutely terrific. During the whole five days there was one day with rain but by and large it was tee shirt weather. On the … Continue reading »

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