Nestled along Alaska’s Talachulitna River, Tal-Adventures Lodge offers unparalleled fishing experiences for anglers of all experience levels.


Nestled in the pristine wilderness of Southcentral Alaska, Tal-Adventures Lodge beckons adventurers to embark on an unforgettable journey of exploration and excitement. This remote sanctuary, situated along the breathtaking Talachulitna River, offers an unparalleled escape from the ordinary. Step into the heart of Alaska’s untamed beauty with all-inclusive fishing adventures, guided by seasoned experts who intimately know these waters. Whether you’re a seasoned angler with years of expertise or a novice eager to cast your first line into Alaskan waters, Tal-Adventures Lodge caters to adventurers of all levels of experience.

Tal-Adventures Lodge promises an authentic Alaskan experience like no other. Beyond the thrill of angling amidst a river teeming with diverse Pacific Salmon species, their offerings extend far beyond the river’s edge. From awe-inspiring glacier and volcano sightseeing tours to guided and unguided float fishing trips, there’s an adventure awaiting every enthusiast. Whether you’re captivated by the majesty of glaciers or yearn for the adrenaline rush of reeling in your catch against the backdrop of unspoiled wilderness, this lodge presents a myriad of thrilling expeditions to satisfy every adventurer’s craving for exploration. Join Tal-Adventures Lodge and their seasoned team craft the ultimate Alaskan getaway tailored to your desires!

Choose from 4 different packages! Each package can be tailored for 4 – 6 day durations. Pricing is per person and based on double occupancy. Please contact our team with questions.

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Jet Boat Fishing (Lodge Based Trip)

For those that prefer the comfort of the lodge or private guest cabins, jet boating might be for you! This program allows anglers to experience premiere Alaskan fishing each day while returning to the lodge in the evenings.

6 Day $6,500

5 Day – $6,000

4 Day – $5,250

Combo Packages (Most Popular)

Why not try a little bit of everything? Experience Heli-fishing in ALASKA!

These packages allow for maximum adventure! Spend the first part of your trip flying out by helicopter to fish remote waters, and enjoy a float or jet boat experience on the later part of your stay!

4 Day Heli + 2 Day Float/Boat (6 Days Total) – $9,650

3 Day Heli + 2 Day Float/Boat (5 Days Total) – $8,650

2 Day Heli + 2 Day Float/Boat (4 Days Total) – $7,650

Guided Rafting

Embark on an unforgettable multi-day float fishing excursion along the Talachulitna River in remote southcentral Alaska! You won’t be staying in the lodge for this excursion, but rather the breathtaking Alaskan wilderness!

6 Day – $7,750

5 Day – $6,750

4 Day – $5,750

DIY Rafting

We’ll handle the camp & rafting gear. You bring the rest. Best suited for experienced outdoor enthusiasts!

6 Day Heli Float – $6,000

5 Day Heli Float – $5,000

4 Day Heli Float – $4,000

Tal-Adventures Lodge is a masterpiece of native log architecture, showcasing a grand stone fireplace and opulent furnishings, while its expansive picture windows and open deck offer stunning views of snow-capped mountains. Guests can choose between deluxe private cabins or standard chalet cabins for their accommodation needs.

Indulge in deluxe private cabins, providing unparalleled accommodation. Choose from three spacious units, each featuring one double bed and two twins. These cabins are adorned with carpeting and luxurious furnishings, complemented by airtight wood-burning stoves for added comfort. Enjoy the convenience of full bathrooms and daily maid service, all while soaking in the spectacular mountain views through the picture windows.

Additionally, two standard chalet cabins await, offering large picture windows, comfortable twin-size beds, and cozy wood-burning stoves. Each cabin accommodates up to four people, with a maximum capacity of 8 guests. Adjacent to these cabins is the bathhouse, boasting two spacious bathrooms equipped with sinks, showers, and flushing toilets. These facilities feature hot and cold running water and electricity, powered by the lodge’s own power plant.

Explore the rich diversity of Pacific salmon on the Talachulitna River, heralding the start of an exhilarating angling season. The majestic Chinook (or King) Salmon leads the charge, making its grand appearance in mid-June. While traditionally pursued with robust spinning tackle, many fly fishers eagerly embrace the challenge of tempting a King Salmon with a weighted streamer fly, amplifying the excitement of the adventure.

In mid-July, the Talachulitna River bursts with activity as the vibrant Sockeye (or Red) Salmon arrive. By early August, anglers find themselves immersed in the river’s flow, surrounded by the swift and tenacious fighters. Throughout August, the river becomes a battleground for Chum and Pink Salmon, providing anglers with an electrifying challenge against these formidable adversaries. Witness the remarkable abundance of Pink Salmon inhabiting the Tal, creating a breathtaking spectacle.

July also heralds the arrival of the Coho (or Silver) Salmon, celebrated for their freshness, vigor, and exquisite flavor. As King Salmon commence their spawning rituals in late July, the Tal transforms into a sanctuary for Rainbow Trout enthusiasts. August and September witness the river abounding with Arctic Grayling, averaging 14 to 18 inches, eagerly striking at any presented fly or lure.

Come September, larger Rainbow Trout, ranging from 22 to 26 inches, dominate the waters, fueled by their summer feeding frenzy and preparing for the impending winter. These untamed, indigenous trout boast striking crimson markings and distinctive black spots, further enhancing the allure of angling on the Talachulitna River.

Tal-Adventures Lodge (2) is a mere 40 minute flight from Anchorage (1), ensuring that you’ll kickstart your Alaskan experience without delay! For those seeking additional adventure, guests can choose to take a 3-hour boat ride from Deshka Landing.


(1) Anchorage, Alaska

(2) Tal-Adventures Lodge

Like our other trips in Alaska, weather and temperature are ever-changing. A proper layering system is vital for comfortability. If you need help packing a mindful layering system, ask our team of adventure consultants that are well-versed in all season fishing. Come to Alaska with the right state of mind, expect the worst, and hope for the best!


  • Lodging
  • Guided fishing
  • Fish processing and packaging (vacuum seal & freeze)
  • Sauna Access
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Optional Trip Duration (4-6 days is recommended)
  • Access to multiple waters
  • Professional guides


  • Fishing license and King Salmon tag
  • Fishing gear
  • Party supplies (Anchorage has liquor stores and dispensaries)
  • Snacks (for the boat, your candy cravings, etc.)
  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for staff/guides


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