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Favorite Bay Lodge

Favorite Bay Lodge is located on the placid waters of Southeast Alaska’s Admiralty Island.

There is a place where things have never changed. Where nature still controls the earth and man is merely a visitor. Where humpback whales, bald eagles and brown bear are the rulers of the land. Begin your Alaska fishing vacation with a journey back in time to an environment that is quite possibly the last frontier on earth.


A scenic 40-minute flight by seaplane from Juneau to Angoon transports you to Admiralty Island where unparalleled saltwater fishing is within minutes of the Lodge.

Take in the wildlife!

alaska-humpbacks-53_chatham-strait-alaskaWhale Watching in Chatham Straits, Exploring the Tongass National Forest, Kayaking, and Pulling the Traps are only part of the wildlife activities for anglers and non-anglers alike.
We are located in one of those amazingly rare places in North America where humpback whales bubble net feed just minutes from the lodge, it is an experience you will never forget.

Both the Discovery Channel and National Geographic have filmed her documenting this incredible sight. Killer whales and porpoises are also feeding in the area. Be sure to bring your camera!

Favorite Bay Lodge – Great Room

GR_ViewThere is nothing better than the Great Outdoors. But after a long day of outdoors,there is nothing better than the Great Indoors.

Retire to our Great Room – a name not to be taken lightly. Walls of glass and native cedar become the ultimate indoor observation point with majestic views of the bay.

If a little R&R is what you need-the lodge is a perfect place for peace and quiet. We welcome you to curl up in front of the Sunken Fireplace with a book about some of the famous pioneers of Southeast Alaska or the rich culture of the Native Tlingit people.

Our cozy loft offers a small library of books, a guest workstation if you need to check your emails and treetop views to watch the eagles fly by.

Guest Rooms


We believe in roughing it, but only to a point. With that in mind, our twelve individually designed and creatively appointed guest rooms feature native cedar walls, lodgepole furnishings,elegant baths with soaking tubs and showers, handcrafted rugs, and simply the most comfortable bedding you have ever slept on.

Our spacious rooms are individually decorated and named for our native Southeastern wildlife. Wake up and enjoy views of the serene inland waters or watch the amazing sunsets as you drift off to sleep.

These twelve guest rooms feature native cedar walls, lodgepole furnishings, elegant baths with soaking tubs and showers, handcrafted rugs, and simply the most comfortable bedding you have ever slept on. Wake up and enjoy views of the serene inland waters or watch the amazing sunsets as you drift off to sleep.

Saltwater Fishing

Favorite Bay Lodge Big salmonFive species of Wild Pacific Salmon, monster Halibut, and a fabulous variety of Rockfish make your adventure to Favorite Bay Lodge truly unforgettable.

Local Coast Guard certified guides, each with their own large comfortable boat, have fished these waters all their lives and know the reason you are on-board.

Bait, tackle and gear, are provided, as well as a gourmet boxed lunch to enjoy while you are out catching the big one!

Freshwater Fishing

Favorite Bay LodgeFreshwater Fishing for those who love the fresh water challenge — You will travel by small boat to the mouth of native streams healthy with runs of Dolly Varden, Cutthroat and Steelhead Trout, as well as seasonal freshwater salmon fishing.

You will fish these streams, all within minutes of the Lodge, from shore and kayak or canoe and follow them to hidden lakes.

Experienced Native guides assist all levels of anglers with fly rod and ultra light spinning gear. Once back at the dock, Favorite Bay processes your fish for your trip home.

Filleting, modern vacuum sealing, flash freezing and packaging in an insulated fish box are included in your Favorite Bay Lodge Sportfishing Adventure.

Dining at Favorite Bay is an Experience You’ll Relish

Favorite Bay LodgePrepare your appetite to savor a gourmet fusion of Northwestern foods created in our Exhibition Kitchen by our Chef de la Cuisine.

Guests quickly learn to save room for the famous desserts. Full American breakfasts made to order, hearty lunches and a hand-served, four-course gourmet dining experience nightly are only part of the reason that family and friends back to Favorite Bay Lodge.

Getting There

Favorite Bay LodgeAlaska Airlines is the primary airline serving Southeast Alaska. Passengers connect through Seattle to Juneau. Once in Juneau, you’ll be transported back in time to the majestic destination of Admiralty Island.

We’ll arrange your scenic forty minute Seaplane ride to Angoon.  Simply give us a call and we’ll provide you with the flight schedule to the lodge.