The Goodnews River Lodge is the ONLY full service Alaska fishing lodge on the entire 3 branch river system!

The Goodnews River Lodge is located in a remote corner of Southwest Alaska about 450 miles from Anchorage, at the edge of the pristine Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.

As the ONLY full service Alaska fishing lodge on the entire 3 branch river system, you will experience World Class fishing, as well as the solitude and peaceful beauty of Alaska as it should be. And with NO commercial fishing in Goodnews Bay since 2015, you’ll be amazed by the amount of fish entering the River. It’s just you and the fish. No crowds. No flying to the “best” river. You don’t have to worry about some one beating you to the best spots, because the only other fisherman you are likely to see are your camp mates, or those of the furry persuasion.

If you are looking for an Alaska fishing lodge that puts fishing first, then look no further. Located in a remote corner of southwest Alaska and accessible only by private charter airplane, the 3 forks of the Goodnews River flow out of the Ahklun Mountains, and wander through the Togiak National Refuge as they make their way to the Bering Sea. There are over 490 miles of fish-able streams, braids, creeks and river branches for you to enjoy. Our fleet of jetboats can easily access all 3 forks of the river, as well as the lower tidewater sections. Chrome bright Salmon, most still with sea lice, are the norm in tidewater. These fish are fresh and feisty, and will challenge your angling skills. Resident Leopard Rainbows and Grayling, along with sea run Dolly Varden can be caught in all 3 branches of the river, as well a the numerous creeks, streams and braids. It’s a river system as nature intended, with no trace of human interference besides you and your guide. It’s all here at the Goodnews River Lodge, and it’s all yours to enjoy.

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“Mike, the guides, and the lodge staff went above and beyond whenever possible. The guides especially were about the most professional group I have encountered… Thanks for a memorable trip.”

Steve Atanasio
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“I want to thank all the staff at Goodnews River Lodge for the fishing trip of a lifetime. All the guides were great. Jeff took us up the South branch and the ride was great. Jeff can handle a boat as good as any guide I have ever seen . Great fishing!”

Justin Lyons
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“Thank you and your great staff at the Goodnews River Lodge for the wonderful experience my son Eric and I had while fishing with you. GNRL has created a first class operation on a river system that is truly unique in it’s quality of fishing and beauty. Thank you and your staff for allowing us to spend a few days in Shangri-La.”

John Cleveland
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“I have fished across Canada and Alaska and even made a trip to Russia. The Goodnews River Lodge ranks at the top of my list. It offers the complete package, pristine location, excellent accommodations, spectacular food, excellent guides, and last but not least great fishing.”

Bruce Potter
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“My father and I had the time of our life at the Goodnews River Lodge. The food was great, but best of all the fishing was impressive to say the least. The guides were awesome as well. One thing is for sure, if someone asked me where to go fishing in Alaska there would be only one place to send them…It was as first class as it gets…Thanks again.”

Mike Olszanowski, Jr

The Goodnews River Lodge is the ONLY full service Alaska fishing lodge on the entire 3 branch river system!

The Goodnews River Lodge is located in a remote corner of Southwest Alaska about 450 miles from Anchorage, at the edge of the pristine Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.

As the ONLY full service Alaska fishing lodge on the entire 3 branch river system, you will experience World Class fishing, as well as the solitude and peaceful beauty of Alaska as it should be. And with NO commercial fishing in Goodnews Bay since 2015, you’ll be amazed by the amount of fish entering the River. It’s just you and the fish. No crowds. No flying to the “best” river. You don’t have to worry about some one beating you to the best spots, because the only other fisherman you are likely to see are your camp mates, or those of the furry persuasion.

If you are looking for an Alaska fishing lodge that puts fishing first, then look no further. Located in a remote corner of southwest Alaska and accessible only by private charter airplane, the 3 forks of the Goodnews River flow out of the Ahklun Mountains, and wander through the Togiak National Refuge as they make their way to the Bering Sea. There are over 490 miles of fish-able streams, braids, creeks and river branches for you to enjoy. Our fleet of jetboats can easily access all 3 forks of the river, as well as the lower tidewater sections. Chrome bright Salmon, most still with sea lice, are the norm in tidewater. These fish are fresh and feisty, and will challenge your angling skills. Resident Leopard Rainbows and Grayling, along with sea run Dolly Varden can be caught in all 3 branches of the river, as well a the numerous creeks, streams and braids. It’s a river system as nature intended, with no trace of human interference besides you and your guide. It’s all here at the Goodnews River Lodge, and it’s all yours to enjoy.

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To secure your trip of a lifetime to the Goodnews River Lodge, email us at info@goodnewsriverlodge.com or call us at 1-989-980-8787 EST to confirm availability and reserve your week.

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