Mat-Su Fishing Guides
Fishing all over the Mat-Su Valley and beyond, Adam Cuthriell’s FishHound Expeditions offers both day-trips and multi-day adventures. Primary day-trip rivers include the tributaries of the Big Su: Willow, Little Willow, Goose, Montana and Sheep creeks and the Kashwitna River. Mat-Su fly-in trips to Lake Creek and the Talachulitna River are available, and expeditions operate out of Bethel, where the Kwethluk, Kisaralik and Arolik rivers are the prime destinations. FishHound also offers multi-day float trips in Kamchatka, Russia.
Dave Fish Alaska
Specializing in wilderness fishing and rafting tours for both avid fishermen and families alike, owner Dave Fish and the guides at Dave Fish Alaska offer trips throughout the Mat-Su Valley, including day-trips, fly-outs and extended float trips on remotevalley rivers. They fish all over southcentral Alaska but primarily visit the clearwater tributaries of the Talkeetna and Susitna river drainages, whether by floatplane, helicopter or raft. Anglers fishing with Dave Fish Alaska can expect a quality guide service with excellent customer care from a small family-owned and operated business. All trips are 100% customized.
Approximately 2.3 miles from beautiful Downtown Talkeetna, Love-Lee Cabins is located at Mile 11.7 of the Talkeetna Spur Rd. Offering 3 very nice studio-sized cabins, they take great pride in providing you with very clean and comfortable accommodations.
Mat-Su Fly-out and Snowmachine Lodges
The Cottonwood Lodge
Cottonwood Lodge is located 65 air miles from Anchorage. In the remote Mat-Su Valley, accessible only by snowmachine in the winter or by jet boat in the summer–or a 35-minute floatplane ride. The Lodge is located on Lake Creek, which flows into the Yentna River, one of the finest fishing areas in the state, offering all five species of Pacific salmon as well as rainbow trout, Arctic grayling and northern pike. The Lodge features deluxe cabins with bath and shower, outstanding meals and great fishing.
Lake Creek Lodge
Lake Creek Lodge is situated directly at the delta of Lake Creek, which flows into the Yentna River, and because of this location the lodge offers a beautiful view of the two most important rivers in the area. The cabins offer accommodations for up to four people, and there are three full meals daily offered from the lodge’s kitchen, with snacks available throughout the day, the lodge also offers the only full liquor bar in the area, open day and night and a great place to celebrate your freshly-caught salmon. Along with Cottonwood Lodge, Lake Creek Lodge is equipped with a complete fleet of boats and each guest has the choice to fish at will or to have an experienced guide take the helm.
Mat-Su Additional Activities
Alaska Off-Road Adventures
Alaska Off-Road Adventures will take you on a guided ATV tour through the beautiful wilderness of Talkeetna, Alaska. The possibilities of seeing wildlife such as bear, moose, porcupine and wolves are abundant on their exclusive trail system. They customize tours to each individual group as far as speed and terrain according to your general riding ability.
Extreme Fun Center
The Extreme Fun Center is the place to be for fun and excitement, offering extreme gaming, delicious food, refreshing beverages and a state-of-the-art event facility. Featuring racing carts that can travel over 40 miles per hour, laser tag hosting up to 24 players at a time, a massive arcade, kids’ play zone, mini bowling, bumper cars and more, the Extreme Fun Center is truly your one-stop destination for fun!
Mat-Su Flight Services
An air taxi and flightseeing company, Regal Air boasts more than 33 years of continuous, year-round operation in Alaska and an unsurpassed safety record. Operating a fleet of DeHavilland Beavers, Cessna 206s and a Piper Navajo Chieftain, Regal offers a wide range of services, from flightseeing excursions to Denali to any of several glacier-viewing tours. Regal Air also offers air-taxi services to get you started on your float trip to a host of quality waters, including Lake Creek and the Talachulitna River in the Mat-Su Valley. Visitors can also book guided all-day fishing tours or other Alaska adventures, such as eco-trekking, Iditarod tours, photo safaris and bear-viewing trips.
Trail Ridge Air
Trail Ridge Air is perfectly situated to provide easy access to bush Alaska and the fantastic fishing that can be found there. Offering customizable trips for more then 20 years, Trail Ridge Air offers an eight-hour fully-guided day of king salmon fishing on Lake Creek, as well as being able to arrange multi-day guided trips with a number of lodges in the southcentral Alaska area. Customers looking for day-trip options can choose any of several flightseeing offerings, including trips to see glaciers or some up-close bear viewing.
Mat-Su Outdoor Gear and Fishing Tackle
3 Rivers Fly & Tackle
If you plan to be fishing in the valley, make sure to stop by and have their fishing tackle and fly shop pro staff help you find the right stuff to carry out any task you have planned. 3 Rivers carries one of Alaska’s most complete lines of fly-fishing rods, fly-fishing reels, fly-tying materials and fishing accessories, as well as bait casting and spinning rods and reels. And if it’s fishing information you need, you can be sure the folks behind the counter are up-to-date on all the hottest valley fisheries every day of the year.
Known nationwide as the outdoor recreation retailer for all your apparel, footwear, equipment and accessory needs, whether purchasing for adults or kids, Sportsman’s Warehouse offers a conveniently located Wasilla store, which is the ideal starting point for those taking off on another Mat-Su adventure. Regardless of your passion–fishing, hunting, camping, – they have what you need.
Three Bears Alaska
Offering all your fuel and grocery needs in the valley, Three Bears Alaska also provides a full line of hunting, fishing, camping and outdoor equipment at their statewide outpost locations in Chugiak, Kenai, Meadow Lakes, Palmer 4 Corners, Tok and Wasilla KGB. There’s an Alaskan owned and operated Three Bears right on your way, regardless of the Mat-Su adventure that awaits. Stop in today for food, drink and gear.
Six Robblees is your one-stop source for truck, trailer and tire shop supplies. Having grown from a small family business with three employees to a small family business with 22 branches in eight states, their product offering has likewise expanded to include car, truck and trailer wheels as well as small trailers components, light truck accessories, tire shop supplies, equipment and heavy duty parts.
Bleeding Heart Brewery
Bleeding Heart Brewery is Alaska’s smallest production brewery, tucked away on an original colonial homestead farm in Palmer. Their mission is to create unique, high quality, reserve style ales and lagers in order to bring new craft drinkers and seasoned “craft life” veterans together, and to push the limits of craft brewing in Alaska.
Noisy Goose Café
An Alaska landmark, the Noisy Goose Café in Palmer offers a large variety of traditional home-style meals that are always available any time of the day. To add to the tasty fare, this classic café offers a ton of authentic Alaska charm in comfortable, relaxed environment.
Odd Man Rush Brewing
Odd Man Rush Brewing is a small neighborhood craft brewery located in Eagle River, Alaska, opened in September 2015. Their beers represent their interpretation of craft brewing. They brew both beers that are true to style as well as unique ales that showcase their creativity and passion for brewing.
Mat-Su Miscellaneous Services
Deshka Landing Outdoor Association
DLOA LLC was formed in 1998 to insure that there is continued access to the Lower Susitna Drainage. The drainage includes the Susitna River, Deshka River, Yentna River, and the Alexander Creek and all their tributaries. They provide year-round access to the river system via a boat launch ramp. They encompass approximately 41 acres, of which about 20 acres is used for the main parking lot to include parking, storage, a small store, indoor restrooms, and fuel.
Stan Tebow Agency
After more than 31 years in the insurance industry, Stan has the tenure and experience to understand the ins-and-outs of insurance, helping him serve hundreds of families regarding their protection needs. Stop by his agency in Palmer, where they can help you protect the things that are important: your family, home, car, boat, and more.