Tracy Vrem's Blue Mountain Lodge
Alaskan Peninsula - Daily fly-outs - Blue Mountain Lodge is located in the Becharof, Ugashik Lake Region of Alaska, sixty miles south of King Salmon, in the heart of the best fishing that the Alaska Peninsula has to offer. The terrain on the peninsula is mainly tundra with numerous lakes and streams. The eastern side of the peninsula is laced with volcanic mountains forming the Alaska Peninsula Range. Blue Mountain Lodge takes in the island arm of Becharof Lake. Its breathtaking scenery, combined with plentiful fish and game, make this a sportsman’s paradise.
Orvis-Endorsed Alaskan Fishing Adventure
The area is the spawning grounds for all species of salmon. Each year millions of salmon crowd the lakes and streams. This abundance of food helps to support one of the densest brown bear populations in the state. The Alaska Peninsula also supports a wide range of wildlife, including the Northern Peninsula caribou herd and moose averaging 60-inch racks. There’s a great variety of fishing locations, beautiful scenery and the ability to customize your daily activities. The majority of their fishing trips are booked from referrals. Clients have been returning to fish with them since the mid 1980’s. The lodge caters to a max of six anglers and is Orvis Endorsed. Orvis-Endorsed operations cater to every ability from beginner to expert; and, meet high standards of great service, great fishing, and an experienced, professional staff.
The area is the spawning grounds for all species of salmon. Each year millions of salmon crowd the lakes and streams. This abundance of food helps to support one of the densest brown bear populations in the state. The Alaska Peninsula also supports a wide range of wildlife, including the Northern Peninsula caribou herd and moose averaging 60-inch racks. Wolf and wolverine are in the area along with waterfowl and willow ptarmigan. There’s a great variety of fishing locations, beautiful scenery and the ability to customize your daily activities. The majority of their fishing trips are booked from referrals. Clients have been returning to fish with them since the mid-1980’s. They cater to small groups from two to a maximum of six anglers.
Fly-Out Fly Fishing and Bear Viewing:
The Lodge has two Piper Super Cubs, one on wheels and one on floats, a Cessna 180 on floats, and a Cessna 182 on wheels. Tracey Vrem is your pilot and guide.
He has over 8,000 logged hours of flying time on the Alaska Peninsula. Tracy will stay with you throughout the day, offering advice and protection.
Monday through Friday, you’ll take a short flight to an untouched stream or river. You’ll load into airplanes around 8:00 a.m., and fish until 5:00 p.m. before returning to the lodge.
Bear Viewing: Thirty minutes from the lodge is the world-famous Brook’s Falls in Katmai National Park. They fly to Naknek Lake. Brook’s Falls is a short hike from the lake. Usually, they’ll spend half a day visiting the falls and viewing the bears. Upon request, this can be added to your package.
You'll fly to King Salmon, Alaska. A Blue Mountain Lodge pilot will pick you up at 5:30 p.m. and fly you to the Lodge, a 55-minute flight. The package includes the roundtrip charter flight from King Salmon to Blue Mountain Lodge. Complete details are included in our confirmation packet.
Blue Mountain Lodge
Their main lodge was built in 2010, and offers a beautiful view of the lake, Blue Mountain and the Aleutian Mountains. The lodge is located on an abandoned oil exploration road system. This road system is not connected to any village or highway. The duplex-style guest cabin, has two private bedrooms and two front rooms
that have bunk beds and a small common area. Both sides include a private bathroom with shower, and flush toilet. The lodge sleeps two couples and up to six single guests.
You’re welcome to bring your video camera, and they have a flat screen TV at the lodge for watching the day’s activities.
Cell phones do not work in this area; however, Wi-Fi is available at the lodge. There is also a freezer for preserving your trophy or any salmon you wish to take home.
2018 Rates and Weeks:
6-nights and 5-days guided
Fly-out fishing $5,900.00 p.p.
Sunday to Saturday
Rates are per person, double occupancy unless listed otherwise.
2018 Fishing Season:Grayling, northern pike, lake trout, and dolly varden are available for all weeks
June 24–30: Kings and reds
July 1-7: Reds/kings/chums/pinks
July 8-14: Reds/kings/chums/pinks
July 15-21: Reds/kings/chums/pinks
July 22-28: Reds/kings/chums/pinks
July 29 – Aug. 4: Silvers/chums/pinks
August 5-11: Silvers/chums/pinks
August 12-18: Silvers/chums/pinks
August 19-25: Silvers
Aug. 26 - Sept. 1: Silvers/rainbows
Sept. 2-8: Silvers/rainbows
Sept. 9-15: Silvers/rainbows/char
Sept. 30 – Oct. 6: Rainbows/char
Roundtrip charter flight from King Salmon to BML, lodging, meals, beer, wine, and soft drinks, guided fishing, ptarmigan and waterfowl hunting (when permitting), daily fly-outs to remote streams, use of rods, reels, and shotguns.
Packages do not include:
Airfare to King Salmon, gratuities, hard liquor, terminal tackle, fishing and hunting license, shotgun shells ($15.00 a box), king salmon tag, duck stamps, and anything not mentioned under inclusions.