Cottonwood Lodge is
located 65 air miles from Anchorage. Moose and bear
are often seen during the 35 minute float plane
ride. The Lodge is located on Lake Creek, which
flows into the Yetna River, one of the finest
fishing areas in the State of Alaska. All 5 species
of Pacific Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Grayling
and Northern Pike are taken.
The Lodge has deluxe cabins with bath and shower;
some of the cabins share a central bath house.
Cottonwood Fishing Lodge offers full service
accommodations, outstanding meals and great fishing.
King Salmon season begins the end of May, until July
25 until August 25. All species are especially
exciting to catch.
Cottonwood Lodge is situated at the edge of the
forest slightly above the confluence of Lake Creek
and the Yentna River.
Photo above is a
smiling George Foreman and his kids in the
The kitchen in the main lodge
offers three full meals daily and the fire place
outside the Lodge is a great place to trade fish
stories of the day.
For sports anglers around the world Alaska enjoys the
reputation as the paradise on earth. This is the place where
fish can weigh even more than the angler. Its no coincidence
that fisherman from each corner of the world are inspired by
every river and delta that Alaska provides.
own boats in order to fish on the rivers and deltas.
Lodges are equipped with a complete fleet of boats. Every
guest has the choice to fish at will or to have one of our
experienced guides accompany them. Any guest who likes to
try their own luck, can take a boat and search for their
trophy fish in the most productive fishing grounds the
Yentna River and its tributaries have to offer. However, if
anglers want to try back trolling or bank fishing, then one
of our experienced guides is necessary.
The best area for fishing is upriver at the banks of the
Lake Creek. You will only get there with the help of the
jet-propelled boats and Guides. Our experienced guides will
show our guests the most productive areas and instruct the
experienced or untrained anglers alike. The guides possess
all the tricks necessary to fish for salmon and they also
take pleasure in sharing their many years of experience with
the guests so that the anglers have the most chances to land
a tremendous amount of Salmon.