About Kodiak Island

Kodiak Island is a sought out destination in Alaska known for abundant sport fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing opportunities.  Kodiak City has the majority of the island's population. There are seven Kodiak villages – one of them being Old Harbor where Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge resides. The island was discovered by a Russian fur trader in 1763 and the first Russian settlement was in Old Harbor.

about Kodiak Island Alaska - Wildlife- Kodiak BearKodiak Island offers stunning wildlife viewing opportunities. The Kodiak bear are healthy and productive on the island, and the bear population is at an all-time high of 3,500. While fishing you may see humpback whales, Orca, Stellar sea lions, harbor seals, sea otters, and Dall's and white-sided porpoises.  On the island you will see Sitka black-tailed deer, red foxes, mountain goats, and beaver to name a few.  The island is a host to around 600 wild and free range herd buffalo. 

While many destinations on the island can only be reached by plane or boat, Kodiak has a 100 mile road system.  There are trail heads for twenty-two lakes and fifteen rivers and streams accessible by road.  

There is plenty to do and see in Kodiak City before heading to Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge.  There is a downtown walking tour to visit landmarks relating to the 1964 tsunami, museums, and small art galleries. Fort Abercrombie provides a fun hike and WWII history.  There are also many flight tours available for visitors.  

So when you come to the lodge, plan time to enjoy everything the island has to offer!

What Our Guests Are Saying

"Old Harbor is one of my favorite places in Alaska. The people are so warm, and the fishing is exceptional. KSL nailed it. They give 5 star service with some of the best, gourmet meals I've had anywhere. My room was right on the beach and was very clean and well kept. Our fishing guide was a lot of fun and made sure that everyone caught their fill of fish. KSL took care of everything. I just showed up in Kodiak and the rest was handled."

Ron U., Chapel Hill, NC

"An A+ fishing experience. Have booked with them more than once. Fished with friends & family. Without question one of the best experiences I have ever had. Wide variety of fish. First rate equipment. Experienced guides. Custom built boats protect you from the weather. Most liberal fishing regulations in Alaska. Off the beaten path. Great scenery. Not Crowded."

Harvey P., Greater Cincinnati

"The sportsman's lodge is a great place! The guides know the water and work to put you on the fish. You won't starve for sure are the food rivals most fine dining establishments I've been too. I have been there twice on business and someday would love to take my family. One of my Clients also has mentioned he would love to bring his wife up for a visit.Stayed September 2014, traveled on business."

Dennisgroom, Middleton, Idaho

"For a great time fishing in Alaska, look no further than the Kodiak Sportsman Lodge. Gary and his professional crew put you on the fish! The food is great and the staff at the lodge make you feel like you're a part of the family. All this and the scenic beauty of Kodiak."

Susan Harvey, OR Medical Director at Medical University of South Carolina

"Gary and the crew at the Sportsmans Lodge in Old Harbor, AK are wonderful hosts. The fishing in Old Harbor can't be beat!"

Dave Jarrett, COO & Executive VP, Old Harbor Native Corporation

"Gary assisted us very professionally and gave us the best time and adventure throughout the trip."

Adrian Gaspar & Scandia Romana

"This will not be a usual sort of recommendation...instead it is the sort of recommendation of a service, that is, guided fishing and hunting at Old Harbor, Kodiak Island, Alaska. I recommend him and the Kodiak Sportsman Lodge highly. You wil catch some very fine fish (King and Silver Salmon in season, Ling Cod in season, and Halibut are the primary game fish, with a good assortment of other varieties of fish if you wish.) in the Sitkadalek sound and will be witness to some of the finest scenery available. The chef is superb at the lodge and the accomodations are much better than most you will see in Alaskan lodges in the mid-price range. I recommend Gary and the Lodge to you highly. Try him, you'll like it, I guarantee."

Willis Starnes, CEO of Shepherds' Outreach Network

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