Frequently Asked Questions

What to Pack
  • Warm Layers - Weather can range from sunny and mid-80's to rainy and mid-50's
  • Long sleeves & long pants - for warmth and for bugs
  • Camera
  • Slippers for indoors
  • Long distance card - most cell phones don't work here (only those with service from GCI or Bristol Bay Telephone)
  • Fishing License - Save yourself a bunch of time and get on the river faster!  Go online to purchase your fishing licenses before you arrive.

    Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Licenses​


How to Get Here
King Salmon is located approx. 300 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska.  Accessible only by air, you have two options for summer service into King Salmon.  Both PenAir and Alaska Airlines fly into King Salmon several times per day.  Alaska Airline mileage plan miles may be used on both airlines.

Penair (Alaska Airlines Partner)

Alaska Airlines


Free Shuttle to Blue Fly

Once you’ve made your flight reservations, let us know your arrival time.  We’ll be happy to pick you up at the airport and bring you to the B&B.


Rental Cars/ATVs/Kayaks/Mountain Bikes

Alaska Eagle Eye offers a variety of rental cars.

Office: (907) 246-CARS (2277) 

Cell: (907) 469-0466 

Email: bob.egli5@gmail.com

www.alaskaeagleeye.com


Cell Phones

Please be aware that the only cell phones that will work in King Salmon are those with GCI service.  Blue Fly B&B offers wireless phones for guest use, but we do request that you bring or purchase a phone card for any long distance cards.  For cell phone and other electronic rentals, check Alaska Eagle Eye.


Wi-Fi Internet

Blue Fly B&B does offer free internet use.  However, we have LIMITED BANDWIDTH allotted per month.  In consideration of all guests, please…

DoDon't
Check e-mails

Stream audio/video

Upload/download movies

Upload/download large files

Upload/download large pictures

YouTube


Weather

Check the current weather or the season averages.

Weather Underground (King Salmon or 99613)

Alaska Webcams (King Salmon)

CONTACT

Patricia Edel 

fishbluefly@gmail.com

www.fishbluefly.com

Cell: 907-469-0899

B&B: 907-246-2030

BED & BREAKFAST

GUIDE SERVICE

Fishing FAQs

Recommended fly rods:
  • King (Chinook) Salmon – 10 to 12 weight rod, fast sink tip line
  • ​Silver (Coho) Salmon – 7 to 9 weight rod, fast sink tip and floating line
  • Red (Sockeye) Salmon - 6 to 8 weight rod, fast sink tip and floating line
  • Rainbow Trout, Char and Grayling - 6 to 8 weight rod, fast sink tip and floating line


Online Fishing Licenses

Save yourself a bunch of time and get on the river faster!  Go online to purchase your fishing licenses before you arrive.

Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game Licenses


What to Bring for Fishing

  • Gortex or neoprene waders (needed for all fly fishing on the Naknek & remote fly outs)
  • Fishing license (purchase online or in King Salmon)
  • Waterproof jacket (very important)
  • Warm hat with visor or ball cap
  • Gloves
  • Polarized glasses
  • Plenty of warm layers
  • Your own rod, reel and tackle (if you prefer your own)
  • Waterproof camera
  • Bug dope or bug jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • Chapstick
  • Gratuities for guides and lodge employees