Itinerary

Craig Alaska Fishing Lodge

Screamin’ Reels Lodge is located on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska near the small town of Craig Alaska.

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How to get to Screamin’ Reels Lodge in Craig Alaska

You will fly from SeaTac International Airport to Ketchikan International Airport on Alaska or Delta Airlines. This is a short one hour and 40-minute flight.  After Arriving in Ketchikan, you will then check in with Island Air Express and board a Cessna “950” Grand Caravan aircraft for a scenic 25-30 minute flight to Prince of Wales Island where we will be there to greet you with our new transit van.

After we greet you, we are happy to stop at the local store to pick up any last-minute items that you may need for your stay with us.  From there it is a short drive to Screamin’ Reels Lodge.

 

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Packing for your Alaska Vacation

Pack light!  Only bring what you need. We provide use of Grunden’s rain gear and boots.

  • Hat  
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm Layered Clothing
  • A lightweight Jacket
  • Long underwear
  • Pair of shorts or swimsuit if you would like to paddle board
  • House shoes / slippers to be worn inside the lodge

Packing for your Alaska Vacation

Pack light!  Only bring what you need. We provide use of Grunden’s rain gear and boots.

  • Hat  
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm Layered Clothing
  • A lightweight Jacket
  • Long underwear
  • Pair of shorts or swimsuit if you would like to paddle board
  • House shoes / slippers to be worn inside the lodge

Lodge Arrival

When you arrive at the Lodge you will be greeted by our friendly staff who will help you get settled. Once settled we will introduce the lodge staff, gather your fishing licenses, and answer any questions you may have for us. Then relax and enjoy an appetizer before dinner. After dinner take a minute to ensure your provided rain gear and boots fit well for the fishing day ahead! You are here now relax and enjoy!

 

Daily Itinerary

  • 5:00 AM: Your wakeup call starts the day off right. While you prepare for the day, our chef will be making your breakfast which is served on the boats.  The captains and deckhands will be preparing the boats for the full day of fishing.  
  • 5:15 AM: Finish your morning cup of coffee and head to the dock with your rain gear and boots on, ready for the day. 
  • 5:30 AM: Boats depart the dock. Once departed, you will enjoy your breakfast sandwich and coffee while headed to the fishing grounds for a full day of fishing with lunch served on the boats. 
  • 3:30 PM: When we arrive back to the dock, there is an opportunity to take pictures of the days catch. The processing crew will then take care of your fish while you rinse off your rain gear and head up to the lodge for a warm shower. 
  • 4:30 PM: While relaxing, enjoy your appetizers at the lodge and the campfire and share stories about your day on the water.
  • 6:00 PM: Dinner is served. Our typical menu includes freshly prepared cuisine consisting of: Fresh Seafood, USDA Prime Steak, and delicious side dishes with a variety of vegetables. Dessert includes: Cheesecake with a blueberries drizzle, Crème Brulé, homemade peach cobbler, and homemade chocolate cake with ice cream. 

Departure morning

We will have hot coffee, muffins, cereal, etc. available for you on your departure morning. We will leave the lodge 90 minutes before your flight to be on time for your safe travel home. Our staff will take your fish boxes to Island Air Express where they will be waiting for you in Ketchikan for your flight home.