Majestic Alaska Lodge with beautiful sunset view

Brand New First Class Lodge

Intricate Bay Lodge sits near the center of Lake Iliamna, a major destination for the millions of sockeye salmon that help make Bristol Bay North America’s most exulted rainbow region. Book an amazing week at this high end Alaskan Fishing Lodge with carpeted guest rooms and private baths, Wi-Fi and an in-deck hot tub.

Alaskan Salmon Fishing - in Net

Alaska’s Best Rainbow Trout Fishing

Intricate Bay Lodge is one of Alaska’s best fishing lodge with boat access to world renowned  home waters of the Copper and Gibraltar Rivers, designated Trophy Rainbow Trout areas and the largest sockeye salmon run in the world.

Unrivaled Staff-to-Guest Ratio

You will experience unrivaled personal service and attention, along with all the amenities you’d expect in a fine hotel.  Guests also eat well at Intricate Bay.  In addition to the inevitable surf and turf, the kitchen produces bacon-wrapped caribou medallions, an excellent rack of lamb and if guests are game, a pizza night.

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Why Choose Us

  • Alaska’s Best Small Lodge, capable of handling up to 10 guests.
  • A fabulous gourmet kitchen worthy of our gourmet chef.
  • A unique bar and a dining area capable of slaking thirsts and sating the ravenous appetites of fishermen who have spent the day wrestling oversized trout and salmon.
  • Intimate, personal, and quality experience found at Intricate Bay Lodge.
  • World Renown Home Waters: The Copper & Gibraltar Rivers
Jimmy Carter Fishing at Intricate Bay Lodge

A Presidential Experience with Jimmy Carter

“Everyone in our party was really delighted with our choice of Intricate Bay Lodge. The accommodations and service were superb, the food was delicious, and we were all pleased with the fishing. All the guides were competent and very helpful. Please give our personal thanks to everyone on your staff who helped to make our visit both productive and enjoyable.” – Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

View Photo Gallery From the President Carter Visit
View Photo Story by Abe Blair on Catch Magazine

Trip Advisor Reviews: What Our Guests Say About Us

I have been to many lodges over the last decade and they all typically bring something different to the table be it easy access to great fishing, better accommodations, food, service etc….In the price range I typically spend per person all of that is to be expected and IBL delivered on all.

Sarjonis, 'Great Lodge in Alaska'

Amazing lodge with awesome accommodations. The staff and guides were the amazing and personable. The Fishing is out of this world and they put you on the fish!!! Brian is a hands on owner that will make sure you have a trip that you will remember for a lifetime.

David, 'Trip of a Lifetime'

Just got back from a 7 day stay at Intricate Bay Lodge. The owner Brian and all of the guides were great! They put us on quality fish everyday. Their mainstay river the Copper is the best trout river I have ever fished.

Chris, 'Amazing'