• Rafters on the Alganak Wild River


    Wild River Alaska

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The Alagnak Wild River's abundant wildlife and Class I-III rapids offer exciting opportunities for sightseers and adventure-seekers alike. Whether cruising, paddling, or floating, however, anglers will enjoy some of the most attractive sportfishing in the world. With significant populations of rainbow trout, arctic char, grayling, and sockeye and king salmon, the Alagnak has become the most popular destination for sportfishing in Southwest Alaska.

Did You Know?

A DeHavilland Beaver float plane lands on the Alagnak Wild River.

In June 1927 pilot Russell Merrill of Anchorage Air Transport flew a Travel Air to Lockanok cannery at the mouth of the Alagnak Wild River. This first airplane landing in the Bristol Bay region would effectively lead to a new era of air transport for this formerly inaccessible part of Alaska.