Pre Trip Information

All the necessary information to prepare for your upcoming trip to the Copper River Lodge

Paperwork and Alcohol Order
Alcoholic beverages are not sold at the lodge.  Alcohol is not included in the package price.  Please fill out your paperwork and alcohol order via our Guest Information Form sent with your invoice. 

Travel and Logistics

Our flight recommendations in and out of Anchorage, charter flight information, hotel and restaurant recommendations, and lodge information such as alcohol, communications, and emergency contact information.  Please note that it is your responsibility to call and book your trip from Anchorage to Iliamna.  We block off seats for you, but if you do not pay for the reservation they will release your seats 30 days before your trip.  Call Iliamna Air Taxi at (907) 571-1248 and tell them you are with the Copper River Lodge.  Please visit the Travel and Logistics page for more information.  


Our Fishing Program
The fun stuff about our guides, fishing ethics, equipment, and rod/wader rentals.  Please visit Our Fishing Program page to read more. 

Lodge Safety
Boats, wading, and bears, oh my!  Safety is one of our main concerns.  Please read the Lodge Safety page. 

Packing List
Don’t forget your important documents, clothing, accessories, and, of course, fishing gear.  View our Packing List

Trip Insurance
We highly recommend medical evacuation/trip cancellation insurance as a way to protect yourself.  Please purchase trip insurance within two weeks of your deposit as it covers preexisting conditions.  Please note that this insurance does not cover any claims involving Covid.  Visit our Trip Insurance page to get a quote today. 

Terms and Conditions
Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully regarding our payment policy and liability release waiver.  Deposit on the trip acknowledges that you agree to all of our terms and conditions.  Upon arrival to the Copper River Lodge, all participants will be required to sign our Term and Conditions form in person. 

Please call us at (406) 222-0624 if you have any questions about the pre trip information!