Alaska Adventure Blog

Want to know about the BEST adventures, tips, and deals going on throughout Alaska? Well you came to the right place! From embarking on whales and glaciers in Seward, all the way down to world class Alaska halibut fishing in Homer- we have you covered! Keep in touch weekly as we update you on what’s new and what’s worth checking out on your adventure to Alaska this season!

Happy Travels!

Meet the Staff – Sharon

By Daughn Carpenter | August 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
woman smiling at camera

Sharon, the on-site lodge manager! Sharon was born and raised in South Louisiana on a cattle farm.  She then worked as an Insurance Claims Adjuster for a long period of time. At some point Shaorn was invited to cook at a Lodge in Soldotna in 2006 and it then became an annual tradition every summer […]

Heading North

By Daughn Carpenter | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
sun shining over mountain onto lake

Guest Blog by Hannah Somers Thursday, August 7, 2014 I landed in Baltimore at 9:30am (Eastern Time) Monday after 2.5 hours of scattered sleep. Since then, I have been doing a lot of sleeping and catching up – and procrastinating on this last post (it’s now three days later – sorry!). I’m still not exactly […]

Escape to Alaska

By Daughn Carpenter | June 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Alaska mountain reflection mirrored in lake

Blog by TravelAlaska.Com Even if you’ve never been to Alaska, even if you’re confined to your home right now, we can help you find a way to escape to the wide-open spaces of the 49th state in your mind. We’re sharing some of our favorite books, movies and TV shows set in Alaska that can […]

Meet the Staff – Daughn!

By Daughn Carpenter | May 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
Daugn the fishing guide

Today we’re continuing our Meet the Staff blogs, with our accountant, Daughn!  Daughn moved to Alaska in 1984 from Wyoming & had three Alaskan kids.  Daughn then went back to school and got her degree in Accounting where she then worked in insurance for 10 years and honed her accounting skills doing accounting at various […]

A Complete Guide To Hiking- All That You Need To Know

By Daughn Carpenter | April 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
two hikers in Alaska mountains

Guest Blog by Tim Fox Planning your hiking expedition can be a bit overwhelming, especially for beginners.  Not to mention the challenges that arise whilst you are actually out there in the wilderness. Many hikers will find it difficult to live in urban areas, and what about bears?  Then there are other concerns such as […]

Travel Tips From the Pros

By Daughn Carpenter | April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
birds eye view of soaring eagle lodge

Your Q & A with Soaring Eagle Lodge Average Daylight Hours:There are areas of Alaska that experience 24 hours of summer daylight, but the Kenai Peninsula is not one of them. On the Kenai, you may expect up to 19 hours of daylight in June, 17 hours in July, 16 hours in August and 14 […]

Alaskans Are Experts At Social Distancing

By Daughn Carpenter | April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
hand making shape in front of sun

Covid-19 in Alaska A lot of you have called the lodge and asked about how we’ll be moving forward given the current circumstances, so I thought I’d share a little bit of what we’re doing at the lodge, and a relevant news articles. Let’s just say, we’re pros! As of now, June-September will be operations […]

A Fishing Story

By Daughn Carpenter | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
father and son fishing on a boat

We found this fishing blog online that talks about fishing on the Kasilof, and since we often get questions, we thought it was a good read! And just like that, the 2019 season is in the books. And what a season it was. I have said it a million times but will say it again, […]

Featuring Our Friends

By Daughn Carpenter | March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
person on boat removing hook from a fish

Meet Our Sister Company- Ninilchik Charters Today we just wanted to feature our sister company, Ninilchik Charters and highlight their awesomeness! These are the guides we use to do fishing at Soaring Eagle Lodge. Ninilchik Halibut Fishing A very popular site for Alaska Halibut fishing is the small, but quaint town of Ninilchik! During the Summer, tourist […]

Fishing Vessels of Alaska

By Daughn Carpenter | March 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
humpack whale breaching

Ever Wondered About Alaskan Commercial Fishing?