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Reviewed 19 September 2020

This is my second trip to TRL and it could not have been better. Starting with their outstanding Executive Chef, Gabe, who welcomed us with a late lunch after arriving in the mid-afternoon (just for us). Every meal was done to perfection and with a smile. We fished for halibut in Homer to catch nice limits with Captain Chad, Silver salmon with Brandt on a fly-out trip to Crescent Lake, Silvers again on Lower Kenai, and Silvers and Steelhead with Will on the Kasilof. These guys really know their stuff and go the extra mile to make sure you enjoy the experience. Hats off to Mike Tuhy and Joe Chambers for running a finely tuned operation. I'm already salivating over my next visit to TRL. Keep up the great job!

Room tip: Cabins away from the dining lodge are quieter.
Date of stay: September 2020
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Reviewed 28 July 2020

I just spent 4 nights for a father- son trip and can't say enough good things about the entire team and facilities. I didn't think it was possible that all the positive reviews could be accurate. There are many good reasons why the lodge has such superb ratings; the facilities, the location, the personnel, the food, the gear... few details, if any, are spared. My experience was there is a culture of caring and wanting to ensure each guest has a terrific time and they deliver exactly that. A special thank you to Mike, Griff, Gabe, Chris, Jake and Joe. Great people to spend time with, they truly love what they do. Thanks again for an unforgettable experience and hope to be back next summer!

Date of stay: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2019

Tower Rock Lodge is a best in class establishment! We had blast fishing different locations every day! The staff and guides were incredibly professional, warm, and accommodating. 10/10 would return and recommend to any type of group - families, friends, or corporate! We went late in the season and were catching beautiful salmon due to our guides expertise - thanks Joe! It’s an easy drive to Homer or to take a glacier boat tour if you want to switch it up one day! Thank you for the excellent experience Tower Rock!

Date of stay: October 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank Miriam H
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Reviewed 1 October 2019

We (husband and wife) visited Tower Rock Lodge the second week of September 2019. The lodge accommodations were outstanding (we stayed in Cabin 2), the meals were first class (thank you J.R. and the kitchen crew), the boats and fishing gear were high end, and the guides were absolutely amazing. We were treated like family from the moment we arrived to the moment we departed. Mike Tuhy was in the dining hall each morning to greet you and attend to your needs. He returned most evenings to check on your fishing day and share amazing stories and anecdotes. The guides were personable, knowledgeable, knew how to put you on fish, and were talented at teaching us new fishing techniques (thank you Brant, Joe, and Carson). We spent four days on the Kenia and Kisilof rivers, one day on a fly out to Crescent Lake, and enjoyed a halibut/king salmon trip out of Homer during our stay. We caught three types of salmon, rainbow trout, dolly varden (arctic char), halibut, and steelhead trout. Catching a 32-inch steelhead trout on a fly rod proved Mike Tuhy is right: “Fish so big you don’t have to lie about 'em!” We can hardly wait for a return visit.

Room tip: The Dining Hall was equipped with wifi & tv if you needed it; it was nice to be unconnected for a change!
Date of stay: September 2019
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Thank dryfly5
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Reviewed 19 September 2019

There is a good reason why this lodge receives excellent ratings over 95% of the time. The reason is that they earn it. The facilities, staff, and location are all simply marvelous. The facilities are rustic, yet classy, clean, and very well maintained. The staff was very considerate, professional, and willing to do just about anything to make our stay at their lodge a pleasant experience. Joe, X, Carson, Nate, Willie, and P.J. (all guides) took their time with our group and made certain that everyone had a fabulous experience.....and did I mention that they really put us on the fish? I would highly recommend experiencing a "fly-out". It was a lot of fun, but that might have been attributable to our group. The kitchen and serving staff were wonderful. The meals could have received awards for flavor, variety, and presentation. The location of the lodge was such that we could just walk down to the river and throw a line in whenever we wished. I'm telling you, this place was outstanding. It was a FANTASTIC experience!!!!!!

Room tip: They had wifi in the dining lodge
Date of stay: July 2019
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Thank NotManyRev
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