Italio River Cabin is an awesome destination for Coho fishing or moose hunting.
One room 14ft x 20ft A-frame cabin with loft. Cabin faces ocean and upper loft wall is clear Plexiglas. 12ft x 12ft meat shed for hanging moose or storing personal belongings about 100ft from cabin.
2 single wooden bunks, 1 table and bench, Fuel oil heater, Log book, Broom and dustpan, Sleeping loft, Meat shed, Pit outhouse, Windsock (15 MPH), 1600ft x 100ft airstrip
30 air miles (50 km) from Yakutat on west bank of Old Italio River.
Wheeled aircraft only. 1600ft x 100ft Forest Service-maintained airstrip 300 feet (90 m) from cabin.
Relatively flat and can be very wet. Hip boots recommended. Predominantly brush with scattered willow/alder thickets and cottonwoods around cabin.
Gulf of Alaska with many miles of sandy beach 1/2 mile from cabin. Outstanding fishing for rainbow trout, dolly varden, steelhead and salmon (sockeye, pink, king and silver) in Old Italio, New Italio and Akwe River systems. Large moose population; hunting good to excellent. Heavy brown bear populations. Bald eagles, ravens, and seagulls abundant along the river.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
Oil (#1 stove oil)
Airstrip is actually tidal flat that may be flooded at extreme high tides or after heavy rains and can have debris or logs on it.
USGS Topo Map
$25 per night