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Other Yakutat Services:

Taxi Services:

Yakutat Taxi
Virginia Wells (907)784-3088

Fred's Taxi
Fred Erdman (907)784-3402



Ocean-going Boat Rentals:

Yakutat Rentals LLC
Yakutat Rentals LLC has a 16 foot Alumaweld bay boat with a 60 horse Yamaha outboard and an enclosed cabin. Not a big boat, but could comfortably keep 4 guys warm and dry for a day of trolling, or jigging for halibut.

Price? $300 per day WET and includes the trolling rods. That's a heck of a deal for something like this in Yakutat.

Contact info as follows:
Web site: http://www.yakutatrentalsllc.com/
E-mail: yakutatrentalsllc@gmail.com
Facebook - yakutatrentalsllc
1-855-829-1118


Leonard's Landing Lodge
Leonard's rents small 16' Lund skiffs with 25hp outboards.  Leonard's also has sea-kayaks by the hour,  or by the day for rent.  Conveniently located directly on the bay with their own private dock,  Leonard's is a great option for adding in a saltwater trip on a budget.  (907)784-3245  www.leonardslanding.com



Drift Boat Rentals:

Leonard's Landing Lodge
Leonard's Landing has driftboats available both for their clients of the lodge and "others".  Reservations for non-lodge clients can be made after 4pm the night before...  Driftboat rentals can be with shuttle,  or without.  (907)784-3245  www.leonardslanding.com


Yakutat Lodge
Yakutat Lodge primarily rents driftboats to their own lodge clients,  but also rent to "the public" when available.  Yakutat Lodge is the largest service provider in Yakutat and therefore have the largest fleet of boats (as well as guide days) in town.  Whe the winter snows kept the roads closed three weeks into April in 2012,  Yakutat Lodge was the only service provider able to snowmachine boats and people into the river.  In a pinch,  Yakutat Lodge is the heartbeat of Yakutat fishing.  (907)784-3232 www.yakutatlodge.com


Glacier Bear Lodge
Glacier Bear has a fleet of drift boats and Jon boats.  They are available WITH SHUTTLE SERVICE primarily to lodge guests,  but sometimes can be booked to the general public as well.  No motors available.  (907)784-3202 www.glacierbearlodge.com


Leo's Vehicles
In addition to rental cars,  Leo has fiberglass drift boats available and can INCLUDE a SHUTTLE SERVICE.  (907)784-3909


Other...
There are other driftboat options in town associated with the smaller bed and breakfasts.  I know Red Roof includes a driftboat with a room rental and Blue Heron has boats available for their client use.



Auto Rentals:

Economy Auto Leasing
(907)784-3227


Leo's Vehicles
(907)784-3909


Situk Leasing/Yakutat Lodge
Situk Leasing is the largest and oldest rental company in Yakutat.  They have by far the largest fleet of vehicles and largest variety.  Kip also leases construction equipment,  in case you are in the market for that...  (907)784-3316 www.situkleasing.com



Restaurants:

Fat Grandma's Bistro
Candy Hills serves hot lunches,  boxed lunches for on the river,  catering,  espresso and gifts in the big purple building,  as you pass through "Downtown Yakutat",  across the street from the US Post Office. Open year 'round.  (907)784-3395


Glacier Bear Lodge
Full-service restaurant and bar,  serving sit-down lunch and dinner daily,  with brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.  Open "most" of the year.  Located half-way between town and the airport.  (907)784-3202 www.glacierbearlodge.com


Yakutat Lodge
Full-service restaurant and bar,  serving sit-down BREAKFAST,  lunch and dinner every day through the fishing season.  Located right next to the Alaska Airlines terminal building.  (907)784-3232 www.yakutatlodge.com



Bars and Liquor Stores:

Yakutat Lodge
Full liquor store and bar out here at the airport.  (907)784-3232 www.yakutatlodge.com


Glacier Bear Lodge
Full bar and lounge,  but not a liquor store.  (907)784-3202 www.glacierbearlodge.com


Glass Door Bar and Liquor Store
The big bar and lounge "downtown",  owned by the tribe.  Located across the street from the US Post Office.  (907)784-3331



Grocery Stores:

Mallott's General Store
Locally owned and operated,  Mallott's has been a Yakutat institution since 1946.  Located on Max Italio Drive (the lower road through town along the bay) just south of the city office.  Mallott's also serves espresso.  Mallott's will deliver grocery orders to the air taxis,  or boat docks.  (907)784-3355


Alaska Commercial Co.
Big chain grocery store,  with automotive,  camping and fishing supplies upstairs.  AC also delivers to the airport air taxi companies and the boat docks.  (907)784-3386



Other Retail Stores and Gift Shops:

Situk River Fly Shop
Here is my brief self-serving plug for my own store...  We have a pretty full line of Simms waders,  jackets and warm layering clothes,  Under Armour layering,  flies,  fly lines and leaders from both Rio and Scientific Angler,  Sage rods and reels,  extensive fly tying materials selection for the odd things you use in Yakutat.  Souvenir shirts,  hats and gifts.  We're located at the Yakutat airport in the big ol' WWII hangar,  in the south corner of the building.  (907)784-3087  www.situk.com for the e-commerce site (that still needs a lot of work),  www.situk.net for the news and general information site (that includes fishing reports) and my blog page.


Fat Grandma's Bistro and Gifts
The purple building,  has Alaska themed gifts and t-shirts,  plus some higher end ivory carvings and jewelry.  Stop in for an espresso,  hand-dipped ice cream and some souvenirs.  (907)784-3395


Icy Waves Surf Shop
Surf "the Far North Shore"...  Icy Waves rents boards and wetsuits,  as well as sells a full line of both.  Their t-shirts and hoodies are probably Yakutat's most popular gifts.  They are located in the back of Jack Endicott's house in the Old ASHA development.  Call ahead for hours...  (907)784-3226  www.icywaves.com


Jennie's Gift Shop
Jennie Wheeler is a local native artist,  making gorgeous fur moccasins,  hats,  spruce root baskets and other crafts.  Her small shop is located out Ankau Road,  just beyond Fanning's Cabins in the West Addition.  Hours can be irregular,  so call ahead to make sure she is open.  It is WELL WORTH a visit to Jennie's shop. (907)784-3338  www.jenniesgiftshop.com


Hummingbird Beads and Inspiration Gifts
Local native beeded gifts and crafts.  Located just south of the Post Office on Mallott's Avenue - the main road through town.  (907)784-3521


Yakutat Hardware (True Value)
Yakutat Hardware doesn't have any gifts and souvenirs,  but they do have a TON of spin and saltwater fishing gear.  A few camping necessities,  like Coleman and MSR fuels.  Beware,  closed Sundays,  so plan ahead.  (907)784-3203

 

Situk River Fly Shop
101 The Hangar - or - P.O. Box 415  Yakutat,  Alaska 99689
Shop Number: (907)784-3087     Shop FAX: (907)784-3086
info@situk.com
Open daily in Yakutat's ol' WWII hangar at the airport.