The bounty of Bristol Bay is difficult to comprehend, even for those of us who have lived and worked in the region for decades. For people who haven’t visited Bristol Bay, it’s impossible to fully understand the importance of the salmon resource to the region. At Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge, we have a responsibility to the land, the people, and the… Read More
These are no ordinary rainbows! In this interview with veteran guide Jeff Pfaender, he chats about his experience with these ‘trout of steel’ from the Kvichak River.
Location, location, location. Location is the number 1 factor for real estate. The same is true for a remote Alaska fishing lodge. In the video above, Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge owner Brian Kraft talks about the strategic location of the lodge and how it pertains to the fishing program.
Orvis Safe Passage® Carry It All ($179) – This is the ultimate piece of luggage for the serious fly fisher who comes prepared. If your loved one travels with 5-6 rods, reels, various fly lines, fly boxes, tools, and other essentials this is a fantastic gift. From saltwater exploration to luxury Alaska lodge, this “carry it all” case is the… Read More
Don’t touch the reel! Most anglers are not used to the power that come with our Kvichak Rainbow Trout. And, the tendency is to try and stop these runaway freight trains on their initial runs by palming or grabbing the reel. This is usually a recipe for disaster for both the prospect of landing the fish and your knuckles. Let… Read More