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.
A 2-minute video showcasing the Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge Nushagak King Camp. We stage our guides, boats and equipment out of this spike camp exclusively for our guests. We know what a gift it is to be located so close to the world’s largest King Salmon run. We make sure that our anglers can take full advantage of this fact with… Read More
1. Be mindful of hook size. Some mouse patterns employ very large size 2 and 4 gap hooks with Northern Pike or larger game fish in mind. With a hook that size, it can be fatal for trout. A smaller hook accommodates a smaller mouse pattern. Which is an appropriate imitation for the actual size rodents that trout eat. In… Read More