30-Inch Trophy Wall

January 29th, 2013|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

It was about 1965. I was flying back from my hunting lodge on the Alaska Peninsula, buzzing along in my little super cub. It's a four hour flight in this little plane. About two hours into the flight, I needed to stretch my legs so I landed on a likely looking gravel bar. It was [...]

Life-Changing King Salmon on the Nushagak River

January 29th, 2013|Categories: Guide Confessions|

by Michael Bales, Head Guide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge Starting about June 15th –July 10th over 100,000 King Salmon will swim up the Nushagak River to spawn. These Kings are typically three salts, meaning they come in to spawn after three years at sea. We’ve caught Kings up to 50 pounds on this river. Last [...]

Day Six: The Queen of the Little Ku

January 10th, 2013|Categories: Guide Confessions|

by Michael Bales, Head Guide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge   Today is the last full day of fishing with Alaska Rainbow Lodge. We’re headed to fish the lower portion of Little Ku River, where we’ll sight cast for large bows. We’re airborne at 8:30 sharp. The flight takes us northeast about 35 minutes, where we [...]

Booking Season is Happening Right Now

January 2nd, 2013|Categories: Lodge Newsletters|

To all our past and future guests, now is the time to reserve your week at the lodge. To get the week you want, it’s important we talk soon. Our early bookings have been strong, and many weeks in August and September are filled. However, we still have some openings during these months. Availability in [...]