Like No Other

February 13th, 2013|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

I came to Alaska before this great land became a state in 1959. The country was wild and wide open to development, exploration and adventure. If you were man enough, you could carve out a piece of the wilderness and make it your own. I built and opened my first fishing lodge, Iliamna River Outfitters, [...]

Streamside Dining With Alaska Rainbow Lodge

February 13th, 2013|Categories: Guide Confessions|

by Michael Bales, Head Guide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge   Imagine for a moment that you’re deep in the Alaskan wilderness. For the past three hours, you and your best friends have been fishing one of the most prolific trout and salmon streams in the world. You’ve watched bears harvest salmon, bald eagles soaring above [...]