Alaska Fishing and the future of the Bristol Bay watershed

October 17th, 2013|Categories: Guide Confessions|Tags: , , |

The Alaska Rainbow Lodge is located on the Kvichak River in the Bristol Bay watershed. The Bristol Bay watershed is the most prolific salmon and rainbow trout fishery in the world. Anyone who works in this area or has fished these fabled waters understands the ecological majesty of this very special place. We have all [...]

Closing Thoughts on the 2013 Alaska Fishing Season

October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Guide Confessions|

The fishing in 2013 was among the best I’ve seen in over 10 years as the head guide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge. I hope our beloved guests enjoyed every moment vacationing and fishing with us. Let me take a few moments to thank all of our outstanding guides, pilots, chefs, housekeepers, maintenance crew and owners [...]

Alaska Fishing – Planning for 2014

October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

After 51 years in this business, we’ve learned a thing or two about helping guests get the best value and bang for their Alaska fishing bucks. We recognize that choosing when to visit and getting here are a big part of the decision process. So, in a nutshell, here’s what we’ve learned that can help: [...]

Another Record August for Alaska Rainbow Lodge

September 1st, 2013|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

by Michael Bales, Head Guide for Alaska Rainbow Lodge It’s been Rainbow Trout and Coho Silver fishing nirvana the past few weeks here in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The Kamishak River has been awesome all month. When you’re fly fishing on a coastal Alaskan stream, and the fishing is red hot, what more can you ask [...]