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New Year’s Update for 2014!

January 6th, 2014|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

by Michael Bales Head Guide for Alaska Rainbow Lodge. 2014 is here!! After the great season of fishing in 2013, we are all looking forward to a banner season at ARL again this summer. We hope to see you here!! Throughout the winter I field all types of calls, emails and questions about fishing in [...]

Holiday Greetings from Alaska Rainbow Lodge!

December 6th, 2013|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

 by Michael Bales, Head Guide for Alaska Rainbow Lodge It is already that time of year again, It seems like just the other day we were swinging flies on the Kvichak and Naknek rivers for late season trophy rainbow trout.  Everyone has now returned to their homes in their various global locales to spend the [...]

Fishing Brooks National Park

October 31st, 2013|Categories: Guide Confessions|

This past year, I stumbled on something that is worth passing on to everyone that reads this blog. Brooks National Park has a live webcam that broadcasts all the bear and salmon activity at the Falls! To see all the action simply click here. I’d even suggest that you bookmark this page so you can [...]

Alaska Fishing Just Got Better!

October 31st, 2013|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

Lodge Improvements are Underway We finalized the close-down of the lodge for our 2013 season but our work never ends at Alaska Rainbow Lodge. Nor does our commitment to providing our customers with the best and most comfortable lodge in Alaska. Last year, we installed a new wide-body dock in front of our lodge on [...]

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 [...]