Sockeye Salmon and their importance to our ecosystem

July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Uncategorized|

Aside from being one of the healthiest and most delicious fish in the ocean the Oncorhynchus nerka salmon, or more commonly known as the Sockeye Salmon, are extremely fun to catch! Sockeyes are a hard fighting salmon that have been known to break rods and hearts. Growing up to over 2.5 feet long and weighing [...]

Curt Schaumburg (the Bearded Fly) is this week’s featured guide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge.

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Alaska Fishing Guides|Tags: , , , |

Born and raised in Colorado, Curt Schaumburg has been fly fishing since he was 12 years old. Taking his love for the sport even further, Curt began guiding and competing in fly fishing 12 years ago and has been guiding here in the Bristol Bay Area for the last 5 of those years. Growing up [...]

A day at Alaska Rainbow Lodge

May 7th, 2017|Categories: Alaska Fishing|Tags: , , , , , |

  Upon landing in King Salmon, AK one of our friendly and experienced pilots will greet you in one of our three Beaver Havilland float planes and fly you and all you baggage to our lodge on the Kvichak River about 30 miles away. After your short, but beautiful flight to the lodge, our professional [...]

This weeks featured Alaska Fishing Guide is Hayden James

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Alaska Fishing|Tags: , , , , |

Hayden James will be joining us this season as a second year Alaska Fishing Guide who has guided the Bristol Bay Area as well as the Kenai and Kasilof rivers. Where are you from? I live in Dillon, MT but originally from Billings, MT. What do you do in the off season? During the off [...]