Evenings at Alaska Rainbow Lodge

April 10th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

Guide Confessions: Evenings at the Lodge The planes have landed. The fishermen have stored their rods, hung up their jackets and waders, and placed their wet boots in our mudroom. Showered and dressed in comfortable clothes, they all gather in our spacious lounge, casually sipping cool drinks while tasting hors d’oeuvres of smoked [...]

Hanging off the Buoy: A Day in the Life of a Lodge Pilot

April 9th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

Hanging off the Buoy: A Day in the Life of a Lodge Pilot by Ken Bethe, Pilot at Alaska Rainbow Lodge Today, we’ll be flying deep into the Katmai National Park, an incredibly scenic flight through mountainous terrain and over deep blue alpine lakes and streams. It’s been a fine day so far, with great [...]

The Rivers We Call Our Own

March 29th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

Guide Confessions: The Rivers We Call Our Own It’s early March. I’m in Florida at home, clicking through maps on Google Earth, studying the Alaskan rivers in the Katmai National Park area with names like: the Alagnak, Kvichak, Moraine Creek, Upper American, Lower American, Brooks, Kamishak, Egegik, King Salmon, Strike Creek, Nushagak and [...]

What it’s like fishing with Alaska Rainbow Lodge

March 28th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Lodge Newsletters|

A message from Ron Hayes: Let’s go to Alaska   We are booking trips today. If you’ve been sitting on the fence, thinking about fishing Alaska this summer, now is the time to make the call. Airfares are still reasonable and we still have availability. These pictures from our guests pretty much say it all. [...]