How to Choose Your Week at Alaska Rainbow Lodge

November 15th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

When is the “best week” to visit Alaska Rainbow Lodge? We get that question a lot. So here’s the best way to answer it: What do you want to catch? King Salmon? Sockeye Salmon? Silver Salmon? Trophy Rainbows? Dolly Varden? Grayling? Everything? Here’s the best guideline we can provide to help you make your choice. [...]

How to Plan Your Trip to Alaska Rainbow Lodge

October 26th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Lodge Newsletters|

This subject comes up often. People who have never been Trophy Rainbow Trout fishing at Alaska Rainbow Lodge ask, “What is the best travel plan to get to and from the lodge?” After 50 years here in Alaska, here’s the best itinerary we can suggest. The day before you come to the lodge Fly into [...]

Sneak Peek: Your First Day at Alaska Rainbow Lodge

October 26th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

by Michael Bales, Head Guide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge So you’re thinking about what it’s like to fish for a week at the Alaska Rainbow Lodge? What will happen day-to-day? Well, over the next seven blogs, I’ll tell you. That should give you a good idea of what you can expect and what you’ll experience [...]

Closing up the 2012 season

October 4th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing|

Our last guests left a few days ago. My guides and staff are bringing in our boats and gear that were deployed on rivers spanning the Katmai river systems. Back at the lodge, crews are winterizing our motors, tanks, buildings, vehicles, waterlines and generators. At this time, Sharon and I are standing on our dock, [...]