Alaska Rainbow Lodge Update – July 15, 2015

July 17th, 2015|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

June is the early season, July is the time of the salmon arrival, in August the salmon are spawning and the rainbow trout are feeding,  September is the late season, and we are chasing the trophies....We have written about it and you have read about it. Greeting guests at the lodge upon arrival. This is what [...]

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 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 [...]

Streamside Dining With Alaska Rainbow Lodge

February 13th, 2013|Categories: Guide Confessions|

by Michael Bales, Head Guide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge   Imagine for a moment that you’re deep in the Alaskan wilderness. For the past three hours, you and your best friends have been fishing one of the most prolific trout and salmon streams in the world. You’ve watched bears harvest salmon, bald eagles soaring above [...]