From Spin Fishing to Equipment: Ask Michael

April 30th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

From Spin Fishing to Equipment: FAQs from Michael We’ve talked plenty about the experience at Alaska Rainbow Lodge, but maybe you’ve still got some questions you want answered before you book your trip. Here are my answers to a few of our most frequently asked questions.     Q: Can I spin fish [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]