Earplug Poppers Make Huge Splash

March 15th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

by Caleb LockyerGuide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge Guide Confessions: Earplug Poppers Make Huge Splash I love this story even though it forces me to admit to a huge mistake. The lower Alagnak is one of those places we seek out at times to catch lots and lots of fish; specifically Chum salmon. On this particular [...]

6 Bucket List Dry Fly Fishing Rivers

February 16th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

by Ian MeaderGuide at Alaska Rainbow Lodge Guide Confessions: 6 Bucket List Dry Fly Fishing Rivers When most anglers think of Alaska, they think of big Trout, Salmon, bald eagles, bears and beads. Fortunately for us “purists,” there are plenty of opportunities to catch some of the world’s greatest fish species on dry flies. To [...]

What to Pack for Your Fly-Fishing Adventure

February 16th, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

Guide Confessions: What to Pack for Your Fly-Fishing Adventure It’s probably the one decision about this trip that takes the most time. I’m not going to go into the minutia on this — our website does that — but I will supply some basic guidelines that will give you confidence in your apparel [...]

Thoughts on the Lady of the River

February 2nd, 2012|Categories: Alaska Fishing, Guide Confessions|

Guide Confessions: Thoughts on the Lady of the River Izaak Walton’s “Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for them”: PISC. The Umber and Grayling are thought by some to differ as the Herring and Pilcher do: But though they may do so in other Nations, I think those [...]