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Sweitzers: Six River Experience.

What comes to mind, when you think about a week at a fly-out lodge in remote Alaska? Flying over crystal clear lakes and snow-capped mountains, fishing pristine rivers where every other fish is a trophy and you sometimes have the whole fishery to yourself... No wonder our guests try to do as many  fly-outs as possible [...]

2016-12-14T19:58:50+00:00August 23rd, 2012|

Father and Son, Trout Slayers from Seattle

The second week of August at Intricate Bay Lodge began with great weather, awesome fishing and interesting wild life encounters. The Alaskan sun kept shining, brown bears and their numerous cubs played and feasted on the salmon, not paying any attention to the anglers. Most importantly the fish behaved exactly the way we wanted them [...]

2016-12-14T19:58:50+00:00August 15th, 2012|

August Began with Casting and Shooting

On the first week of August Intricate Bay Lodge had a special guest - photographer and videographer Dave McCoy. Thanks to his creative eye, professional demeanor and fancy equipment beautiful rainbow trout, numerous sockeye, grayling and many other fish beauties finally got their moments of glory. They posed and acted for Dave's underwater photos and [...]

2016-12-14T19:58:50+00:00August 14th, 2012|

Opening Week at Intricate Bay Lodge

June 17th to June 23 2012 During the month of June, fishing the rivers and streams of Bristol Bay and specifically the Lake Iliamna drainage is a very exciting time. The rivers are full of hungry and aggressive rainbows grayling and char.  There are a plethora of options for catching these beauties. If variety is [...]

2016-12-14T19:58:50+00:00June 29th, 2012|

July ~ Salmon Run

A predictable eruption occurs at Katmai National Park and Preserve annually as salmon burst from the northern Pacific Ocean and into park waters. Sockeye (also known as red) salmon return from the ocean, where they have spent two or three years. Navigating first across the open ocean, and then up rivers, lakes, and streams, they return to [...]

2016-12-14T19:58:50+00:00January 6th, 2012|

Moose Encounters

The moose is the world's largest member of the deer family. The Alaska race is the largest of all the moose and around here not a rare sighting, especially in Katmai Park. Brown bears and moose live throughout the coastal and lake regions of Katmai National Park and Preserve. The moose feed on willows, water [...]

2016-12-14T19:58:50+00:00January 6th, 2012|

September ~ Fishing on Copper River

Dynamite! The weather was gorgeous and everyone caught a lot of big fish. Rainbows, rainbows, rainbows everywhere. The biggest rainbow was 28 inches long by 16 and a half inches in girth! The guides guessed it was 12-13 pounds in weight. Also caught were some 27 and 26 inch fish. The guests could not even begin [...]

2016-12-14T19:58:50+00:00January 6th, 2012|
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