The first half of September is a great time to be in Alaska. The salmon are dropping their eggs, the rainbows have started their feeding frenzy alongside the bears, which makes for great fishing topped off with amazing bear viewing. At this time of the year the only way to make your Alaskan adventure more […]
When people who are relatively new to fly-fishing hear what the fish on the photo above is called, they often ask: “Dolly what? Dolly Parton?” It makes more experienced anglers have a good laugh, tell a few Dolly Parton jokes and then explain how the name really spells. That beautiful fish our guest Ray caught has […]
In Alaska they say you either earn good weather or pay for it. Lately we’ve been starting almost every blog by bragging about the lovely weather we had, so it was clear that our bill would be due sooner then later. And it was – on the third week of August we payed and payed […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Quite a day, a beautiful river, lots of bears and BIG RAINBOWS.
but I think?????
The SMILES were even BIGGER.
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 what you […]
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 […]
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 […]