Big Alaska Rainbow Trout in September 2017

The Naknek River produces some of the largest and hard fighting rainbow trout on planet Earth. From mid-August until mid-October, we have the opportunity to catch steelhead-like rainbows that move into the river from Naknek Lake. During this time, you start to see the trout transition from eggs to eating salmon flesh. So, you can … Continued

See America’s Least Visited National Park Site | Aniakchak

Aniakchak National Monument sees under 300 tourists every year. Each year, Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve is consistently the least visited of all National Park Service lands. It is a truly primitive area, located half way down the remote and rugged Alaska Peninsula. The volcanic geology and natural history of Aniakchak tells a tale of … Continued

Legends of the Fall – AK Rainbow and Char Gallery

Naknek River, Alaska If you were wondering what fishing would be like in late September and October at Crystal Creek Lodge, check out this photo gallery of the big Naknek River rainbows that we see each fall (click on image to enlarge). This late fall time is ideal for for landing one of these giant … Continued