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By Max Dorsi

On top of some of the best coho salmon fishing you can find anywhere, the backdrop at Yantarni Salmon Camp is simply jaw-dropping. Don’t believe us? Check out this Panorama Gallery from our camp manager Max Dorsi.

The Yantarni Salmon Camp is a private, wilderness tent camp. Crystal Creek Lodge guests fish for Silver Salmon in wadable, small streams from late August through the month of September. Yantarni is 125 miles south of the Lodge on the Alaska Peninsula. It is one of the most remote and beautiful locations in Alaska.  We travel to and from Yantarni using our own private wheeled aircraft. Then, we land at a gravel airstrip adjacent to the camp.

Yantarni can be scheduled as a guided day trip from the lodge but to make the most of the Yantarni experience we recommend an overnight stay at our well-appointed, safari-style camp for one or more nights.  The camp features insulated 12′ x 20′ guest sleeping tents that have 7’6″ ceilings, wood floors with rugs, comfortable beds with fitted sheets, electricity, and wood-burning stoves to keep you snug and warm.  There is also a tent with a flush toilet and an indoor shower with piping-hot running water.

A spacious 16′ x 40′ kitchen and lodge tent is where the meals are served and guests relax together.  The camp chef works closely with our lodge chef to ensure your food is up to the quality standards you expect from Crystal Creek Lodge.  Fresh salmon is served to accompany either your lunch, dinner, or both.  Wine, beer, and spirits can be supplied from the lodge to accompany you to the camp.

Learn more about Crystal Creek Lodge

Check out our Fishing page and our Adventure page to learn more about opportunities to enjoy the Alaska fishing season. Discover the wonders of Crystal Creek Lodge through our Instagram page, where you can immerse yourself in stunning visuals and learn more about our exciting adventures in the Alaskan wilderness!

Crystal Creek Lodge is nestled on the banks of the Naknek River, near King Salmon, Alaska. It is a renowned Luxury Alaska Fishing and Adventure Lodge with over 400 5-star reviews. Since 1988, we’ve been delivering thousands of exciting and memorable flyout excursions.

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