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“More than anything else the sensation is one of perfect peace mingled with an excitement that strains every nerve to the utmost if you can conceive of such a combination.” –Wilbur Wright

The DeHavilland Beaver

The hard-working quintessential Alaska bush plane, the DeHavilland Beaver occupies a well-deserved seat of honor in the annals of aviation history – especially bush flying. When developed over 65 years ago, perhaps no other airplane ever built has seen such a long career – especially in Alaska. The Beaver has proven to be an indispensable tool for reaching remote locations in the Alaska Bush, in the nation’s most aviation-dependent state. Known by some as the “workhorse of the north”, we operate a well-maintained fleet of four equipped with either floats or wheels. The sturdily built and reliable Beaver was designed to carry a lot of weight and handle all that Alaska can throw at it. With ample useful load and lots of get-up from a powerful 9-cylinder radial engine, our four Beavers are the perfect airplane for ferrying you to and from fishing and adventure destinations.

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, nestled on the banks of the Naknek River, near King Salmon, Alaska is a renowned exclusive luxury fishing and adventure destination with over 400 5-star reviews. Since 1988, we’ve been delivering thousands of hardcore, exciting, and memorable flyout excursions.

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