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A truly exceptional wilderness experience offering diverse scenery, wildlife viewing, and some of the most amazing fishing in the world is at American Creek. It is a world-famous, prolific rainbow trout, dolly varden, and grayling fishery. Located in Katmai National Park, the American is deep in the Naknek River watershed but is a short 20-minute seaplane flight from the Lodge. To reach its remote location one must fly across several lakes and rivers to the heart of Katmai.  

The American Creek is a fly fishing only, catch and release destination. Many fishing possibilities can present themselves from early-season mousing or dry fly fishing to FAT late season rainbow trout. While there you may be lucky enough to fish with the brown bears of Katmai, as it is a place where the bears fish for the prolific sockeye salmon that spawn there.

There is no extra charge to fish the American Creek. Please inquire as to current conditions and availability while meeting with your guides at the lodge. Read more here…

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