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A Day on the Brooks River: Fishing with Bears in Katmai National Park & Preserve

How about a day of watching brown bears and fishing the Brooks River? As a centerpiece of the Katmai National Park, the world-famous Brooks River is a short aircraft flight away from Crystal Creek Lodge and a must-see/must-do experience. Crystal Creek Lodge took its first guests to the Brooks River on July 3, 1988. Since that trip, we have treated hundreds upon hundreds of guests to the exhilarating experience of fishing with the Brown Bears. Over the years the number of bears and the quality of fishing have increased exponentially. You will be under the care of our professional guides who have trained annually in bear etiquette. Enjoy this one-minute window into a fantastic experience of Fishing Brooks River.

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 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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