5 Amazing Facts about Bristol Bay, Alaska

Every year, an average of 38 million sockeye have returned to Bristol Bay. How many salmon is that? If 38 million sockeye salmon were arranged nose-to-tail, they would stretch from Alaska to Australia and back. (BristolBaySockeye.org) According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the record salmon run in Bristol Bay was set in … Continued

Top 5 Things to See in Becharof National Wildlife Refuge

Becharof National Wildlife Refuge embraces the largest lake in the National Wildlife Refuge System. Becharof Lake nurtures one of Bristol Bay’s largest sockeye salmon runs, part of the foundation for the regional economy. The Refuge, protecting 1,157,000 acres, also includes an active volcano, unusual geological features, historically significant landmarks, and a federally designated Wilderness.   … Continued

Fish Need Water!

High fives for Fish Need Water! Check out some amazing shots of catch and release underwater footage of rainbow trout, char and dollies. Thirty years ago, when the Crystal Creek Lodge was founded, it was one of the first Alaskan fishing lodges that was full catch and release, zero exceptions, on trout, char, grayling and … Continued