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

Hello, Dolly

The sea-run Dolly Varden are flooding into the Bristol Bay area rivers, following the salmon from the ocean to the spawning creeks. The Dollies are stacking the catch numbers substantially as our guests fish small streams.  Shown is pilot/guide Alex holding a Dolly caught by guest Joe W. of Long Beach, CA.  Joe just completed … Continued

Monster Arctic Char

  The chars are common to arctic and sub-arctic waters, and thrive in the Bristol Bay region. They are aggressive, strong and beautiful fish that populate streams in prolific numbers. It is common for anglers to catch dozens of char in the 18-28 inch range during a day of fishing.   Dry fly fishing for … Continued