First King Salmon of 2014!

  The first King Salmon of the 2014 Crystal Creek Lodge season was caught today at the Nushagak River by William Oberholtzer, age 6.   Guiding him was his dad, Alex Oberholtzer, pilot/guide and partner at Crystal Creek Lodge. The Nushagak run of Kings is ahead of schedule and the run is predicted to be strong! … Continued

The Rivers are Alive with Salmon!

The Kings are in both the Naknek and Nushagak Rivers.  Alex and Josh state it’s the best they’ve seen in years.  One angler reported bringing 21 Kings to the net yesterday.  Incredible!  Sockeyes are running the Naknek, Kvichak, Egegik and Ugashik systems and we have had great days at each thus far. Great weather has … Continued