Narrow Your Focus

Ugashik Narrows connects two large lakes on the Alaska Peninsula—Upper and Lower Ugashik. It is a world-renowned fishery and favorite of fly anglers at the Lodge. Grayling, trout, Arctic char and silver salmon are all caught there. It’s a remote area with spectacular scenery and wildlife; as a crossing place for large game, small game, … Continued

Trout Times

The Alaska Rainbow Trout is a fish that evolved as an opportunist and, accordingly, is built for speed and aggression. They migrate scores of miles each year, moving in, out and through the rivers, streams and lakes of Bristol Bay in search of salmon fry, small fish, lampreys, salmon eggs, salmon carcasses, insects and even … Continued

Let’s Get Lost

Alex Oberholtzer is the head pilot and guide at Crystal Creek Lodge. He’s the guy who works with you to craft your fishing & adventure vacation. He’s been guiding the rivers and streams of Alaska for 25 years, 20 of them with Crystal Creek Lodge. Alex works hard. When he gets a rare afternoon off … Continued