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The Crystal Creek Lodge Blog is a place of possibilities, where to learn deeper insight into how to explore the tens of millions of acres of wild Alaska surrounding us.  Whether you’re after fishing, wildlife, the perspective of history or simply feeling the awe of being in wide-open spaces, it’s all here. Enjoy the journey. 

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

30 Things to do in Alaska with Crystal Creek Lodge Explore our list of 30 Things to do in Alaska with Crystal Creek Lodge. Out of hundreds of locations we have as fly fishing, sport fishing, and adventure destinations, we hand-picked a list for you to check out. Any way you shape it, there are…

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In Pursuit of Alaska Adventure

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

New Adventures Await You On a human level, adventure creates the space to breathe deep, for the blood flowing through your veins to pump faster, and for the feelings of excitement and anticipation to flourish. It’s where the ordinary becomes extraordinary, and every moment is a chance to discover something new. The pursuit of adventure…

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Ultimate Alaska Dining Experience

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

The Ultimate Alaska Dining Experience at Crystal Creek Lodge The Alaska dining experience at Crystal Creek Lodge is personal and intimate.  Our goal is to make each guest feel at home, yet excited to try something they may have never tried before. We work with small fisheries, farms, and ranches within Alaska and the Pacific…

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Our True Love, Alaska: Explore Alaska With Us

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

Explore Alaska with Crystal Creek Lodge Would you like to Explore Alaska with us? As an Alaska Fishing Lodge that explores the wilds every day, we find Alaska as a marvel. It’s an amazing wilderness holding the promise of adventure. It’s a place of respite and a place to decompress in seemingly endless wide-open spaces…

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Rafting Alaska and Rainbow Trout

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

Rafting Alaska: Discover the best fishing spots, catch trophy rainbow trout and embark on adventure-filled excursions with Crystal Creek Lodge Explore the stunning backcountry of Alaska at the river’s pace – by raft! Some of the best fishing in Alaska lies in remote places and with some of our fisheries, a raft will give you the best chance to catch all Alaska has…

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Guest Eye View: Alaska Fishing Lodge Experience

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

Escape for a moment to the wilds of Alaska with Crystal Creek Lodge’s One Minute Alaska Vacation video.  This video is based on the guest’s view and the guest’s experience. Awaken your senses and enter a world where salmon turn rivers red, rainbow trout and salmon bend rods and peel line, and grizzly bears outnumber…

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Alaska Fishing Lodge Experience

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

Never Gonna Leave: Alaska Fishing Lodge Experience Connection is an essential component of the Crystal Creek Lodge experience; connection to nature, connection to adventure, and connection to one another through hospitality & fellowship. We thank our amazing guests for following our pre-trip protocols so we could, after sitting on the sidelines, gather together again to…

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Narrow Your Focus: Exclusive Flyout Fishing

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

Exclusive flyout fishing is our passion and specialty. Ugashik Narrows connects two large lakes on the Alaska Peninsula—Upper and Lower Ugashik. It is a world-renowned fishery and a 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;…

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Trout Times: Alaska Rainbow Trout

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

The native and wild 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,…

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Let’s Get Lost in Alaska

A List of 30 Guided Fishing and Adventure Possibilities

Meet Alex and Experience the Thrill of Alaska Fishing Alex Oberholtzer is the head pilot and guide at Crystal Creek Lodge. He’s the guy who works with you to craft your Alaska fishing & adventure vacation. He’s been guiding the rivers and streams of Alaska for 25 years, 20 of them with Crystal Creek Lodge….

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