Fishing and seeing Grizzlies is the plan for the day

September 17 2017 This week we have Richard Grosser and his son Eric as our guest at the lodge. Richard is a repeat guest and his 4th time as our guest. His first Alaska wilderness trip with me was 28 years ago. Now at 88 Richard is still very active and sharp as a tack….

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Fantastic Week!

This week we have a wonderful family of 3 from Long Beach California, a teacher from Texas and a pilot from Idaho. They want to photograph bears, hike, take some fly fishing lessons and do a little fishing. They are here for true Alaskan Wilderness Adventure. It will be our privilege to provide them with…

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9-4-2017

We flew to Brooks falls today there were 3 bears at the falls most of the day.  One of them was Otis, a huge male that is so big and fat that when he gets out of the water he can hardly walk.   His belly drags the ground and he seems more to waddle than…

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Great Fishing!

Last week we had 8 fishing guest John P from California 7 of his friends fly fished for big native rainbow trout and wild silver salmon. The biggest rainbow of the week was 29 1/2″ and the biggest silver was 16 pounds. The best day on silvers everyone caught and released at least 15 silvers…

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Katmai

Tuesday the 28 of August we flew in the beaver and Cessna 206 to Katmai and saw 16 different bears. Some were on the tundra eating blueberries but most were still on the creek and we’re catching fish. Still are lots of salmon in the creek but they are slowing down. At one point during…

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Kamashak coast

August 27 we flew to the Kamashak coast in the Cessna 206 and the beaver. Landed on the river in the tidal zone. Today there is. 18′ difference between low a n high tide. After landing 6 guest with 2 guides got into 2 of our jet boats and headed up river. Our goal was…

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Al Moraine creek

The bears are still active al moraine creek and we are not having to do much hiking to see them. Still lots of fish for them to feed on at the confluence. One of my favorite bears that we call flapjack got to close to a sow with Cubs again and got a good slap…

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Fractured creek

I spent 1 hr at fractured creek today and saw 9 different Bears fishing for sockeye.  Still bears fishing at moraine creek. It takes more hiking later in August but still plenty of bears

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Katmai National Park

Yesterday we flew Daryl Balflour the South African photographer and 8 of his workshop students into a remote creek in Katmai National Park. We saw 16 different Grizzlies during the day. We had the opportunity to photo bears fishing and catching salmon. Mid morning We had a sow that I have been watching since she…

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