ATA Lodge has been having a fantastic season this year. What a comeback after the chaos of Covid last season! We have been so busy with the best guests ever and a lot of great fish being caught! As June closed the trout fishing remained strong, with so many big trout being caught and released! We have lost count of the trout over 24" with many over 28" and the biggest taping out at 31"inches long!!! By the 1st of July we were marking Sockeye in the river. Little did we know what was about to transpire! This year saw over 64 million Sockeye Salmon return the watersheds of Bristol Bay. This year's run shattered all existing records,...
The Land of Giants! Recap of the First 2 weeks of the 2021 Season Opener at ATA Lodge on the Alagnak Wild and Scenic River
After a year of uncertainty due to Covid, we are sure glad to be "back at it" up here at ATA Lodge, on the Wild Alagnak River! June 8th is always the season opener up here, and the trout have not seen a fly in the 8 months since we left last September! So we are always excited to get back on the water and wet a fly. In fact, June may well be my personal favorite time to be on the river. The salmon haven't arrived yet. There aren't many guests that come up for just the trout fishing. We've been missing the beauty of the river and area and are so happy to look over the meadow...
I've heard it said that a picture paints a thousand words! So I thought I'd let some of our photos from July "tell the story" of how things have been going so far this season!!
2019 Season Opening Trout and Grayling Fishing at ATA Lodge, on the Wild and Scenic Alagnak River, Bristol Bay, Alaska!
The Katmai is renowned for some of the best trout fishing anywhere in the world and the Alagnak Wild River in June is one of the best rivers in the Whole of the Katmai and Bristol Bay to get into the action.
The Sun Sets on another great season at Bristol Bay, Alaska's ATA Lodge on the Alagnak River - End of Season Fishing Report for 2018
Wow! What a season! We had a lot to smile about! Time sure flies when you are having fun! And that is what the 2018 season at ATA Lodge seemed to be all about....having fun!