Trip Reports 2010 — Salmon

Orca Lodge Fly Fishing School

2010 Bear Cordova Eyak Lake Gayle Ranney Orca Adventure Lodge Pink Salmon Salmon Spenser Glacier Trip Reports

All of us piled on the Alaska Airlines jet for the short trip to Cordova on the first afternoon of the school. The anticipation was in the air, and everyone was almost too excited to eat the peanuts! The lodge van picked us up right on time and we settled in our rooms well in time for dinner. The school started with a short lesson that evening on fly rods and reels and what we would be fishing for the next four days. Everyone got their gear for the school and headed off to bed. The next day our usual...

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Notorious Nome

2010 Char Dolly Varden Char Nome Nowhere Like Nome Pink Salmon Salmon Trip Reports

Our flight was right on time and our shuttle took us for the 75 mile ride along the spectacularly scenic road to Council where Tom met us on the river for the ride to the camp. Along the way we had seen musk ox, fox, and lots of fat ground squirrels. BJ was waiting for us at the camp with lunch already on the table. We were fed, wadered, and out the door before you could blink an eye. We knew that the big grayling were just waiting for us in the champagne-clear water right below the lodge The first...

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