Trip Reports 2017 — denali

Adventure Denali

2017 Adventure Denali denali

Fall was on the hills, with it’s wonderful color when we arrived at Chavey Lakes for our late summer fly-fishing trip. The huge rainbows hung in the water below us as we launched the float tubes in the largest of the three lakes that we fish in this fly fishing paradise just twenty miles or so from Denali, the largest mountain in North America. The chill in the air let us know that the trip would be chilly, and we bundled up as much as possible. We rigged up for the big rainbows that lurk in this lovely little lake...

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Spring Tubing at Adventure Denali

2017 denali tubing

While the weather was not the best for our spring outing at Adventure Denali this year, the good fishing made up for it. The wind increased as we put the tubes together and got ready, but the gusts were so strong that we opted for a walk around the lake and a visit with Kirk Martakis the owner. Finally, the wind calmed down and we quickly pulled on our waders and made for the water. None of the three anglers had ever been in a float tube, so the first hour or so was spent learning to manage the tube...

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