Trip Reports 2013 — Orca Adventure Lodge

Orca Lodge Silver Salmon

2013 Cordova Orca Adventure Lodge Silver Salmon Spectacular

What a trip! Six members of the Texas Women Fly Fishers club journeyed north to give salmon fishing a try and explore a bit of Alaska. They didn't know it when they left home, but they were about to experience Alaska's rainy fall weather--a lot of rainy fall weather. So much, in fact, that the gate agent announced to arriving passengers getting off the Alaska Airlines flight that much of the town of Cordova was flooded!! We were soon to see for ourselves, as the van from Orca Lodge stopped on the way into town at the grocery/liquor store so we could...

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Fly Fishing School in Cordova

2013 Fly Fishing School Orca Adventure Lodge

In spite of dealing with some of the highest tides of the year, we had a great fly fishing school at Orca Lodge again this year. Lots of pink salmon around for us to chase, and pretty great weather to make us happy. The flight from Anchorage to Cordova displayed awesome views of the mountains, glaciers, and miles and miles of the Copper River Delta. After one of the lodge's famous meals, a walk on the beach, and a good night's sleep, we were all set the next morning to head out to Humpy Creek as soon as the tide...

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