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That’s a Wrap!

Our last look at the 2017 season sky from our very favorite place on earth gave us an incredible aurora borealis show – what a fabulous send off! Yes, summer 2017 has ended and we’ve put the Anvik River Lodge to bed for the winter.  Or as Cliff likes to describe it – the lodge […]

Late August update

Where has the time gone this summer?  We can’t believe that we’ve only got a couple more weeks of fishing left, then it’ll be a wrap for the 2017 season! As is typical for this time of the year, the temperatures are dropping, the colors are starting to change from the rich lush greens of […]

Another great couple of weeks on the Anvik River

We’ve had a number of return guests so far this year including Lou from New York who made what we think is about his 20th trip to this remote paradise we call the Anvik River Lodge.  One of our favorite sayings here is “You’ll come as a guest and return as family” and that is […]

We’re off to a great start

My apologies – I wrote this blog over 10 days ago and didn’t post right away because I was waiting for some pictures to go with it.  In the meantime, my computer went all haywire.  Finally got that fixed – no easy task being so remote.  Here’s the recap of our first couple of groups […]

It’s time for the crew to play!!

It’s T-minus 7 days until the first day of our 23rd season with Alaska’s Anvik River Lodge. And since our pre-season preparations or the beloved “hell month” has gone so smoothly this year many of us have had an opportunity to get out and do some pleasure fishing ourselves.  The first salmon run is just […]

Gettin’ Ready to Rock the 2017 Season!

As the expediting process comes to an end, the excitement of leaving the busy city life to the paradise known as Alaska’s Anvik River Lodge intensifies. The entire crew is itching to return to a place where the work is hard and endless, but life becomes more simple and enjoyable. The initial drive up river […]

LET’S GO SHOPPING!

More than a decade ago – long before the current reality TV craze we were chatting with our friends Audrey Bradshaw & Larry Csonka about maybe doing a show that might be called “So You Think You Want to Own a Fishing Lodge?”.  The idea was going to be for the show to let folks […]