Trip to the Katmai Trophy Lodge on the Naknek River, King Salmon, Alaska, on the week of August 17 – 24, 2019. Bob and Craig Randall, Mike Kidd, and Ron Ward
The trip there:
Bob and Craig Randall in the Springfield Airport. No, we don’t know who that woman is.  She’s just a photo-bomber.
On the plane. Craig doesn’t look like he’s ready for the long ride.
Our motel lobby in Anchorage: 
Our group in Anchorage Airport waiting for the next leg of the trip. There were 12 of us altogether.  The group was organized and hosted by Bill Shank of Nixa.
And here is the next leg of the trip:

The Katmai Trophy Lodge:

Bear print and quarter outside lodge.
Naknek River fishing: Our guide, Sage.

Brooks Falls:
This young bear needs practice setting the hook:

It took over an hour to boat to this place but it was worth it.

Contact Creek, a fly out by float plane:
Wolf tracks

Big Creek:

King Salmon Creek:

Coming Home, layover in Anchorage:
A restaurant celebrating the sockeye salmon in Anchorage:
A tour bus ride: