Luis Chapa &
September 10-18, 2016
Katmai Region, Alaska
Luis Chapa &
September 10-18, 2016
Katmai Region, Alaska
SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
LUIS 11:22 AM Depart General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY) for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on American Airlines flight #5873. Arrive in Dallas at 1:05 PM.
LUIS & AMR 3:15 PM Depart Dallas (DFW) for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) on American Airlines flight #2571. Arrive in Anchorage at 7:02 PM.
7:02 PM Upon arrival into Anchorage, you will be met plane-side on the jetway. If you have checked luggage, the driver will transfer you to the baggage claim location by car where you can collect your checked luggage and proceed to the hotel.
Driver Pickup: BAC Transportation Confirmation # 184958 (driver phone: +1 907-222-2600 ext 2)
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa Confirmation #: 1823107 & 41823080
Upon arrival to your hotel, you will check in to obtain your room keys for the evening. Please speak with the front desk of the hotel for dining options and attractions in Anchorage. We have included a list with some of our favorites on the second to last page of this itinerary for you.
Enjoy your evening in Anchorage!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
After a leisurely morning on your own in Anchorage, you will need to proceed back to the Anchorage International Airport to check in for your domestic flight to King Salmon. Please be sure to arrive to the airport at least 1.5 hours prior to your scheduled departure. You will check in for your flight with Pen Air which is the domestic affiliate of Alaska Airlines.
12:45 PM Pickup from lobby of Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa.
Driver Pickup: BAC Transportation Confirmation # 184959 (driver phone: +1 907-222-2600 ext 2)
2:40 PM Depart Anchorage (ANC) for King Salmon Airport (AKN) on Pen Air (Alaska) flight #3205. Arrive into King Salmon at 3:45 PM. Estimated flight time is 1 hour and 5 minutes.
3:45 PM Upon arrival into King Salmon, you will be met by the Enchanted Lake Lodge staff. The staff will be waiting to transfer you and your gear to the float planes for the flight to the lodge. After everything is loaded into the float plane, you will fly to Enchanted Lake. Enjoy the flight!
Upon arrival at Enchanted Lake Lodge, you will have a general briefing about lodge operations. You will be shown to the owner's cottage and issued any rental gear and license you will be needing for the trip.
If you have any questions on the program or your itinerary, please be sure to speak with the lodge manager Daren Erickson. Drinks and appetizers will be served in the lodge lounge, followed by dinner in the lodge’s main dining room.
SEPTEMBER 12-17, 2016
These will be your six (6) full days at Enchanted Lake Lodge. Every morning after breakfast, you will load up the float plane and fly to your designated fishery for the day (weather dependent). It is imperative that you are on time for your flight each morning! (The location and departure time will be decided the evening before for each fishing day).
Please be sure to communicate your expectations and any fishing requests you have each day with your guides and pilots during your stay. Ask them what they think will be the best fishing options for the day, and then make any requests you may have.
Upon arrival back at the lodge each afternoon, you can relax before dinner, enjoy the lodge sauna and grounds, or relax and cocktail in the lounge. Breakfast and dinner will be served in the main lodge, and lunch will be on the water with your guide or back at the lodge depending on your itinerary.
If you need any additional rod/reel setups or gear, your guides and pilots will be happy to assist you. Each evening, you will go over the options for the following day with Daren and his team. Please let them know if you have any special requests for the following day, and they will do their best to accommodate them.
PLEASE NOTE: On your last evening at the lodge, you may want to pack your gear for the following day’s departure. You will also want to confirm your transfer time back to King Salmon for the following day. Daren will be happy to assist you with check-out procedures, and will also be happy to help with questions about gratuities, etc.
SEPTEMBER 18-19, 2016
Morning: After a relaxed morning, you will depart the lodge via float plane back to King Salmon Airport. Please be sure to confirm your departure time the evening before with the Enchanted Lake Staff.
9:05 AM Depart King Salmon (AKN) for Anchorage (ANC) on Pen Air (Alaska) flight #3202. Arrive into Anchorage at 10:10 AM. Estimated flight time is 1 hour and 5 minutes.
10:10 AM Arrival to Anchorage and transfer to Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa. Confirmation #: 151853793 & 291853658
Driver Pickup: BAC Transportation Confirmation # 185565 (driver phone: +1 907-222-2600 ext 2)
1:00 PM Sheraton Ice Spa 80 Minute Massage Appointment (located on 16th floor - take hotel elevator to 15th floor and the spa elevator is located in the Gym area that will take you directly to the Ice Spa on the 16th floor).
Pickup from lobby of Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa.
Driver Pickup: BAC Transportation Confirmation # 185569 (driver phone: +1 907-222-2600 ext 2)
8:40 PM Depart Anchorage (ANC) for Dallas (DFW) on Alaska Airlines flight #2571.
Arrive in Dallas at 5:56 AM Monday, September 19.
LUIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th: 8:55 AM Depart Dallas (DFW) for Monterrey (MTY) on American Airlines flight #5873. Arrive in Monterrey at 10:40 AM.
Gwennie’s Old Alaskan Restaurant 4333 Spenard Road
Gwennie’s is great for breakfast, serving far too much food in a fun atmosphere within walking distance of all the Spenard Road hotels. Gwennie’s has the best Bloody Mary in Spenard.
Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse 610 W. 6th Avenue Humpy’s is a fun bar serving pub fare, with a great scotch and micro-brew selection. This is a mixed age crowd, leaning toward younger.
Club Paris 417 W. 5th Avenue Club Paris has the best steak in Anchorage. It’s a dark, little, very local hangout with a superb menu and wine list.
Simon and Seafort’s Saloon & Grill 420 L Street This is a very popular bar with a good restaurant attached. It’s crowded but worth the wait. The window seats offer a great view of Cook Inlet.
Moose’s Tooth Pub & Pizzeria 3300 Old Seward Highway A great pizza joint and pub that should be on every traveler’s list of places to stop for a slice! Great selection of local brews, and a diverse selection of pizza, salads and sandwiches.
Glacier Brewhouse 737 West 5th Avenue, Suite 110 The best brewery and pub in Anchorage, with a great brunch, lunch and dinner menu of fresh local seafood, rotisserie meats, pastas, salads and sandwiches. A build your own Bloody Mary bar for brunch as well!
YELLOW DOG FISHING SUPPORT
Office: (406) 585-8667 or (888) 777-5060
International: 001 (406) 585-8667
Weekend / Evening: (406) 404-5760
Fax: (406) 585-8657
Tom Melvin Cell Phone: (406) 404-5760
American Airlines (800) 433-7300
Alaska / Horizon (800) 426-0333
Rust’s Flying Service (907) 243-2300
Enchanted Lake Lodge (907) 273-0044
Sheraton Anchorage (907) 276-8700