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Steve Fraley, BBT
Co-owner & Guide

Alaska Part 6
July 26, 2014

I miss my family, my friends and my dogs for sure, but I’m almost sad that there’s just one more week of guiding here and one week of hosting before I head home. This place is awesome to say the least and the fishing is almost beyond belief. If you haven’t treated yourself to a week at the Naknek River Camp yet you should. We still have a few spots in our August 2 to 9 week this year and we’ll be hosting the first two weeks of August next year if you need to save…

Give the shop a call to book it! 1-877-422-5394 or 1-231-745-3529

What dreams are made of...

Spent Sunday on a fly out to Contact Creek with the father and son team of Jim and Eric along with their friend Bo. We made contact with plenty of fish at Contact as usual.


Jim got his Chum on.

That’s my size 14 for scale.

Best bow of the day.

That night a few of us headed down river for some smolting bow action…

It was a success.

Monday was a plane ride over to Gertrude with Jerry, Jim and Chris where we caught lots of Rainbows, Grayling and Char…

Gotta love Gertrude.

On Tuesday my 12 or 13 day streak of flying out was broken when I captained the Cat over to Brooks for another fun day of fishing… Took Kurt Knudsen’s son Jeremiah (who is now here for the rest of the summer as camp help) along and I was impressed to say the least at his fishing and guiding abilities!

Jeremiah getting it done...

Wednesday found me back on a plane to Contact with Jim, Eric and Bo again. Hard to beat that action and we had more of the same…

Wednesday night was another rapids mission where we busted smolting bows and even pulled off a triple dipper!

Kyle was kept busy on the net!

I droped my fish before we could get a good hold on all three, sorry Jeremy! ;^)

Tana puts up with our shenanigans…

Thursday was a flight to Bucky’s on Big Creek with Jerry, Jim and Chris again. Caught fish all day, but was negligent on the camera…

The highlight of every week, Tana’s Thursday night concert!

Friday was a boat ride again over to Margot where we caught lots of Char, Sockeye’s and Rainbows. A little negligent on the fish photos again, but you’ve seen ‘em before.

Dodging bears is always fun.

Regina the Sockeye slayer.

Splash down and he got the fish!

Friday night smolting mission!

Yes, that’s Kung Fu Fighting playing on the music box and Ashley showed us the moves!

We never have any fun!

Jeremiah’s fish deserves 2 shots!

Nice 30” man!!

That’s about all I have for ya this week, but I’m anticipating another fun one and will update you again next…

Tight lines all,

Announcements/Destination Travel Info-

Argentina 2015

The dates are early January to be announced... Treat yourself to a trip of a lifetime! The package price per person based on double occupancy is US $3,450.00 and includes:
• Six full days guided fishing (with expert, local bilingual (Spanish-English) fly-fishing guide)
• All your lodging, meals and beverages (including beer & wine with meals).
• Transportation to and from the Airport in Bariloche

BBT In Argentina 2014

Alaska 2014

The week of August 9 to 16 is now closed for Alaska, but we still have openings on August 2 to 9 where we are offing a new special as well as July 26 to August 2 where I would not only be your “host” but also one of your guides! We will remain at $2,295.00 for the week (Regular non BBT is 2,695.00 this year.) or, wait for it… $2,695.00 for the week WITH TWO FLY OUTS!! Can’t beat that!! If you are interested in joining us, please contact John, myself or the shop for details. It is an amazing trip!!!!

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P.S. Don’t forget to stop in Barski’s for some off the hook chow and say hi to my buddy Steve for me!

Other reports by Steve
July 19, 2014 Alaska Part 5
July 12, 2014 Alaska Part 4
July 5, 2014 Alaska Part 3
June 28, 2014 Alaska Part 2