In the midst of Katmai National Park, Grosvenor Lodge is located at the confluence between two lakes, Lake Coville and Lake Grosvenor.
This confluence, referred to locally as “The Narrows” serves as a funnel for one of the largest runs of sockeye salmon in the world, which in turn provides forage to the area’s prolific populations of resident rainbow trout, lake trout, Arctic char, Northern Pike, and other species native to Bristol Bay. It is the perfect launch point for the wide variety of fishing opportunities Grosvenor Lodge has to offer.
The Grosvenor Narrows
A narrow pinch of current between two lakes (think ‘micro-river’), the Grosvenor Narrows receives a massive run of salmon smolt each spring that attracts impressive numbers of predatory rainbow trout, lake trout, and the occasional Arctic char. Guests staying at Grosvenor have direct access to The Narrows just a short walk from their front door, providing an excellent home fishery with minimal travel time.
Lake Coville and Lake Grosvenor
During certain times of year, our surrounding lakes also provide excellent opportunities for both fly and conventional anglers. Fast paced action for smolt-busting rainbows and lake trout along with top-water action for toothy northern pike is the norm during the peak of our season, and rarely frequented by other operations in the area.
Just a boat ride across Lake Coville lies the lower reaches of American Creek, one of the most fabled creeks for rainbow trout and char in Bristol Bay. While the upper section of the American is limited to float plane access only, the lower six miles of the creek requires the use of a jet boat. We’re one of only five operations with permitted boat use on the lower American and the only operation that doesn’t require a fly out to access it.
Feeder Creek and Streams
Numerous feeder creeks and streams flowing into Lake Grosvenor and Lake Coville provide some of the most unfrequented rainbow trout and char waters in the area. Our proximity to these streams offer our guests some of the most secluded fishing experiences in Bristol Bay, only a jet boat ride away from our lodge.
Bristol Bay Fly Outs
Aside from our home waters we also offer guided fly outs to numerous other legendary rivers and streams throughout the Bristol Bay area through our own Katmai Air Service. Depending on our guests interests, some popular waters we frequent include (but are not limited to) the Kulik, Moraine, Brooks, Battle, and Funnel Creek.