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THE OWNERS OF PAINTER CREEK LODGE HAVE DECIDED TO CUT THE PRICE DRAMATICALLY. NORTH 40 REALTY IS NO LONGER REPRESENTING THE LODGE AS A REAL ESTATE BROKER, BUT WE REMAIN GOOD FRIENDS WITH THE OWNERS AND WE'LL DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO HELP POTENTIAL BUYERS WORK WITH THE OWNERS DIRECTLY.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LODGE AND THE NEW OFFERING PRICE, PLEASE CALL OWNER JON KENT AT 907- 248-1303 OR EMAIL HIM AT firstname.lastname@example.org
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own land and a fishing lodge in one of the most wild and beautiful parts of North America. Painter Creek Lodge is simply amazing. Pacific salmon, arctic char, Dolly Varden, and access to rainbow trout.
Here's a video to help you get a feel for the all that Painter Creek Lodge has to offer:
If you would like to learn more about fishing one of the most remote and beautiful fishing destinations on earth, please call Jon Kent at 907-248-1303 or visit the Painter Creek Lodge website.
And here's all the scoop on the lodge listing:
|Address: PAINTER CREEK LODGE, ALASKA Out of Area , ,|
|Legal: United States Survey # 5287 (Kvichak)
Public Remarks: World-famous Alaskan fly-in fishing lodge for sale. 400 miles SW of Anchorage. Operating deluxe fishing lodge with 15 deeded acres, 4000+ foot airstrip, airplane, boats/motors, main lodge and guest and crew cabins. King, sockeye, chum, and Coho salmon, arctic char, rainbow trout, and northern pike. Adjoins 3.5 million acre national wildlife refuge.
|LO: North 40 Realty|
|Additional Photos||List#: 08-4176|
As the summer of 2011 goes by, I'll be putting up photos and reports from Painter Creek.
I can't adequately express how special a place Painter Creek really is. It's only accessible by airplane (or boat if you want to travel 100 miles of open ocean and then 50+ miles up a river with rapids and gravel bars and boulders, eetc.). While there, you fish for four of the five kinds of Pacific salmon (kings, chum, sockeyes, and silver, or cohos) and beautiful resident and sea-run Dolly Varden.
This first set of photos is of a lynx that spent the evening in front of the lodge a couple nights ago. The lodge sits at an elevation of about 400 feet above sea level in an environment of cottonwood trees, meadows, and alder/willow brush. There is an incredible variety of wildlife, with the big mammals made up of Alaskan brown bears, wolves, moose, caribou, wolverines, and lynx.
The grassy lawn in front of the lodge is the nesting site for a colony of ground squirrels. Like ground squirrels in many wild environments, these guys multiply rapidly through the summer mating season. Being at the bottom of the mammal food chain, however, they also make a very attractive target for both winged and four-legged predators.
Here's what one of the ground squirrels looks like normally:
Here's what the lynx looked like while standing guard over one of the squirrel holes (just to the left in this photo):
And here's the lynx just managing to catch one of the squirrels:
It's a tough life up there. I've watched raptors flash down out of the sky and haul these squirrels away, and I've also seen a wolf camped out about where the lynx was. Despite all the predation, the ground squirrel population seems to do extremely well and there are always plenty of them when the lodge opens each summer.
The photos came from Paul Tickner, who guides anglers during the summer at Painter Creek Lodge. According to Paul, they watched that evening as this lynx stalked and captured two of the ground squirrels.