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**CHARTERS MUST BE CANCELLED 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE FOR A FULL REFUND OF THE DEPOSIT**

 

WHERE TO MEET:

The meeting place will be at the gas pumps at Deshka Landing at 5:30am.  When you get to Deshka Landing you will drive until you get to a ticket gate (like a parking garage). Take a ticket and on the other side of the gate you will see a gas pump.  That is where you will meet Colton (907)841-1531 or Reed (907)354-2727.  Both of the guys have mullets so just look for that! Haha

 

CLIENTS ARE IN CHARGE:

You are in charge of your fishing license which can be bought online https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/Store/Customers/Create

 or at a number of stores up here (fred meyer, 3 bears, sportsmans, cabelas, wal-mart, gas stations, etc.)

**MAKE SURE IF YOU ARE KING SALMON FISHING THAT YOU GET THE KING STAMP!!!

You are also in charge of snacks you may want on the trip as well as outdoor gear.  We recommend some type of rubber boot as it can be wet and muddy fishing, as well as warm layers since the boat ride can be chilly and the weather can change often throughout the day.

ADDRESS/DIRECTIONS:

Deshka Landing
29691 W. Deshka Landing Rd.

 

From Anchorage/Eagle River:

 

1. Take the Glenn Highway to Wasilla, then North on the Parks Highway to Willow.
2.  Continue North on the Parks Highway to 70.8 mile (State DOT sign announces the Deshka Landing turn).
3. Turn West (left) off the Parks Highway approx. (70.8mile) onto Willow Creek Parkway.  (This road also runs to the Willow Creek State Recreation Site).
4. Continue on Willow Creek Parkway (about 1.9 miles) to the first asphalt road (Crystal Lake Road).
5. Turn left onto Crystal Lake Road and continue (about 2.3 miles) on the asphalt to Mishap Road.
6. Turn right on Mishap Road (Follow the State DOT sign) to Deshka Landing (about 2.7 miles).

 

From Fairbanks:

 

1. South on Parks Highway after crossing Willow Creek (71.5 mile) watch for the Deshka Landing Sign.
2. Turn right onto Willow Creek Parkway (about 1.9 miles) to Crystal Lake Road.
3. Turn left onto Crystal Lake Road and continue on the asphalt (about 2.3 miles) to Mishap Road.
4. Turn right on Mishap Road (Follow the State DOT sign) to Deshka Landing (about 2.7 miles).

 

CAMPGROUND NEAR DESHKA LANDING:

Willow Creek Campground - 70.8 Parks Highway,  Willow, AK 99688 - (907)745-3975

 

Willow Creek Inn - W Willow Creek Pkwy, Willow, AK 99688 - http://www.willowvacationrental.com/ - (907)354-0555

 

CAMPGROUND FURTHER NORTH OF WILLOW (GREAT LOCATION/CAMPGROUND)

Montana Creek Campground – montanacreekcampground.com – Mile 96.5 on the Parks Highway – (907)733-5267 – located between Willow and Talkeetna

 

CABINS/MOTELS IN THE WILLOW AREA:

Eaglequest Cabins & Lodge – eaglequestalaska.com – 11929 N Remote Ln,  Willow, AK 99688 – (907)495-1116  (walking distance to meeting place for charter)

 

Backcountry Warriors – backcountrywarriors.com – 11048 N. Lakes O The Su Dr.  Willow, AK 99688 – (907)495-0840

 

Sheep Creek Lodge – sheepcreeklodgeak.com – north of willow – good location for fly fishermen – (907)495-6227

 

WASILLA MOTELS: 

Grandview Inn and Suites – (907)352-1700

Best Western – (907)373-1776