The historic Bristol Bay Lodge has been acquired by Brian Kraft and the Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge Group. Steve Laurent, the current owner/operator of the Bristol Bay Lodge, will continue in his position. “One important aspect of this acquisition,” says Laurent, “is that we now have an invested and active ownership. Moving forward, Bristol Bay Lodge has the support it needs to stay at the top.”
Read more in the press release below.
Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge Group acquires Bristol Bay Lodge
For Immediate Release: Brian Kraft, and the Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge Group has acquired the historic Bristol Bay Lodge, located on Lake Aleknagik, in Alaska’s Wood-Tikchik State Park, near Dillingham.
Bristol Bay Lodge, which has operated continuously in southwest Alaska since 1972, will become the fourth lodge in the Alaska Sportsman’s portfolio of properties. Others include Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge, on the Kvichak River, Alaska Sportsman’s Bear Trail Lodge, on the Naknek River, and Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge, Old Harbor, Kodiak Island.
Steve Laurent, who has worked at Bristol Bay Lodge since 1990 and has been the operating general manager for ten seasons, will continue as an Owner/Operator.
“One important aspect of this acquisition,” says Laurent, “is that we now have an invested and active ownership. Moving forward, Bristol Bay Lodge has the support it needs to stay at the top, and continue to lead in this industry for the next forty-two years.
Most importantly, all of our guests and friends, many of them multi-generational customers, can rest assured that their treasured weeks at Bristol Bay Lodge will remain unchanged. The continuity of service they’ve come to expect will endure, and they can look forward to the same great fishing program, and attention to detail that has become the hallmark of Bristol Bay Lodge.
We are committed to creating lasting, family memories,” Laurent concluded. “Everyone can count on that!”
For more information about Bristol Bay Lodge and its commitment to creating lasting family memories, go to http://www.bristolbaylodge.com/
To learn more about The Alaska Sportsman’s Lodges, go to http://www.fishasl.com