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Sporting Classics Awards Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge for Excellence


Thorne Bay, Alaska (February 25, 2011) — Recognized by guests each year as one of North America’s prime fishing destinations, Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge has been presented the Sporting Classics Award of Excellence as Fishing Lodge of the Year for 2010. One award is given each year to a select lodge that best exemplifies the finest sport fishing destinations — with premier fishing, guides, gear, staff, food and accommodations.

Sporting Classics is well respected throughout North America for discovering the very best hunting and fishing destinations worldwide. Speaking of Boardwalk Lodge, columnist Bob McKinney states, “…the lodge has truly become an international class destination for not only the quality of its fishing, but for its comfort and gourmet dining.”

This exclusive lodge-of-the-year honor is determined by Sporting Classics editorial staff. Several staff members frequent scores of lodges each year in search of the premier lodge to receive this tribute. Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge was among several top finalists and received the Award of Excellence to be announced in the March/April issue of Sporting Classics magazine.

Lodge owner, Brad Steuart, is thrilled with the attention his Orvis-endorsed lodge has been receiving, “At Boardwalk we have a premier fishing destination and a fine lodge; however, it’s our people that make the difference. Each of our freshwater guides, saltwater captains, culinary staff and support personnel make each guest’s experience truly unique.”

“It’s much more than fishing,” remarks Steuart. “Our business is Alaskan adventure — our mission is to create lifelong memories and to pass on the spirit of America’s last frontier to each and every guest. Judging from our guest responses and the media acclaim we’re receiving, I’d say we’re successful.”

About Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge

Sporting Classics Award of Excellence - Best Fishing Lodge
Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge has been voted “Alaska Lodge of the Year” two times and maintains its status in the exclusive Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge program. This oceanfront lodge is located on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska and provides easy access to both saltwater fishing throughout coastal inlets, as well as freshwater fishing on the island’s interior lakes and streams. The property accommodates up to 19 guests in an intimate wilderness setting with gourmet cuisine and comfortable, rustic accommodations. The Lodge is privately owned and is known as an adventure travel destination for corporate retreats, as well as for sportsman’s groups and families.

For more information about Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge, contact Brad Steuart at (800) 764-3918 or visit their website at www.BoardwalkLodge.com

About Sporting Classics

Since 1981, Sporting Classics magazine has been discovering the best in hunting and fishing worldwide. Every page of the magazine is carefully crafted to transport readers on an unforgettable journey into the great outdoors.

Each issue of Sporting Classics focuses on traveling to the best sportsman destinations; reliving the finest outdoor stories; discovering classic firearms and fishing tackle; and disseminating valuable knowledge from top experts. From great fiction to modern-day adventures, every article is complemented by exciting photography and masterful paintings for the reader’s enjoyment.

For more information about Sporting Classics and magazine subscriptions, visit their website at www.SportingClassics.com