Forecast is updated daily for the following two nights.  Just click on the link on the Agate Inn web site

  Over the past 34 years we have gazed at the Northern Lights with


  The University of Alaska, Fairbanks Geophysical Institute provides aurora forecasts by phone (907-474-7558) and on the web.  The Online Aurora

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bridge to its terminus.  The lower 33 miles meanders through Susitna Flats State Game Refuge.  King salmon are the first to arrive late May with the peak season the end of June through the first two weeks of July.  The feisty red salmon, our favorite, follow the kings from mid-July to mid-August.  Chum and pink salmon swarm the rivers along with the reds.  The salmon season ends with the silver salmon runs peaking late

Fishing in our area of Alaska is still one of our best kept secrets.  The Mat-Su Valley rivers and lakes offer some of the best road accessible fishing in Alaska for salmon, lake and rainbow trout, grayling and pike. 

  The Little Susitna River produces all five species of Pacific salmon and is famous as one of the State's best silver salmon streams.  The 70 mile long Little Su is open for salmon fishing from the Parks Highway

Fish On !!!!!

Northern Lights over Mt. McKinley

Knik Building, March 2004

awe whether the light show was dim or brilliant, green or red.  The most spectacular displays have been red during November 2001 and 2002 and lasted for days.

  From September through March, Harvey keeps the camera and tripod ready.  Before going to bed each night, there is a short stop by the window on the north side of the house to check the skies, just in case the next show tops the last!

July through August.

  Kepler-Bradley Lakes, just minutes from the Agate Inn, holds some of the best trout fishing in the Wasilla-Palmer area.  Easy access makes this a good choice for families and fly fishermen alike. 

  From bait fishing, to spinners and spoons or a fly rod equipped with Lake Leeches, Woolly Buggers, Griffith's Gnats, or Elk-hair Caddis, there are plenty of fish waiting just for you!

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