New TO&I to go into deployment
Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is excited to announce the purchase of Mission Lodge, located on the shores of Lake Aleknagik at the outlet of the Wood River in Bristol Bay, an area that offers unsurpassed sports fishing for king and silver salmon and trophy rainbow trout, among others. BBNC purchased the lodge on May 10, 2012, and seasonal operations begin on June 15. BBNC has made investing within the Bristol Bay region a priority and has set goals to do so over the next five years. The purchase of Mission Lodge is BBNC’s first major investment within the region since the sale of Peter Pan Seafoods in 1979, and brings BBNC back into the tourism industry; BBNC previously owned and successfully operated the Hilton Hotel in Anchorage. “BBNC is excited about the acquisition of Mission Lodge, as it is our first investment into the sports fishing and tourism industry within the Bristol Bay region. Our investment in the lodge will provide job and training opportunities to