Chinook Shores Lodge Employee Selected to Attend 2024 Marine Resource Education Program
February 26, 2024

KETCHIKAN, ALASKA / February 26, 2024 – Chinook Shores Lodge, a premier Southeast Alaska fishing lodge specializing in guided charters, self-guided fishing and wildlife viewing, today announced that McKinley Kellogg, a dedicated member of our team, has been selected to attend the 2024 Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) Workshop for the North Pacific Fishery Management Council region.

The MREP is a neutral platform outside the regulatory process and offers regional workshops for fishermen to learn about marine fisheries science and management, define popular acronyms and vocabulary, gain tools and insights into effective engagement at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and connect with key regional fishery science and management experts.

McKinley Kellogg’s selection for this workshop is a testament to her commitment to sustainable fishing practices, marine resource management and her dedication to furthering her understanding of the dynamic and vital Alaska fishery. Her participation underlines Chinook 

Kodiak, Alaska. Her participation reflects Chinook Shores Lodge’s dedication to supporting education and sustainable fishing practices,” said Jeff Wedekind owner of Chinook Shores Lodge.

McKinley is a member of the Western Washington University alumni and holds a Bachelor of Science in environmental science. She is a member of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) and previously The International Ecotourism Society (TIES). 

“We are confident that McKinley’s MREP experience will further enhance her knowledge and passion for sustainable marine resource management,” Wedekind added.Chinook Shores, Inc. (dba Chinook Shores Lodge) is located 15 miles north of Ketchikan International Airport in Southeast Alaska on Revillagigedo Island. Accommodations include four waterfront beach houses, one waterview vacation rental and The Inn at Knudson Cove. All vacation rental properties have fully equipped kitchens, private outdoor BBQ areas, washer/dryers, TV, WiFi and cell service. Chinook Shores Lodge specializes in self-guided fishing and rents custom-built, 23’ aluminum hardtop fishing boats from their private dock to locals and lodge guests who enjoy sportfishing and whale watching. When guests aren’t boating, they often enjoy shopping locally and participating in tours and excursions such as flightseeing, catamaran tours, kayaking, hiking and zip-lining. For more information about Chinook Shores Lodge and its self-guided sportfishing experiences, visit: and