Lead guide Brent Seamans has been a fishing guide in Alaska for the last 20 summers. He spent 17 of those summers guiding on the Nushagak and other rivers of Bristol Bay and three guiding in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. During the school year, Brent teaches Middle School Science in Prairie du Chien, WI, where he also is a coach for their National Archery in the Schools Program and their Wisconsin State High School Clay Target League.
Some of Brent’s other outdoor passions include fishing walleye and panfish on the Mississippi River, chasing whitetails on his family farm in Wisconsin, bird hunting with his beloved labrador retrievers, and exploring the backwaters of the Mississippi River with his wife and two daughters.
Ted Gibson is a Wisconsin native who has been guiding for 16 years. He has guided on the Naknek and Nushagak Rivers in Alaska’s famous Bristol Bay. Ted has also previously guided in Naples, FL and is working to obtain his commercial pilot’s license.
Kim Kottke has guided on a variety of rivers and lakes across the country during his 40 year guiding career. Most recently, he guided anglers on the Nushagak and Kvichak Rivers in Alaska and has had the wonderful opportunity to guide in Ontario, Canada and on the Mississippi River in his home state of Wisconsin. During his off season, Kim is the captain of a ferry boat which takes passengers and vehicles across the Mississippi River between Iowa and Wisconsin. Kim enjoys spending his free time fishing the Great lakes for salmon, fishing walleye and panfish on the Mississippi River, and chasing whitetail deer and turkey in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Missouri. Kim has a true love of the outdoors and he enjoys sharing that experience with his clients.
Chris Titus grew up fishing lakes and rivers around western Washington for trout and salmon. A U.S. Air Force retiree, he’s lived in Alaska since 2002 and fished its many rivers and bays. An avid fisherman, conservationist, and fishing guide, he enjoys helping people catch fish whether they are a seasoned angler or a complete novice. “The smile on their face is what it’s all about,” says Chris. In the winter he works as a civil service employee on the military bases in Anchorage and coaches middle school and youth basketball. Some of Chris’s other outdoor passions are chasing caribou around the high mountains of Alaska, and enjoying the beauty of The Greatland with his family and friends.
Marc is a full time guide in Washington State and is retired from the US Army with 20 years of active duty, 16 spent in Special Forces. He has been a fishing guide for 10 years and guides for everything from perch and rainbow trout on the lowland lakes of Washington to salmon and steelhead on the Columbia and Cowlitz rivers. Marc is a family man—when he doesn’t have clients on the boat he enjoys having his wife or one of his kids on board. He loves taking people of all ages out on the water.
When Marc is not fishing he likes to deer hunt—Black tail deer are his favorite. He is an avid crossbow hunter.
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Erin has over nine years of experience fishing numerous rivers, lakes and streams all over South Central Alaska. She retired from the Air Force in 2017 after 14 years of service. She grew up in Nebraska and started hunting and fishing with her Dad at the age of 3. Erin has guided on the Kenai River for all Salmon species as well as swinging for Rainbows. She lives in Soldotna, AK on the Kenai River year around with her 2 yellow labs.
Obsessed with fishing since my youth, Tom feels fortunate to guide on rivers in Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. He loves assisting anglers, new or accomplished, in pursuit of the hardest-fighting fish in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska—salmon and steelhead. As a guide Tom feels the day is about your goals, whether it be chasing a trophy, learning new methods and techniques, or taking a break from life’s stresses. Fishing is Tom’s passion, it’s what keeps him up at night.
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Matt is a born and raised Alaskan. He has been fishing and hunting since he can remember. Matt has fished extensively on the rivers of the Matanuska Susitna Valley, the Kenai Peninsula, the Lower Yukon River, its clear water tributaries, and the Seward Peninsula. He currently lives in Homer, Alaska and spends his spare time exploring and fishing Kachemak Bay for halibut, salmon, and rockfish and on Kenai Peninsula rivers for steelhead and salmon. Matt is a teacher by education and a builder by trade. He is currently working on creating a construction design company.
Matt is a father of two and couldn’t be happier to share his life passion for the outdoors with his children and wife. He prefers to harvest his own food, whether it comes from water or land. He is always thinking about the next fishing or hunting trip.
For the last 35 years, Brent Geisler has been an avid salmon fisherman. Brent has been guiding for the past 10 of those years; 6 of them on the Nushagak and Kenai Rivers for the Alaska seasons. When he is not guiding in the 907, he is fishing the Columbia, Cowlitz and Grays Harbor River systems in southern Washington state. Brent loves sharing salmon fishing tips and techniques with clients and finds his reward in the looks on their faces as they reel their fish to hand. Brent owns and guides for Yellow Dog Sport Fishing.