Nushagak River Adventures Lodge Guides

Alaska fishing guides who are not only world-class fishermen and will help you to catch some beautiful fish, but they’re a great group of people who are focused on providing their clients with the best possible Alaska fishing experience. Some of the best fishing guides in Bristol Bay, Alaska and certainly on the Nushagak River, all of our guides are U.S.C.G. credentialed and certified first responders. Ensuring that you enjoy your trip is their first priority.

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.

Find Marc Online:


Facebook: Twisted Waters Guide Service (Marc Bush)

Brent Seamans has been a fishing guide in Alaska for over 20 summers. He spent 18 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 has been 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.

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.

Alaska fishing guidesJack Apperson grew up in Oregon as a sportsman. He loves the outdoors, both fishing or hunting, but fishing is his true passion. Jack has been guiding for over 11 years. He strategically fished and guided on some of the best rivers and lakes in Oregon, Washington and Idaho for salmon, steelhead and walleye. Jack’s love for fishing is undeniable and he prides himself on providing the best opportunity for his clients to get on the fish and having an unforgettable fishing experience.

Visit Jack’s website and follow him on Facebook @northwestriversfishing.

Alaska fishing guidesJohn was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and has been an avid outdoorsman his entire life.  Salmon and steelhead are favorite targets in his home state of Washington, but he also enjoys chasing just about anything that swims, including lingcod, trout and kokanee.  His passion is getting people out on the water and catching fish.  He recently started guiding again after a hiatus to follow a painting career with Boeing. John has almost a decade of combined guiding in the PNW and spends all his spare time on the water with friends and family. In the rare time he isn’t on the water, he enjoys deer and elk hunting.

You can find John online:
Facebook @ Seeking Limits
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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. 

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Alaska fishing guidesChris Titus grew up fishing the 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 whether they are a seasoned angler or a novice. Seeing the smile come out on people’s face is what it’s all about for Chris. In the winter he lives in Soldotna, Alaska with his family. Some of Chris’s other outdoor passions are fishing and camping with family and friends, chasing caribou around the high mountains of Alaska, and enjoying all of its beauty.

Alaska fishing guidesWill is a Minnesota native, who has spent time guiding in his home state, plus Alaska and Florida. The son of a fishing guide, Will began taking his first trips for his father at age 16.  Will now resides in Montana, and when he is not fishing for trout, he loves to chase elk and mule deer in the high country.