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.
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.
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 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, Chris enjoys helping people whether they are a seasoned angler or a novice. Seeing the smile come out on guests’ faces is what it’s all about for 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 fishing and camping with family and friends, chasing caribou around the high mountains of Alaska, and enjoying all of its beauty.
Jack 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.
John 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.
Joe grew up near the Willamette valley in NW Oregon and has been fishing for nearly 60 years for trout, steelhead, and salmon. In 2015, Joe retired from the Salem Oregon fire department after nearly 30 years of service as a firefighter, paramedic, and fire captain.
He started his own full-time guide service and is in his 6th year of making great memories for his customers. Joe enjoys spending time with family while at home, camping, and fishing. Bow hunting for elk and bird hunting for both upland and waterfowl are other interests.
Tim grew up in Wisconsin fishing Lake Michigan for salmon and trout. He has been guiding in Alaska for 7 years, most recently on the Kenai River. Tim resides in Ventura California, where for the last 30 years he enjoys surf fishing, camping, traveling and chasing trophy trout on Pyramid Lake. Providing a fun and memorable experience is a priority for Tim as a fishing guide.
Will 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.