Katmai  park

We have had both good weather this summer and a very good red salmon run in  Katmai park . The red salmon are now in full spawning colors and starting to drop eggs ,  bears have been having a easy time eating as the streams have been at a low to normal water level. The…

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Flying in Alaska

Our pilot Jim Bern has been flying in Alaska for over 30 years he has logged over 20,009 hours Alaska flight time and over 7,000 hours of sea plane time. He is an Alaskan native who’s family has been in Alaska for centuries. Jim learned to fly in the Army and after serving he returned…

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Art Wolfe’s Workshop

We had 9 different Grizzlies fishing today, the overcast made for nice lighting . Art Wolfe got some fantastic images of 2 bears fighting and also some good shots of Cubs playing. Good time was had by all of Art’s students on his workshop. Our pilot Jim Bern did an amazing job flying  in the…

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Brooks falls

All of July is prime for Brooks falls. We have July 10-15 open That is early for moraine creek. The Katmai coast is good then but bears are digging clams, eating grass. A few places have fishing bears then July 15 is when moraine creek reliably get bears. It gets better each day after that…

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History

Our History In 1938 a Canadian prospector and trapper named Blondie Jacques arrived in Alaska. His homestead became a hunting lodge lodge and was the start of Jacques family’s business. The next generation turned from guiding hunters to guiding fishermen. The grandsons continue the family tradition guiding Adventure Travelers, Photographers and Fisherman. Jerry Jacques started…

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