Arctic Rivers Guide Service

Hunt and Fish Alaska

Alaska Big game guided hunting, fishing, & photography at its best in Northwest Arctic, Alaska. NOTE: For the fall 2017 Season, Grizzly Permits may be available without drawing.

Unique aspects of Arctic Rivers Guide Service:


1. Low number of guests/booking date - maximum 5, usual is 3 or 4.
2. Comfortable, remote lodge from which to hunt. Most game - Dall Rams, Wolf, Caribou, Moose, Brown/Grizzly Bear, Wolverine, small game & stream fishing normally within 1-2 miles.
3. Secure aircraft access, not subject to flooding.
4. Private airport & property- no other hunters will be seen during your stay with us.
5. High success rates & long history (1972-present) of quality trophies.
6. Satellite telephone for emergencies.

**Extensive References available upon request**
Arctic Rivers Guide Service is an authorized concession of the U.S. Dept. of Interior, National Park Service

Our Alaska Hunting & Fishing Seasons



Arctic - Game Mgt. Unit 23
Open Seasons
Dall Ram Aug.10-Sept.20
Moose Sept. 1 - 20
Caribou July 1 - May 1
Grizzly Sept. 1 - Oct. 10
Black Bear No Closed Season
Wolf Aug. 10 - Apr. 30
Wolverine Sept. 1 - Mar. 31
More than just a hunt, we offer a true wilderness experience. Come & join us for a grand time in Alaska's great outdoors!

We welcome your comments on this website as well as personal inquiries regarding wilderness experiences in Alaska. Please drop us a note. Jake Jacobson

Jake's latest book, ALASKA TALES: Laughs & Surprises, as well as ALASKA HUNTING: Earthworms to Elephants is available through Amazon & other book sellers.
Site was most recently updated: Mar.3,2015.

DALL SHEEP: Hunting has been closed in NW Alaska.

MOOSE: Declining in number, but we still have capital bulls.

CARIBOU: Herd is estimated to be over 325,000 animals - groups of hundreds or thousands are sometimes seen.
Grizzly & Wolf populations are high.

WOLF & WOLVERINE: Wolf populations are at an all time high while wolverine are seen occasionally.

ARCTIC FISH: Arctic Char, Grayling, Sheefish, Northern Pike, Lake Trout & Salmon. Most Aug/Sept. hunters get in some fishing too, at no extra charge, so bring your gear. We can recommend reliable charter operators for fishing at Kodiak for King Salmon, Halibut, Cod, Black Seabass, Lingcod, etc. June thru Nov. Ask us for open dates.

SMALL GAME: Arctic hare, Varying Hare (Snowshoe), Ptarmigan & Spruce Grouse. Red Fox, Arctic Fox, Lynx and Porcupine are here. Small game is often taken on big game hunts - no extra charges - bring a shotgun & shells. Kodiak has many Red Fox in all 3 color phases, some ptarmigan & many ducks - Harlequin, Old Squaw, Common & Barrows Goldeneye, Mallard, etc.

MULTIPLE SPECIES: Available on all hunts.

Tags and Licenses:


We have a license & tag vendorship for your convenience, in case you wish to pursue that extra caribou, Sitka Blacktail, etc. Unless you specify otherwise, we will have all your licenses, tags & permits ready before you arrive.

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Alaska
Authorized concession of
the U.S. Dept. of Interior,
National Park Service


Our Alaska Hunting & Fishing Seasons
Kodiak - Game Mgt. Unit 8
Open Seasons
Sitka Deer Aug. 1 - Dec. 31
Kodiak Bear Apr. 1 - May 15;Oct. 25-Nov. 30
Fish June - Nov.

Arctic - Game Mgt. Unit 23
Species

Open Seasons
Dall Ram Aug.10-Sept.20
Moose Sept. 1 - 20
Caribou July 1 - May 1
Grizzly Sept. 1 - Oct. 10
Black Bear No Closed Season
Wolf Aug. 10 - Apr. 30
Wolverine Sept. 1 - Mar. 31

Jake Jacobson
Alaska Master Hunting Guide #AA54
Arctic Rivers Guide Service
phone & fax: 907/486-JAKE (5253)
4010 Woodland Drive
P.O.Box 1313
Kodiak, Alaska 99615


Aug. & Sept. Only:
P.O.Box 124, Kotzebue, Alaska 99752
Telephone(907)442-3120