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Alaska Fishing guide jobs at Great Alaska Adventures

Please note that Great Alaska Adventures only hires Alaska Fishing Guides for our Alaska operations - our Costa Rica and Mexico Adventure lodges utilize strictly local hires to encourage sustainability and foster self- reliance in the incredible ecosystems we enjoy.

Great Alaska Staff 2011Alaska Fishing Guide Jobs:   Great Alaska Adventures is one of the oldest, most respected sport fishing lodges in the state, and our greatest strength is our experienced, committed staff.  If absolutely love fishing, have a passion to catch more, you take pride in a job well done, are unafraid of hard work and truly enjoy people, then you may have what it takes to work with us.  Our guides are the very best and then never stop learning.    If your experience and passion is in sport fishing, and you are prepared to work hard enough to make it with the best guide staff in the state,  then we encourage you to contact us. 

All 1st year guides undergo extensive pre-season training, and training program continues on for the life of your time with Great Alaska.  Even our 10 and 20 year veterans (yes, we have multiple 10 and 20 year Great Alaska veterans!) continue to train and learn from every day on the water.  Weekly guide meetings, management support and thorough licensing support is all part of the program.

That being said, Alaska fishing Guide work is not for everyone, nor is Alaska resort work in general.  We would encourage all applicants to consider that the work is challenging, and the long hours combine with our remoteness to create a work environment best suited for those who who do not "punch a clock"!  However, if you love fishing, have a knack for making people smile and catching fish, have a great driving record and are ready to work hard, this may just be the best job you ever have. 

Here are the positions we are hiring for the summer of 2017:

Alaska Deckhand Offshore Deckhand - One of the most critical positions in our fishing program, the deckhands are the heavy lifters- shuttling guests to the marina, working on the deck all day long with heavy leads, sharp hooks and sometimes inexperienced fishermen are all in a days work for this hardy breed.  Like all our fishing positions, a strong work ethic, self starter mentality and great people skills are the three absolute must-haves for this position. All deckhands are part of the random drug program and must provide a clean test prior to employment

Alaska Powerboat Fishing Guide
Powerboat Salmon and Trout guide - The Great Alaska lodge grounds encompass nearly 25 acres at the confluence of the Kenai and Moose rivers.  Our guides fish every inch of the mighty Kenai, and we have restricted entry permits on the Lower, middle and upper Kenai.  .  If you feel you have the necessary skills and want to apply them in one of the most incredible environments on earth, apply here. Powerboat and offshore guides are enrolled in our random drug program.  Current regulations require full coast guard license, or specialized (Kenai specific) Western rivers 6 pack"

Alaska Drift boat guide
Drift Boat Salmon and Trout Guide - whether fishing the mighty Kenai rivers myriad of main stem and back channels, the Kenai canyon or the Kasilof river, you'll pilot our custom Willy Boat Aluminum Drift boats with 4 clients as we target giant King salmon, Trophy trout, Sockeye, Silver or Pink Salmon on every inch of flowing water on these two great rivers

Alaska Drift boat guideOffshore "6-pack" Captain - we are very proud of our offshore fishing program.  Our captains are experienced, profession boatmen and incredible fishermen.  Unlike many offshore guides, our guides  focus on customer service, safe boat handling and ensuring that our guests day on the water is as special as they hoped.  If you are a "crusty captain", don't bother applying!  Proof of USCG license, as ell as extensive references and prior offshore experience required.   

Alaska Wade Fishing GuideWade Fishing Guide - We are proud to say that most of our very best guides began as a wade fishing guides.  Extensive training is provided, (as in all our guide positions) and both fly and spin fishing expertise is required.  As all other guide positions, self starters with great work ethic are the most suitable candidates for the position.  People skills and being a self starter an absolute must.


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