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SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2021

12.01.21

If you like pictures more than words, check out the 2021 SAFARI camp photos instead of reading the summary below. Fishing Summary 2021 had a phenomenal silver salmon run. The pink salmon numbers were solid but not out of control …

Posted in News, SAFARI

SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2021


Bristol Bay Conservation Donations Doubled

11.15.21

Donations to solidify Bristol Bay protection are matched through the end of 2021.

Posted in Conservation, News

Bristol Bay Conservation Donations Doubled


OUTPOST Camp Season Summary, 2021

11.10.21

If you like pictures more than words, check out the 2021 OUTPOST camp photos instead of reading the summary below. Fishing Overall 2021 was a solid season of Bristol Bay fly fishing at our Alaska Wilderness OUTPOST camp. It’s always …

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OUTPOST Camp Season Summary, 2021


2021 Season Photos Ready to View

10.27.21

The 2021 Alaska fishing season photos are ready to view. Enjoy!

Posted in News, OUTPOST, Photo, SAFARI

2021 Season Photos Ready to View


“Radios Off” (We’re Home)

10.15.21

“Radios off” is declared over our handheld 2-way radios when the last guide is back at SAFARI camp at the end of each day. It’s symbolizes that the everyone is safe and the guided fishing day is complete. So yes, …

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“Radios Off” (We’re Home)


Letter to Alaska’s Governor, Mike Dunleavy

02.22.21

Last week, we joined nearly 40 other Bristol Bay operators to remind the Governor that we strongly oppose the Pebble mine, and that he must cease his continued support for the mine, even after the project was denied its key …

Posted in Conservation

Letter to Alaska’s Governor, Mike Dunleavy


Machete’s 2020 Extensive Blog Catalog

02.12.21

In lieu of fishing in Alaska last season due to Covid, Drew, aka Machete, shines with his prose and impresses with his knowledge in an extensive library of blog material. Thanks, Machete! For easy reference, following is a list of …

Posted in Fishing, Gear, Guide Journal, Tips

Machete’s 2020 Extensive Blog Catalog


Pebble Mine is Dead… for now.

11.26.20

Big news for all of us who have been trying to protect Bristol Bay’s wild, untamed lands and fisheries for more than 15 years. Pebble Mine is Dead… for now. The permit denial did not come easy. It took years …

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Pebble Mine is Dead… for now.


Machete’s Guide Gear Talk – Spey Fishing, Finale

10.19.20

Welcome back to the final installment of our ongoing discussion on spey rod applications for our SAFARI camp. In part 2 we fleshed out some of the major disadvantages for using a conventional two-handed rod set up for the waters …

Posted in Fishing, Gear, OUTPOST, SAFARI

Machete’s Guide Gear Talk – Spey Fishing, Finale


Machete’s Guide Gear Talk – Spey Fishing, part 2

10.12.20

Hey folks, welcome back to spey rod talk. In part 1 we skimmed over some brief history regarding these unique fly rods and touched on some of the main differences between casting a single-handed rod and casting a spey rod. …

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Machete’s Guide Gear Talk – Spey Fishing, part 2