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SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2019

12.16.19

Fishing 2019 delivered the best silver salmon run we’ve seen in a decade, in size and numbers! The pink salmon numbers were solid but not out of control (like 2017 and 2015). The chum salmon run was lighter than average …

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SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2019


2019 SAFARI Camp Photos Ready to View

11.21.19

Sometimes I find myself shaking my head in disbelief of the raw beautify of the Pacific side of the Alaska Peninsula. All who have spent time out here fishing or hiking or soaking in Mother Nature, even if for only a week, are truly lucky people.

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2019 SAFARI Camp Photos Ready to View


2018 Guest SAFARI Camp Trip Report

02.24.19

Back to reality, we did confirm, that skills aside, this was the best week of fishing we had experienced in our lives.

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2018 Guest SAFARI Camp Trip Report


SAFARI 2018 Special Photos

01.25.19

Alaska Wilderness SAFARI offers a visually stunning landscape (and of course great fishing). For the average person it’s fairly straightforward to capture a memorable photo or two. But to take dozens of exceptional photos takes skill, along the will power …

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SAFARI 2018 Special Photos


River X

12.11.18

By Guide Drew Griffith (aka “Machete”) To tell the story of River X we have to go back to the end of the 2017 season. I was on the last flight out of our bay along with Rus and one …

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River X


2018 SAFARI Camp Photos Ready to View

12.05.18

Well, actually, the 2018 SAFARI camp photos have been mostly ready to view for a while but it’s been an extra busy fall/early winter. And I’m just behind on getting 2018 material on the website. (Yeah, I can’t believe it’s …

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2018 SAFARI Camp Photos Ready to View


SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2018

11.20.18

Overall, the chum salmon and silver salmon numbers were strong, but the pink salmon numbers light. The Dolly Varden fishing was excellent throughout the river. The bay fishing for halibut was the best we’ve seen in 5 or 6 years.

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SAFARI Camp Season Summary, 2018


“Radios Off” (We’re Home)

10.16.18

“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)


Prime Silver Salmon Weeks Still Available

04.02.18

By this time of year our prime silver weeks (with 2 days of heli-fishing) are generally full. Heck, sometimes they’re booked 2 seasons out. But luck is in favor for those who want to experience some of the best fly …

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Prime Silver Salmon Weeks Still Available


A Guide’s Reflection on the SAFARI Camp

01.03.18

In his “Peninsula Part 2” blog, guide Drew Griffith (aka Machete) once again shares his thoughts and stories from the second half of his summer guiding in Alaska at the SAFARI camp. (Read his previous bit on the OUTPOST camp …

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A Guide’s Reflection on the SAFARI Camp