Our hunting areas are excellent and produce great animals every year, but as many of you know, a guide can make or break a hunt! Our guides are knowledgeable and experienced and though the hunting area may be the same we structure the hunt around the hunter. All of our guides are bowhunters, even though the majority of the hunters we take are rifle, it is nice to know your guide has the know how to close the gap and provide a good shooting opportunity.
Drew is a Registered Hunting Guide, as well as a Coast Guard Licensed Captain. Drew and I worked together both fishing and as hunting guides for another outfitter for years. Now that I run my own business Drew guides hunts for me annually and is a great guide and has extensive knowledge of many of the camps as they are some the ones we hunted together with our previous outfitter. He spends the summers at a Fishing/Bear Viewing Lodge and spends the off season backpacking around the world. He is a Bear Killing Machine!!.
Arthur is a Registered Hunting Guide as well as a US Coast Guard licensed Captain. Arthur and I have hunted together since 1998 and worked for the same outfitter for years. He guides hunts in the Spring & Fall, fishes in the Summer and is pursuing his college degree in the Winter months. He’s a great asset to ATO.
Levi came up for a Black Bear hunt with us when he was just a kid. He later returned and worked as a Deckhand for 4 years. During his time as a Deckhand he also worked as a packer. He is now an Alaska Resident and a licensed big game guide. He does goat, moose, Black & brown bear hunts annually with us.
Joe is an Assistant Hunting Guide and Alaska Resident who specializes in Brown & Black Bears as well as Mountain Goats which are one of his favorite animals to hunt. He is a great bowhunter and knows what it takes to get hunters in close. Joe guides hunts in the Spring and Fall and is a Ferrier in the off season and has worked with us for many seasons
Many of you recognize Charlie from fishing with me or packing on hunts. Charlie started with me in 2011 and worked as a deckhand and a packer on Goat, Moose, Black Bear and primarily Brown Bear hunts. After putting in his 3 years he got his guide license and is now guiding both hunts and charters for ATO. Charlie is pictured with his personal bear here. In the off season Charlie guides waterfowl in Alaska and California.