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Meet an Academy Alum: Kvichak Aspelund

Are you considering applying for the Academy, but not sure if it's right for you? Check out what Academy grad, Kvichak, had to say about the Academy and where it has taken him!

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Oh the places you’ll go!

Guiding jobs can take you anywhere. Check out this cool new opportunity for grads in Denali National Park!

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Bristol Bay Lodges are Hiring!

Attention, Graduates! Bristol Bay lodges are still looking for qualified, responsible and friendly guides for the 2015 Season.

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APPLY NOW: Accepting Applications for 2015!

We are excited to announce the dates & location for the 2015 Academy.

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Help us train the next generation of Bristol Bay guides!

Our students learn professional development, fly fishing, river ecology, conservation, leadership & guiding skills at NO cost to the student. Please consider donating or spread the work about this campaign to make the Academy possible again in 2015. Thank you!

Click here to donate:

https://www.crowdrise.com/bristolbayriveracademy/fundraiser/alaskaguidelist

Class of 2014

Congratulations Bristol Bay River Academy Class of 2014! These students wowed all the instructors with their dedication and positive attitudes. We can't wait to see the great things they'll all do with their new skills!

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2014 Academy Day 5: Client Day

Here are just two highlights from Client Day, though really we could go on for pages and pages of all the successes from today!

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2014 Academy Day 4

On day four, students put their heads down and did some serious preparation. Client day is looming and they have lots of preparation to do to ensure they’re ready to guide a stranger for a day fishing on the Newhalen.

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2014 Academy Day 3!

It was a little bit difficult to convince the kids to agree to a 7:00am breakfast... until we told them there was a fly-out planned for the day.

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2014 Academy Day 2!

Today was a big day at the guide academy. I’ll take you through step by step, because it has all been too fun to leave anything out.

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