Authorized Hunting Guides


[This list is current as of November 2021.]


Hunting guide areas:

hunt areas

Below is a list of commercial big game hunting guide companies currently authorized to operate within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. To be authorized, the company must have a valid Alaska guiding license, meet insurance requirements of the State of Alaska, and have a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special use permit for commercial operations in the Refuge. All the operators are private companies not affiliated with the U.S. government. This information is offered as a public service and does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Area 1, 4, 6
Big Game Backcountry Guides
Riley Pitts
P.O. Box 46
Cold Bay, AK 99571
(541) 531-7211
biggamebackcountryguides@hotmail.com

Area 2
Arctic Alaska Adventures
Thor Stacey
P.O. Box 211231
Auke Bay, AK 99821
(907) 248-7631
thorstacey@gmail.com

Area 3
Full Curl Outdoors, LLC
Aaron Bloomquist 
P.O. Box 126 
Copper Center, AK 99573 
(907) 982-2471 
bloomya@hotmail.com

Area 5
Aniakchak Guide Service
Joey Klutsch
P.O. Box 222
King Salmon, AK 99613
(907) 439-3030
joeyklutsch@gmail.com

Area 7, 15
Alaska's Skookum Guides, LLC
Lyle Becker 
6816 Colonial Court, Apt. 1 
Anchorage, AK 99502
(907) 250-0973  
lyle.a.becker@gmail.com

Area 7, 16
Double Shovel Outfitters
Charlie Jagow 
P.O. Box 72557 
Fairbanks, AK 99707 
(907) 699-7801 
charliejagow@yahoo.com

Area 8
Big Game, Big Country
Dave Marsh
10620 Gleneagle Place 
Louisville, KY 40223 
(859) 338-4710 
dave@biggamebigcountry.com

Area 9, 10
Ovis Outfitters
Matthew Thoft
P.O Box 873364
Wasilla, AK 99687
(907) 676-0421
mattthoft@yahoo.com.sg

Area 11, 14
Arctic Alaska Guide Service
David Morris
1103 Airline Drive
North Pole, AK, 99705
(907) 385-0809
akmg133@gmail.com

Area 13
Alaskan Perimeter Expeditions
Henry Tiffany
P.O. Box 329
Ester, AK 99725
(907) 223-3226
henry@alaskanperimeter.com