Arctic Rivers Guide Service

Hunt and Fish Alaska

Our hunters' success rate since 1974 has been: GRIZZLY 84/105=80%; DALL RAM 84/93=90&%; CARIBOU 214/224=96%; MOOSE 105/111=95%. We run a small camp - 3 to 5 hunters/booking preferred. Multiple specie 10 - 12 day hunts provide the best trophy quality potential. Longer bookings can be arranged, if done early.
Quality of Hunting Trophies
J.P."Jake"Jacobson &/or Arctic Rivers Guide Service clients have well over 100 entries in Safari Club International,most of which appear in the most recent record book. We have entries in Boone & Crocket & Pope & Young as well.

Since 1983 the Alaska Professional Hunters' Association & Safari Club Intnl have held an annual competition for the 3 largest animals of each big game species taken in Alaska. We & our hunters have received awards as follow. In '83 Ray Heisler took the #2 MOOSE, '84 Peter Johnstone - #3 MOOSE, '85 lady hunter Dee MacPherson took #2 CARIBOU, '86 Willi Bendzko - #2 MOOSE, '87 Christian Kunert -#2 MOOSE & Walter Kunert - #2 DALL RAM, in '88 Mac Arnold - #3 Grizzly, in '89 Christoph Rass -#1 DALL RAM & #2 CARIBOU while Gunter von Jagow took the #1 CARIBOU, #2 GRIZZLY & #3 MOOSE, '90 Dan Fox - #2 DALL RAM, Sam Patillo - #3 DALL RAM, Norbert Ueberschar - #3 CARIBOU & Hank Schimschat - #1 SITKA BLACKTAIL DEER, '91 Tom Mustin - #1 WOLF & Paul Maas - #2 WOLF, '92 Craig Boddington took #1 SITKA DEER, Steve Wilson #2 MOOSE, Larry Riegel #2 CARIBOU, David King #3 CARIBOU & #3 BLACK BEAR, in '93 Mike Beuhler took #1 MOOSE, in '96 Lloyd Moler took #2 SITKA BLACKTAIL and Tom Minter #3 CARIBOU. 1997 Marc Fenn took #2 TYPICAL SITKA DEER, Dave Pederson took #3 TYPICAL DEER, while Brian Williams took #1 NON-TYPICAL (SCI 135 - B & C 131) & Steve Hopkins took #2 NON-TYPICAL SITKA DEER. This is the first time NON-TYPICAL SITKA DEER have been recognized. In '98 Tom Minter took #1 CARIBOU, Rex Clouts #2 CARIBOU and Wouter Van DeGroep took #3 GRIZZLY. In '99 Soren Gnieser took #2 Caribou. In 2001 Tom Minter (again) took the #1 Caribou. In 2002 Tom Emerson took the #2 Caribou. 2003 Greg Fisher - #3 Caribou & Bob Johnson - #3 Grizzly. 2004 Greg Fishcher took #2 Caribou & Rex Clonts took #1 Caribou & #1 Dall Ram. In 2005 Spencer Shroyer took #1, Ulrich Herbst, #2, and Cody Minter took #3 Caribou. In 2006 Ron Phillips took the #1 Caribou, Bill Southard the #2 Caribou & Janet Johnson took the #1 Dall Ram. In 2007 Warren Olson took the#1 Caribou, Kouros Sassani took the #2 Caribou, Lori Moe took the #3 Caribou & Kouros Sassani took the #2 Wolf. In 2008 Becky Dondero took the #1 Caribou, Bill Huth took the #2 Caribou, and John Estill took the the #3 Dall Ram. In 2009, David Evans Jr. took the #1 Caribou, and David Evans Sr. took the #3 Caribou. In 2011, Jeb Beasley took the #3 Grizzly. In 2012, Lloyd Moler took the #1 Caribou & Brent Wilson took the #2 Caribou. In 2013 Dean Cannon took the #1 Wolf & the #2 Grizzly. In 2014 we took 2 much larger Grizzlies. In 2015 Jason Moe took the #3 Caribou.
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