Baranof's Captains

our Guides

Our guides ultimately dictate the quality of your overall experience. Our guide's are instructors, cheerleaders, and sometimes -- baby sitters. Their office in Southeast Alaska is as unpredictable as beautiful. They soothe our bruised ego when we miss our shot at a big fish. Their job, simply put, is to make your Alaskan Fishing dream come true.

Baranof Fishing Guide Aaron Ramirez

Aaron

Ramirez

Aaron is an avid hunter

Baranof Fishing Guide AJ  Slagle

AJ

Slagle

A born-and-raised Alaskan

Baranof Fishing Guide Brian Linville

Brian

Linville

Brian enjoys guiding hunting parties as much as saltwater fishing

Baranof Fishing Guide Chris Baldwin

Chris

Baldwin

Baranof's Lead Guide

Baranof Fishing Guide Dennis Metzger

Dennis

Metzger

Dennis has been passionate about fishing his whole life

Baranof Fishing Guide Geoff Peck

Geoff

Peck

Well-traveled North American saltwater fisherman

Baranof Fishing Guide Jack Finnegan

Jack

Finnegan

Most organized and a visionary

Baranof Fishing Guide Jacob Smith

Jacob

Smith

second-generation fishing captain

Baranof Fishing Guide Jamie Karlson

Jamie

Karlson

Third generation Alaskan, born and bred in Ketchikan

Baranof Fishing Guide Jeff Kraynik

Jeff

Kraynik

Jeff embodies the word professionalism.

Baranof Fishing Guide Jim Maddocks

Jim

Maddocks

Jim has a deep love for Alaska

Baranof Fishing Guide John Beakley

John

Beakley

John is easy-going, and carries a constant smile

Baranof Fishing Guide Johnnie Laird

Johnnie

Laird

Johnnie is a savvy master guide

Baranof Fishing Guide Josh Hammond

Josh

Hammond

Natural passion for the outdoors

Baranof Fishing Guide Matt Carlson

Matt

Carlson

Matt embodies the words independent and capable

Baranof Fishing Guide Mike Mood

Mike

Mood

MIke is a craftsman of our guides

Baranof Fishing Guide Nick Rockwell

Nick

Rockwell

Nick is one of our Ketchikan-grown guides

Baranof Fishing Guide Stephen Kirkland

Stephen

Kirkland

Fly fishing instructor with lots of recognition

Baranof Fishing Guide Tony Moucha

Tony

Moucha

This is Tony’s first year as a guide, so our one piece of advice?

Baranof Fishing Guide Trent Updegraff

Trent

Updegraff

Trent has been fishing just about since he could walk.

What it takes to be a captain in Alaska

Our Guides Ultimately Dictate The Quality Of Your Overall Experience. Our Guide's Are Instructors, Cheerleaders, And Sometimes -- Baby Sitters. Their Office In Southeast Alaska Is As Unpredictable As Beautiful. They Soothe Our Bruised Ego When We Miss Our Shot At A Big Fish. Their Job, Simply Put, Is To Make Your Alaskan Fishing Dream Come True.