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James ("Jim") Johnson spends his summers running the Katmai Trophy Lodge, one of the preeminent Alaska fly fishing lodges. Born and raised on Michigan's Pere Marquette River, Jim grew up fly fishing before he could walk.
James is a self-proclaimed fly fishing addict. When he's not taking care of the legendary Katmai Trophy Lodge, you can find him globetrotting to the boundaries of the world, testing the limits of what species can be caught on the fly.
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Had the pleasure of fishing with James in Alaska several years back. He’s a talented fisherman with a great attitude. Still reach out to him today when I need tips... comes from a good fishing family. Highly recommend and plan to fish with him in Belize some day soon.
From the fresh waters of Alaska and Michigan to the salt of Belize, James is one of the fishiest guys around and he is a top notch guide! He is a joy to spend time with on the water!
James is a excellent fly caster and fisherman. He knows how to read the waters he is fishing. He is a excellent guide from sunny Belize saltwater to Alaska’s cold water Salmon, and big Trout. He knows and experienced it all. You can’t go wrong with Captain James.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
You will need your own tackle.
No cleaning service provided.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
Private Riverfront Cabin All Food in our Comfortable Dining Room Transportation to and from the King Salmon Airport A Visit to the World Famous Brooks Falls and River World-Class Guided Fishing Trips Every Day on the Naknek River
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.
Alaska Fishing License
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 60 days before the trip.
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Naknek River Camp, King Salmon, AK, USA
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