Luki Akelkok, a Native Alaskan and life-long resident of Bristol Bay, owns and operates his own lodging, guiding, hunting, fishing and chartering businesses from the small village of Ekwok on the famed Nushagak River, an area abundant with wild Salmon and Trout.
Having lived in the region his entire life, Luki is a Nushagak and Mulchatna River expert, and a leader in the wider Bristol Bay community.
He serves as president of the Ekwok Tribal Council and strong advocate for respecting the watershed and wildlife habitat. Luki will share his insights about the human history and culture of the area and also his many years of experience incorporating those insights into his own fishing and guiding service
Contact Luki to learn more about the Nushagak River area, seasons, fishing and hunting packages and rates. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game also provides a wealth of information on fishing and hunting in the region.
Nushagak River Salmon Fishing
Bristol Bay contains some of the most productive salmon, rainbow trout, Arctic grayling, Arctic char, and Dolly Varden waters in the world. Luki and his team of guides can show you the sweetest spots for sport fishing on their high-powerd skiffs.
Luki offers guided fishing for 5 species of salmon between the months of May and September and also offers trout fishing at his Kukatuli River location in late August. Luki knows all the local information about his fisheries and is a Native Eskimo. His people have been fishing these lands for thousands of years and knows all the tricks and spots.
Luki has a fishing camp with lodging for 8 at his Mt. Chitina location where he offers guided salmon fishing for 5 species throughout the summer months.
Maaluqs Lodge and Beaver Creek Lodge
Looking for a place to stay on your fishing or hunting adventure? Luki operates two conveniently located rustic lodges on the Nushagak River for hunters, anglers and visitors alike. These modest accommodations are equipped with single beds, a kitchenette, ice machines and outhouses.
The lodges have running water and heat but are located in a remote, natural setting. Moose, bear, porcupines and many other kinds of wildlife roam the area, and the river is a major salmon run. There is much to do and see, and plenty of space to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Caribou, moose, brown and black bear, wolf, wolverine, waterfowl, and game bird hunting are all available in Bristol Bay. Luki provides guided hunting trips which can be based in Ekwok or in camps along the Nushagak and Mulchatna Rivers. Transportation and guiding expertise provided.
Nushagak RiverTours & Trips
Want to see Bristol Bay by boat? Take a river tour with Luki along the Nushagak and its tributares? Luki has been navigating these rivers his entire life and will be your boat operator and guide.