It was a stellar week. Our time on the river strengthened my sense of purpose in life and changed the way I view the world. Bob Roark

About > Meet Mark - Owner / Lead Guide

Mark Rutherford - owner / lead guide

With over 34 years of fly fishing experience in Alaskan rivers and a Masters in Education in Alaskan Aquatic Ecology, Mark is one of the most experienced fishing guides in Alaska and the only one committed exclusively to wilderness fly fishing on the creeks & rivers that lodge traffic can't reach.

More > 2018 Season Reports

The latest season reports are now available. For the unacquainted, these are collection of Mark’s trip notes and photos from Alaska float fishing trips.

fly fishing season reports

View > Photo Galleries

A collection of fly fishing and Alaskan wilderness photos from Wild River Guides adventures. Whether you are looking for that big catch or an Alaskan adventure, you’ve come to the right place.