Ursus Alaska is committed to guiding your family and friends in Alaska’s wilderness. We specialize in providing extraordinary opportunities that are the foundation of lasting family memories. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime. 

Ursus Alaska

We are a father and son team with over 35 years of combined guiding experience, specializing in bear viewing, fishing, wildlife photography, and outdoor adventures. Our lifelong relationships with the safest and most experienced pilots and air taxi services in Alaska allow us to focus on guiding you and your family. Come explore Alaska with our unequaled experience and commitment to your adventure.  

Bear Viewing

Explore bear habitat and watch the life cycle of salmon play out in front of you. Our half day bear viewing excursions include a morning or afternoon spent navigating  known bear habitat. Everyone gets a window seat on the breath taking scenic float plane tour to the best choice of available destinations for bear and wildlife viewing. When we land we have all of the equipment and experience to lead you on an exploration of wild Alaska. Prepare to adventure the day away.

Wolverine Creek

Redoubt Bay

Critical Habitiat

Flight Seeing


Bear Tour


Lake Clark National Park Crescent Lake

Flight Seeing


Bear Tour



Take the cliché out of your Alaska fishing experience. We share our knowledge of the streams, rivers and lakes with you. Depending on the time of year you plan your Alaskan adventure, we can customize fishing excursions to highlight your family's broader interests. We will customize the day to fit best with your family.

Fly in Guided Fishing

Custom Tours

Alaska is full of amazing opportunities for exploration and adventure.  Often fishing is only one of the many interests you want to pursue while visiting Alaska. Whether you want to visit National Park treasures, like the Dick Proenneke Cabin or fly to remote destinations off the beaten path, we will work with you to create an adventure you will never forget. We customize the day to fit best with your family.

Custom Tour


Jeremy & Sam Schimmel

P.O. Box 198

Kenai, Alaska 99611


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