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Anglers Guide Service

Bob Kratzer

Washington / Alaska



Robert Kratzer is a veteran guide having guided in Washington and Alaska for 34 years. Owner/Operator of Anglers Guide Service, he spends half the year chasing Steelhead and Salmon in Forks, Washington located on the Olympic Peninsula. Fishing the famed waters of the Sol Duc, Calawah, Boagachiel, Hoh and Clearwater Rivers puts him in the heart of trophy fish country. Robert moves south in the summer time to fish the Cowlitz, Lewis and Columbia rivers. Robert also operated two different lodges in Alaska one being Alaska Kingfishers on the mighty Nushagak River in Bristol Bay..

Robert has been on the cutting edge of new techniques for many years. One of his specialties Twiching Jigs and was instrumental in helping develop the twitching jig series. Robert was also involved in developing the bobber dogging floats along with several other jig designs. Robert’s trips are more about teaching anglers to become better fisherman so that they can take new and innovative techniques out on their own and perform well themselves.

When not fishing Robert would found hunting with his family or coaching High School Softball with Wife Traci and daughters Kaitlyn and Bailee.

Whether it be Steelhead or Salmon you will learn the finer points of Float and jig fishing, twitching, bobber dogging, side drifting, wobbler fishing or trolling spinners and more. A trip with Robert will a fishing trip that you, your family, clients or friends will not soon forget. You to will be able to say Fish on and on and on!

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