About: Dale & Lori Adams

Dale and Lori Adams have lived in Sitka, Alaska since 1986.  Dale has operated his boats as a commercial fisherman longlining for halibut and black cod, and served as a fish packer and tenderman for various salmon fisheries.

Starting in 1988 he worked as an assistant guide under legendary bear guide, Ben Forbes, who had been guiding in Southeast Alaska since 1946. In 1992 Dale and Lori started their own guide business, Adams Alaskan Safari’s, and have been guiding hunters, sightseeing groups and research teams throughout the remote fjords and bays of Southeast Alaska ever since.

Dale at the helm

Dale Adams holds a Master’s guides license. He is a member of the Alaska Professional Hunter’s Association and served for 3 terms on their board of directors. He has been instrumental in helping shape hunting and guiding regulations throughout the state. He’s passionate about hunting and will be on board every trip taking only 2-3 hunters per trip in a effort to provide the best fair chase hunts possible.

Lori has been by Dale’s side almost every step of the way. She does most of the cooking and tries to help keep things running as smoothly as possible. Her small commercial garden provides produce for many of the wonderful meals she serves up in the galley.