Our Guides

Fraser Koroluk

Fraser Koroluk is founder and owner of Kynoch Adventures and along with being lead river guide  is also a Professional Biologist active in Pacific Salmon and Grizzly Bear conservation, habitat protection, and habitat inventory and compensation work throughout BC's central coast areas of the Great Bear Rain Forest. Fraser grew up in Bella Coola and as the primary Grizzly Bear viewing guide ensures all Kynoch guides are certified with the Commercial Bear Viewing Guide Association (CBVA), and was a previous member of the Board of Directors of the CBVA. Fraser is also the WildSafeBC community coordinator for Bella Coola (formerly Bear Aware), working to reduce human-wildlife conflict through increased local knowledge of wildlife needs, attractant management, and offering support to regional conservation and environmental agencies.
Fraser is also an avid ultramarathon runner providing support and logistics for Ultra Running and Run Camp Adventures offered by Kynoch Adventures (coming 2017).

Jim Knudsen 

guided bear tours, grizzly bear viewing in Bella Coola BC Canada with professional guides

Jim is a life long resident of Bella Coola Valley and has been guiding angling, eco-rafting and bear viewing tours for well over 20 years. With Kynoch, Jim is the second river guide, familiar with every stretch of water in the Bella Coola Valley.  His local knowledge, sense of humor, keen sense of the outdoors and easy going approach make him an asset on any guided river tour offered by Kynoch Adventures. Jim and his wife Amber are also the owners of Rip Rap Campsite, a popular nearby campsite highly recommended for those looking for the perfect comfortable luxury/rustic camp experience!.

Les Koroluk

Kynoch Adventure bear tour guide for bear watching and grizzly bear viewing holidays in Bella Coola bC

Les is Fraser's father and can still on occasion be found guiding for Kynoch Adventures. With more than 40 years on the rivers of Bella Coola and surrounding areas Les is a wealth of knowledge and stories. Les spreads his time between recreational fishing trips and periodic guiding on Bear Viewing Tours on the Atnarko River.

Les was instrumental in the development of Bear Viewing in the mid 1990s in Bella Coola and other regions of the Great Bear Rain Forest, having been a long time angling guide and one of the first Bear Viewing guides in the region, and the province of BC!


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