Please read carefully before signing. This is a release of liability and waiver of certain legal rights. This waiver has been updated as of March 4, 2024.

In consideration of my being permitted to participate in the activities of RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE, I agree to the following Waiver and Release:

I acknowledge that fishing and lodging in Alaska has inherent risks, hazards, and dangers for anyone, that cannot be eliminated, particularly in a wilderness environment.


Water hazards in boating and wading in the rivers, including drowning;

Injuries from fishing equipment and other participants;

Encounters with wildlife, animals, and insects;

I understand the risks, hazards, and dangers of fishing and have had the opportunity to discuss them with RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE.

I understand that these activities may require good physical conditioning and a degree of skill and knowledge. I believe I have proper physical conditioning and the degree of skill and knowledge necessary for me to engage in these activities safely. I understand that I have responsibilities. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary. No one is forcing me to participate. I AM VOLUNTARILY USING THE SERVICES OF RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF THE INHERENT RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS INVOLVED AND HEREBY ASSUME AND ACCEPT ANY AND ALL RISKS OF INJURY, PARALYSIS, OR DEATH.

Lastly, I, for myself, my heirs, successors, executors, and subrogees, hereby KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVE AND RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS, RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE, their directors, officers, agents, employees, and volunteers from and against any claims, actions, causes of action, liabilities, suits, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in this activity including, but not limited to, NEGLIGENCE of any kind or nature, whether foreseen or unforeseen, arising directly or indirectly out of any damage, loss, injury, paralysis, or death to me or my property as a result of my engaging in these activities or the use of these services, animals or equipment, whether such damage, loss, injury, paralysis, or death results from the negligence of RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE or from some other cause. I, for myself, my heirs, successors, executors, and subrogees, further agree not to sue RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE due to any injury, paralysis, or death suffered in connection with my use and RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE participation in the activities thereof.

Controlling Law
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the performance thereunder, including without limitation any claim related to the illness, injury, or death, shall be governed by Alaska law. Any lawsuit filed due to my participation in the RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE shall be filed in Alaska.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ, CLEARLY UNDERSTAND, AND VOLUNTARILY SIGN THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE AGREEMENT. I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract between myself and the RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE, Ross and Kim Harding, Brittany Harding, their affiliated agencies, their employees, and the supplier of the facilities and equipment I will use during my participation in RIDDLE’S FISHING LODGE.