First Time Fishing in Alaska: An Experience Like No Other!

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Alaska is a breathtakingly beautiful state known for its vast wilderness and abundant fishing opportunities. If you’re looking for a fishing experience like no other, then Alaska is the place for you! With its diverse fishing options, abundant wildlife and scenic beauty, Alaska is the perfect destination for first-time fishing enthusiasts.

As a seasoned fishing guide with over 20 years of experience, I can assure you that Alaska will exceed your expectations. From the crystal clear waters of the Kenai River to the wild and rugged beauty of the Brooks Range, there is no shortage of amazing fishing experiences to be had in this great state. I grew up in Girdwood, a small skiing community in Alaska, and have spent my entire life exploring the rivers and lakes of this great state. I have seen firsthand the incredible fishing opportunities that Alaska has to offer and I am confident that you will not be disappointed.

Book your first-time fishing trip in Alaska now and prepare yourself for an experience like no other! Whether you’re looking for a peaceful day on the water, a challenging fight with a giant salmon, or the thrill of exploring new and exciting fishing spots, I guarantee that you will leave Alaska with memories that will last a lifetime. Plus, my trusty dog Bones will be there to add to the adventure and make your trip even more special. Don’t wait, book your first-time fishing trip in Alaska today and get ready for an adventure you’ll never forget!


Kenai River Fish Species

Rainbow Trout

Kenai River rainbows can be well over 30 inches and up to 20lbs!

Dolly Varden Char

Dollies range of all sizes and can reach up to about 12 lbs.


Steelhead are very uniform in shape and average around 28 inches. These amazing, acrobatic fish are often a fly fisherman’s favorite to target.

King Salmon

The Kenai River is open to motorized boats, allowing us chase the bite, and stay on the fish!

Sockeye Salmon

Sockeye salmon (also called red salmon) are the most popular salmon to catch on the Kenai Peninsula.

Coho Salmon

Ranging anywhere from 5-20lbs, coho are acrobatic and are probably the most aggressive salmon out there.

Pink Salmon

Pinks are completely underrated, they are extremely aggressive to catch and come in by the millions!


Guided ocean fishing on the world-famous Kenai Peninsula