Top 10 Alaska Fly Fishing Guides

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Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker

Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker

55 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person; $500 to $599 Per Person
Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker has been providing high quality Alaska fishing experiences for over 25 years. Expect experienced, professional, and courteous guides that enjoy what they do. They are located on the Kenai Peninsula which allows them to provide their guests with a multitude of fishing options. For those just looking for a day or two of guided fishing they offer half & full day guided fishing trips...and for those looking for a complete Fishing & Lodging package they have a series of cabins along the Kenai River. Choose from a 3, 5 or 7 Night Fishing & Lodging package or let them customize a package to fit exactly what you're looking for. They will provide you with all of the fishing gear...expect high quality fishing gear & new, clean, comfortable & safe boats. For those who choose a fishing & lodging package guests are housed in newly built…
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Experience a day of guided fishing on either the Kenai River or Kasilof River with one of our professional guides. Depending on the time of year you visit fish for King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Trout or choose one of our combo trips of you would like to fish for both Salmon & Trout. Combo trips are only offered on full day (8 or 10 hour) trips.

We use high quality, professional, and courteous guides. Our fishing guides enjoy what they do and are very proficient in their chosen profession. On all of our guided fishing trips, we provide all of the necessary fishing gear. We are very particular about the equipment we use, and you can expect nothing but the best. All of our boats are new, clean, comfortable and safe.


Accessing remote Alaska fishing waters via float plane will elevate your pursuit to an entirely different level. By far the most popular fly out fishing trip we offer is sockeye and bear viewing at Big River Lake/Wolverine Creek. Here you will experience thousands of sockeye schooling in the shallows all while being in a remote fly out location where there are no roads and bears outnumber humans. We also do a flight seeing tours over spectacular glaciers (weather permitting) on the return flight so for many, this is a once in a lifetime trip!

We also offer fly-out trips to the Nushagak River to target King Salmon and Chuit Lake or Crescent Lake to target Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon & Trout.


All cabins are clean, comfortable and conveniently located close to the world famous Kenai River. On all of our guided fishing trips, we provide all of the necessary fishing gear. We are very particular about the equipment we use, and you can expect nothing but the best. All of our boats are new, clean, comfortable and safe.

Choose from one of our fishing packages or create your own. Choose from the Kenai River, Kasilof River or a Saltwater Halibut Trip. Depending on the time of year you visit fish for King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Trout & Halibut. You can even choose to upgrade your trip and add on a remote fly-out fishing experience!

- 3 Nights & 2 Days of Fishing Starting at $720 Per Person - 5 Nights & 3 Days of Fishing Starting at $1,095 Per Person - 7 Nights & 5 Days of Fishing Starting at $1,765 Per Person - Fishing and lodging packages are flexible and can be personalized for your trip.

FishHound Expeditions

FishHound Expeditions

32 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,000 to $5,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $100 to $199 Per Person; $200 to $299 Per Person
FishHound Expeditions is a professionally guide-owned guide-operated service that offers its guests the best of Alaska Fly Fishing Trips along many of Alaska's best rivers. They bring over 30 years of combined guiding experience, and in their downtime, they fish these rivers too. They are truly fishing masters.
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Mention the My Alaskan Fishing Trip website to get 10% off Guided Single Day Trips.

From Rainbows to Salmon we can show you how to handle some of Alaska's best water in a day! Our summer single day float & wade trips take place up in the town of Willow, AK, a beautiful and scenic hour and fifteen minute drive north of Anchorage. We are the closest consistent fishing location to Anchorage! Since our guides are local fisherman first we know when & where to catch fish on the Alaskan road system.

Our trips can begin as early as mid to late May and run through Mid-October & just like anything in Alaska are at mother nature's whim. The rivers we guide on are the tributaries of the Susitna river systems. Based on which rivers are fishing the best, we supply our customers with the fishing gear they need (license's excluded) from quality waders & boots to rods, reels, line & even flies at no additional charge! We can provide transportation to and from the river or if you prefer or its easier for you to meet your guide at a specific location we can accommodate that. We realize that most folks who are doing these style of trips may be new to it & would have no idea what to bring, so we take the guess work out of it right down to having back-up ponchos and rain gear for our guests. On our full day trips lunch is included in the price and typically consists of reindeer brats, burgers, or a vegetarian options is also available.


The location of our 6-10 day trips is Western Alaska. Western Alaska is truly remote, very little evidence of humanity or other fisherman. The rivers we operate on don't have lodges clogged with jet boat traffic We fly into either Bethel or Dillingham via Alaska Air which departs multiple times a day from Anchorage. From there guests and guides board bush planes either on wheels or floats to head to one of many rivers in the vast area.

We target all 5 species of Pacific Salmon, mouse eating Leopard Rainbows, beautifully finned Arctic Grayling, brilliantly colored Dolly Varden, and Arctic Char. On all FishHound trips guests enjoy a 2 to one ratio (one guide two clients). Guests also enjoy our move-able "lodge", a large cook tent and dining area that can seat 8 and provide stream side views while being out of the elements. Clients have their own sleeping tents complete with cots and insulated down pads. Other than fishing clients are only responsible for packing up their personal gear, FishHound staff takes care of everything else.

Contact us to learn more about this incredible experience!


We run heli-fishing on multiple rivers throughout south-central Alaska, which is easily accessible from the Anchorage area.

We offer single day heli-fishing trips as well as 2 thru 6 multi-day float fishing trips . This type of trip provides an amazing remote Alaskan river experience with much more ease than some of the further location we operate on. This is a perfect trip for folks who want a wilderness trip/experience but don't want to spend their whole time in Alaska in one remote location.

Most trips depart from the beautiful town of Talkeetna in the shadow of Denali. Denali provides an amazing view as you are flown out to some of the most phenomenal fishing in Alaska. Depending on the time of year we target all 5 species of Pacific Salmon. Huge bruiser Rainbow Trout are always present as well as Arctic Grayling and Dolly Varden.

Cooper Landing Fishing Guide

Cooper Landing Fishing Guide

58 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
The Cooper Landing Fishing Guide is Kenai River focused service that guides fishermen and fisherwomen through some of the world's best fishing waters. The Kenai River is a world-famous river, and Cooper Landing is lucky enough to exist near the start of this majestic river.
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Available May 15st - Oct 31st. Primarily fishing the Kenai River or the Kasilof River, we generally begin guided fishing trips between 4 and 9 am. We target Kings, Sockeye and Coho salmon on the Kenai or Kasilof River according to the most current Alaska Fish and Game Emergency Orders, what salmon are in season and what the runs are doing. We target Sockeye Salmon (Reds) and Coho Salmon (Silver Salmon) for harvest. We target King Salmon on the Kasilof River from May 15th-July 31st. Only Hatchery Kings are targeted for harvest per company policy.


On the Kenai River, trips usually depart from 5-8am and last for 4 hours. We target Sockeye Salmon or Coho Salmon based on current ADF&G regulations and seasons.
Half day salmon trips are a great way to see beautiful sections of the Kenai River and have a chance at fighting several aggressive salmon on the fly!

Alaska Kenai Fishing for Fun

Alaska Kenai Fishing for Fun

193 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person; $400 to $499 Per Person
Alaska Kenai Fishing for Fun sits almost exactly between Sterling and Soldotna and just off the Sterling Highway. They feature guided freshwater fishing on the Kenai, Kasilof, and Russian Rivers for Salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Dolly Varden. 
Alaska Rivers Company

Alaska Rivers Company

126 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
Alaska Rivers Company sits just off of the Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing and along the shores of the Kenai River. Getting here is fairly easy. You can drive from Anchorage in about 2.5 hours or you can fly into any of a number of small local airports, such as the one in Sterling. Alaska Rivers Company offers guided rafting and fishing trips along the upper Kenai River and around the Spencer Glacier area.
Denali Fly Fishing Guides

Denali Fly Fishing Guides

51 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $300 to $399 Per Person; $400 to $499 Per Person
Denali Fly Fishing Guides offers remote fly fishing trips for Arctic Grayling and Trout throughout the Cantwell area. Cantwell is a 212-mile drive from Anchorage, and the Denali Fly Fishing Guides sit just off of Alaska Route 3 - the George Parks Highway making this an easy place to find. Fishing here is intense as you have easy access to both the Fish Creek and the Jack River both of which eventually feed into the Nenana River. Expect top fly fishing for Arctic Grayling. Guests also have the opportunity to catch some Rainbow Trout as well with a day trip south to the Chulitna River drainage.
Jason's Guide Service

Jason's Guide Service

37 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
Jason's Guide Service provides professional and skilled fishing on the Kenai River from Cooper Landing to the Mouth and for Trophy Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, Silver Salmon, and Sockeye Salmon. Jason specializes guided fly fishing and offers year-round fishing including ice fishing.
Alaska Troutfitters

Alaska Troutfitters

20 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person; $900+ Per Person
Alaska Troutfitters is an amazing blend of every aspect of fly fishing that you can imagine. The fully stocked fly shop is stocked with industry professionals too. They are all happy to share their knowledge, teach you tricks or give you tips on how to fish the Kenai and Russian rivers or the Quartz and Crescent creeks. That's just a stop on your way to your own Alaska Fishing Trip adventure or on your way to the lodge. Their Lodge is the Riverfront Lodging and sits along the fish-rich stretch of the Upper Kenai River. Alaska Trout Fitters are guides, fishermen, and hosts that offer fishermen and their families a blend of traditional wilderness and luxury living in Cooper's Landing.
Double Haul Fly Fishing

Double Haul Fly Fishing

31 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
The Double Haul Fly Fishing is an outstanding guide service that focuses on fly fishing on the Kenai River. They offer a fly fishing training course so that you can feel comfortable and confident about fly fishing for big Trophy Fish. The Kenai River is home to big Silver Salmon, Bigger Rainbow Trout, a cool run of Fall Steelhead, and plenty of Sockeye Salmon. If you need lodging, the Double Haul Fly Fishing can help as they have guesting relationships with several lodges throughout the Kenai Peninsula.
Alaska Clearwater Sportfishing

Alaska Clearwater Sportfishing

Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
Alaska Clearwater Sportfishing fishes the waters around Copper Landing and why not. This is the upper Kenai River, Kasilof, and Russian River areas. One of the things that sets guides apart on the Kenai is the types of permits they hold. Zach holds all three permits for this area and that means you get to fish where others cannot.

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