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BoatMan's Fly Fish 'n' Drift

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BoatMan's Fly Fish 'n' Drift
  • Approximate Cost:
    Half Day: $150 to $199 Per Person
    Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
  • Type: Charters & Guides
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing

The BoatMan's Fly Fish 'n' Drift is just 100 miles from Anchorage and sits along the fabled Kenai River. This is the river that currently holds the world record for the largest King Salmon caught by a sports fisher. Cooper Landing is an ideal location for anyone who wants experience all that the Kenai Peninsula has to offer.

Fishing with the BoatMan's Fly Fish 'n' Drift Guides

They offer both full day and half day fishing adventures, and they are happy to take on novice fishermen too. The Kenai River is not only beautiful, but it is a natural fishery that produces big Salmon.

Guests of the Guide Service fish from 20-foot drift boats that are modern, safe, and comfortable. They focus on fly fishing, but you are welcome to fish with a spin caster reel too. The guides are professional and skilled, and they are happy to show you how to fish and to help you improve your fishing technique.

Expect to fish for King Salmon, Silver, Salmon, Chum Salmon, and Millions of Sockeye Salmon in addition to big, fat Rainbow trout -20-33 inches long, and big Dolly Varden Char too.

The Peak times for Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden are mid-June through mid-July and again from mid-August through mid-October. The reason for the break is the millions of Sockeye Salmon that flood the water from mid-July through mid-August

The Peak time for Sockeye Salmon is from mid-June through the end of June and then again from July 15-through mid-August.

The Peak times for Coho Salmon is from Late August through the end of October.

Expect a professional guide service with good equipment, good boats, and the knowledge and experience to help you enjoy the Alaskan Fishing Trip of a lifetime.


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Chad Martin-Best Guide Ever
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 15, 2023
  • We have fished the Kenai many times but never with a more knowledgeable, caring, or patient teacher to a novice than Chad. My husband is an experienced angler and learned new skills from Chad. Our...
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Excellent guide
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 12, 2023
  • Chad was a fabulous guide! We had a wonderful afternoon on the river. He is knowledgeable, funny and provides an excellent experience. I give him my highest recommendation.
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Highly recommend!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 12, 2023
  • We had a great time with Chad fishing and floating. Chad was very patient teaching us techniques and reeling in fish. We had a beautiful day with friends and had so many laughs. This trip is...
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Chad Martin-Best Guide Ever
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 15, 2023
  • We have fished the Kenai many times but never with a more knowledgeable, caring, or patient teacher to a novice than Chad. My husband is an experienced angler and learned new skills from Chad. Our...
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Excellent guide
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 12, 2023
  • Chad was a fabulous guide! We had a wonderful afternoon on the river. He is knowledgeable, funny and provides an excellent experience. I give him my highest recommendation.
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Highly recommend!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 12, 2023
  • We had a great time with Chad fishing and floating. Chad was very patient teaching us techniques and reeling in fish. We had a beautiful day with friends and had so many laughs. This trip is...
  • Read Full Review