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your local

KEnai River Fly FISHINg guide

in Cooper Landing, Alaska


Boatman's is a local professional Kenai River fishing guide service in Cooper Landing, Alaska.
Located on the Kenai River in the middle of the Kenai Peninsula in south central Alaska
(about 100 miles from Anchorage), we offer guided full day or half day fishing trips.
Whether you are a beginner or a professional, Boatman’s guides can show you the best angling techniques for trout and salmon fishing to have fun and success to catch more fish.
No matter if you prefer fly fishing or spin fishing, we have you covered! 
Fishing from a 20’ drift boat, we want to make your fishing trip in Alaska unforgettable!

World-Famous Kenai River

The breathtaking Alaskan nature and the world-famous Kenai River with its legendary fishing will inspire you! The Kenai River has some of the best Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden (char) fishing anywhere in the world, not to mention 4 different species of Salmon that flood into the Kenai every year.

Fishing tours in the main season fill up very fast, so don’t hesitate!
For any questions about your fishing trip in Alaska, we are very happy to help you.
Just write us a message or call us.
We look forward to hearing from you!


With years of professional fishing guiding experience and a love for catching fish,
Boatman's is proud to guide fisher(wo)men of all levels on the majestic Kenai River.

“Fishing with Chad is Awesome”

"Chad is very respectful and made sure we were having a great time all day.

I would recommend him to people of all ages and skill levels,
he is a great guide and he's extremely knowledgable about the Kenai River.
We will be fishing with him again"

kfrannyf, June 2016


“Tremendous Experience Fly Fishing with Chad!!!”
"…Our first trip was so AMAZING, that we booked a second trip with Chad, on our "free day" from fishing!! Chad is extremely knowledgeable, has endless patience, is an outstanding teacher/instructor and put us "ON FISH" both days, that we had him as our fishing guide!!…"

The Bishop Family from TEXAS, August 2016

“Fish with Chad!”

"Chad is a great guide to fish with. As other reviewers have said, he is very knowledgeable about his craft, and we caught many fish the day we went out on the Kenai River. But honestly, that's not the most important part for me. Chad is fun, funny, patient…"

Rick O, September 2016

“Great experience ”

"Chad and his crew were absolutely fantastic. Being a beginner fly fisherman, he was very helpful explaining fundamental techniques. His local knowledge of the river was outstanding…. I highly recommend them"

Jim F, September 2016

  • TripAdvisor - White Circle

Our expert guides have years of fishing experience on the Kenai River.
They are knowledgeable, trained in first aid/cpr, licensed and insured, ethically and environmentally conscious, are holders of a U.S. Coast Guard 6-pack license, and follow all state and federal laws of Alaska.


If you dream of angling in Alaska, contact Boatman's and we'll help provide a Kenai fishing trip tailored to meet your needs.

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