Welcome to Jason’s Guide Service

Jason’s Guide Service provides professionally guided fishing trips on the Kenai River for trophy rainbow trout, dolly varden, and sockeye and silver salmon.

The Kenai River is a complex system and the fishery can take many years to comprehend. If you’re looking for the top Kenai River fishing guides, Jason Lesmeister, owner of Jason’s Guide Service, is an excellent choice for your fishing experience.

The Kenai River in Alaska is the BEST in the world for fly fishing for rainbow trout, and Kenai River fly fishing is best done with a Kenai River guide. Salmon fishing on the Kenai River is also amazing because the salmon runs start in June and run through the end of October.

There are many options when it comes to Alaskan fishing adventures, but there are none better than a rainbow trout or salmon fishing adventure with Jason’s Guide Service where the fish don’t start biting until you get there.

Ice fishing in Alaska is also an option during Winter months with a professional Cooper Landing fishing guide like Jason’s Guide Service. Rainbow trout, lake trout, and dolly varden are all species that can be caught through the ice in Alaska. Please call for specific details regarding ice fishing as conditions change constantly.

Jason’s Guide Service’s headquarters are located in Cooper Landing, AK but we fish the entire Kenai River resource from Kenai, Soldotna, Sterling, Skilak Lake, Kenai Lake, and the Cooper Landing area.


Call (907) 351-3036, 

book a guided fishing trip, and create memories this year.

We look forward to fishing with you!

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Meet Your Guide

Jason Lesmeister has over 20 years experience guiding Alaskan fishing trips and has 10 years on the Kenai River salmon fishing and trout fishing. His background regarding the Kenai River resource, as well as his knowledge and understanding of the salmon fishing and trout fishing on this amazing waterway, will ensure your Alaskan fishing trip will create memories that will last a lifetime.

Experience is key when fishing the Kenai River system, so make sure you choose a fishing guide that has the background, knowledge, and understanding necessary to ensure a productive Alaskan fishing adventure. You will get that with our fishing charters.

Jason Lesmeister on National Geographic’s, The Savage Line

Lesmeister has also been featured on the National Geographic show, The Savage Line, which examined the everyday life of fishing and hunting guides who traverse the world’s most remote places to protect the men and women who work in the backyards of the most fierce predators.

You can see a few short video clips here.

 

 


We Catch Fish

The rainbow trout is appealing to fish for because they readily bite and put up an aggressive fight! The Kenai River rainbow trout are known for their massive size and plentiful numbers. The Kenai River rainbow trout is one of the most sought after fish in Kenai, Alaska and anglers appreciate a fly fishing guide to make their Alaskan fishing adventure complete. Kenai River guides are also well versed in all forms of trout and salmon fishing using every type of rod/reel combination.

Red (sockeye) salmon, silver (coho) salmon, and other salmon species are all migrating up the Kenai River in Alaska at certain periods during the season. Find out when the “run” is on for salmon fishing or when the Kenai rainbow trout are biting and book an Alaskan fishing trip with Jason’s Guide Service.

All gear is provided for anglers to catch some of the hardest fighting and best eating fish that live in Alaska. While many fish make the run up the river to spawn, it takes a certain skill to locate the perfect spot and use the right technique to ensure success.


We Are Highly Recommended


Are You Ready To Fish?

Give Us A Call At (907) 351-3036, 

We’re happy to answer any questions you might have.

We look forward to fishing with you!

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Jason's Guide Service
Mile Marker 48, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
(907) 351-3036
Opening Hours
Monday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

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Jason's Guide Service
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4.8 out of 5 stars

Oscar de Rojas
Oscar de Rojas

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

I had an outstanding time! Jason took the time to show how to cast and present. As a result I caught a lot of fish! Like he said, "make a rainbow catch a rainbow". He wanted me catch fish as much as I did.

I travel to Anchorage at least once a year due to work. Next time, I will definitely hire Jason for his services and you should too!

P. Schumacher
P. Schumacher

5 out of 5 stars

posted 8 months ago

Jason is a really amazing guide. He took his time to show us all of the necessary steps and explain everything along the way. Jason is not only very knowledgable about fishing and the river, he's a fun person to be around and exciting to talk to. He really wants everyone who comes along to have a great time and catch as much fish as possible. Jason was also very quick to share any knowledge he has to give us the tools to continue exploring fishing as a great hobby. We're already looking into coming back to Alaska and booking Jason's services again!

Stephanie Fischer
Stephanie Fischer

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

I have had the privilege of being able to hunt and fish with Jason! He is a great guide with integrity and has always put all of his effort into making sure his clients have the best experience possible!! Looking forward to the next trip!

david wagoner
david wagoner

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

Best guide service on the Kenai River. Very knowledgeable guide that can put amateur to professional fisherman on the fish. Awesome supporter of all American Veterans.

Alejandro Beltran
Alejandro Beltran

5 out of 5 stars

posted 10 months ago

I highly recommend Jason for your future fishing and hunting experience in Alaska.

My son and I are inexperienced fishermen, and we wanted to have the opportunity to go out, enjoy nature, and do some recreational fishing.

I could tell that Jason is very professional. From the very beginning, he always made himself available and answered all my questions prior to my trip. Then, while in Alaska, he proactively reached out to me to make sure all the logistics were in place.

Most importantly and even though we are inexperienced fishermen, I could see that Jason knew his business. He had the necessary patience to teach us and has all the best gear and a super attitude .I could see that Jason really displayed a genuine interest for us to have a great experience.

At the end, Jason also was very helpful in assisting us to degut our rainbow trout, which ended up being one of the best meals we had during our trip.

For a true Alaskan experience and a real outdoor fishing adventure , Jason will make it a very personal time in your fishing experience .

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