Control the Controllables

What’s the best time to fish, morning or evening, when is the salmon run the best, when should we book our trip, these are just a few of the many questions we get as guides, that have no right or wrong answer.  As a fair chase fishing guide on the legendary Kenai River, I get to see and experience it all.  I can’t predict the weather or the salmon runs.  I don’t know when the best of the day is gonna happen until it happens.  I deal with Mother Nature and what she throws my way daily.  What I do know is that a good guide controls the controllable’s and let’s Mother Nature take care of the rest.  Control the controllable’s means you use the best gear, have a clean boat, show up on time, have all the local up to date knowledge on the fishery, and are willing to crawl across barb-wire and broken glass to give your people a great fishing trip.  So when you pick a guide to fish with on the Kenai River pick one that controls the controllable’s and you’ll have a great trip.

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Jason's Guide Service
Mile Marker 48, Cooper Landing, AK 99572
(907) 351-3036
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Monday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
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Jason's Guide Service
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4.9 out of 5 stars

Aaron Lopez
Aaron Lopez

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 days ago

Better than 99 percent of the other fisherman on the Kenai. He knows his stuff and really tries to not only get you on the fish but teach you as well. Had lots of fun and got lots of good video too.

SMART Fire Academy
SMART Fire Academy

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

My son really wanted to fish on our trip to Alaska and not being a fisherman myself, I figured the best option was a guide. Not only did Jason accommodate our last minute scheduling, but he ensured we had a great time, caught the fish, and best of all, made memories that will last a lifetime. ps. Even this "non-fisherman" caught a few! Highly recommend Jason to anyone.

Tina Simpson
Tina Simpson

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

Got to Alaska on Sunday August 5. Found out Jason and his wife delivered their first Baby on Saturday. Congrats to the happy and blessed family. Jason's other guide Collin was nice enough to cover our trip. Literally from the time the first fly hit the Upper Kenai to the last 20 plus inch Rainbow was in the net nearly 5 hours later, we were on fish. Collins attention to detail, knowledge of the river and bugs as well as instruction for our novice anglers was outstanding. Oh and goes without saying. "THIS KID CAN FLAT FISH" If you are looking for a top Guide service look no further. You need to fish with these guys. Thanks so much for a very memorable day. Allan and Tina Simpson. Liberty Lake Wa.

Jason Keller
Jason Keller

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

Cant wait to come back ice fishing with Jason later on. This was so much fun and we saw all kinds of wildlife. Caught fish too. No giants but that doesnt matter. Its just fun being out there and learning.

Charles Smith
Charles Smith

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

Never disappointing with Jason on the Kenai. The guy flat out knows his stuff and what to do in certain situations. I also felt very safe with him out on the water. Taught me a lot and I hope to visit Cooper Landing again soon

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