Derek Gardner 

Professional Guide since 2008

Meet Derek Gardner your Kenai River Guide. Derek is a family oriented Professional Guide who has been floating the Kenai River since his teenage years. Derek fell in love with Alaska since his first trip and decided to follow his dreams and become a professional river guide and show others why he loves Alaska. 

In 2008 Derek began his professional guiding services and since this time he has hunted down the best fishing holes, seen the Kenai River at its best, and spent many days fulfilling family lifetime memories and making many lifelong friends who are now considered part of our Alaskan family. If you want a Guide that is friendly, patient, knowledgable and willing to go the extra mile for you, then Derek is your guide! 


We pride ourself on family so we encourage you to bring the entire family with you! Children of all ages are welcome. We are experienced in teaching littles ones how to fish, so leave the teaching to us while you enjoy reeling in your catch. We look forward to making everlasting memories for families, friends, or anyone wanting to experience Alaska.