Meet Your Guide Derek Gardner
Meet Derek Gardner your Kenai River Guide. Derek is a family oriented Professional Guide who has been fishing the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers since his teenage years. Derek fell in love with Alaska since his first trip working at a fish camp. Derek followed his dreams and moved his family to Alaska and has now has been a professional river guide for over 15 years. He loves to show others why he loves Alaska and calls this home.
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 worst and spent many days fulfilling personal and family lifetime memories. Many clients have now become his Alaskan family and return each year just to fish with him. If you want a Guide that is friendly, patient, fun and very knowledgeable and always 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 in all it has to offer.