Lakeview Outfitters

Sterling Highway
Cooper Landing AK, United States

Lakeview Outfitters invites you on an unforgettable fly fishing adventure out of Cooper Landing, Alaska. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to take in the breathtaking views of Cooper Landing with all its forests, white capped mountains, wildlife, and the thriving fish life. The man who will make it all happen is Captain and Guide TJ Dawon and his crew.

TJ is eco-conscious and has built a fly fishing equipment shop that is fully self-sustained by solar power. He also practices catch and release in order to preserve the local fisheries for the future generations. And in order to reduce the stress to the fish, he only ever uses and sells barbless hooks.

Lakeview Outfitters will take you out on a 20-foot Willi aluminum fishing boat originally built in 2014. The boat is powered by a 9.9HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 10 knots. This speed is perfect for the shallow waters that surround you and will get you to the best fishing spots with ease.

On your trip, you can fly fish for Steelhead, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout, Silver Salmon, King Salmon, and Sockeye Salmon. Lakeview Outfitters will provide you with the best fly fishing equipment which they also carry in their store. TJ and the guides always carry an arsenal of flies and beads. Your trip includes fly fishing equipment, live and artificial baits, and conventional tackle.

Lakeview Outfitters have a full rental area, offering chest waders and boots as well as fly rods and reels. They will also provide you with a wealth of information about the area and fun things to do. You are welcome to choose a half or full day fishing trip, a scenic breakfast tour first thing in the morning, or an afternoon wine tour.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 11 Jun - 1 Dec
    US$ 275
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This is a full day fishing trip. The guides understand how hard it is to get adjusted to 24 hours of daylight, so they are flexible with the starting time. You will fish for King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Dolly Warden. They offer fresh coffee and freshly cooked Sockeye Salmon. Flat-floored boats with doors make it easy on tired knees. You can learn roll casting techniques that will get you frothing for more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 11 Jun - 1 Dec
    US$ 180
    per person
    5 persons minimum
    This is a fishing trip that can start when you want to start. The guides understand how hard it is to get adjusted to 24 hours of daylight, so they are very flexible. You will fish for King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Dolly Warden.
  • Private trip
    Scenic Breakfast Tour
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 11 Jun - 1 Dec
    US$ 60
    per person
    5 persons minimum
    If you are looking for a unique way to float the upper section of the Kenai River using comfortable drift boats in the early morning, this is your trip! You can slow down and explore the nooks and crannies of the Kenai River, its wildlife, and its beauty. Local cinnamon rolls and fresh coffee are provided by your guide. Departure time is flexible to suit your needs.
  • Private trip
    Scenic Wine Tour
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 11 Jun - 1 Dec
    US$ 60
    per person
    5 persons minimum
    This tour is a unique way to float the upper section of the Kenai River using comfortable drift boats. You can slow down and explore the nooks and crannies of the Kenai River, its wildlife, and its beauty. You bring the wine and the guide will bring the snacks in the form of cheese and meats. Departure time is flexible to suit your needs.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolly Varden
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook)
Salmon (Coho)

Salmon (Sockeye)

Boat Specs

Willi (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 9.9HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 10 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Life Jackets
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
American Express
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

TJ Dawon
Cooper Landing, Alaska, United States
Member since March 2017
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TJ has been guiding in Cooper Landing for many years and knows exactly where to go to find the fish. He runs a very sustainable operation with the guiding service and the fly fishing equipment shop, and is always mindful of nature. Captain TJ loves taking guests out on the water, showing them the secret places full of fish, and sharing local knowledge and to do's with you.
Response time: 23 hours
Response rate: 70%

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Allison Minarcik
Girdwood, Alaska
 4.67
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Had a wonderful time despite the awful weather

VERIFIED   June 18, 2018

CAPT was amazing!!!!!!  Had a wonderful time.  We brought our dog and 7 month old baby and he didn’t even flinch. ...

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Erica Sadowski
United States
 5.00
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Full day trip TJ

VERIFIED   August 5, 2018
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Bayside, New York
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VERIFIED   July 26, 2018
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