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David Lisi

Member since January 2017 Cooper Landing, United States
Background
David Lisi of Cooper Landing Fishing Guide, LLC located in the small mountain town of Cooper Landing, Alaska where he is a year-round resident, guide, carpenter and Trout bum. On any given day, you will most likely find Dave on the banks of the Kenai swinging for Trout with his best friend and girlfriend, Jackie. Dave spent most days of his youth wading the waters of upstate New York fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Muskie, Pike and Walleye. His journey to Alaska was sparked by a chance fishing trip on the Salmon River in New York with Mike Harpe, a legendary guide on the Kenai River. After the fishing day was done, Mike invited Dave to Alaska to fish the mighty Kenai River. At that time, Dave thought fishing Alaska was a pipe dream and didn’t arrive in Alaska until several years later to take Mike up on his offer. Once in Alaska, Dave fell in love with the Kenai’s mystical waters and the amazing fishing opportunities. He began his guiding career almost immediately.

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Cooper Landing, United States
Background
David Lisi of Cooper Landing Fishing Guide, LLC located in the small mountain town of Cooper Landing, Alaska where he is a year-round resident, guide, carpenter and Trout bum. On any given day, you will most likely find Dave on the banks of the Kenai swinging for Trout with his best friend and girlfriend, Jackie. Dave spent most days of his youth wading the waters of upstate New York fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Muskie, Pike and Walleye. His journey to Alaska was sparked by a chance fishing trip on the Salmon River in New York with Mike Harpe, a legendary guide on the Kenai River. After the fishing day was done, Mike invited Dave to Alaska to fish the mighty Kenai River. At that time, Dave thought fishing Alaska was a pipe dream and didn’t arrive in Alaska until several years later to take Mike up on his offer. Once in Alaska, Dave fell in love with the Kenai’s mystical waters and the amazing fishing opportunities. He began his guiding career almost immediately.
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Fishing Reports

Kenai River Fishing Report

February 28, 2020

Winter fishing this 2019 and 2020 season on the Kenai River has been a little tough to pull off with frigid temperatures and less-than-ideal fishing conditions. Fishing the Kenai River during the winter can often bring solitude and excellent… Read Full Report →


Summer is filling fast!

February 15, 2018

As we approach the summer months, this is one of our favorite times to get on the water for trophy rainbow trout and dolly varden. Prior to the Kenai River closure on May 1st, mature rainbow trout will be… Read Full Report →


Just made our television debut!

January 26, 2018

January was an amazing month for us! We are celebrating our business anniversary and just made our first television debut! Last July, we took American Idol winner and host of State Plate TV Taylor Hicks on the Kasilof River… Read Full Report →

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4.67
out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
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My First King
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Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
73%
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Kirk J.
Seal Beach, CA
 5.00
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Half Day Sockeye Fishing on the Kasilof

VERIFIED   June 28, 2020
David took me and my two boys sockeye fishing on the Kasilof River.  First off, David was amazing with the kids, super...
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Kristi D.
MEADOW LAKE, AK
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VERIFIED   June 1, 2020
This was my very first boat ride. It was the best way to spend my 10 year anniversary. We had so much fun we are going again...
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Nancy R.
Appleton, WI
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What fun we had today.

VERIFIED   August 13, 2020
It was a great day for fishing and our fishing guides were awesome!
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Billings, Montana
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2 FULL days with Captain Dave on the Kenai RIver

September 1, 2017
My wife and I fished with Dave for 2 full days, on different parts of the Kenai River.  We caught so many BIG fish, we...
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