Captain
Mike Adams

Member since October 2014

Cooper Landing, United States

Background
I can't remember when I first got the fishing bug, but I have no desire to find a cure. All my best memories from childhood to the present have been on the water, and the best one's are yet to come.
Techniques
I operate a 20 foot custom drift boat. Trips incorporate fishing from the boat as we drift the river and/or wading and fishing from shore. Fly and spin fishermen of all skill levels are welcome.

Hey, I'm Captain Mike Adams

Cooper Landing, United States
Background
I can't remember when I first got the fishing bug, but I have no desire to find a cure. All my best memories from childhood to the present have been on the water, and the best one's are yet to come.
Techniques
I operate a 20 foot custom drift boat. Trips incorporate fishing from the boat as we drift the river and/or wading and fishing from shore. Fly and spin fishermen of all skill levels are welcome.

My Charter Listings

Alaskan Angling Adventures

Cooper Landing
trips from US$ 180

Fishing Reports

Spring Alaska Kings Have Arrived

May 27, 2017

There is no better indicator that spring has sprung in Alaska then the arrival of Alaska King salmon in the rivers.  Highly prized and notoriously elusive the Alaska king is extremely rewarding to catch.  The recent high tides have brought… Read Full Report →


Lots of Action Fishing Sockeye Salmon

July 13, 2016

The Sockeye salmon have arrived in force. We are catching lots of fish and they are as strong and fresh as can be. Great weather and a strong run of fish combined to give us the perfect conditions for… Read Full Report →


King Salmon are on the Bite

June 06, 2016

Great action fishing the high tide for King salmon. Lost one early on and landed two fresh keepers just after the tide started flowing out. Randy and Sandy got it done and checked a new species off their bucket… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 5 reviews

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Went fishing on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Fished July 2018

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Wasilla, ak
Went fishing on Saturday, July 7, 2018

The breath-takingly beautiful location made this a 5-star trip; so awesome to fish the upper Kenai! Wow! Capt Mike is obviously top-notch with his skills, knowledge, & experience. However, I do need to mention that his boat is in need of some repair. The seat I sat in was not attached properly, so it moved a great deal, made awful sounds, & just didn’t seem to be very safe. The other critique I will share is that we paid for, & expected, a relaxing, fun, fishing experience; but, this captain did not even find out each of our skill levels prior to handing out his equipment to us, using verbiage that was different from that which the rest of us were familiar with, & then he made criticisms + insults to all three of us who were fishing aboard. That was both unnecessary + insulting. So, I might suggest that going forward, Mike Adams could familiarize himself better with the fishing history + experience of each person onboard; this might help to maintain the dignity of each paying customer he’s guiding out to fish… Overall, though, it was quite a memorable & successful excursion; we may even consider Capt Mike for future chartered fishing trips. Thank you!

Fished July 2018

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Mike Adams (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 15, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience fishing with me.  I am glad that your overall experience was memorable and successful!  When the trip was over and you mentioned wanting to book another trip in October I did not realize that you had anything but positive thoughts about our trip together.  Please know that my tips on fishing throughout the day were intended to help you be successful and develop your ability with the rod and reel and were certainly never intended to be critical and absolutely were not intended to insult anyone and if I had known that you felt in any way unsafe in your seat I certainly would have offered for you to switch to another one.  Fishing is a lifelong learning process, as is guiding and I hope we can both learn from our trip together.
Best, Mike Adams

Herndon, va
Went fishing on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

My Dad and I booked a day river cruise with Mike and had a great time fishing. Mike was very responsive and easy to work with prior and during the trip. He really worked the river making sure we had a chance to fish all areas and taught us various techniques for river fishing. I would recommend Mike to others and look forward to booking again with him.

Fished July 2018

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Mike Adams (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 15, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience.  It was a pleasure to share the Kenai river with you and your dad.

Dallas, Texas
Went fishing on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Fished July 2017

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Went fishing on Monday, June 6, 2016

Mike spent every minute to make sure our float/drift fishing trip was a success. Detail was put upon safety & locating the kings !  You will not get a better guide to fish Alaska !

Fished June 2016

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