Brandon Thompson, founder of Copper River Guides was raised in Wyoming and moved to Alaska in 2006. He fell in love with the Copper  River Basin and never left, and has been guiding whitewater rafting and fishing trips ever since.  His passion for the rivers and knowledge of the area is contagious.  

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Copper River Salmon fishing  



There is a fisherman (woman) in all of us.  Besides reeling in a 50lb. King. We aim to teach you the techniques for fishing in the fast waters of Alaska and catching the famous Copper River salmon. We provide top of the line fishing gear, tackle, and safety equipment.  Your professional guide will ensure that your trip is safe, fun, and


Swift Water

Rescue trained

and Wilderness

First Responder

(WFR) certified,

your safety ​​is our

primary concern.    

We are passionate about fishing and the rivers of the Copper River Valley. Whether you are an avid fisherman or a beginner, new to Alaska - I've been there! The joy as a guide and the excitement of someone reeling in there first King Salmon is why I do what I do. The pure thrill after you get  a mighty King in the net.

Fishing Guide

Salmon Fishing

Brandon Thompson

(907) 960-0069

Copper Center, Alaska 

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