Alaska Fishing Guide, Pat Donelson

Patrick Donelson, owner of iFishAlaska Guide Service, is a husband, father of three children, and grandfather of 7 beautiful grandchildren. He is an Alaska fishing guide, hunting guide, pilot, webmaster and SEO, and an ordained minister. Pat and his wife moved to Alaska with two small children in 1989. Pat began fishing with his father when he was just 4 years old and has fished the northwest states and Alaska for nearly 50 years. He has almost 30 years experience fishing the same Mat-Su Valley where rivers he now guides fishing trips.

Alaska Fishing Guide Pat Donelson with Kenai King Salmon

Pat with a Kenai King Salmon

A Resident Alaska Fishing Guide

Lots of “Alaska fishing Guides” are folks that get summer jobs running boats for guides yet many of them have never fished or navigated the rivers they will be guiding folks on. Pat is an Alaska resident that lives here and fishes here year round. He has decades of experience angling for salmon and wild native Rainbow trout on the very same rivers that he will be taking you to. This experience shows and is one of the reasons customers continue to come back year after year.

“I had the privilege of having a dad who taught me to fish when I was only 4 years old. I fell in love with it and I have been an avid fisherman ever since. Now, I have logged over 40 years of angling experience throughout the northwest. I moved my family to Alaska in 1989 and immediately began to explore and learn all of the local area streams that I am now guiding. That’s the experience that I offer to all my customers.

I feel blessed to be Fishing in Alaska and to able to experience this beautiful and bountiful state. I would love to have the opportunity be share it with you. If your looking for an Alaska fishing guide, I hope you will consider iFishAlaska for your next Alaska salmon fishing or rainbow trout fishing trip.”

Pat Donelson, Owner
iFishAlaska Guide Service

Some Family Fishing Photos

Alaska Fishing Guide Fun

Family outing to the Deshka

Grandbabies and Kings

Granddaughters First King

Pat's son Dave - Alaska Fishing Gude

Pat’s son with a nice King


Family Owned and Operated

Alaska Fishing Guide Business

iFishAlaska Guide Service is a locally owned, family run, small business based right here in Wasilla, Alaska. Our Alaska Fishing Guides and Charters operation caters to both visitors and tourists, as well as local Alaskans. Each year, people from all over the world book fishing trips with us and enjoy experiencing a part of Alaska they can’t see from the road. Likewise each year we have lots of local Alaskans who either want to get out and catch fish themselves or have relatives visiting that they want to take out. Either way we enjoy the mix of locals and visitors in the boat each day.

Two years ago we opened Harvest Lodge Bed and Breakfast and we can now offer Alaska Fishing Packages for both fishing and lodging. It’s a beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bath B&B with stunning views of the mountains. We are so blessed to be able to not only offer guided salmon fishing in Alaska, but to also share our home with many guests who stay with us each year. It’s a very nice addition to our Alaska fishing guide operation, and it’s helped us to provide Alaska Fishing Trips on a Budget.


Bekah With a Clear Creek King


A Very Buggy Day on the Little Su

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