Kenai River fishing guide choices abound. It’s no wonder, considering that the Kenai is one of the most awesome and most popular rivers in the state of Alaska. Home to four species of salmon (no chums), in addition to gargantuan rainbow trout and Dolly Varden char. The Kenai is a Mecca for visiting anglers from both inside and outside the Great Land.
At Alaskan Fishing Adventures, we not only offer amazing saltwater trips out of both Seward and Homer, we also feature freshwater excursions on the Kenai River and Kasilof River. Our river guides are skilled captains who will show you how to catch the species you will be targeting depending on the time of year you visit and the river that you fish. With lodge properties on the Kenai River, anglers who stay at our lodges can enjoy the sight of its glacial-blue waters after a long day of angling in either the fresh or salt, and some diehards can be seen wetting a line for some additional action.
Target Species by the Month
Kenai River fishing guide trips begin in June with kings. Sockeye make their way into the mix in late June and get stronger into July and early August. Silvers begin to swim into the rivers in July and gain momentum through August. And throughout the whole salmon season, rainbow trout and Dolly Varden—resident species of the Kenai River—can be caught. These species depend heavily on salmon, from smolt to eggs to flesh, for food for survival, and can often be found near salmon that are staging to spawn.
When you book a trip with us, we can put together an exciting itinerary that can combine saltwater angling—even overnight trips—with freshwater river trips and flyouts to remote freshwater locations. We can show you the best of what the Kenai Peninsula has to offer and one of our Kenai River fishing guide experts can show you one of Alaska’s best rivers. If it’s a fish box full of sockeye, a fiesty battle with an angry coho, or a once-in-a-lifetime rainbow trout, Alaskan Fishing Adventures has you covered.
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