Fishing Charters

Fishing Charters in Kenai

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Kenai Fishing Trips & Rates

Kasilof King Salmon Drift

May through late June we will typically be targeting hatchery King Salmon on a scenic float trip down the Kasilof River. Charters can accommodate 4-5 anglers per boat. Regulation limit: 2 King Salmon per person.

Early Run Kenai King Salmon

1st run Kenai Kings enter the river in June and taper off towards July. Charters can accommodate 4-5 people per boat. Regulation limit: catch and release only. Trust us, this is a great choice for your fishing day in Alaska!

Late Run Kenai King Salmon

2nd run Kenai Kings enter the river starting in early July and peak action occurs the last 3 weeks of the month. We can run 4-5 anglers per boat. Regulation limit: catch and release only. 

Sockeye Salmon

1st run peaks in mid June and 2nd run peaks mid July through late August. Charters can accommodate 4 passengers in July and 4-5 passengers any other time. Regulation limits: 3-6 fish per angler depending on run size.

King Salmon / Sockeye Combo

Enjoy a day targeting both species. We typically spend half the day targeting Sockeye to keep, and then spend the rest of the day targeting large King Salmon. This is a great way to get a search for a variety of fish during your trip in Alaska!

Silver Salmon

Mid August-October. Charters can accommodate 4-5 anglers per boat. 

Rainbow Trout

Peak times are June 11 to early July, as well as mid-August to October. Boats can accommodate up to 4 anglers, and smaller groups can reserve the entire boat. This is a trip that is sure to wow you!

Silver / Pink / Trout Combo

Spend the morning targeting Salmon, and finish the rest of the day going after some of the largest Rainbow Trout in the world!  4-5 anglers per boat, or reserve the entire boat for 1-3 anglers.

Ocean Halibut / Rockfish / Salmon

Spend the day with one of our trusted ocean captains targeting some of the largest and best eating fish in Alaska. Charters can accommodate 6-12 anglers depending on the boat.

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Trips & Rates

Kenai Kingpin specializes in family friendly trips for all species of salmon and trout on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. Trips last up to 6 hours or until limits of salmon have been caught. We can accommodate up to 5 anglers per group. Groups with 2-3 anglers may be mixed with other groups.

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Kenai River Fishing Spots

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Lower Kenai River

The Lower Kenai River is perfect for drift boat fishermen. With its abundant food sources, it attracts rainbow trout and Dolly Varden—fish that can grow to record size.  So if you’re looking for big fish, this is the spot to go.

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Middle Kenai River

The Middle Kenai River is a must-fish section of the river. It’s stocked with tons of rainbow trout and steelhead, as well as plenty of salmon.  The Middle Kenai River can provide a new, different fishing section for anglers of all ages to explore!

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Lower/Upper Kasilof River

The Kasilof River isn’t for the faint of heart. In fact, it’s one of the most challenging rivers in Alaska. It’s classified as Class II whitewater, and the swift currents can be extremely dangerous. However, if you’re up for an adventure, it’s a great place to go.

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