THERE’S GOLD AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW

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Just like fall leaves changing colors, there’s a change in the guard of fish. Vibrant colors shine boldly on the trees as do the stunning colors of our rainbow trout! Kenai River is known for producing some of the largest rainbow trout around! They have such a beautiful sheen and color to them, that’s it’s hard not to love fighting …

HI HO SILVERS….are getting AWAY!

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What are you waiting for? The season of silvers is going to get away before you know it! Head on down to the beautiful Kenai Peninsula to meet up with your knowledgeable guide on the Kenai River. Day after day, our guests are reeling in the silvers, filling the fish box! Don’t wait for the silver season to slip away! …

HIGH HO SILVERS

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While we had fun catching sockeye salmon left and right, they have spawned to the point of no return. While most of the sockeyes have morphed into their “red” nickname….there were some still to be kept. The first run of silver salmon are in full swing on the Kenai River! They will cause your reel to zing and your rod …

REDS GALORE !!!

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The time for sockeye salmon fishing is coming to a close this year. The Kenai Peninsula has given us an epic season for reds! BUT DONT WORRY!!!! Its time to gear up for the fast and furious silver salmon! Coho salmon are aggressive biters and fight hard for those interested in a bit more thrilling takedown and fight. There are …

SOCKEYE FISHING IS HOT, HOT, HOT!

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It’s that time again when we line the stringers with sockeye salmon (or reds)! On the turquoise waters of the Kenai River we have a lot of fun reeling these fish in, and in most cases limiting out for the day! We can give you everything you need from rod and reel, to waders and guidance on how to cast, …

ANCHORAGE TO THE KENAI PENINSULA

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One of the beautiful things about Alaska is when you look all around there is nothing but stunning views surrounding you! On your way out of Anchorage you pass through Turnagain Arm.  Turnagain Arm is known for its massive bore tides, wildlife, and epic skiing at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood.   One of the highlights while driving down Turnagain Arm …

Great day fishing for King Salmon

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It was a great day fishing for king salmon (also know as Chinook)!  These guys were eager and ready for action, and the Kasilof River did not disappoint! There’s nothing better than fresh salmon from our pristine glacial rivers, especially the Kenai River and Kasilof River!  Call today to book a date…dates are filling up, so don’t wait!  

Oelrichs on the Kenai River Bed & Breakfast.

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So you have all your fishing plans squared away but your looking for a place to stay…..we’ve got ya covered! We work directly with this gem of a B & B, Oelrichs on the Kenai River Bed & Breakfast.  They are located directly on the lower Kenai River on world class fishing holes in a very quiet, private neighborhood just …

Summer is in full swing

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Summer is in full swing here in Alaska and we are out on the rivers throwing some line! Amazingly, not only do we have epic wildlife on land and in the water, we also get to see wildlife in the clouds! Do you see it? Hint:  These are some of the many things we get to see on the rivers …

What are you waiting for?!?

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FISH ON!!! It’s the beginning of June and dates are filling in quickly!  What are you waiting for?!? Now’s the time to get that coveted date to catch an awesome salmon or trout!  Do you have a special occasion to celebrate?  Birthday, Father’s Day, Anniversary (oh la la!), or just to get outdoors?  We can promise you’ll have a great …