JIMS LANDING

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Directions to Jims Landing View DIRECTIONS TO JIM’S LANDING in a larger map     Jims Landing is the last take out before the Kenai River Canyon. If you float past here you will have to navigate through class 111 whitewater rapids before coming to Skilak Lake.  From the outlet of Skilak Lake to the Upper Skilak Lake Boat Launch …

UPPER SKILAK LAKE BOAT LAUNCH

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DIRECTIONS TO THE UPPER SKILAK LAKE BOAT LAUNCH View DIRECTIONS TO UPPER SKILAK LAKE BOAT LAUNCH in a larger map Upper Skilak Lake boat launch is a great place to camp, picnic, fish, view wildlife and pull your boat from a long day fishing the Kenai river canyon fishing for rainbow trout, dolly varden, silver salmon or sockeye salmon.  I …

Sportsmans Landing

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Directions to Sportsmans Landing home of the Russian River ferry. View DIRECTIONS TO SPORTSMAN’S LANDING in a larger map Sportsmans landing in Cooper landing Alaska is where the world famous russian river ferry is located.  Each year the Russian River Ferry takes thousands of anglers across the Kenai river to fish for Salmon.  It’s not uncommon to see sightings of …

RAINBOW TROUT FISHING THE KENAI RIVER

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Rainbow trout fishing the Kenai river is always something I look forward too, even on day 100 I still find the motivation to get gear together and make my way to the river.  It is always helpful to see the river when the water is very low.  At Cooper Landing the Flow was around 600 CFS and below Skilak lake …

WINTER FISHING ON THE KENAI RIVER

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Winter fishing on the kenai river is much more work than fishing in the summer time, we have way more winter than summer so we have to improvise. The gage in Cooper Landing at the headwaters of Kenai River is reading about 355 cubic feet per second.  We should start to see a drastic change in stream flow with melt …