Sportfishers have frequented the Kenai River enough to make it the most famous sport fishing destination in Alaska. We don’t blame them! The Kenai River is not only blanketed by some of the most picturesque surroundings in the Alaskan wilderness, but it is also home to a wide variety of beautiful and beautifully tasty fish species. Some of the most popular fishes in the Kenai River are the salmon species.
Kenai River Salmon Fishing involves catching the following types of fishy treasures:
- Red Salmon: Many fishing enthusiasts stand strong by the account that red salmon will put up the best fight and help you indulge until the very last bite. Typically weighing in between 4 and 12 pounds, these salmon are reportedly among the tastiest of fish, period. Guess what? If you’re lodging at the Gone Fishin’ Lodge, you can catch these beauties from the comfort of our private fishing dock between the months of June and August.
- Silver Salmon: These bad boys want to overtake their Red cousins’ reputation as the best fighters! Known for jumping and aggressive fighting, these delicious fish come in between 7 and 15 pounds and are at their peak during August. They can be found from July to late September and early October as well.
- Alaskan King Salmon: This fish reflects its royal name by weighing in at anywhere from 20 to 90 pounds. When it comes to salmon fishing, the King Salmon is king! May, June, and July are the best time periods to come by and catch a fight with royalty!
Kenai Salmon fishing is world renowned for its beautiful catches. Come see what it’s like to fish the wilderness of Alaska!