Guided Fishing Trips

Kenai River Fly Fishing’s professional guides offers truly unique and quality full and half day guided fishing trips on the Upper and Middle Kenai River:

Trip (Descriptions Listed Below)
Upper Kenai Half Day
7-9 am or 12-2 pm
4-5 hours
Upper Kenai Full Day
6-9 am
7-8 hours
Upper Kenai Canyon
6-9 am
8-10 hours
Middle River
6-9 am
8-10 hours

*Departure times may vary depending on the time of the season, your travel schedule and the guide’s recommendation.
**Costs are per angler.

Upper Kenai River Half Day $220
The Upper Kenai River begins in Cooper Landing as it flows from Kenai Lake and winds its way approximately 12 miles to Jim’s Landing. Our Upper Kenai River half day fishing trip begins at the Kenai Lake bridge at the mouth of Kenai Lake and covers approximately 7 miles of river ending at Sportsman’s Lodge or the Kenai Russian River Ferry.

Upper Kenai River Full Day $320
Our Upper Kenai River full day fishing trip begins either at the Kenai Lake bridge at the mouth of Kenai Lake or at Sportsman’s Lodge/Russian River Ferry and covers between 5 to 12 miles of the Kenai River ending at Jim’s Landing. This trip takes you through the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, an area known for its trophy sized Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden, and of course its abundance of Red and Silver Salmon. This trip will provide you with an opportunity to not only drift fish, but also to work the banks, gravel bars and islands throughout this stretch.

Upper Kenai Canyon Full Day $320
We offer a full day Canyon trip on the Upper Kenai River as it continues through the Kenai River Canyon and flows into Skilak Lake. This trip takes anglers into some of the most wild and remote portions of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and anglers have the opportunity to catch some of the largest Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden on the Upper Kenai River. This trip is truly one of the highlights of any anglers Alaska fishing adventure and is highly recommended, especially in non-peak fishing periods. The trip is finished off by a relaxing 45 minute ride across Skilak Lake that allows you to reflect back on an amazing day of fishing while gazing at some of Alaska’s most amazing scenery. This trip is weather dependant.

Middle River Full Day $320
The Middle River is the portion of the Kenai River from the mouth of Skilak Lake to Bing’s Landing and is known to hold trophy size Rainbow Trout. This section of the Kenai River is not drift only, but fishing this area from a drift boat offers anglers the best opportunity to hook into a Rainbow Trout of a lifetime. Trophy fish of 30 inches or more are not uncommon in this area during the peak season. The Middle Kenai River also offers anglers the opportunity to fish for early second run Sockeye Salmon during the early part of July before they reach the Upper Kenai River.

Cancellation Policy: Reservations require at least a 50% deposit with the balance being paid upon arrival. A 100% refund less any transaction fees will be given for cancellations made more than 30 days in advance. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations made between 30 and 15 days in advance. Deposits are non-refundable for reservations cancelled less than 14 days in advance. Requests for changes and/or modifications to departure dates and or trip locations will be accommodated based on availability, but can not be guaranteed. Deposits can be secured by MC/Visa or paypal.

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