Kenai River Fly Fishing

The 8th most popular fly fishing river in Alaska.

The 82 mile Kenai River is known for huge runs of King Salmon (aka Chinook).

The lower Kenai is from Skilak Lake down to Cook Inlet. Fly fishermen crowd the lower Kenai River during the runs.

The upper Kenai is from Kenai Lake down to Skilak Lake. The upper Kenai River is well-known for its large rainbow trout and Dolly Varden. About seven miles from Kenai Lake is the confluence with the Russian River

Overall, Kenai River is the 8th most popular fly fishing river of all 18 fly fishing spots in Alaska.

Kenai River with Mystic Waters Fly Fishing (AK/US)

Kenai River with Mystic Waters Fly Fishing (AK/US)

Kenai River with Mystic Waters Fly Fishing (AK/US)

Kenai River with Mystic Waters Fly Fishing (AK/US)

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  CNF (907) 224-3374 or 271-2500; Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010; Mystic Waters Fly Fishing (907) 227-0549; Kenai River Float-n-Fish (907) 595-3505; Kenai River Sportfishing Lodge (907) 595-1279 .

Recommended Book:  "Fishing Alaska Kenai Peninsula" from Dave Atcheson

Best Season:  Aug-Sep

Base Camp:  NFS Russian River Campground (877) 444-6777

Luxury Loding:  Upper Kenai River Inn; Kenai River Drifters Lodge.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/chugach/

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Date Updated:  7/22/2016

ID:  21224

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