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Jimmie Jack's 'Original' Alaska Lodge

Jimmie Jack's 'Original' Alaska Lodge

All-Inclusive Top Quality Guided Freshwater & Saltwater Fishing Trips | Expect a High Quality Experience Both On & Off the Water at an Affordable Price!

321 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,000 to $4,500 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,500 to $4,000 Per Person
Jimmie Jack's Lodge is a lodge and charter service. The lodge sits along the shores of Cook Inlet and provides a perfect location for saltwater or freshwater fishing. The lodge features a main lodge and out cabins. The rooms in the lodge feature a private bath, and some have their own kitchen and dining area. The cabins are large and sleep up to five for the McKinley Cabin or up to four at the Gold Miner's Cabin. The cabins and lodge rooms are comfortable and equipped with modern features. The lodge provides continental breakfast and a fisherman's lunch (add). For lunch and (remove) dinner guests either cook for themselves or head into town. The lodge sits three hours by car, and you will need to drive yourself to your own fishing charter. The guides for charters are professionals with Coast Guard license.
Featured Packages


You will experience seven nights and six days of fishing trips for Kenai River king salmon, silver salmon, halibut, lingcod, rockfish, rainbow trout, and fly-in fishing for sockeye salmon. Experience Jimmie Jack's award winning staff in Alaska. Jimmie Jack's Alaska Fishing Lodges are the recipient of the prestigious TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award.

Your staff here at Jimmie Jack's Lodge has an overwhelming commitment to excellence. The success of your trip is our focus. Our commitment to you starts with your inquiry. We give you what you desire You will fish in the cleanest boats, and some say the best looking boats, on the Kenai River. Most importantly, Jimmie Jack's guides fish to produce fish.

From $4,290 per person

- 7 nights lodging with Breakfast and Fisherman’s Lunch provided
- Professionally guided in the best boats on the water
- Fully outfitted fishing trips with all tackle and gear provided
- BONUS: 2 free 50# boxes of fish processing
- *Upgrade one day to a Fly-in Trip for $500pp


You will experience five nights and four days of fishing trips for Kenai River king salmon, silver salmon, halibut, lingcod, rockfish, or rainbow trout. Experience Jimmie Jack's award winning staff in Alaska. Jimmie Jack's Alaska Fishing Lodges are the recipient of the prestigious TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award.

Your staff here at Jimmie Jack's Lodge has an overwhelming commitment to excellence. The success of your trip is our focus. Our commitment to you starts with your inquiry. We give you what you desire: You will fish in the cleanest boats, and some would say the best looking boats, on the Kenai River. Most importantly, Jimmie Jack's guides fish to produce fish.

From $3,890 Per Person

- 5 nights lodging with Breakfast and Fisherman’s Lunch provided
- Professionally guided in the best boats on the water
- Fully outfitted fishing trips with all tackle and gear provided
- 2 Kenai River Salmon Trips (8 hour)
- 1 Kasilof River Salmon Trip (8 hour)
- 1 Halibut Trip (5-6 hour)
- BONUS: 2 free 50# boxes of fish processing
- *Upgrade one day to a Fly-in Trip for $500pp

Cooper Landing Fishing Guide

Cooper Landing Fishing Guide

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first-time angler interested in a fishing trip in Alaska, we are the Kenai River Guide Service for you.

113 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $2,500 to $3,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $150 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
The Cooper Landing Fishing Guide is Kenai River focused service that guides fishermen and fisherwomen through some of the world's best fishing waters. The Kenai River is a world-famous river, and Cooper Landing is lucky enough to exist near the start of this majestic river. They are a great option if you're looking for a Kenai River fishing guide, and they also offer guided Russian River fishing as well.
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Available May 15st - Oct 31st. Primarily fishing the Kenai River or the Kasilof River, we generally begin guided fishing trips between 4 and 9 am. We target Kings, Sockeye and Coho salmon on the Kenai or Kasilof River according to the most current Alaska Fish and Game Emergency Orders, what salmon are in season and what the runs are doing. We target Sockeye Salmon (Reds) and Coho Salmon (Silver Salmon) for harvest. We target King Salmon on the Kasilof River from May 15th-July 31st. Only Hatchery Kings are targeted for harvest per company policy.


On the Kenai River, trips usually depart from 5-8am and last for 4 hours. We target Sockeye Salmon or Coho Salmon based on current ADF&G regulations and seasons.
Half day salmon trips are a great way to see beautiful sections of the Kenai River and have a chance at fighting several aggressive salmon on the fly!

Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker

Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker

Top-Rated Fishing Guides & Affordable Lodging Packages | Kenai River, Cook Inlet & Remote-Fly Out Fishing

109 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person; $500 to $599 Per Person
Alaska Fishing with Mark Glassmaker has been providing high quality Alaska fishing experiences on the Kenai Peninsula for over 25 years. Expect experienced, professional, and courteous guides that enjoy what they do. They are located near the town of Soldotna which allows them to provide their guests with a multitude of Kenai Peninsula fishing options. For those just looking for a day or two of guided fishing they offer half & full day guided fishing trips...and for those looking for a complete Fishing & Lodging package they have a series of cabins along the Kenai River. Choose from a 3, 5 or 7 Night Fishing & Lodging package or let them customize a package to fit exactly what you're looking for. They will provide you with all of the fishing gear...expect high quality fishing gear & new, clean, comfortable & safe boats. For those who choose a fishing & lodging…
Salmon Catcher Fishing Lodge

Salmon Catcher Fishing Lodge

Experience a fully guided fishing & adventure trip in one of the Kenai Peninsula’s premier fishing lodges offering outdoorsmen and families luxury accommodations in the finest handcrafted spruce log cabins

126 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $4,500 to $5,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $3,500 to $4,000 Per Person
Salmon Catcher Lodge is located on the Kenai Peninsula in the town of Kenai. The lodge offers luxury accommodations in what is best described as a boutique lodge. The lodge is comprised of a main building and several cabins, with fully equipped kitchens. Some cabins have private Jacuzzi tubs.
Alaska Eagle Head Resort

Alaska Eagle Head Resort

14 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $2,500 to $3,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
The Alaska Eagle Head Resort is a year-round destination that sits along the Kenai River in Sterling, Alaska. The lodge, which is a series of cabins, is new, beautifully built, and perfectly situated so that guests can take advantage of everything on the Kenai Peninsula during every season.
Alaska Troutfitters

Alaska Troutfitters

21 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $2,500 to $3,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $150 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person; $900+ Per Person
Alaska Troutfitters is an amazing blend of every aspect of fly fishing that you can imagine. The fully stocked fly shop is stocked with industry professionals too. They are all happy to share their knowledge, teach you tricks or give you tips on how to fish the Kenai and Russian rivers or the Quartz and Crescent creeks. That's just a stop on your way to your own Alaska Fishing Trip adventure or on your way to the lodge. Their Lodge is the Riverfront Lodging and sits along the fish-rich stretch of the Upper Kenai River. While they are many Kenai River fishing lodges & guides to choose from...Alaska Troutfitters offers one of the best experiences & values you'll find. Experienced guides, a variety of fishing options, comfortable accommodations and dozens and dozens of rave reviews show you that Alaska Troutfitters is a cut above.
Riddle's Fishing Lodge

Riddle's Fishing Lodge

11 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
Riddle's Fishing Lodge sits on the bank of the Kenai River, about ten minutes from the town of Kenai. Guests are lodged in cabins that sleep 4-6 people and offer all of the conveniences of home. Each cabin has a full kitchen, private bath, TV, daily maid service, and linens. The cabins are non-smoking, but the grounds and porches are smoke friendly.
Angler's Lodge

Angler's Lodge

70 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $2,500 to $3,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
The Angler's Lodge sits on the banks of the Kenai River in between the towns of Kenai, Soldotna, Seward, and Homer. Homer is the Alaska capital for halibut fishing. The Kenai River is one of the worlds greatest fishing destinations. Being next to both locations makes the Angler's Lodge a haven for fishermen. This is a family owned Lodge and Marlene and Roger take good care of their guests. The menu is rich and the food is home cooked. Expect a lot of good food. Dinner is served family style. Expect Marlene to spoil you with baked halibut, Chicken Marcella, her strawberry rhubarb pie. You will likely get the best BBQ'd salmon you will ever eat too. Lunch is served on the boat or back at the lodge.
The River Crew

The River Crew

41 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $2,500 to $3,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $150 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
The River Crew offers guided Kenai River fishing and lodging provided through A Cabin by the Pond, which offers small, well-equipped cabins with easy access to the Kenai River. Welcome to the Kenai Peninsula and home to the world-famous Kenai River. Here you have access to King Salmon, Silver Salmon, Sockeye Salmon (by the millions), and Chum Salmon. Here you also can target Trophy Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden. By Trophy, we mean Rainbow Trout in the 30+ inch range.
Alaska Rivers Company

Alaska Rivers Company

148 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
6 - 7 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
4 - 5 Days: $1,500 to $2,000 Per Person
Half Day: $150 to $199 Per Person
Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
Alaska Rivers Company sits just off of the Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing and along the shores of the Kenai River. Getting here is fairly easy. You can drive from Anchorage in about 2.5 hours or you can fly into any of a number of small local airports, such as the one in Sterling. Alaska Rivers Company offers guided rafting and fishing trips along the upper Kenai River and around the Spencer Glacier area.

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