Fill out the info below and someone from will get back to you.

Email Sent


Denise Lake Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
  • Type: Lodges
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing

Denise Lake Lodge sits in the town of Soldotna in the Kenai River Valley. They offer freshwater fishing, drifting, and fly fishing for salmon and trophy rainbow trout. The lodge is nicely equipped and offers three square meals per day, including a packed lunch stream side refreshment.

The accommodations are comfortable. The lodge consists of a main building and out-cabins which include private baths. One of the main attractions for this lodge is the Friday Night Fish Fry. It is an outstanding way to stuff yourself full of amazingly fresh fish and socialize at the same time. If your heart is into fishing, then Denise Lake Lodge is a place to consider. The location alone puts it on the top ten list for great lodges.

Fishing with Denise Lake Lodge

All of the guided fishing trips with Denise Lake Lodge are for a full eight hours. They provide all of the gear you need even the waders and rain gear. Your guides are people with many years of fishing the local waters. They know the rivers, and they understand the fish. They also know how to help guests have the best fishing experience, regardless of the fishermen's skill level. When you pay for a trip to fish, Denise Lake Lodge includes the packing and boxing of 50 pounds worth of fish for your flight home.

What Kinds of Fish Will you find in the Kenai River Valley?

The big target is always the King salmon. The Chinook ( King Salmon) is literally the biggest species of Pacific Salmon. The silvers are here too and from August 1 through September 15 is the Silver Salmon Derby. There are also the massive rainbows and the Dolly Varden. These fish are amazing to fish for sports fishermen. They fight like mad. The Dolly Varden is smart too. It will snap your line if you are not on top of your game. There is a great deal of wonderful fishing in the Kenai River Valley.

The Denise Lake Lodge offers a lot to its' guests.

There are outdoor BBQs and pick nick tables so you can cook and enjoy what you catch. They have complimentary canoes that guests can use to explore the local area. There is even laundry facilities for the guests to use. If this is your first time to Alaska, remember to pack layers of clothing. Good Merino Wool base layers work best. The temperature here in the summer ranges from 50 degrees to 80. Being able to be warm in the morning and cool in the afternoon is important. You will also need to order your own fishing license and King salmon stamp. Your hosts Jim and Elaine have an outstanding lodge. It is well worth considering as your destination.

  • Featured Video of Denise Lake Lodge

TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
  • 21 Reviews
  • LocationLocation
    Sleep QualitySleep Quality
    RoomsRooms
    ServiceService
    ValueValue
    CleanlinessCleanliness
TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
We had a fantastic time at Denise Lake Lodge - Summer 2018
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 21, 2018
  • My son and I spent five days at the lodge and enjoyed every minute of it. We stayed in cabins 44 & 45, small, clean, basic and comfortable. Jim and Elaine are good, caring people who made sure that...
  • 2 Helpful Votes
  • Read Full Review
Family fishing trip
4.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 17, 2017
  • We stayed her for 7 nights and done 6 days fishing. The lodge is about 5 minutes from Soldotna on a beautiful lake setting. We had the package which included breakfast and lunch. We made no special...
  • 1 Helpful Vote
  • Read Full Review
Thoroughly Enjoyable and Hassle Free
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 14, 2017
  • My husband and I purchased a package and stayed at Denise Lake Lodge from Saturday to Saturday. It was my first time to Alaska; my husband's third. Our room was in the main lodge. It was comfortable...
  • 1 Helpful Vote
  • Read Full Review

You may also be interested in

  • Deshka Wilderness Lodge
  • 7 Reviews
    TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    View More Info
  • Alaska River Adventures
  • 183 Reviews
    TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    View More Info
  • Alaska Heavenly Lodge
  • 125 Reviews
    TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
    View More Info
  • Alaska Drift Away Fishing
  • 83 Reviews
    TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
  • Approximate Cost:
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person
    Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
    View More Info