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Alaska Drift Away Fishing

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Alaska Drift Away Fishing
  • 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
  • Type: Charters & Guides Lodges
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing

The Alaska Drift Away Fishing guide service hosts guests on both the Kenai River and the Kasilof River. They focus on quality Salmon Fishing and targeting big, Trophy Rainbow Trout via fly fishing and raft/drifting. They welcome both fly fishermen and spin casters, and if you need lodging, they have a lodging available too.

The Alaska Drift Away Fishing is easy to get to as they sit just off of Alaska Highway 1 between Sterling and Soldotna. You can fly into any of the local cities, such as Sterling or you can drive from Anchorage which will take you about 2.5-3 hours.

Day Trip Fishing Adventures with Alaska Drift Away Fishing

Day trip fishing adventures are typically powerboat fishing on the Kenai River for Salmon, big Rainbows, and Dolly Varden Char. Depending on when you arrive you might have access to King Salmon, Silver Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Pinks, and Chum Salmon. You will always have access to big, fat Rainbow Trout and large Dolly Varden. The Rainbow Trout on the Kenai reach 33-inches in length and are fairly wild fish. Expect plenty of fight from both the Dolly Varden and the Rainbow Trout.

Overall, expect your day trip fishing adventure to be full of fishing opportunities, especially if you target Sockeye Salmon which have runs here in the millions of fish.

Guided Salmon Fishing with Alaska Drift Away Fishing

Both the Kasilof and the Kenai Rivers are prolific salmon fisheries. The Kasilof is considerably overshadowed by the reputation of the Kenai River, but don't be fooled. It is a river that is just as grand and with just as many fishing opportunities. The Kasilof is a quieter experience as people are drawn to the Kenai because that is where the world-record King Salmon was caught.

Either river could produce the next world-record. The Alaska Drift Away Fishing offers its guests world-class salmon fishing on both rivers. Expect outstanding boats that are comfortable, clean, and practical for fishing all day. Expect quality guides with the experience to guide you safely down these rivers and still put you over the big fish.

Be sure to check with the service when you book if you are interested in targeting a specific species of Salmon as the salmon are not all in the rivers at the same time.


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WOW!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 17, 2020
  • Jeremy is AWESOME. He knows his river, where and how to find the fish. He has also secured great referral partners for halibut fishing and float plane fly-in trips. Every aspect of this trip...
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salmon fishing from mouth of Skilak Lake & south
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 15, 2020
  • Returned to Alaska and fished again with Jeremy and Nigel. They do a great job and we really enjoyed ourselves despite the weather, which was rainy most of the day. Nonetheless, highly recommended.
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Our family trip
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 13, 2020
  • We could not ask for a better trip to Alaska. Alaska Drift Away Fishing took care of every step of the way. With all the chaos of the Covid issue Jeremy and Andrea remained flexible right up to our...
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