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

Alaska Hooksetters is located in the town of Kenai in the heart of the Kenai peninsula. The lodge sits on five acres of beautiful woodland. The view is of the Kenai River Valley. Expect creature comforts with rustic charm and modern convenience. The main lodge guests 4-5 people and has two private baths. There are four cabins that sleep up to three people, and each has a private bath.

Meals here are served family style, and the food is good. The dining hall and kitchen are housed in two yurts and offer an excellent place for dinner and breakfast. Expect meals to be healthy and robust on a five-star scale. The guest experience is private, but the covered fire pit serves as a central gathering spot in the evening and guests can talk about fishing as they socialize over appetizers.

Fishing with Alaska Hooksetters

This is a lodge that allows you to fish freshwater or saltwater. The Kenai peninsula is a world class fishing destination. Saltwater fishing includes Pacific Halibut, Saltwater Salmon, Rockfish, Lingcod and potentially even a Salmon Shark. Freshwater fishing includes all five species of Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, Arctic Grayling and more.

Fishing Opportunities and Trips

Alaska Hooksetters offers a variety of fishing adventures. Those include saltwater charters and freshwater charters. They also include fly-out fishing trips to some remote locations. The local area is rich in fish. This is an excellent area to fly fish or cast for fish using a spinner rod. The rainbow trout here are huge. A fly-out trip to the smaller Copper river might land you a Trophy Rainbow. There is a lot to do here for fishermen. All of the fishing gear is provided by the lodge or the charters.

Family Friendly and Entertaining

The wildlife here is amazing. The scenery will be something you remember forever. Expect to see bears, both grizzlies and black bear. Expect to see eagles, not just one or two but dozens. Expect to see moose. The moose population here is quite large. It is very common to see cows and calves. There are Hundreds of species of birds. There are hiking trails and flight-seeing trips that make the local area an outstanding destination for both fishermen and families Alaska Hooksetters offers excellent accommodations in a private setting at affordable prices. This is the perfect lodge for a family of fishermen or for the family and a fisherman. Note: You must buy your own fishing license. If you are fishing for King Salmon, you will need a King Salmon stamp. You can order both online through the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Allow plenty of time for it to arrive by mail.

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Ken G 2018 Alaska fishing trip
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on September 2, 2018
  • This was our 2nd year at hook setter and 4 th year with Russell fishing. We had a outstanding time lots of fun, first class service and great food. The fishing was outstanding. Karen, Glenn and...
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Great Return Visit to Hooksetters
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Reviewed By on August 22, 2018
  • Just returned from my second stay at Alaska Hooksetters. The first time was excellent and this time was even better. The accommodations are quite comfortable and the food is good. Fishing trips are...
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Another great experience
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Reviewed By on August 3, 2018
  • This was our 5th trip to Alaska Hooksetter Lodge and our third time to stay in the lower rooms in the lodge. The "lower" rooms consist of three bedrooms with a common living room and a single...
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