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Kenai Jim's Lodge & Guide Service

2 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $1,000 to $2,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $500 to $1,000 Per Person
  • Type: Lodges
  • Fishing: Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing

Kenai Jim's Lodge is located in Soldotna, Alaska, and along the Kenai River. Fishermen who fish with Kenai Jim's Lodge have access to four of the five species of Pacific Salmon, Pacific Halibut, Rainbow Trout, and Dolly Varden.

Guests are lodged in Condo like units. Each unit has a private bathroom, a separate sitting in living area, a full kitchen, dining room, electric stove with oven, dishwasher, and a color TV. For guests who are not interested in cooking the local area offers over three dozen restaurants.

Fishing with Kenai Jim's Lodge

Guests of the Lodge can choose between saltwater fishing or freshwater fishing. For Pacific Halibut, guests board either a 28 or 32-foot charter boat that hold upwards of six people. The lodge targets Pacific Halibut near Ninilchik, Alaska, which is about a 40-mile boat ride from the lodge.

For freshwater fishing, King Salmon are normally the main attraction. King Salmon or Chinook Salmon run from May through July and are the largest of the Pacific Salmon. Sockeye Salmon run from mid-June through the end of July and are one of the most abundant salmon that enter the Kenya River. Silver Salmon or Coho Salmon run from August through September. Though smaller than King Salmon, Silver Salmon are known for their fight. Pink Salmon show up in August but only in even-numbered years. Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden are fished on June through October.

McKinney a river is world-famous for fishing and as you can see, there're a lot of fishing opportunities here. Kenai Jim's Lodge makes an excellent base and guide for all of your fishing needs along the Kenai River.

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Great experience!!!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 18, 2016
  • Jim took us fishing on Kenai River and we had a great experience - one of the highlights of our Alaska trip! Very friendly, professional, thanks a lot Jim!
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Great fishing guide
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on July 11, 2013
  • Jim is a great guide, very helpful, calm, talks you thru landing your fish. Big help when you have a giant king on and don't want to lose it! All equipment top of the line. Used his service 3...
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