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2016 Season Highlights

2016 Season Highlights

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to take a look back on the past season.  Without a doubt 2016 will be best remembered for the improved numbers of king salmon on both the Kenai and the Kasilof Rivers.  Both the early and late runs on […]

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Shift in focus from Kings to Sockeye and Silvers has changed “the best time” to visit.

Shift in focus from Kings to Sockeye and Silvers has changed “the best time” to visit.

As most are aware, our king salmon returns are just not what they once were. Recent years have seen low enough returns to warrant complete closures and seeing this writing on the wall had us looking in alternative directions many years back. It was time to give […]

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Looking for the perfect time to visit with lots of fish and no crowds? Try June.

Next year will be my 25th season of guiding on the Kenai and the Kasilof Rivers and to say I have seen a few changes would definitely be an understatement.  The inherent ups and downs associated with salmon runs naturally keeps you on your toes as no […]

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Are you planning a trip for 2015? Act now for the best lodging and fishing dates!

Are you planning a trip for 2015?  Act now for the best lodging and fishing dates!

If you are thinking of visiting the Kenai Peninsula during the summer of 2015, now is a really good time to start narrowing down your dates and secure both lodging and fishing reservations.  In particular the sockeye and the silver salmon fisheries have both gained in popularity over […]

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Approaching spring means fishing season is just around the corner!

It has been a very odd winter here on the Kenai Peninsula with much warmer temperatures than we are accustomed to and far less snow.  Indeed it is far from over but the thawing river and warmer, longer days are starting to hint at the arrival of […]

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Fish on for 2014!

Low and behold, the new year is here.  With all the wonderful memories of 2013 still fresh in our minds, it is finally time to focus on a brand new season. If you have a trip to Alaska in your plans for 2014, now is the time to […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I am thankful for Giant Kenai River Rainbows (and my wife).  What are you thankful for!?

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Interesting Series on Kenai Kings

Here is a link to a multi-part series our local paper is doing chronicling the history of Alaska and Kenai King Salmon and the recent woes the species has seen statewide in recent seasons: http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-01/introduction-morris-communications-presents-the-case-for-conserving-the-kenai-king  

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33350 Keystone Drive, Soldotna, AK 99669
Phone: (1800) 622-1177
Website: kenai-guides.com
Email: mgfish@gci.net

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