The Kenai River is known across the globe for its salmon fishing. Often times, anglers book trips at Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodge specifically for our several salmon fishing day trips. After each fishing season, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game tracks and reports the Kenai River fish counts for year-to-year comparisons.
As the end of summer approaches, the prime time to fish many species ends, too. However, for rainbow trout, the best months are still ahead of us. The rainbow trout Alaska fishing season officially ends in November, but the best months include August and September. And here at Jimmie Jack Fishing, we’re steps from some of the best rainbow trout fishing in Alaska thanks to our idyllic spot on the Kenai River.
Few things are more identifiable with Alaska than coho salmon. Coho salmon (also known as silver salmon) is a species native to the Pacific northwest. Nicknamed the "fall prince of salmon," Coho is the most popular sport fish in the northwest, possibly in the world. The average weight of a silver salmon is seven to eleven pounds.
Arguably one of the most well-known rivers in the great Alaskan wilderness, the Kenai River is home to the largest annual Chinook salmon run. Anglers come from far and wide to experience this incredible river. If you need any more reason to join our fishing charters on a Kenai River Alaska fishing adventure, here are a few remarkable Kenai River facts.
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