With its majestic mountains, pristine waters, and unscathed wilderness, it’s no wonder that the Kenai Peninsula is considered a premier destination for anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Ensconced on the mighty bluffs of the Cook Inlet, Jimmie Jack’s Fishing Lodge offers an immaculate gateway to Alaska’s playground. As one can imagine, the ideal setting presented in one of the most beautiful regions of the world is the perfect place to experience fishing in Alaska. It’s no secret that we have some of the highest catch rates in the state, but even so, our recommendation is to hire an Alaskan fishing guide. The opportunity to catch and release one of the largest king salmon in the history of the world. Nine out of the 10 largest king salmon in the world were caught on the Kenai River!
Fishing in Alaska happens all year round, but, if you are coming from out of state, you’ll likely be visiting in the summer, and June fishing in Alaska is hard to beat. The peak season for many species will be occurring in June, so your chance at a personal best is not out of reach. Early summer fishing in Alaska can be very rewarding and you’re about to find out why.