Kenai Riverside Sportfishing Lodge

Stay in a cozy cabin and go fishing on the beautiful Kenai River.

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Accommodation: 3 nights
  • Starting at: $1898 / per person
  • Availability: June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: Transfer provided to Cooper Landing, just a 2-hour scenic drive from Anchorage. The lodge sits on the upper reaches of the Kenai River, world-renown for wild salmon and trophy trout fishing. This riverside retreat is the perfect base of daily guided fishing. All fishing gear is included, but you are welcome to bring your own. Enjoy free time to relax and listen to the gentle flow of the river from the riverside decks, or take a sauna. Freshly prepared, home cooked meals are included and served in the main lodge.

Tour Overview

Kenai Riverside Lodge is situated on the scenic banks of the Upper Kenai River in Cooper Landing, the heart of the Kenai Peninsula in Southcentral Alaska. Kenai Riverside Lodge offers the perfect balance of unique accommodations, home-cooked meals, and an array of activities to choose from including salmon fishing, fly fishing, rafting float trips, nearby hiking and wildlife viewing. An authentic and uniquely Alaskan ambiance, there is nothing quite like relaxing on the lodge’s expansive riverside deck while scoping for a bald eagle or watching salmon swim by in the mesmerizing turquoise waters of the Kenai River. Relax in your cabin when you are not out and about fishing or enjoying the Kenai’s many outdoor activities at this world famous fishing destination.

What's Included

  • 3 nights accommodation (or more, depending on the program you book)
  • Meals at lodge during stay
  • Fishing gear and equipment
  • Fishing up to eight hours per day (by boat in nearby river system)
  • Van transfer to/from Anchorage
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Shipping fee for packaged fish, alcoholic beverages, fishing license/King salmon stamp, and gratuities.


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Tour Itinerary


Fish for salmon, trout, and dolly varden from this perfectly situated lodge on the Kenai River. Your fishing options and destinations will be scheduled in advance of your visit.


Day
1

Anchorage to Kenai Riverside Lodge

In the afternoon (around 3:00pm) depart Anchorage for a scenic two hour drive to Cooper Landing, home of Kenai Riverside Lodge and the Kenai Riverside Fishing program. Upon arrival you will be greeted for an orientation and tour of the property with time to settle into your cabin before dinner. After being briefed by the seasoned fishing staff on what to expect over the next few days, enjoy a relaxing evening and prepare for tomorrow's fishing adventure. Overnight at Kenai Riverside Lodge.


Day
2

Kenai Riverside Lodge

Fishing days, as selected in advance of your visit, are based from Kenai Riverside Lodge. Fish up to eight hours per day with other anglers (novice to accomplished) and the experienced and friendly guides on the upper and lower Kenai River. Fishing takes place by boat or on the riverbanks. Overnight at Kenai Riverside Lodge.


Day
3

Kenai Riverside Lodge

Fishing on the Kenai River today. The lodge can also arrange for halibut charters, as well as coho salmon fishing in Resurrection Bay, depending on the season. Overnight at Kenai Riverside Lodge.


Day
4

Kenai Riverside Lodge to Anchorage

After breakfast, bid farewell to Kenai Riverside Lodge and return to Anchorage via shuttle arriving by noon.


Fishing takes place from shore, in drift or power boats. Please note that rivers can be closed to fishing for certain time periods to protect the salmon. There also are limits for each type of fish being able to fish/keep depending on the type of fish. Some fish, like trout is catch and release only. Those regulations have been established to protect the different fish species and it may change from season to season. Often, each person is limited to 2 catches either per day or per season. The outlined "fish" schedule is approximate only to give a general guideline. June 10 - June 25: First run of sockeye salmon plus first run of king salmon. July 15 - July 31: Second run of king salmon. July 15 - August 10: Second run of sockeye salmon August 1 - August 20: Silver salmon on Resurrection Bay August 20 - September 5: Silver salmon on the Lower Kenai. August 5 - End of September: Prime trout fishing on the Upper Kenai River July through September: Fishing for Dolly Varden



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Cancellation Policy:

Any time after our written confirmation and up to 121 days: 20% cancellation fee
120 to 91 days prior to lodge stay date: 40% cancellation fee
90 to 46 days prior to lodge stay date: 60% cancellation fee
45 to 0 days prior to lodge stay date: 100% cancellation fee



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