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Alaska Fishing CHarters

With Jim Rusk Fishing

Welcome to Alaska. And our little fishing town of Soldotna, Alaska . Here you can fish for some of the millions of salmon returning to spawn in the Kenai Peninsula rivers and streams each summer. Or take advantage of the world class Trout fishery that we have here on the Kenai.

May, June & July

King Salmon

A typical King weighs 20-50 pounds. The Lower Kenai is well known for its run and the size of its King Salmon.

 June, July & August

Sockeye Salmon

Red Salmon are the premier salmon for eating, canning and smoking. They also provide one of our most unique fishing experiences.

 August, September & Qctober

Silver Salmon

Silver Salmon runs begin in early August and continue to October. Silver Salmon are especially fun to catch.

All Summer

Dolly Varden & Rainbow Trout

On the Kenai River you will find some fantastic Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden fishing.   Also in the spring we target Lake Trout and in the fall Rainbow Trout and Arctic Char on some of the local lakes.

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Alaska Fishing Charters

Are you dreaming of an Alaska fishing charter.  Make this year one that will forever be a cherished memory in your life’s angling adventures. We at Jim Rusk Fishing pledge to do everything in our power to make your Alaska fishing trip the best it can be.Do you have an irresistible urge to catch a fish you’ll remember forever? Have you tried fishing charters at other locations and not been satisfied with the service you received, Well you are in the right spot now!  Jim will always give 100% effort to make your trip the best possible expierience in Alaska.

Join us this summer for what will certainly be a fun and memorable visit. From early may till mid October we will be guiding anglers here on Alaska’s Kenai and Kasilof rivers, and make this year the year you come and experience our great state of Alaska.

Experienced Alaska Fishing Guide

Welcome from Kenai Fishing Guide Jim Rusk  for first-class fishing charters in Alaska this summer, you have come to the right guide. I was born in Soldotna Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula and I’ve been fishing here all my life.

 We’ve been arranging Alaska fishing charters for anglers from all over the world since 1987 on the Kenai River and Kasilof Rivers. We specialize in Alaska fishing charters for King Salmon, Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden and Lake Trout. I am an owner operator and not a big fancy lodge that puts little effort in the quality of your fishing guides. Jim as well as any guides he works with are all longtime seasoned veterans of guiding the local waters. Rest assured and book with confidence we will take good care of you sincerely!

Jim Rusk

Sample Fishing Report

Welcome to this years first 2013 fishing report for the Alaska Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. I’m happy to report that the fishing season has begun here in Alaska. This week I fished three days on the Kasilof River and it was great to be back on the River and although the fishing was slow we were able to catch a few nice Kings as well as some sea run dolly varden, I look for the fishing to steadily improve with each passing day and by next week should be having some good catches of King Salmon.

More Kenai River Fishing Reports

Read  more of our Kenai Daily fishing report to see hundreds of photos of the salmon, trout, halibut, and trout our clients have caught during our fishing charters over the last two decades.

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Kenai River report

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