Kenai, Kasilof Rivers October 2019

Hi everyone well I’m sad to report that the 2019 Salmon and Trout fishing season here in Alaska on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers has ended here at Jim Rusk Fishing. The boats have been winterized and put away and … Continue reading

Kenai River september 2019

When the spawn is on – A look at the lifecycle of salmon Salmon are amazing creatures. There are five species of Pacific salmon native to the freshwaters of Alaska – Chinook (king), Coho (silver), Chum (dog or keta), Sockeye … Continue reading

Kenai River 2019

Kenai Rainbows Managing Trout on the Kenai Peninsula By Brian Marston A large Kenai River resident rainbow trout from the spring of 2017 season. The Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) population in the Kenai River of Southcentral Alaska is one of … Continue reading

Salmon preparation and care

How to care for your catch and other useful information courtesy of Alaska department of fish and game. From field, to fillet, to freezer – Caring for your Catch. July is prime fishing time in Alaska. And salmon are arguably … Continue reading