Okay so If you are planning a trip to Alaska to fish the Kenai River I wanted to go over some reasons why I think you should pick Jim Rusk Fishing.
1. I am a lifetime resident of the local Kenai area, and have spent a lifetime fishing the local waters.
2. Jim Rusk Fishing has been in business since 1987 and 2024 will be my 38th consecutive year as a local Kenai River fishing guide.
3. As an owner and operator I take great pride in providing a high quality angling experience to all my customers and will always go the extra mile to ensure the best possible guided fishing trip that I can.
4. Yes I am always serious about catching fish however I will always try try to make the trip a fun time for all onboard with some good laughs and great times, regardless if your an avid fisherman or a beginner we will take good care of you.
5. I take pride in having high quality equipment and you will be using in my opinion the best rods reels and tackle that money can buy for whatever species you are fishing for.
6. My boat is a custom willie boat designed specifically for the Kenai River and is an extremely comfortable fishing machine setup to fish four anglers in absolute luxury. Lots of dry storage and the most comfortable bently chairs for each angler that you can get.
7. We use only the best Mercury outboards meticulously maintained and in perfect working order.
8. We are fully licensed with the US coastguard, the US fish and wildlife service and the Alaska state parks. and insured as well.
9. We are always first aid certified and in compliance with safety equipment on board the boat to include first aid kit, Life jackets, Fire extinguisher, throwable flotation device, signal flares, just to name a few.
10. The Kenai River is a competitive fishery and nothing is more important to your success  than your guide, there is a handful of guides who catch the majority of the fish and are competitive day in and day out for all species. Jim Rusk is one of these guides and am always willing to provide references with names and numbers of long time clients from all over the country.

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