Owner Dean Schlehofer
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Alaska Fishing Lodge Trips
Welcome to King of the River! We’re an Alaska fishing lodge celebrating 37 years of business guiding people from all over the world on the Kenai Peninsula. Below you can find our premium river guide services designed for you in mind!
Kenai River King Salmon Fishing Trips & Rates
The Kenai is home to King, Silver, Red and Pink Salmon which return every year in record numbers. We’re located just outside of Soldotna, Alaska, you will find yourself at home on the world famous Alaska Kenai River that attracts local residents and people throughout the world. King Salmon weighing an average 30 to 70 lbs promises memories to last a lifetime!
Kenai River Silver Salmon Fishing Trips & Rates
Alaska’s Silver or Coho Salmon run is considered the “residents choice” and is known for its fighting spirit. Our guided Silver Salmon trips offer you premium access to the Kenai’s Silver Salmon, which average from 10-13 lbs. Get ready for some explosive and animated fishing with the famous Kenai Silver Salmon!
Kasilof River Drift Boat Fishing Trips & Rates
We offer a unique Alaskan fishing experience on our drift boat guided services. We provide access to Alaska’s King Salmon, Silver Salmon and Red Salmon fishing on the Kasilof River. King of the River take you to the Kasilof river, known to local residents as one of the top salmon fishing areas for big game fishing. View our Kasilof river rates.
Halibut Fishing Charters & Rates
If you are not fishing Alaskan waters for Halibut you’re miss out on the adventure of a lifetime. King of the River brings Alaskan’s and Visitors alike directly to these giants of the sea. Experience has taught us how to locate and catch these barn door-sized Halibut which each year customers have caught them in the 200 and 300 pound class. King salmon not big enough for you… View our Halibut charter rates.
Fly in Fishing Trips, Flightseeing & Rates
Discover Alaska fishing and adventures that will last a lifetime! King of the River is happy to feature Fly in Salmon fishing for either half-day or full-day trips. We also offer a birds eye view of Alaska through several flightseeing packages. View the great Alaska brown bears, peer into active Volcanos and fly over Alaska mountain ranges like Denali, North America’s largest mountain! View our Fly in packages and rates.
We provide premium river fishing guide services that are designed with your fishing experience in mind! Our boats are eco-friendly and roomy for an enjoyable Kenai, Alaska fishing adventure! Come join us for World-Class fishing on the Kenai & Kasilof Rivers. Depending on the season anglers can fish for Kenai king salmon, silver salmon, or sockeye salmon. We also have multi-day fishing trips available if you wish to go halibut fishing. Our Kenai fishing guide service specializes in creating incredible vacation experiences in one of Earth’s last wild frontiers. In 2022 our clients landed over 2,000 salmon on both the Kasilof River and Kenai River!
Kenai River is home to the world's largest salmon! Each year between 15,000 and 25,000 Kings pass through in July alone, and we offer you the chance to hook your own Kenai River King Salmon!Learn more
We offer an unparalleled drift boat King Salmon fishing experience! We’ll guide you down the Kasilof river, known to local residents as one of the top salmon fishing areas for big game fishing.Learn more
Experience the explosive power of our Alaska Silver Salmon! Our guided Silver Salmon trips offer you premium access to the Kenai River Silver Salmon run, which average from 10-13 lbs.Learn more