Owner Dean Schlehofer
Owner & operator Dean Schlehofer has guided thousands of clients over 40 years.Make A Reservation
|Month||Half Day||Full Day|
|August – October||$200.00||$300.00|
The run usually starts the first of August. Clients land an average of 6 Silvers over 17 lbs each, many over 16 lbs each, and plenty of 15 lbs each. Silver salmon fishing tends to be more relaxing than fishing for Kings and the daily bag limit for Silvers now stands at 2 per person. For September, the daily bag limit for Silvers now stands at 3 per person.
You can expect quality and professional guide services from King of the River. We take great care in making your day on the river a memorable experience. After a day on the Kenai River our staff will be there to help you unload, filet your catch for easy shipping, and snap pictures of your catch which are published on our website.
Our Fishing Boats are eco-friendly aluminum boats with four armrest cushion seats and rod holders. We are professionally certified as guides by the Coast Guard and hold a license issued by them. We are also insured with the state of Alaska. One of the guides has a deckhand who will assist you in your fishing and will professionally clean your catch for you. We have the highest quality of fishing gear (rods and reels), unlimited tackle and bait, life jackets. King of the River will take care of all the details. You just sit back and fish! Without a doubt we are Alaska’s number one guide service!
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