Kenai River Fish Species

Common Kenai River Fish Species Questions

What fish are in the Kenai River?

The Kenai River is home to a diverse range of fish species, including king salmon, sockeye salmon, silver salmon, pink salmon, chum salmon, as well as rainbow trout and Dolly Varden. Western Wilderness Adventures, staffed by knowledgeable guides, can help you target and catch these various species, ensuring a rewarding and exciting fishing experience on the Kenai River.

What is the biggest fish caught in the Kenai River?

The Kenai River is renowned for its record-breaking king salmon, with the largest ever caught weighing in at a staggering 97 pounds and 4 ounces. Western Wilderness Adventures, guided by their expertise and knowledge of the river, can lead you to prime locations where you might have the opportunity to hook into one of these massive king salmon, creating a truly unforgettable fishing adventure.

What kind of salmon is in Kenai River?

Western Wilderness Adventures, led by Captain Alex, offers thrilling fishing experiences on the Kenai River where various salmon species can be found. The river is renowned for its runs of all five Pacific salmon species: King (Chinook), Silver (Coho), Sockeye (Red), Pink (Humpy), and Chum salmon. Captain Alex's expertise ensures that anglers have the opportunity to target specific salmon species based on the season, providing a diverse and exciting fishing experience. For detailed information on the current salmon runs and the best time to target your preferred species, contact Western Wilderness Adventures directly for personalized guidance.

A Western Wilderness Adventures Guided Fishing Trip targets the top Kenai River Fish species including Arctic Char, Dolly Varden, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout (Steelhead), Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Coho Salmon, Pink Salmon, Sockeye Salmon. We primarily Fish the Pacific Ocean, Coal Creek, Crooked Creek.