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Alaska / Washington Salmon, Steelhead & Halibut Fishing Guides, Charters & Lodging

     Soldotna, Alaska                                                Forks, Washington


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Whether you're looking to plan an Alaska salmon & halibut fishing vacation or a salmon or steelhead fishing trip on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, helpful info on how to catch salmon and / or steelhead on your own, recipes, Kenai Peninsula tide tables for halibut fishing or clamming, or perhaps some of the web's most popular fishing bulletin boards / forums ... you've found the right place!

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July 3, 2015 ... Happy Birthday America! The 4th of July is not only a celebration of our country's independence, but on our schedule, it also signifies prime fishing time!

First-run kings in our Alaska fishing season are now just a memory, but the sockeye run in the Kasilof is off to the largest start in over a decade and limits have already been doubled to six fish per angler for the remainder of the season!

We also will be busy chasing second-run kings later this month and silvers throughout August and September.

We still have a few scattered dates left to fill in July and if your schedule is flexible enough to match up on one of these holes, we're offering some rare mid-season savings on these dates!


The earliest increase to a six sockeye limit in recent years means we'll see lots of hauls like this in coming weeks!


Looking ahead, we're anxiously hoping for a repeat of last season's simply enormous return of fall salmon on the Olympic Peninsula

This fishery provides an opportunity to chase both king and silver salmon on the same day and we'll start this fishery up in late September and target salmon through mid-November at which point we'll begin our transition over to winter steelhead.

We still have some prime dates available for both of these fisheries, so please feel free to contact us if you'd like to get into some some great action this fall / winter!!

Join us in over two decades of making dreams come true on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula!

Alaska Salmon, Halibut & Trout Fishing Trips & Packages from June 1 to September 15.

Kasilof River, Alaska Fishing Guides

- Kenai, Kasilof Rivers - Homer, Seward, Ninilchik saltwater - Western Cook Inlet fly outs -

For two decades, we've offered both local anglers as well as visitors to Alaska unsurpassed service and expertise fishing one the world's greatest salmon & halibut sportfishing destinations: Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.

Join Bob, the Kasilof River's longest full-time guide, for a day or two of driftboat-based salmon fishing or experience one of the area's other numerous fisheries with one the Kenai Peninsula's most experienced team of salmon, halibut, and trout fishing guides.

You can choose from single-day fishing charters or a fishing / lodging packages. Our Alaska fishing season runs from late May through early September.

Our guided Alaska fishing trips / packages include Kenai & Kasilof River king, silver, and sockeye salmon, Deep Creek halibut fishing,  Seward combo charters, trophy trout, fly-outs, glacier cruises, razor clamming & more.

We offer our guests a number of choices for waterfront lodging too. You can choose from both cabins or lodge-style accommodations, most with waterfront including: lakefront, nestled along the banks of the Kenai or Kasilof Rivers, or overlooking Cook Inlet. There are cabin choices ranging from small and intimate (perfect for couples) ranging to large, exquisite hand-crafted log cabins that will sleep up to ten!

We take pride in providing the highest personal service: starting with honest, no-hassle trip planning -- all the way through to helping you and your catch of Alaskan salmon & halibut make it home safely!

Washington Fall Salmon, Winter Steelhead, and Spring Chinook Fishing

- Olympic Peninsula, Steelhead and Salmon Fishing Guides -

Now somewhat famous thanks to the books / movies of Twilight, and now the Nat Geo Channel's spectacle of The Legend of Mick Dodge, for many years the small town of Forks (pop. ~3100) was only known amongst a small segment of the public for three things: giant trees, unparalleled annual rainfall, and great fishing!

Join us on a float trip on one of the many rivers around Forks on the renowned Olympic Peninsula for king salmon to 60 pounds, silver (coho) salmon to 25, and the world's largest strain of winter-run steelhead like this one to the right. A trip with Bob offers you over two decades of guiding experience on some of the salmon and steelhead's world most fabled streams: the Hoh, Sol Duc, Bogachiel, and Calawah Rivers.

We cater to both conventional and fly anglers and you can even do both during the course of a single day if you wish. Fishing techniques are typically very hands-on but are also able to be geared towards anglers of any ability level. If there's a particular technique that you wish to learn or utilize, we'll be happy to accommodate your request.

We offer guests the opportunity to fish from either a heated driftboat or inflatable Puma raft,  so we have the flexibility to fish any section of river at any water level. Our Washington salmon & steelhead fishing season runs from September through late May and offers anglers world-class fisheries within a few hours drive of the Seattle area.


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To Contact Us by Phone :

Toll Free, year-round: 866-Fish2Day (866-347-4232)

Local Numbers

(907) 202-4747 June 1 - September 15 in Soldotna, Alaska

(360) 374-2091 Sept. 15 - May 31 in Forks, Washington

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