Boat Launch Sites for KFF

Premier Boat Launches for Kenai Fly Fish Excursions

Embark on your fishing adventure with Kenai Fly Fish, where we utilize some of the best boat launches on the Kenai River and its surroundings to give you access to Alaska’s most prolific fishing grounds. The timing of our trips is designed to optimize your chances of landing the catch of a lifetime, often meaning an early start to the day. We encourage you to arrive at your designated launch site with plenty of time to spare, allowing for a smooth start to your day and to accommodate for any boat launch fees.

Key Boat Launch Locations for Kenai Fly Fish

Our selection of boat launches is carefully chosen based on the species we’re targeting and the current fishing conditions. Each site offers unique access to the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers’ abundant waters. Here are the primary boat launches we utilize:

  • Lower Skilak Boat Launch: A gateway to the serene waters of Skilak Lake, offering excellent opportunities for a variety of salmon species.
  • Bings Landing Boat Launch: Perfectly positioned for easy access to prime fishing spots along the Kenai River.
  • Izaak Walton Boat Launch: A favored starting point for those looking to explore the river’s middle sections.
  • End of Keystone Boat Launch: Offers secluded access to less crowded fishing areas, ideal for those early morning starts.
  • Swiftwater Campground Boat Launch: Conveniently located in Soldotna, providing quick entry to some of the Kenai’s most productive waters.
  • Centennial Park Boat Launch: Situated in the heart of Soldotna, this launch is a popular choice for its central location and access to various fishing locales.
  • Pillars Landing Boat Launch: Known for its picturesque setting and proximity to excellent fishing areas, especially for king and sockeye salmon.
  • Eagle Rock Boat Launch: Offers a strategic point for accessing both upstream and downstream fishing adventures on the Kenai River.
  • Kasilof River Boat Launch: A prime location for those looking to target the unique fishing opportunities offered by the Kasilof River.
  • Tustumena Lake Boat Launch: Provides access to the wild and scenic Tustumena Lake, known for its trophy-sized fish and breathtaking landscapes.

Planning Your Trip

As you prepare for your Kenai Fly Fish adventure, remember that the key to a successful and enjoyable trip is preparation. Arriving early at your launch site not only ensures a timely start but also helps in making the most of the peak fishing hours. Whether you’re an experienced angler or new to the sport, our expert guides at Kenai Fly Fish are ready to lead you to the best fishing spots accessible from these boat launches.

Book your next fishing expedition with Kenai Fly Fish and discover the unparalleled beauty and thrilling catches that the Kenai River, Kasilof River, and their surrounding waters have to offer. Let’s make your Alaskan fishing dreams a reality.