Get Ready for the Ultimate Fishing Adventure: Salmon Fishing on the Kenai River in June and July

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The Kenai River in Alaska is known for its abundant salmon runs, making it a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. And the best time to experience this thrill is during the months of June and July. The weather is warm and perfect for outdoor activities, and the salmon runs are at their peak.

June and July are considered the peak season for salmon fishing on the Kenai River. During this time, thousands of anglers from all over the world flock to the river in search of the ultimate fishing adventure. The salmon runs are strong, providing anglers with a higher chance of landing a trophy fish. Not only that, but the weather is mild and perfect for fishing, making it a memorable experience for all.

Booking your trip to the Kenai River in June and July is a must for anyone looking to maximize their fishing experience. With the best weather, fish runs, and stunning scenery, you’re guaranteed to have the time of your life. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to catch the salmon of your dreams. Book now with Kenai Fly Fish and get ready for the ultimate fishing adventure!


Kenai River Fish Species

Rainbow Trout

Kenai River rainbows can be well over 30 inches and up to 20lbs!

Dolly Varden Char

Dollies range of all sizes and can reach up to about 12 lbs.


Steelhead are very uniform in shape and average around 28 inches. These amazing, acrobatic fish are often a fly fisherman’s favorite to target.

King Salmon

The Kenai River is open to motorized boats, allowing us chase the bite, and stay on the fish!

Sockeye Salmon

Sockeye salmon (also called red salmon) are the most popular salmon to catch on the Kenai Peninsula.

Coho Salmon

Ranging anywhere from 5-20lbs, coho are acrobatic and are probably the most aggressive salmon out there.

Pink Salmon

Pinks are completely underrated, they are extremely aggressive to catch and come in by the millions!


Guided ocean fishing on the world-famous Kenai Peninsula