Kenai River Guiding Service

Kasilof River Drift Boat King Salmon Fishing

Kasilof River drift boat King Salmon fishing at its best! We offer an unparalleled, all Alaska drift boat King Salmon fishing experience. The Kasilof River headwaters begin at the Tustumena Glacier and Lake tucked 15 miles inward of the Kenai Peninsula. King of the River will drift you down the pristine waters, known to local residents as one of the top salmon fishing areas for big game fishing.

The Kasilof River experience offers access to some of the best King Salmon fishing each season. Below we will highlight these in order to help you achieve the highest success you desire!

*Accommodations at King of the River are non-commercial and free as only a guest. There is no charge reflected in our fishing packages.

Prices based on per person.

Half day = 5 hours or Full day = 8 hours


Month Half Day Full Day: Free Lodging
May* $190.00 $300.00
June* $190.00 $300.00
July $190.00 $300.00
FREE accommodations for our customers fishing the Kasilof River May through July, booking the full-day King Salmon Fishing package. Ask about our Fish Processing!
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Month Half Day: Free Lodging Full Day: Free Lodging
August $190.00 $300.00
September $190.00 $300.00
Notice: May 16th to June 30th, 2 per day/2 in possession, only 1 may be a wild salmon recognized by the presence of the adipose fin (fish with an adipose fin may be kept only Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays) Average is 97 percent hatchery king/3 percent wild king in the Kasilof: May to June) July 1 to July 31, 1 per day/1 in possession. Wild/natural kings can be kept in July. 100% percent wild/natural king salmon in July. Wild/natural silver can be kept in August and September. There is no hatchery salmon between July and September. Five kings per season.
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Kenai River is home to the world's largest salmon! Each year between 40,000 to 45,000 Kings pass through in July alone, and we offer you the chance to hook your own Kenai King Salmon!
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Kasilof Salmon Fishing


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.
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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.
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