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Half day = 5 hours or Full day = 8 hours
RED SALMON FISHING TRIPS • FOR KENAI OR KASILOF
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The Alaska Red Salmon, also known as Sockeye, makes their charge up the Kasilof and Kenai River starts with the first run starting in June to early July, and then again July to early August.
While Sockeye salmon are one of the smaller species of Pacific salmon, they are the most desired by Alaskans. Growing between 18 to 31 inches in length and weighing 6-12 pounds on average, and a fun and animated salmon to catch. The yearly average during mid-July of Reds swimming into the Kenai ranges from 900,000 to 1.5 million, can last for several weeks, and the Kasilof ranges from 250,000 to 500,000 from mid-June to mid-July. In 2006 over 2 million Kenai Reds entered the river within a few weeks. The daily bag limit for Sockeye Salmon now stands at 3 or 6 except for the Russian River where the daily limit at this time is three.
On both the Kenai and Kasilof River we’ll shore-up and fish each area for minutes to hours, which varies depending on the tide and fish activity. If you’re new to the whole experience and need a little help with your technique, we’ll take the time to show you!