Kenai River Professional Guides Association

Redoubt Reporter

Kenai River anglers are allowed to catch and keep kings of any size this month, as long as they do it with a single unbaited hook. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game made that decision after analyzing the projections for the run and the outcome of the early Kenai king run last month.

But sport fishing guides worry that taking big kings out of the river will hurt the population long term. They’re asking anglers to release the large kings they catch anyway.

CIRI offers access to Kenai river fishing

Jul 3, 2018
Redoubt Reporter

Cook Inlet Region Incorporated is expanding its permitting program for public access to the Kenai River this year.