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King of the River

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45726 Davison Ave, Kenai, AK 99611-5973
+1 800-478-9901
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Great Time on the Kenai!

I’ve always read about the Kenai River and all it has to offer. I decided to make my first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
densealcos05
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Chandler, Arizona
via mobile
Just amazing!

We were told by all other fishng guides n the Kenai River that there's no way we were going to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debra M
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Dallas, TX
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We provide premium river guide services for the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers, and are designed with your fishing experience in mind! Our boats are eco-friendly and roomy for an enjoyable Kenai, Alaska fishing adventure.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“great fishing” (2 reviews)
“king salmon” (2 reviews)
“dean” (10 reviews)
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45726 Davison Ave, Kenai, AK 99611-5973
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+1 800-478-9901
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve always read about the Kenai River and all it has to offer. I decided to make my first experience on this river with Dean and Travis. These guys know what they’re doing. We fished for 10 hours and they never lost any steam or...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told by all other fishng guides n the Kenai River that there's no way we were going to catch much of anything this year because the stock is so low. But within an hour of setting out, my son snagged a 38 lb...More

1  Thank Debra M
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The owner was very rude in his interactions with us. We called and asked there was space to store our fish caught in Homer and they said yes, but when we arrived he was very angry about it. The entire ordeal with the lodging was...More

Thank AKfisher1460
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KingOfTheRiver, Owner at King of the River, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

First of all, I am sorry what happened to you and your members. My booking agent was not aware that you have not notified her how many boxes you are going to bring from Homer. You brought them hundred of pounds. One of your fish...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

King of the River is a great fishing charter to use if you want to catch a big king salmon. Dean, the guide, is very knowledgeable and passionate about what he does. He knows the best spots to bring you and will do everything in...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Dean is a knowledgeable guide with many, many years of guiding on the Kenai and Kasiloff rivers. We had 4 people on the boat on the Kasiloff and caught 4 Kings in exactly four hours. AMAZING DAY. Needless to say, we were very happy with...More

Thank Kimberly H
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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Almost limited out on Silvers. We caught 3 nice ones. Dean is an expert as his brand suggests. He was uncommunicative for the first hour in the dark. I could not see much as it was pitch black. His mate said very little. My buddy...More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

These guys were so awesome! Dean is an absolute expert and got my sister and I limits of big Salmon while his partner Maria watched my 10 month old baby. Their house was immaculate and warm and best of all the lodging was FREE. Dean...More

Thank ArtyB1210
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

We got in late due to Obama in Seward and the secret service closing the road out of Seward. Maria was very kind and welcoming for us and showed us to our rooms for the night. In the morning, Dean made sure my wife was...More

Thank WDG2013
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

I booked King of the River after reading some reviews on Trip Advisor a few months ago. I was a little nervous about fishing in Alaska since it was my first time going out for silver salmon. Dean and his helper Albert did an excellent...More

Thank 545Mustang14
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

If you are looking to get fish in the shortest time possible, this is the outfit that will do it. Their goal seems to be get you on the river, get you your fish, and get you off. Efficiency is key. If you want a...More

Thank badbucky
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