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Kenai River Fishing Report

2023 Fishing Season is Coming

This summer’s fishing season will begin May 15 at which time we will be fishing the salt waters of Cook Inlet in hopes of catching a new world record king salmon. The current record weighed 97 pounds 4 ounces and was caught on May 17, 1985 by local resident Les Anderson. The mammoth Chinook was […]


Spring is here on the Kenai.  The river is flowing and the snow along the banks is almost gone.  Our front lawn is almost bare with just the dead grass showing now. It’s time for spring cleanup. The river is holding its level and is coming up very slowly. It’s almost time to throw a […]


This has been a real old-fashioned winter here on the Kenai Peninsula.  We have had so much snow that we are running out of places to put it. The past week, we have had unusually warm weather with temperatures running above freezing. We have had rain which of course make has melted a lot of […]

28th Annual Homer Winter King Tournament

The 2022 winter king tournament in Homer will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2022. This one-day tournament presents a welcome break from the snowy days of winter. This tournament awards tens of thousands of dollars in prize money. The winning king in 2021 weighed just over 25.62 pounds and was caught by a 10 […]

Halibut Fishing Rules for 2022

The International Halibut Commission has met and set the rules for charter sport fishermen for 2022. The new updated rules are as follows: There will be no charter halibut fishing on Wednesdays. There will be no charter halibut fishing on Tuesday, July 26 or on Tuesday,  August 2, 2022. Charter anglers will be limited to […]

Kasilof River King Salmon Fishing

The 2022 Kasilof River early-run king salmon sport fishery, beginning when the ice goes out until June 30, will be limited to the harvest of hatchery produced fish only and anglers may only use one single hook or single-hook artificial lure, baited or unbaited. The bag limit is two hatchery fish per day and in possession. All […]

Kenai River King Salmon

The 2022 Kenai River early-run king salmon season is from the time the river ice goes out through June 30. The preseason projection is for approximately 4,300 large (> 34 inches) king salmon. This projection falls within the optimal escapement goal (OEG) of 3,900 to 6,600 large king salmon. Anglers may fish for and keep […]

World-class Alaska fishing

World-class Alaska fishing for salmon, trout, and halibut coupled with the finest Alaska Fishing lodge on the Kenai River is what you’ll find at Krog’s Kamp. We cater to fishing groups, families, solo travelers and we excel at corporate team building and incentive trips as well. The Kenai River fishing season for Chinook Salmon starts […]