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Kasilof, Kenai Penninsula, Ninilchik, Seward, Soldotna, South Central
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35880 Luau St Soldotna, AK 99669
60.501147, -151.107421566
(907) 262-6064

If you are looking for an amazing Alaska fishing charter holiday or a magnificent Alaska sightseeing experience, look no further. Rod ‘N Real Fishing Charters can help make your Alaska dream a reality.

Our Kenai River fishing trips offer a unique opportunity to experience Salmon fishing on the Kenai River in Alaska. Kenai River fishing offers the World’s largest Alaska Wild King Salmon, Alaska Wild Sockeye & Silver Salmon, and every anglers dream to go fishing for barn door sized Alaska Halibut. We also offer incredible Alaska wildlife viewing tours to go whale watching or bear viewing. All of our Alaska Tours will allow you to take in the majestic beauty that defines Alaska. Rod ‘N Real Kenai River Fishing Charters has fishing packages and options that are sure to meet your needs.


We have eight deluxe riverfront cabins on the bank of the highly productive Kenai River.

After an enjoyable day fishing on the Kenai River or Kenai River sightseeing, come kick your heels up and enjoy the evening in one of our riverfront cabins. Each cabin is equipped with its own BBQ grill, full kitchen, full bathroom, 2 bedrooms and a spacious living room with TV. All of the cooking utensils and dinnerware are provided; all you need is to provide the ingredients for a great meal. Our Cabins offer easy access to the Kenai River, which is sure to help address the simple matter of your main dish.
Our  Gear:
You will be provided with top quality rods & reels as well as unlimited tackle & bait. We take care of the details to ensure that your Kenai River fishing trip experience is a memorable one.

Our Kenai Fishing Boats:
Our custom built 20′ riverboats are designed for comfort and safety and equipped in accordance with federal and state laws. Our 30′ saltwater boats were built for the serious fisherman: State-of-the-art electronics, effectiveness, and designed with safety in mind.

Our Kenai Alaska Fishing Guides:
With over 30 years experience in Cook Inlet charter fishing and running Kenai Peninsula fishing trips, Rod ‘N Real’s Fishing Guides are U.S. Coast Guard licensed and know when, where and how to put you onto the finest fishing in Kenai, Alaska.

The Fish:
There is just too much information and too little space to talk about all of the Kenai River fishing opportunities. Please visit our “Fish of Alaska” page for more information about the many fishing opportunities available.

The Wildlife:
Soldotna borders the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and many other nearby state park lands that are rich in wildlife.  These areas serve as home to moose, caribou, brown and black bear, wolves, dall sheep, mountain goats, eagles, swans, ducks, geese, birds, fish, and various other wildlife. Moose often wander right into the cabin area, and bald eagles are commonly seen soaring overhead.

Want more information?
Please feel free to explore the links on our website to learn more about Alaska’s Fishing Adventures with Rod ‘N Real. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or comments! We look forward to making your fishing trip to Alaska the best you ever had, your head full of memories and your freezer full of Alaska’s Best!

Kenai Riverfront Cabins

Cabin Amenities

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Full kitchen
  • Full tub/shower bathrooms
  • Color TV
  • Covered Deck
  • In-front Parking
  • BBQ Grill

Strategically located in the heart of the very best Kenai River Salmon Fishing, Rod N Real Charters Deluxe Kenai Riverfront Cabins offer our guests one of the finest lodging experiences in Alaska. Situated on the banks of the Kenai River just a few miles downriver from the town of Soldotna, each of our eight cabins feature 2 large bedrooms set up with extra-long-twin or king-size comfort beds, fully equipped large kitchens, full tub/shower bathrooms, large living area, color tv’s, and a huge front covered deck, along with kettle barbeques for “catch-of-the-day” grilling. Just 10 minutes drive from the towns of Soldotna or Kenai, you can choose to purchase your groceries and prepare your own meals, or take the short drive to one of several excellent restaurants nearby. 

The cabins you will enjoy have been designed and hand-built by your hosts, Rod and Randy Berg & Crew using local Alaskan spruce trees.

Our Kenai Riverfront Cabins are conveniently situated just steps away from our eco-friendly light-penetrating River Boardwalk, where you meet your guide and boat for Kenai River Salmon Fishing. And for after-hours anglers, you are just a few minutes away from excellent bank-fishing opportunities.

Nestled among Alaska’s native spruce forest, wildlife is viewed frequently at the Cabins, including Moose, Caribou, occasional Bears, mink, beaver, river otters, ermine, Huge Bald Eagles, and many other species of native northern birds. Our Kenai Riverfront Cabins are the perfect lodging for large and small groups alike.

We invite you to enjoy our Cabins as much as our many guests and friends do each year!

Kenai River King Salmon Fishing!

kenai River King SalmonThe Kenai River, home of the World Record 97lb 4oz King Salmon, caught May 17, 1985, by local Alaskan Les Anderson, continues to deliver “world class” fighting King Salmon. No other river on earth produces the numbers of native King Salmon averaging 30 to 60 pounds, and only the Kenai River gives anglers the opportunity to land a trophy of 70 to 90 pounds.

The Kenai River provides 2 distinct runs of King Salmon. The “early run” King Salmon generally begin entering the river around May 10 and continue through the end of June. The “late run” starts July 1 and runs until July 31.

With over 38 years experience fishing the Kenai River, Rod N Real fishing guides can put you on the fish, with the right baits and lures to match the changing water conditions throughout the season.

You will be fishing out of our custom built 20’ Fish Rite and 20’ Willie River Boats, with a maximum of 4 anglers with a guide. Each guest will be equipped with an 8 ½  to 10 ft G Loomis or Lamiglas graphite rod, with the finest level wind reels, filled with fresh state-of-the-art braided line. Rod N Real fishing guides are highly trained in the best fishing techniques available for King Salmon. All tackle, baits, and fishing instruction is provided by your guide.

Our standard 5 ½ hour charter is included in our lodging/fishing packages, or you have the option of upgrading to our popular 9 hour full-day charter.

Kasilof River King Salmon Fishing!
Just 10 miles south of the Kenai River, the Kasilof River, which flows out of Tustemena Lake, offers additional opportunity for red-hot King Salmon action. Kasilof Kings generally enter the river around May 20th and continue in excellent numbers through the 1st week of July.

Fishing out of 20’ McKenzie style drift boats, which accommodate up to 4 anglers with a guide, you will experience some of Alaska’s finest King Salmon fishing. Although these salmon are smaller than their Kenai cousins, they provide you with fast action in the shallow waters of the glacial fed Kasilof River. This is one trip you won’t want to miss!

Cook Inlet Saltwater King Salmon Fishing!
King Salmon by the thousands pour into the Lower Cook Inlet beginning the 1st week of May and continuing through the 1st week of June.

Launching our 30ft hard top fishing vessels off the Deep Creek beach at Ninilchik, we target these King Salmon just minutes south of the launch, in shallow waters just several yards off the beach. We use mooching and slow-trolling techniques with cut-plug herring on light tackle, all included with your charter. King Salmon fishing typically peaks around the high-tide, our signal to put away the King Salmon gear and head out to the deeper waters to finish off the day’s fishing with some hot Halibut action.

For the angler who wants a shot at both Saltwater King Salmon and Halibut on the same day, this is the best time of the season to head to Alaska for your fishing vacation.


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