Salmon Species


Sockeye Salmon

The famous Kenai River Sockeye Salmon otherwise known as the Red Salmon, are one of the main reasons people visit the Kenai and for good reason. With massive runs of up to 2.5 million fish, Sockeye are a fantastic species to target from early July through the second week of August.

Coho Salmon

Also known as the Silver Salmon, Cohos are a Kenai River favorite. Cohos are an aggressive and hard-hitting fish with acrobatics that will have you literally and figuratively reeling. Cohos start showing up in the kenai in mid to late august so make sure to book your trips early!

Pink Salmon

Kenai River Pink Salmon, also known as Humpies, is the smallest of the Pacific Salmon species found in the Kenai River. These fish are easily recognizable by their pink flesh and the hump on the back of the males during spawning season.

King Salmon

The Kenai River King Salmon is highly sought after by anglers for its impressive size and fighting spirit. The Kenai River is home to some of the largest King Salmon in the world, making it a prime destination for avid fishermen.