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Kenai River Sportfishing Association
35093 Kenai Spur Highway
Soldotna, AK 99669
Tel: (907) 262-8588
Fax: (907) 262-8582

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Your donation helps fund regional strategic planning efforts to prioritize projects for fisheries research, habitat research and restoration. We work in close cooperation with state and national regulatory bodies to secure and leverage funding for studies that help managers to make scientific-based decisions protecting our Kenai River and our salmon as well as area projects to protect this valuable Alaska resource.


Sport Fishing on the Kenai is Under Attack – Reallocation through a 1,000 cuts

Update from the 2017 Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting for Upper Cook Inlet The consensus of every sportfishing advocate from the Kenai to Anchorage to the Mat-Su is that this is shaping up to be one of the worst Board of Fisheries meeting in 40 years. Gov. Bill Walker has now appointed or reappointed each … + read more

Public meetings planned on proposed Lower Kasilof drift boat takeout

(Soldotna, AK) – The Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation will hold open house meetings on Dec. 14 and 15 in Kasilof and Anchorage to review and discuss conceptual plans for developing a public drift boat takeout on the lower Kasilof River.  The conceptual plans are posted at and the division is accepting public … + read more


2017 UPPER COOK INLET SOCKEYE SALMON FORECAST The forecast of the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet sockeye salmon run is as follows:   Forecast Estimate Forecast Range   (millions) (millions) TOTAL PRODUCTION:     Total Run 4.0 3.2–4.8 Escapement 1.4   Commercial Harvest 1.7   Other Harvests 0.9     Forecast Methods The major sockeye salmon … + read more

Kenai River Jr. Classic

Some young Alaskans have never had the opportunity to go fishing, and that's what the Jr. Classic is all about. We bring kids to fish with a professional guide on the Kenai River during silver salmon season. They learn about salmon, river ecology and boating safety. Please see the Shopping site for Military online registration.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Kenai River Classic

The Kenai River Classic is an invitational fishing event held each summer to raise funds for habitat restoration projects, fisheries education, research and management.

Wednesday, August 22 - Friday, August 24, 2018

Kenai River Women's Classic

One of the first events of its kind for women in Alaska, KRSA invites a wide range of professional women to come to Soldotna in September for two days of silver salmon fishing, networking and educational seminars.

Thursday, September 6 - Saturday, September 8, 2018

Melt in Your Mouth Salmon

“Fresh salmon with butter and herbs melts in your mouth; it’s truly the best. Serve it with wild rice pilaf and fresh string beans.” Ingredients 1 clove garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 (6 ounce) salmon fillets 1/2 cup butter 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup white wine 1 teaspoon … + read more

Halibut Lasagna

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing MAKES: 8 servings Ingredients 6 tablespoons butter, divided 1-1/2 pounds halibut steaks, bones removed and cut into 1-inch cubes 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups chicken broth 1 cup heavy whipping cream 8 ounces … + read more

Baked Salmon and Kale in Moroccan-Spiced Tomato Sauce

  4 servings Make ahead: The components can be assembled and refrigerated, tightly covered with aluminum foil, up to a day in advance. To bake straight from the refrigerator, add 5 to 10 minutes to the oven time. From nutritionist and cookbook author Ellie Krieger. 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 14 1/2 … + read more