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Who’s Not A Fisher

March 1, 2024

WHAT’S THAT YOU SAID? You’d rather not visit the iconic Salmon Catcher Lodge and be pampered from the time you arrive to the time you leave? BECAUSE WHY? You don’t like to fish? Not liking to fish has become a perfect reason to visit this gorgeous lodge and take advantage of all it and the… Continue reading Who’s Not A Fisher

Very informational Radio interview with the Owner Terry Johnson

January 4, 2023

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For the Halibut

March 1, 2022

By: Howard J. Heatherwick We went North to Alaska for the Halibut Fishing up North is like fishing in no other place I enjoy hunting and fishing and have “hunted” for unique places to fish many times but never before saw a fish caught that required a shotgun to subdue enough to take on board.… Continue reading For the Halibut

Great Alaskan Cruises

December 7, 2021

For those who choose to spend their touring adventures in sightseeing in the warm comfort of a ship cabin without the direct exposure to the exquisite and natural beauty, a cruise ship is an ideal way to spend an Alaskan getaway. Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords are great places to see wildlife and glaciers from the deck. Between… Continue reading Great Alaskan Cruises

Anchorage Bear Viewing Flyouts

December 7, 2021

With nearly 300,000 residents and thousands more visitors, Anchorage is known for its cultural sites, wilderness areas and mountains including the Chugach, Kenai and Talkeetna, and its bears. YES – BEARS… Several hundred grizzly and black bear living on the outskirts of Anchorage can be seen, not in zoos or captivity, but in their natural glorious habitat, from overhead.… Continue reading Anchorage Bear Viewing Flyouts

Extreme Alaska Adventures

December 7, 2021

Wanna get extreme with your next Outdoor Adventure? Then Salmon Catcher Lodge is the one-stop shop for thrill seekers. While many people trek to Anchorage and the Kenai River Peninsula just for the salmon and trout fishing, there are a cavalcade of opportunities for the wilderness loving adrenaline junkie in you! Kayaking: Breathtaking panoramic glacial and wilderness viewing… Continue reading Extreme Alaska Adventures

Alaskan Fishing Playground

December 7, 2021

WELCOME TO ALASKA FISHING PLAYGROUND The Alaska Department of Fish and Game also stocks 27 lakes in which the species stocked varies by lake; however includes rainbow trout, landlocked salmon, Arctic grayling and Arctic char. River fisheries occur for a variety of species from motorized boats, non-motorized drift boats and from the riverbanks. Fishing area… Continue reading Alaskan Fishing Playground

Choosing The Best Alaskan Fishing Lodge For You

December 7, 2021

Choosing The Best Alaskan Fishing Lodge For You Choosing the Best Alaskan Fishing Lodge for your adventure should be done thoughtfully as there are many factors to consider based on your own particular circumstances. Booking the wrong type of trip can be at best disappointing if you don’t take into consideration the following factors: –… Continue reading Choosing The Best Alaskan Fishing Lodge For You

5 Best Salmon Fishing Rivers Near Anchorage

December 7, 2021

Salmon Fishing Rivers Near Anchorage are plentiful and we have what are considered some of the Best Salmon Fishing Rivers in the world just a short 3 hour drive from Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula. They are: Kenai River Kasilof River Russian River Moose River Ninilchik River These magnificent rivers offer some of the largest… Continue reading 5 Best Salmon Fishing Rivers Near Anchorage

Build-Your-Own Kenai River Adventures

December 7, 2021

Not only does the Kenai Peninsula provide the best salmon fishing in Alaska, but this vast wilderness is a world-class adventure playground. The experienced fishing guides here at Salmon Catcher Lodge, located just outside Kenai, Alaska, always encourage our visiting anglers to take full advantage of our build-your-own Kenai River adventures. We offer dozens of… Continue reading Build-Your-Own Kenai River Adventures

Plan a Special Event at Salmon Catcher in Kenai, Alaska

December 7, 2021

Whether you’re a local searching for a private event space or an angler from thousands of miles away in need of a group booking, Salmon Catcher Lodge has sizable facilities, deluxe fishing packages, and group-friendly on-site amenities. We’ve hosted church retreats, bachelor parties, baby showers, and everything in-between. Each event is customizable, so your group… Continue reading Plan a Special Event at Salmon Catcher in Kenai, Alaska

Top 5 Accommodations at Our Kenai River Lodge

December 7, 2021

One of the aspects that sets Salmon Catcher Lodge apart from so many other Alaska fishing lodges is our diverse fleet of log homes. Our Kenai River lodge rests in-between the towns of Soldotna and Kenai in the peaceful Alaska wilderness. There’s just something about enjoying a cozy, clean, and comfortable cabin after a perfect day of… Continue reading Top 5 Accommodations at Our Kenai River Lodge

Tips and Tricks to Salmon Fishing

December 7, 2021

The primary salmon fishing season here in Soldotna, Alaska, has sadly come and gone, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t feisty silvers, beautiful rainbow trout, and monster halibut swarming in our crystal-clear waters as we detailed last month. While anglers from around the globe travel to Salmon Catcher Lodge to reel in dozens of fish, we’re also… Continue reading Tips and Tricks to Salmon Fishing

Last Call for Autumn Fishing Adventures

December 7, 2021

You know it’s silver salmon and rainbow trout season when the temperature dips ever-so-slightly, the leaves begin to change color, and the days become shorter. King salmon season is sadly over, but reeling in a feisty coho is one of the most exciting challenges on the water. Salmon Catcher Lodge is not only steps from… Continue reading Last Call for Autumn Fishing Adventures

The Stunning Autumn Beauty of the Kenai Peninsula

December 7, 2021

The Kenai Peninsula is accurately known as a once-in-a-lifetime fishing destination for anglers from across the globe. Salmon Catcher Lodge is only a short trek from the breathtaking shores of the Kenai River on the outskirts of Kenai Alaska. The Last Frontier is a wild adventure playground for anglers, backpackers, and outdoor enthusiasts, and every… Continue reading The Stunning Autumn Beauty of the Kenai Peninsula

A Boat Load of Freshwater Fishing

December 7, 2021

Salmon Catcher Lodge is one of the leading fishing lodges in the Kenai Peninsula, offering outdoorsmen and families luxurious lodging in elegant log cabins. Each cabin embraces Alaska’s great outdoors without compromising luxury and comfort. The season and time you visit will determine the type of fishing available, as well as the services available and the… Continue reading A Boat Load of Freshwater Fishing

Salmon by the Pounds!

December 7, 2021

The water level rises while the days become warmer and by mid-June, Salmon Catcher Lodge guests’ are fishing from our 20′ Kenai Flyer river sled, that accommodates up to five guests. Early Kings average around thirty-five pounds here our Alaska fishing lodges, but the sky’s the limit as far as how big they can get.… Continue reading Salmon by the Pounds!

River Drifting for Salmon

December 7, 2021

Salmon Catcher Lodge has excellent King salmon fishing in May and June. We have beautiful Alaska fishing lodges for our guests. Most guides prefer drifting for King salmon, both used on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. In short, drifting is, attaching salmon eggs to a spin n’ glow or flat fish with weight applied to sink… Continue reading River Drifting for Salmon

Our Favorite Season Is Almost Here

December 7, 2021

As the ground and water begin to thaw and the snow starts to dissipate, we are prepping our gear and getting ready to head out for our favorite season. Salmon Catcher Lodge is always looking forward to the start of our fishing seasons, and May is just around the bend. While keeping a close eye on the… Continue reading Our Favorite Season Is Almost Here

Sport Fishing in Kenai, Alaska

December 7, 2021

When it comes to sport fishing, there is no place quite like Alaska. Beautiful wilderness and landscapes of mountains will take your breath away while rivers and lakes full of life leave you in awe. It is not hard to find fantastic Alaska fishing and lodging in the Kenai, Alaska area for some incredible sport… Continue reading Sport Fishing in Kenai, Alaska

Get to Know The Fish: Part Two

December 7, 2021

Alaskan waters are considered some of the best for world-class fishing. Housing some of the most popular trophy catches and tastiest of fish, it is easy to see how places like Salmon Catcher Lodge are hot spots for anglers. Fishers come from all over to try their hand at these monsters of the deep first hand. There… Continue reading Get to Know The Fish: Part Two

Get to Know The Fish: Part One

December 7, 2021

Panoramic mountain views, beautiful sparkling waters, and incredible wildlife are all parts of what makes Alaska marvelous, but the main attraction tends to be the fishing. People come from all over the world to get the chance to battle the fish in Alaskan waters, like the Kenai River. Salmon Catcher Lodge is a great place to find comfortable… Continue reading Get to Know The Fish: Part One

Planning Your Alaska Fishing Adventure

December 7, 2021

An Alaska fishing adventure is one of the most exhilarating and memorable fishing trips you can take. With monster Kenai Salmon just waiting to give you a good fight, it will be one excursion you will look back on for years to come. Salmon Catcher Lodge is a fantastic place to experience Alaska’s fishing at its finest.… Continue reading Planning Your Alaska Fishing Adventure

Giving Back This Holiday Season

December 7, 2021

The holidays are full of cheer, presents, and families coming together to celebrate, but some families are not quite so fortunate. Every year, many that serve our country spend holidays overseas and keeping our streets safe, and some never make it back home. For those that were able to return home but were injured in… Continue reading Giving Back This Holiday Season

Kenai Alaska Fishing And Lodging

February 23, 2021

Kenai Alaska is full of spectacular scenery, incredible wildlife, and rich history of Native and Russian culture. Known for its King Salmon fishing, Kenai industries include natural gas, oil, fishing, and tourism. Located in the heart of Kenai is Salmon Catcher Lodge, offering the best place to experience Alaska. With amazing Alaska fishing and lodging… Continue reading Kenai Alaska Fishing And Lodging