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30 09, 2020

Fishing in Alaska: Angler Etiquette 101

Whether you're sitting down at a posh restaurant or a raucous hockey game, etiquette is a universal attribute that will give you a better experience in any situation, and fishing in Alaska is no exception. From seasoned anglers to aspiring newbies, every fisherman and woman will benefit from the respect they receive for their courteous mannerisms. An Alaska fishing vacation with a Kenai charter is a rewarding endeavor, but several unwritten rules will help squeeze the most out of your adventure. After all, traveling to a remote destination with a Kenai River fishing guide is a bucket list item for [...]

28 08, 2020

Fishing in Alaska: An Elite Excursion

Do you yearn for blazing trails through an unscathed wilderness in search of coveted game fish? Are you hoping to experience fishing in Alaska in a way few people have? Then look no further than Kenai River Drifters Lodge. As a premier destination and an excellent place to finish the Alaskan fishing season, Drifters Lodge offers unrivaled accommodations with unfettered access to some of the best fisheries on the Kenai Peninsula. If escaping the crowds with an Alaskan fishing guide is your top priority, then we have you covered! To give you an idea of what to expect on your [...]

25 04, 2019

Springtime Kasilof River Adventures from Cooper Landing, Alaska

We’re quickly approaching one of the most anticipated fishing seasons of the year: the springtime Kasilof River king salmon run, which starts in mid-May. Not only do thousands of massive king salmon (also known as “Chinook”) swarm into the wide, serene Kasilof River every spring to spawn, but this world-famous river is also home to a thriving steelhead trout population. Full-day Kasilof River drift trips are a drive away from Kenai River Drifters Lodge’s cozy Cooper Landing cabins as our boats put in at the Kasilof River Bridge along Sterling Highway. Please read further to learn more about one [...]

28 12, 2018

Hidden Gems near Cooper Landing, Alaska

Anglers from across the globe visit the Kenai Peninsula for world-class king salmon fishing, breathtaking wildlife, and an opportunity to unplug from today’s modern world. However, not every single guest here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge wants to spend the entire week salmon fishing in Alaska, which is why we have “substitutions.” We encourage visiting anglers to swap a full day of fishing with one of our Alaskan adventure activities, including hiking, rafting, bird watching, and guided day trips to the Kenai Peninsula’s most popular cities. The Last Frontier has so much more to offer than Kenai River fishing, [...]

28 11, 2018

The Best Alaska Hiking Trails near the Drifter’s Lodge

While we certainly make a living fishing for delicious salmon and trophy rainbow trout, hiking through the breathtaking Alaskan wilderness is a strong passion of ours here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge. Some of the best Alaska hiking trails lie deep within the massive, strikingly beautiful Chugach National Forest, which spans nearly seven million acres in Southcentral Alaska. The next time you’re spending a week king salmon fishing in Alaska, ask about our extensive guided hikes through the Alaskan Bush. Easy, Moderate, or Difficult? Any visiting angler here in Cooper Landing, Alaska, can substitute fishing trips with other outdoor [...]

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