Alaska Salmon Fishing

Salmon Fishing | Alaska

Alaska Salmon Fishing


Another great trip with Ninilchik!

“I’ve gone out with Capt. Nick for 2 years and Ninilchik Charters for 4. Whether it’s the Sundy out of Homer or the 6-Pack out of Ninilchik, I’ve always had a great experience. This year in the office, Leah and Brad were the best team ever! I felt very comfortable with Capt. Nick, his knowledge, experience, and respect for the water and his passengers goes without question. Thanks, Nick and Ninilchik, for treating my visitors and family to another great summer experience. You’re welcome in Eagle River anytime!” – T. Taylor


Welcome to Alaska Salmon fishing!

Alaska is known for world-renowned for catching a variety of Salmon species and particularly their desirable sizes! In Alaska, you have the option to fish for the three most sought after species known as the Chinook Salmon (Kings), Coho Salmon (Silvers), and Sockeye Salmon (Reds)! When you fish with Ninilchik Charters, you have more options than any other fishing charter company! Why is that you ask? Simply because we offer more locations to fish from and a variety of boating and river-bank fishing options! In addition to a variety of fishing options, we also offer Salmon fishing with experienced guides from Homer, Ninilchik, Seward and on both the Kenai and Kasilof rivers.

Our Alaska Salmon fishing locations include:


Alaska Salmon Fishing | Kenai River



Ninilchik Charters offers King salmon fishing with experienced, professional guides on the world famous Kenai River.You’ll enjoy the beautifully scenic turquoise water of the Kenai as it winds through Soldotna & Kenai as it flows to Cook Inlet, ending it’s 80 mile journey from the headwaters of Kenai Lake.

Make Reservations today for a trip of a lifetime and a chance to break the world record 97.25 pound King Salmon caught on the Kenai by Les Anderson in 1985!

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Alaska Salmon Fishing | Kasilof River

salmon_fishing_brentNinilchik Charters offers full day drift-boat trips on the Kasilof River, which flows from Lake Tustumena to Cook Inlet. The Kasilof River is home to a strong King Salmon run, and offers a relaxing and exhilirating day on the water in pursuing the mighty salmon.

Similar to the Kenai, the Kasilof is a glacial fed river with beautiful aqua-colored water and abundant wildlife and salmon. Rich in salmon fishing history, dating back to before the turn of the century, the community of Kasilof has seen fishermen from around the world flock for over 100 years.

Make Reservations today for a memorable trip down the Kasilof!


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Alaska Salmon Fishing | Fish Processing


Alaska Fish Processing

Ninilchik Charters highly recommends vacuum packing your fish to give it a much longer freezer shelf life. This method drastically cuts down on freezer burn and preserves the flavor of your hard earned catch.

We have commercial style vacuum packing equipment. We can take your fish right from the filleting table and have it vacuum packed in a matter of minutes. For your convenience, we have freezer space available and Federal Express service as well to help you get your fish home!

Our processing services are offered to our clients for a minimal fee and are part of our commitment to providing a full service fishing trip.


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Alaska Salmon Fishing | Salmon Receipes

We hope you’ll enjoy our wild Alaska Salmon recipes using your fresh catch or the Salmon you take home this season!


Our Famous Cedar Plank Salmon

  • 1 Skinless Whole Side Fillet of Red Salmon or Silver Salmon (or King Salmon skinless cut fillets)
  • 1-2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1-2 Tbsp Brown Sugar Spices
  • 1 Cedar plank Any combination of seasoning salt, lemon pepper, cajun seasonings or herbs works well on this slow roasted cedar plank salmon.

Start by soaking cedar plank for several hours. Place plank on preheated grill. Brush salmon with olive oil (or butter) on top and place on cedar plank. Sprinkle with spices and brown sugar as you like. Roast on a low-medium heat for approximately 15-20 minutes or until fish sizzles & flakes! Garnish with fresh orange or lemon slices.

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