March 2017

Spotlight: The Middle Kenai River

Here at Fishology I must admit that we have a serious crush on the middle section of the Kenai River!  We probably spend more days in this beautiful 15 mile stretch of river than anywhere else throughout the season, and there are many reasons for that.  The “middle” Kenai begins at the outlet of Skilak Lake, and ends somewhere between the Naptown Rapids in Sterling and the Soldotna Bridge, depending upon who you ask.  “The middle” has gained a lot of attention and popularity over the last 20 years or so, and use has increased steadily, mostly due to the fact that the fishing here is some of the best on Earth. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge owns the upper section of the middle Kenai.  The first several miles below Skilak...

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