“Jim Rusk Fishing” offers guided trips on Alaska’s famous Kenai River! With over 30 years of experience in these waters, Captain Jim Rusk can easily call himself an expert in hooking Salmon and Rainbows. After you experience the thrill of hooking into one of these epic fish, you’ll realize there’s nothing like it!
Hop aboard Capt. Jim’s 20’ Willie aluminum fishing boat. She’s the ideal choice for up to 4 anglers and gets you to the good spots fast, thanks to twin 50 HP Mercury engines. She features all the necessary safety equipment and has enough fishing space for you to get your hands dirty going after your trophy.
The Kenai is well-known for its incredible Salmon fishery and you’ll go after everything from King Salmon to Silver, Coho, and Sockeye! These trips take place from May through to September, with peak season hitting in July. In the spring and fall, add delicious Rainbow Trout to the mix and now you’ve got a true Alaska fishing adventure on your hands!
All the gear you need to successfully spin, troll, drift fish, and jig already awaits on board. Capt. Jim even brings along fly fishing gear if you’re up for a challenge! Any catch you choose to keep is cleaned and filleted at the end of the trip for easy transport home.
For Captain Jim, fishing isn’t just a pastime, it’s something that gives him precious memories that will never fade. Join him and see why!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Willie boat (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 1995, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 50HP Mercury engines.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 60 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Kenai Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Jim Rusk Fishing
- $250 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Late Summer Salmon (8 hours)
- $250 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Spring Salmon (9 hours)
- $250 per person - 9 Hour Trip – Rainbow Trout (9 hours)
- $275 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Early July Salmon (9 hours)
- $275 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Peak Salmon (9 hours)
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Fly Fishing Equipment
- River Fishing
- Lake Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Fly Fishing
- Drift Fishing
- Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
- Salmon (Chinook)
- Salmon (Coho)
- Salmon (Sockeye)