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Kenai & Kasilof River Fishing Guide


Posted by Kenai Riverside Resort on 10/18/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fishing, Outdoor

Job Categories: Guide (raft,fish,bike hunt,horse etc.)

Company Type:

State: AK

City: Soldotna

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Contact Name: Kenai Riverside Resort

Contact Phone: (907) 891-7416

Job Type: Seasonal Full Time

Salary: $150 - $300 Per Day Depending Upon The Trip

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Kenai Riverside Resort is hiring several river fishing guides for the 2024 season. We are a full-service lodge providing a wide range of activities for our guests. We are willing to train the right person. Preference will be given to those with a USCG captains license (OUPV / 6 pack or inland waters). 

We are located in Soldotna, Alaska in one of the most prolific fisheries anywhere. The mighty Kenai River is renowned for it's fishing. It is also a very swift moving, glacier melt, river. It takes skill to navigate and fish it successfully.

Summer on the Kenai River is one of the top fishing destinations in the world. Many will describe it as the superbowl of fishing. We have 4 distinct species of salmon that enter our rivers starting in May with each species coming up the river at different times.

We fish from both drift boats and power boats depending upon the time of year and the section of river we are fishing.

If you enjoy fishing, have a great work ethic, outstanding safety record, and people skills this may be a phenomenal job for you. 

Dates: May 15 - Oct 1
• Must have a clean driving record • Previous guiding experience is preferred • Valid driver’s license • Ability to lift 50lbs minimum as well as perform strenuous activities • Drift Boat or raft rowing experience, boat motor experience also preferred

Pay:  $150 - $300 per day + tips End of Season Bonus Education: • High school or equivalent (Preferred) Experience: • Prefer someone with previous guiding experience. If no guiding experience then must have significant recreational fishing experience Job Location: Soldotna, Alaska

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