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Sport Fishing Guides & Charter Requirements
Kenai River

Kenai River Guide Information

Before guiding sport anglers on the Kenai River, each guide and vessel must be registered annually with both the ADF&G and the Soldotna office of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources/Division of Parks.

For current information on the DNR criteria, please refer to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources/Division of Parks or contact the Kenai River Center at (907) 714-2471.

Required Orientation Class for Kenai River Guides:

All Kenai River guides will be required to attend a one-week orientation class. Class dates can be found at the Kenai River Guide Academy website. You must attend the orientation class to secure any vacant permits.

Special Guide Regulations for Kenai River (PDF 118 kB)