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Russell Fishing Company

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37760 Woods Dr, #rf1, Kenai, AK 99611-5967
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Great Service and Guides

Russell handled all our fishing trips except for our flyout. Great guides, great service, and great... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Best fishing trip ever!

I made my husband pay dearly before I went on a one week fishing vacation with him. Boy, was I... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Thomasine S
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Belton, Texas
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A full service outfitter and tour operator. We specialize in Alaska Kenai Peninsula Adventures. Our tours include fishing, hiking, cruises, biking, canoeing, rafting, fly-ins, sightseeing, photopgraphy and birding.
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  • Very good10%
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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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37760 Woods Dr, #rf1, Kenai, AK 99611-5967
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Russell handled all our fishing trips except for our flyout. Great guides, great service, and great fishing. Even on a day when we had a scheduling problem, Russell went over and above to solve the problem. Dustin and crew are great. Won't fish with anyone...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I made my husband pay dearly before I went on a one week fishing vacation with him. Boy, was I wrong. I think this was our best vacation ever. I am not a fisherwoman so was apprehensive about spending a week fishing. No worries. I...More

Thank Thomasine S
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

From the moment Vince and I first contacted Russell Fishing Company and started our communication with Cap'n Gilz (Glenn Russell), this company was great at answering all of the many questions we had and at one point Cap’n Gilz gave us his cell number so...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

from the moment we got to the owen lodge (100 feet from a dock on the kenai river where we fished daily after our daytrips) to the day we went to the processor to collect our almost three hundred pounds of fish, russells took care...More

Thank booboo2222
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We spent a day fishing with Russell Fishing for salmon and halibut out of Homer. It was a great trip for the family, we worked hard and caught our limit of halibut and 2 silver salmon. The Captain and his first Mate Badger we very...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I just completed a 5 day stay at Russell Fishing Company’s Hooksetters Lodge. The accommodations were adequate and the host Glenn and Karen were very friendly. Food and kitchen staff was great. Fishing was very disappointing! Five scheduled guided fishing trips produced no salmon and...More

Thank RANDALL W
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We fished with Russell Fishing Company three days. We hit our limit on halibut and we were fortunate enough to have Dustin as our guide that day. After we had our limit on halibut, he made the extra effort to try to land of some...More

Thank SAMDtraveler
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made the trip to Alaska to fish. We had a great time fishing with Russell Fishing Company. They handled everything from our lodging to scheduling our fishing trips. The guides were very knowledgeable and great to fish with. Tyler and Dane...More

Thank brad m
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We did not stay at any of the Russell accommodations but did 2 halibut/salmon combo & 2 river fishing trips with Russell Fishing Company. The guides were all excellent though river fishing wasn't as good while we were there. My husband did catch a king...More

Thank luvtravelinNd
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

My Husband and I just returned from a week at Hooksetter's Lodge. Glenn and Karen were wonderful hosts. They were organized and made sure we had everything we needed. We stayed in a cabin which was cozy and private. We fished every day we were...More

Thank Karen C
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