location_onAlaska Fishing Lodge & Guided Trips on the Kenai Peninsula


Kenai River Fishing Trips – Land of the Giants King Salmon

Date: July 6, 2011

The vast majority of the top-ten certified Chinook (King salmon) ever recorded came from Alaska’s famed Kenai River.  

The following chart lists the largest documented Chinook ever caught (and kept) on the rod and reel.

 

WEIGHT

YEAR

ANGLER & WATER

ANGLER’S HOME

97.25

1985

Anderson (Kenai River)

Soldotna, AK

95.63

1990

Plautz (Kenai River)

Aloha, OR

93.00

1977

Rider (Kelp Bay)

Southeast, AK

92.50

1959

Wickman (Skeena River)

Terrace, BC

92.25

1985

Cato (Kenai River)

Eagle River, AK

91.63

1988

Moeglein (Kenai River)

Soldotna, AK

91.25

1987

Luton (Kenai River)

Soldotna, AK

91.00

1995

Kaping (Kenai River)

Auburn, CA

90.31

1993

Thompson (Kenai River)

Anchorage, AK

90.25

1995

Odin (Kenai River)

Fountain Hills, AZ

Generously contributed with permission by 
The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Center:
44790 Sterling Hwy
Soldotna, AK 99669
907-262-1337