You can purchase your fishing license online at the ADF&G website and print out at home before your trip. You can also purchase a license at any local store while here. To purchase online use the button below to go to the ADF&G website.


2022 Kenai Fishing Regulations:

Kenai River King Salmon Sport Fishing General Regulations for January 1st through June 30th, 2022, in Kenai River waters downstream of Skilak Lake are as follows:

  • Bait is prohibited, and only one single-hook, artificial lure may be used.
  • The bag and possession limit for King Salmon are; 20 inches or greater in length is one King Salmon. Only King Salmon 34 inches or less in length may be retained. King Salmon greater than 34 inches in length may not be removed from the water and must be released immediately.
  • Kenai River closed Sundays and Mondays for boat fishing.

*Kasilof River closed Sundays in July. Hatchery Kings only in June*

Salt: Halibut- 1 per day per person (one under 26 in.); 4 total per person for the season. Lingcod opens 7/1

*Trout is a trophy catch and release fishery and opens 6/11

*Silver salmon limits: 2 per day in August, 3 per day in September

*Sockeye salmon limit: 3 per day and many times is raised to 6

The ADF&G website has an entire booklet available for the many regulations