FISHING MEET LOCATIONS- From Russell’s Kenai Riverfront Lodge

ALASKA WEST AIR (closest to H. Nikiski) (40 min)

Alaska West Air Directions

Warning! Unfortunately Google Maps doesn't take you to the correct location. Use the Maps link to go to S. Miller Loop Rd and then Follow the PDF Directions the rest of the way

Google Directions to S Miller Loop Road
Google Directions
Download the PDF Map for Directions the rest of the way
PDF Map

When Google directions end – Turn RI6HT onto Nolo Street. Turn LEFT onto Lower Solamotof. Turn LEFT onto Citobrio – AWA at the end of Citobrio, on the left!

Note from AWA: Once you turn onto Dividend St the roads are not long, and it only takes about five minutes to get to AWA . You will be driving through wetlands and a couple of small neighborhoods with small children – please drive carefully! The speed limit on all of these roads is 25 MPH. If you are running late, or think you are lost, please call! us!

(907) 776-5147

From Russells Riverfront: Depart Lodge and head to Funny River Road. Turn RIGHT onto Funny River Rd (Go 0.6 Miles) to Stop light. Continue straight through Light onto Kalifornsky Beach Rd (Go 6 Miles) Turn Right at a traffic light onto Bridge Access Road (Go 3.3 Miles) Turn Left at light onto Kenai Spur Highway (Go 8.5 Miles) Turn Right onto South Miller Loop (which is just past mile marker 19) Turn Right onto Dividend Street. Turn LEFT onto Warren Avenue. Turn RI6HT onto Nolo Street. Turn LEFT onto Lower Solamotof. Turn LEFT onto Citobrio – AWA at the end of Citobrio, on the left!


KASILOF RIVER – DRIFT BOAT FISHING (A. Kasilof) (20 min.)

Kasilof Boat Launch Directions (Google Maps)

From Russells Riverfront: Depart Lodge and head to Funny River Road. Turn RIGHT onto Funny River Rd (Go 0.6 Miles) to Stop light. At light turn LEFT onto Sterling Highway heading south (Go 12.7 miles) You will want to turn LEFT just after you cross over the Kasilof River Bridge and then another LEFT to enter the Kasilof River State Recreation Area. Pay for Parking ($5) and meet guide down at the water.


PILLARS BOAT LAUNCH – KENAI RIVER (Closest to B.) (10 min.)

Pillars Launch Directions (Google Maps)

Depart Lodge and head to Funny River Road. Turn RIGHT onto Funny River Rd (Go 0.6 Miles) to Stop light. Turn RIGHT at light onto the Sterling Highway~ (Go 1.3 Miles). Turn LEFT at Kenai Spur Highway~ (Go 4.1 miles) then turn LEFT onto Silver Salmon Drive (noting there will be a brown sign that says Pillars). Follow road till you reach boat launch area. (Pay for parking $5 and meet Guide at the water)


CIECHANSKI STATE PARK – KENAI RIVER (20 min.)

From Russells Riverfront: Depart Lodge and head to Funny River Road. Turn RIGHT onto Funny River Rd (Go 0.6 Miles) to Stop light. Continue straight through Light onto Kalifornsky Beach Rd (Go 4.7 Miles) Turn Right onto Ciechanski Rd. Drive till you reach stop sign. At stop sign turn left, it is still Ciechanski. Road will make a hard 90 degree to the right continue on Ciechanski drive till you reach the end of pavement and onto the gravel road, once on gravel you will drive 0.2 miles and turn right. You will see a Riverquest sign; River quest is on the left Ciechanski is on the right. Park to the Right, walk on boardwalks and meet guide at dock.


BINGS LANDING (J. Sterling) (25 min.)

Bings Landing Directions (Google Maps)

From Russells Riverfront: Depart Lodge and head to Funny River Road. Turn RIGHT onto Funny River Rd (Go 0.6 Miles) to Stop light. Turn RIGHT at light onto the Sterling Highway~ (Go 14.5 Miles to Sterling). Turn Right onto Bings Landing Road. Follow the road to the end and you reach boat launch area. (Pay for parking $5 and meet Guide at the water)

HALIBUT – HOMER SPIT ROAD (M-Homer) (2 hours)

Homer Launch Directions (Google Maps)

From Russells Riverfront: Depart Lodge and head to Funny River Road. Turn RIGHT onto Funny River Rd (Go 0.6 Miles) to Stop light. At light turn LEFT onto Sterling Highway heading south and go (78.6 Miles) to Homer and onto Homer Spit Road. (if you follow the road where it goes without turning off it takes you onto the Spit). Ramp 4 is where you want to park (it’s just past the building on the left with the giant painted halibut on it and just past FREIGHT DOCK RD). Park in Gravel Parking lot just past FREIGHT DOCK ROAD. Ramp to go down is by the Bathrooms. See additional map for boat location, P13 or P14. (4.6 miles from stop light at McDonald’s to Homer Halibut Chamber of Commerce.)


SEWARD (L-Fjords Tour) (2 Hours)

Depart Lodge and head to Funny River Road. Turn RIGHT onto Funny River Rd (Go 0.6 Miles) to Stop light. Turn RIGHT at light onto the Sterling Highway~ (Go 58 Miles). Turn RIGHT onto Seward Highway (Go 35 Miles) Follow directions on Major Marine Map for rest of info.


Tanner’s Fish Processing (Ed’s Kasilof Seafoods) in Soldotna: 

You will drop your fish off here every day and get a receipt. That way you know you are getting your fish.

From Riverfront Lodges:

Head south on Harbor Terrace Ln toward Funny River Rd. Turn right onto Funny River Rd. Turn right onto AK-1 N
Destination will be on the right

Tanner’s Fish Processing / Ed’s Kasilof Seafoods
44761 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669

Tanners-Processing (Google Maps)

Hi-Lo Charters & Riverside Lodge: Our 2019 Kenai King charters and lower Kenai River Silver charters will launch from our docks at Hi Lo Fishing (one of our lodges). The launch time is 5:30 Am for King charters.  Park in the lot next to the lodge and walk to the dock.

Hi-Lo Directions (Google Maps)

From Russells Riverfront: 18 min. Turn right onto Funny River Rd. Go thru light and Continue onto Kalifornsky Beach Rd- go 6 miles. Turn right onto Bridge Access Rd. Turn Right on Beaver Loop. Turn Right on Anglers Drive. Hi-Lo Charters & Riverside Lodge, 1105 Angler Dr, Kenai, AK 99611


LOWER SKILAK LAKE

Lower Skilak Lake (Google Maps)