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Russell Fishing Company

#1 of 10 Tours in Kenai Features Animals
37760 Woods Dr, #RF1, Kenai, AK 99611-5967
+1 702-530-4536
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Very Disappointing Fishing Trip

I just completed a 5 day stay at Russell Fishing Company’s Hooksetters Lodge. The accommodations... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jacksonville, Florida
guys fishing trip

We fished with Russell Fishing Company three days. We hit our limit on halibut and we were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
San Antonio, 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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish stories” (5 reviews)
“fire pit” (8 reviews)
“halibut” (15 reviews)
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37760 Woods Dr, #RF1, Kenai, AK 99611-5967
+1 702-530-4536
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 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
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This was our first time to Alaska and wanted to spend some time fishing. The staff, guides, cooks, waitstaff were all very accommodating and did everything they could to ensure you were happy. We fished 5 days and although the fishing was slow, the guides...More

1  Thank Rkruse
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My son, a good friend and I booked a 5 day fishing adventure with Russell Fishing Company. This was my friend and my 4th trip and my son's first trip. We stayed at the Alaska Hooksetter Lodge. The lodge staff (Karen, Kate, Carman and the...More

1  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I would recommend and use Russell fishing again. As with most adventures in life there are positive and negative things that happen. On our trip we had several challenges to overcome. It all started with a "lodge mate" grabbing my rental car keys by mistake...More

1  Thank dannyth0mps0n
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This vacation was a first-time visit to Alaska for me and my son, so we weren't quite sure what to expect - we had a great time, thanks to all of the people that worked hard to make us feel at home and like family....More

Thank lance165
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Extremely disappointed, saddened, disheartened and I could continue on, but I’ll explain further. First of all I live on the east coast so going to Alaska for a fishing trip is not just a quick flight and/or drive for me and required me to take...More

8  Thank Courtney G
Glenn G, Manager at Russell Fishing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

It is unfortunate that Courtney G feels this way. As a third party writing the review over a year later, she doesnt have all the facts straight. Russell prides itself on customer service as indicated by the many positve reviews. Nonetheless, we have learned from...More

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