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Jim Rusk Fishing

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P.O. box 398, Kenai Peninsula, Soldotna, AK 99669-0398
+1 907-398-1856
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A great day on the Kenai River with Jim Rusk

Jim's name was given to us by the hotel we were staying at. He was the perfect host for a six hour... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Rick C
You won't find a better guide!

My husband and I fished with Jim for silvers on the Kenai in August 2013 and 2015 while on... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Lisa B
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P.O. box 398, Kenai Peninsula, Soldotna, AK 99669-0398
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Jim's name was given to us by the hotel we were staying at. He was the perfect host for a six hour trip on the Kenai River. Not only was he a genuine nice guy and personable we actually caught a couple of nice King...More

Thank Rick C
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

My husband and I fished with Jim for silvers on the Kenai in August 2013 and 2015 while on vacation. We moved to Alaska this year and fished with Jim for early-run kings on the Kasilof last week. Jim was born in Soldotna and grew...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Jim Rusk has over 30 years of fishing in Alaska and it was evident of his experience and knowledge while fishing with him on the Kenai River June 1, 2017. Jim was very personal and helpful throughout our fishing trip plus he had a radio...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We went fishing on the Kenai with Jim and had a wonderful time. My dad and I got three decent size King Salmon on two trips. The most important thing is that Jim is very knowledgeable! You're in good hands if you want a chance...More

Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Jim's knowledge and execution as a fishing guide enable him to be one of the best on the Kenai River. He had our group reaching our limit everyday day. His focus is incredible. He offers excellent direction and instruction to maximize the fishing experience.

Thank Neil F
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Was supposed to fish Halibut out of Ninilchik with Jimmie Jack (review to follow), but Jimmie called me while driving there and told me the Halibut trip was blown off. Drove back to the Kasilof ramp and when Jim drove in, he had 2 extra...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

My husband and I have fished with Jim in Alaska (August 2012) and Florida (March 2013). If you want to have a great time, and bring home a ton of fish - he's your man!!! Jim is a true professional, made sure we had a...More

Thank Cindy C
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Reviewed 11 July 2013 via mobile

A true local fisherman who knows the river like the back of his hand. You can tell he loves his job and it shoews when you hit the water with him. If you come to Soldatna,Alaska be sure to book a trip with him you...More

Thank knekotani
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