Travel Blogs from Soldotna
... and interesting conversations along with exciting scenery!
We left Whittier after the cruise and camped at Wiiliwaw CG. A beautiful and magnificent location! We came here on the recommendation of Linda and Roger, who we meet when camping in Sarah Palin's backyard (Wassilla). Linda and Roger also recommend we go to the Begich Bogg Visitor center.
... find another bear charter, etc
The first few phone calls didn't pan out, (full or answering machine). Mike found a Fishing Charter business with good ratings and near us in Soldotna. Roger called them up and they said they'd find us something so we all got in the van and drove over to them.
Alaska Fishing Charters is run by the same owner (and location) as Soldotna Bed & Breakfast, directly on the Kenai River. Despite us not ...
... They come down to fee on the fish brought in by the tide (even though we were 10-15 miles upstream from the ocean. We also saw two immature eagles in the trees, about 75 feet apart.
We kept the silver and two pinks and dropped them off to the processor where we have a 'fish box.' We will follow the same routine tomorrow. Then, tomorrow afternoon we'll begin the pack-up.
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July 24 Chugach National Forest – Ptarmigan Creek (campsite 40)
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July 25&26 Chugach National Forest – Primrose (campsite 41)
The Alaska Fish & Game has a website where they post daily fish counts taken by sonar on the various rivers. This link is for the sockeye salmon in the Kenai River. http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/sf/FishCount s/index.cfm?ADFG=main.displayResults&am p;COUNTLOCATIONID=40&SPECIESID=420& amp;YEAR=2011,2010 On July 17, 2011, after a dismal looking ...
Other places to stay in Soldotna
35401 Kenai Spur Hwy, Soldotna | Innfrom $98