RW's Fishing & Big Eddy Resort
TripAdvisor Reviews RW's Fishing & Big Eddy Resort Soldotna
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... by sound.
Mt. Redoubt, an ACTIVE volcano, overlooks Kenai and boasts an elevation of over 10,000 feet. It has erupted four times since first being observed: 1901, 1966, 1989 and 2009.
Kenai River Estuary serves as a protective area for over 150 species of birds and mammals.
And then there is the elusive caribou...if you are lucky.
... Park across Cook Inlet. We immediately saw a black bear fishing at the mouth of the creek, then a few minutes later we saw two sibling brown bears (grizzly) getting their breakfast too. Our guide, Mark, kept us on the red salmon at the opening of the creek so we all had our 3 fish limit within an hour. All the while we watched the bears and they watched us right back. The two siblings lounged on the rocks after filling the ...
... Lake, a free National Park campground with 4 sites at the dead end of a gravel road. One site was open, it had a wonderful lake, mountain view. It looked like a good lake to fish but 25 MPH winds and rain discourage me from trying to fish it.
Next morning we got an early start for Soldotna. It is the height of salmon season so campsites are at a premium. We decided we would park the RV at Fred Myers and then explore what camping was ...
... stop! It turns out that we were driving along side the Kenai and Russian Rivers where the salmon were running. People up here are crazy about fishing. On the Russian River there is what is called, combat fishing. People line up next to each other and fish for the running salmon. It's quite a sight.
We finally arrived at Soldotna where we checked out a kennel for Chaco for the time we will be at Lake Clark National Park. ...
... about weather. No worries, we were on schedule and everything looked fine. Five hours later, they called to say they were canceling our trip and cited weather as the issue.
We don't know if that was the reason or not because it isn't that bad out and other local charters (full) were still going out.
We regrouped and started coming up with another Plan...sightseeing in Homer; halibut fishing on Katchemak Bay; drive on to Seward ...