Kenai River Commercial Guide Permit

Kenai River Commercial Guide Permits are issued out of the Donald E. Gilman Center in Soldotna, Alaska. For more information, contact Pamela Russell, Permitting Officer, at 907-714-2471 or Or mail your inquiry to Alaska State Parks, Attn: Pamela Russell, 514 Funny River Road, Soldotna, Alaska 99669.

The Kenai River Commercial Guide Permit information is in three separate documents. One document is the permit information, one is the permit stipulations and the last is the end of season report.

For information on a commercial guide permit on the Kenai Peninsula, other than the Kenai River, see the commercial use permit application.

A 5-day Kenai River Guide Academy course is required for all fishing guides. Information and class schedules can be found at

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2019 Kenai River Guide Letter
2019 Kenai River Guide Pre-Qualification Requirements
2019 Kenai River Permit Stipulations

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