Ninilchik is located on the Kenai Peninsula south of Kenai. This small town is a very popular travel destination because of the variety it offers. The scenery and wildlife are enough to get you to want to visit. Throw in the fishing and clams and you’ll be hooked for life. Ninilchik offers excellent salmon and trout fishing in 3 main areas. You have the Cook Inlet, which offers excellent saltwater fishing for salmon and halibut. You also have Ninilchik River and Deep Creek, which provide some very strong salmon runs every year.