Soldotna, Alaska is home to one of the best, if not the best salmon rivers in the entire world. The Kenai river offers unbelievable fishing for enormous king salmon as well as coho, sockeye and pink salmon. As if salmon weren’t enough, the Kenai river also offers some of the finest trout fishing in the world. There are numerous types of lodging, plenty of guide services and tons of fish. Soldotna is one of the most popular areas in all of Alaska for fishing. The only negative about fishing in this area is that the crowds will be here.