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Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures

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Po 1171, Soldotna, AK 99669
+1 907-335-2551
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Loved fishing for Silvers!

My husband and I took 1 Halibut and 3 Silver trips with Widespread early Sept. 2017. It was our... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Cathy N
5 stars as good as it gets on the Kenai.

I would like to thank Reubin and Mindy for another awesome trip. This is my 3rd review of Alaskan... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
shawn s
Jonesville, Virginia
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We provide high quality fresh and saltwater guided fishing. We are a family owned and operated business. We live on the Kenai River and guide the river year round. We provide specialized wildlife viewing and birding adventures. We rent a 6 bedroom/4 bath Kenai River house to large groups for a very reasonable price and we have several cabins on separate river lots that we rent to visitors. We discount military, teachers, and Alaskan residents. We love what we do and we feel privileged to get to share this amazing place with our guest!
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Po 1171, Soldotna, AK 99669
+1 907-335-2551
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

My husband and I took 1 Halibut and 3 Silver trips with Widespread early Sept. 2017. It was our first visit to Alaska and we were overwhelmed by the beauty and the lifestyle. We caught something everyday, but only missed our limit once. We really...More

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I would like to thank Reubin and Mindy for another awesome trip. This is my 3rd review of Alaskan Widespread Fishing. Not going to get long winded but they are the best of the best! PERIOD!! Give them a call if you want the best...More

Thank shawn s
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I've had the opportunity to fish with Reubin and Mindy and the other guides on their staff for close to ten years now. I can tell you that they do indeed make angling dreams come true, as I have so many tremendous fond memories from...More

Thank dcyagura
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Reuben and his wife are nice folks, but they're incredibly unprofessional as guides. My wife and I were told to be on the dock and ready to fish at 5:30 a.m., so we were. Reuben kept us waiting for 40 minutes waiting for a six-member...More

Thank JerryHChicago
rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Jerry, I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your very short time fishing with me. I remember the day as a very rainy day and I assumed that you left early (5 hours early) because you and your wife were wet. I really do wish...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

I have fished with Reubin and his guides over the last 15 years. Catching fish has never been a problem but for some reason catching a Barn Door Halibut or a large King Salmon on the Kenai has been a problem. Reubin and his guide...More

Thank OrdinarymanSaluda_NC
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Family of 4 Texans with two teen daughters wanted to fish for Kings on July 4, 2017. Sent a few outfitters messages to inquire about availability and Reuben was the most responsive. We talked candidly a few times since he'd said the Kings were not...More

Thank JaMaGoGo
rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you Jaquline for the kind words! I really enjoyed fishing with you and your family. I remember how loud and proud your daughters sqealed as they fought their kings, it really made me smile!!! Thanks, Reubin

Reviewed 16 July 2017

I started my trip from Houston and met up with a friend from West Virginia in Anchorage. The drive over from Anchorage to Kenai took about three hours and the scenery was spectacular. You can book a 30 minute flight but I would recommend the...More

Thank DoranMauldin1
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My son and I had 2 terrific days of fishing with Mindy, a most knowledgeable and professional guide. The limit for King Salmon is one per day, and, on a shortened day, the 4 fishermen in our boat caught 3 - the smallest being over...More

Thank schoolboy65
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Mindy and Reubin were extremely helpful while planning this trip to AK! This was our first trip and they made sure we had the best experience possible. They recommended a rental car service, a place to stay-Caribou Crossing Cabins and great places to eat. Let's...More

Thank WildcatDad2016
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My five friends and I had the most enjoyable trip with Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures. Our trip was such a success we had to return on two more occasions. Each trip was a success and on the last trip we also did a fly-in to...More

Thank Dennis S
rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thank you Dennis! We are looking forward to seeing you in the very near future! Come visit anytime and take care of yourself Denny! Your a good friend! RP

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Stan C
Rueben, I am interested in a fishing adventure for my grandson and myself. He will be 12 years old entering middle school. We feel that this is the age we have our last hook on him . Years to follow, he will not be excited about being with grandma and grandpa. We want this to be an exciting experience fishing for Halibut or if you think the chances would be better with Salmon OK, but he is really set on Halibut. I am not sure of all the logistics , but we will arrive in Anchorage July 2nd with the intention of going to your area for the fishing experience. Please, are we going to the right place for the Halibut ? For us this is a one time giant financial venture. I want him to experienced catching several halibut, is this realistic ? Provide me with ideas the lodging for three ,two nights, Halibut fee, freezing the catch to send home,and anything you can share. This is a one time shot with our oldest grandchild, with three more to follow. Ed, as well as your reviews have you almost walking on water, really looking forward to meeting you and Mindy. As per our phone conversation, I will call you or you will call me ( I forgot already ) around 5-5;30 Monday. Stan Canaris 610-929-1533
5 April 2015|
Response from rpaynealaska | Property representative |
Hi there Stan, This is Mindy. I'm just checking in to see if you and Reubin talked on the phone again and to see if he answered all of your questions? My cell phone number is 907-252-8534 if I can help you in any way... More