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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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Fishing with River on the River

River Calloway provided the best guide service ever on the Kenai for our crew! He knows the river... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob K
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Oregon City, Oregon
Reuben and Mindy have a great company!

We had started planning our Alaskan vacation for our family of 9 in the fall of 2017 for July 2018... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandra G
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

River Calloway provided the best guide service ever on the Kenai for our crew! He knows the river, put us on the fish, and provided a safe, fun, Alaskan adventure filled with memories that will last forever! Thank You! Will be back again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had started planning our Alaskan vacation for our family of 9 in the fall of 2017 for July 2018. Halibut and salmon fishing was the main fishing we wanted to do like everyone else, right. We had all set up then NOAA changed the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have nothing but great things to say about a recent fishing experience with Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures. In spite of challenging weather, lower fish counts and other factors that guides cannot control, the guides for this company worked exceptionally hard to make the trip...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide River was exceptional for service, safety and knowledge. We heard that Fish and Wildlife closed the Kenai for King salmon and Kasilof River had extremely low numbers of King. A charter captain in Seward said it was the lowest level of King Salmon...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

We fished with Mindy on the Kenai in late July, 2017. The weather was very rainy and cold. But it was worth it because our party of 4 all caught king salmon. We all felt that Mindy worked really hard to make this a worthwhile...More

Thank tdanderson2
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

I have fished with Mindy on several occasions. I am amazed at her knowledge of the Kenai and Kasilof rivers. If the fish are in, Mindy will find them!

Thank ANewby1
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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Thanks Aaron! We really appreciate your review, your business and your friendship!

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Reviewed September 17, 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
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Reviewed September 1, 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
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Reviewed August 17, 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
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Reviewed August 2, 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

1  Thank JerryHChicago
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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 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

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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
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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
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