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Address: PO 1171, Soldotna, AK 99669
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+1 907-335-2551
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We provide high quality fresh and saltwater guided fishing. We are a family...

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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First and last!

This was my first trip to the Kenai fishing and the last outfitter that I'll ever need to contact!! Great people who run great business that are super accommodating and very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Tank0000
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Jonesville, Virginia
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Jonesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first trip to the Kenai fishing and the last outfitter that I'll ever need to contact!! Great people who run great business that are super accommodating and very helpful. Can not say enough how pleased our party was! Thanks Reubin, Mindy and staff for a great trip!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Rueben is the man he put us on BIG fish. He worked very hard for us and it was a pleasure to spend the day with him

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks Gavin, fishermen like you make us look good! You get the bite, you get the fish! More 

Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been fishing with Rueben and Mindy Payne for 5 years. Every trip has been a great fishing adventure. I have carried friends, my small and teen children, and even my elderly father. Rueben and Mindy have always been great with my family and were able to accommodate all of them. I highly recommend using Widespread for your Alaska... More 

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We so appreciate your business and friendship! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Reubin and Mindy are the very best guiding resource for the Kenai and related rivers. Very fun family team with a killer desire to show you the very best experience. Have used them for 7 years... can't wait for July to come around so we can do it again.

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Michael, we look forward to seeing you again this summer! It's going to be a great fishing season! More 

Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We booked this trip last minute, and the team of Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures easily made it the best event of our trip. You can expect a serious fishing trip but laughs the whole time too. Reubin was a great guide putting us on the fish despite less than ideal weather. Easy going yet professional. Great work ethic that truly... More 

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Thad! We did have a fun day! I hope we can fish together again! Reubin More 

Southern California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rueben and Mindy Payne are hands down the BEST guides in the area. All their guides are top notch as well. If there are fish to be caught they get you on them. Extremely knowledgable, patient, funny and accommodating for beginners to expert fishermen. Every year I fish in AK my most memorable days are with the Widespread crew. They... More 

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Rick, I know we will fish many more times together! You have such a great family and we so appreciate your business and friendship! Reubin More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If your looking for a great Alaskan adventure this family owned guide service brings it. Knowledgeable fishing guides and fantastic lodging available to make your Alaskan dreams come true.

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Jeff, we are looking forward to fishing with you again and meeting your kids and wife! Reubin More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my wife have fished with widespread fishing adventures several times thru the years. Reubin and Mindy are very professional and knowledgeable when it comes to fishing the Kenai peninsula as well as the guides who who work for them. They are a full service organization. They take care of it all , fishing , lodging , processing ,... More 

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Lee, we look forward to fishing withyou again, hearing your stories and funny jokes! And of course catching some fish!. Thanks, Reubin More 

Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a fabulous experience! I was impressed with how clean the boats were everyday and how professional my guides were. We caught some huge fish, and I feel that I am now part of the dysfunctional lovable Payne family.

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you John, we do enjoy spending time with you on the water and off! We are looking forward to seeing you in the near future, it has been to long! And remember to mention the "teacher discount" Take care, Reubin More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have been going to Alaska for 11 years and there is no question who I look to for guide services - Reubin and Mindy Payne, owners of Alaskan Widespread Fishing! One call in early spring is all it takes to have a full week of fishing custom planned for a single or a large group. I've never been disappointed... More 

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rpaynealaska, Owner at Alaskan Widespread Fishing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, business and friendship! See you this summer! Reubin More 

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