Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodges is a fishing guide service with 23 years of experience in Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. With fisheries on the world-famous Kenai River and two lodges located on the bluffs of Cook Inlet, along with a fleet of top-of-the-line boats and professional guides, Jimmie Jack travel packages maximize time on the water for the ultimate fishing trip.

The Original Alaska Lodge is the perfect backdrop to an Alaskan family vacation, with room for up to 20 guests in the private cabin, while the new Alaska SeaScape Lodge offers five-star service and fine dining in seven private guestrooms. Located in the historic town of Kenai, the Jimmie Jack’s is accessible by car or plane, with daily 25-minute flights from Anchorage International Airport.

1. Rooms, Cabins & Dining

Rooms, Cabins & Dining
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Situated atop the bluff overlooking Cook Inlet, Jimmie Jack’s Original Alaska Lodge allows large families and groups to stay together under one roof. The Lodge can accommodate between 16 and 20 guests, with private bedrooms, a full kitchen, communal living room and dining area, outdoor barbecue, and campfire pit.

The new Alaska SeaScape Lodge offers luxury guest accommodations centrally located on the Kenai Peninsula between all of Jimmie Jack’s fisheries. The Lodge includes seven guest rooms, each with private bath, large closet, wet bar, satellite TV, kitchen with granite countertops, and oversized windows and spacious decks to take in the panoramic waterfront views. A trail leads from the Lodge straight to the Cook Inlet beachfront.

Dining

All onsite and offsite meals are included in Alaska SeaScape Lodge accommodations. Guests can sit down to a full hot breakfast in the Dining Room or grab an on-the-go meal for early fishing trips.

Lunch is served onboard for maximum fishing time with a selection of sandwiches, fresh fruit, desserts, and beverages, with the option to bring along drinks purchased from the local liquor store down the road from the Lodge.

In the afternoon guests will find hot soup and drinks and appetizers awaiting their return. Dinner in the Dining Room includes chef-prepared, fresh fish entrees like wild halibut, salmon, and king crab, along with prime rib and steak, followed by homemade desserts, all with complimentary Pacific coast wines.

Jimmie Jack’s Original Alaska Lodge does not provide dinners, but guests are welcome to take advantage of them in-lodge kitchen. Breakfast and a fisherman’s lunch are included in Original Lodge accommodations.

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2. More About Jimmie Jack's Alaska Fishing Lodges

More About Jimmie Jack's Alaska Fishing Lodges
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Fishing

All fishing charters are led by professional guides aboard Jimmie Jack’s fleet of 12 fishing vessels, with tackle and gear provided. Packages at both lodges also include professional seafood processing services. Staff vacuum pack and flash freeze the day’s catch and provide flight-approved insulated fish boxes for the trip home. Guests can also talk to the property’s chef de cuisine for recipes, tips, and techniques on preparing fresh Alaskan seafood.

Jimmie Jack’s day charters Day charters take guests to a variety of fisheries across the Kenai Peninsula in search of King and Silver Salmon, Halibut, Lingcod, Rockfish and more.

The Kenai River is the site of King Salmon, Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden fishing aboard a 20-foot Wille Powerboat. Guests can also fish for King Salmon aboard a 20-foot Willie Drift Boat on the Kasilof River.

Jimmie Jack’s can take guests out for Halibut fishing on the Cook Inlet or the waters of Homer, Alaska, known as the Halibut capital of the world, on a 34-foot saltwater fishing charter boat with heated cabin and private bathroom. Halibut fishing is also available out of Ninilchik, Alaska, aboard a six-passenger boat named “Unforgiven”.

Fishing charters out of Seward, Alaska target species of Salmon, Rockfish and Lingcod, with the chance to witness the scenery and wildlife of Resurrection Bay and the Kenai Fjords National Park.

Packages at the Original Alaska Lodge include between six and seven nights’ lodging and daily trips to Jimmie Jack’s numerous fisheries across the Kenai Peninsula. Guests at the Alaska SeaScape Lodge spend between four and seven nights with easy access to all Jimmie Jack fisheries and multiple combination packages available.

Other Recreational Activities

Jimmie Jack’s Alaska Fishing Lodges lie near Kenai, a town of about 7,000 at the confluence of the Kenai River and the Cook Inlet. Visitors can take a walking tour of the historic sites in Old Town Kenai, including Fort Kenay, a replica of the series of U.S. Army barracks originally built in 1869, or Holy Assumption of Saint Mary Russian Orthodox Church, built in 1894 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970.

Kenai offers numerous opportunities for enjoying the outdoors, with several hiking and mountain biking trails in the surrounding Kenai Mountains, beachcombing for agates along the shores of Cook Inlet, spotting bears and other wildlife from an Alaskan bush plane or paddling across the Peninsula’s waterways.

Jimmie Jack's Alaska Fishing Lodges, 36065 Reef Dr, Kenai, AK 99611, Phone: 866-553-4744

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