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The Kasilof River is a river on the western Kenai Peninsulamarker in southern Alaskamarker at about . It begins at Tustumena Lakemarker and flows northwest to Cook Inletmarker near Kasilofmarker. The upper section of the river is very swift, with several sections considered Class II whitewater, and underwater hazards are difficult to detect, due to the silty nature of the glacial runoff that comprises most of the river. The entire river has powerful currents and is very cold. There is public access to the lower section from the Sterling Highway. Drift and bank fishing for salmon is popular on the lower Kasilof.

The name Kasilof is from a Russian surname.

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References

  1. The Milepost, 61st edition, page 616, ISBN 978-1892-15426-2



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