From King Salmon to Silver Salmon, Pacific Halibut to Ling Cod, and many other species of rock fish all are plentiful in area waters around Ketchikan, AK. It is a short 2 hour plane flight from Seattle, meaning you can often the same day you arrive! We ourselves at Hunt nation know this area very well, and because of the many local rivers, huge salmon runs are the norm. And Halibut love to eat Salmon, so big Halibut follow closely. This means you have excellent fishing in this area, and you get here inexpensively and quickly!!
In mid May large schools of King Salmon start frequenting these waters and fishing for them is at its best through June. In July Silvers, Chums, Pinks, and Sockeyes flood these same waters with large numbers of Silver Salmon remaining into October. For bottom fish such as halibut, July and August are the optimal fishing months.
This outfitters vessel is a 31′ custom built welded aluminum vessel with 225hp outboards- it gets you places in a hurry! It is loaded with all the latest navigational instruments, an enclosed cabin, private head and the finest fishing gear. Along with the spectacular fishing you frequently have the opportunity to view whales, seals, sea lions, killer whales, porpoises, deer, bears, wolves, and the ever present bald eagle. He has trips ranging from 4 hours– to week long deluxe lodge packages.
Regular multi-day Packages Include: Lodging, fully equipped boat with guides and premium gear, use of all-weather gear, cleaning, vacuum packing, freezing & boxing of your daily catch, three hearty meals a day, transportation between Ketchikan International Airport & Lodge, daily maid service.
Not included: Local and State Bed and Sales Tax, gratuities, alcoholic beverages, footwear, personal items, Alaska Fishing License & King Salmon Stamp.
Standard Packages Per Person
Economy Standard Deluxe
2 nights / 1 day fishing $1,059.74 $1,096.84 $1,200.63
3 nights / 2 day fishing $1,787.69 $1,842.26 $1,997.95
4 nights / 3 day fishing $2,514.92 $2,587.68 $2,795.26
5 nights / 4 day fishing $3,242.15 $3,333.10 $3,592.58
6 nights / 5 day fishing $3,969.38 $4,078.52 $4,389.89
You can also choose to do a single day package, although then you are at the mercy of the weather. For real success do a multi day trip and fill your freezer with tasty halibut, salmon, rockfish and more!!
Daily Trip Prices Per Person
4 Hour $175 6 Hour $200 Full Day $425
FRESHWATER FISHING CHARTERS !
Besides fishing the Salt, this excellent skipper offers a complete range of Freshwater fishing for both the Fly fisherman and Spin fisherman. Trips take place as daily fly-outs to the vast numbers of pristine rivers and lakes surrounding Ketchikan. Depending on locations, weather, and river conditions, boats may also be used to access rivers from saltwater.
April and May offer some of the best spring Steelhead fishing in the state with Rainbow and Dolly Varden trout mixed in. Steelhead in excess of 20 lbs are common in some of our local river systems . An average fish is 8-16 pounds.
During the summer months Grayling and Cutthroat trout are in abundance in the high mountain lakes. Mid July through August all five species of Pacific Salmon enter local rivers in vast numbers as they head upstream to spawn.
September through October means hefty Silver Salmon in abundance as well as being the peak of the season for the Rainbow and Dolly Varden trout in the 1-5 lbs range. Those species commence feeding heavily on salmon eggs the fall Steelhead also show up at this time of the year which will make for a action
packed freshwater fishing adventure. For the complete experience freshwater fishing may be combined with saltwater fishing during the summer, as well as waterfowl or bear hunting during the fall season. We offer packages for the spring Steelhead as well as the fall Salmon, Trout, and Steelhead.
Spring / Fall Freshwater Packages
3 Days 4 Nights $1,550
4 Days 5 Nights $2,050
5 Days 6 Nights $2,550
***Prices are based on 2 person min.
Includes: Lodging (2 bedroom B&B with full kitchen and bath), breakfast, light tackle (Spinning Gear), and airport transfers.
Not included: Fly rods & reels, wading gear, fishing licenses, daily floatplanes, applicable taxes.
Daily Floatplane Prices: vary from $350 to $1,250 depending on group size and destination.