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Charter Fishing Ketchikan, Alaska. Ketchikan, Alaska is known for its premier fishing resources. Join us for a salmon, halibut, or squid fishing charter this summer.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Knudson Cove, Ketchikan Alaska, Ketchikan, AK
+1 907-254-8945
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Arrived in ketchikan on the star princess cruise ship and decided to go exploring not on an organized tour,something we like to do wheneverer we can,first thing we saw tied up almost next to us was the Time Bandit ship from Discovery channels Deadliest catch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful day to go fishing. We booked a fishing trip that had one other couple. Beautiful scenery on the way to the spot we went fishing. We fished for about 3 hours & caught 6 Salmon. We would highly recommend salmon fishing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisdeanne
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I had heard that the salmon runs were very low this year, but since we were on a cruise with the family, I had to take my grandson for his first fishing trip. Our captain worked very hard, but whatever we tried just came up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fftravelers
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We rented a boat here and had an awful experience. The morning that we rented our fishing boat, the person checking it out to us did not go over anything on the checklist. Being that it was our first day there, we had no idea...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gregote
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were picked up on the pier at 10 am and was taken by bus to knudson cove ,got fishing around 1130 fished for 2,5 hours and got one fish and there were 6 of us on board and only 4 fishing rods. we all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We went out on the Katrina Lynn and had a great time fishing. The captain and his wife are so nice. We enjoyed our time fishing.More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank mini
Chasina, Owner at Ketchikan Salmon Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Skip and Louise on the Katrina Lynn are great! We are so glad to hear you had a good time. We always recommend going with locals when fishing in Ketchikan, as you will typically have a better fishing experience, and the Katrina Lynn is as...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I cannot thank Skip and Louise enough for the amazing fishing trip we went on with them. 3 half days, and 250lbs of salmon later, we were sold on returning for another year. Louise is so patient and Skip is so knowledgeable, that we felt...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Chasina, Owner at Ketchikan Salmon Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

We do hope you return for the 2018 summer season to Ketchikan. Sounds like you had an amazing trip with Skip and Louise of North End Charters. It is always benificial to research your charter company and choose a local fisherman who knows Ketchikan waters.

Reviewed 26 August 2017

'Island Time', Captain Luke, and deck hand Alex struck some good fishing. We were on the water for 3.5 hours, landed 22 salmon on downriggers. Had probably 10-15 more that were either too small or jumped off hook. The other boat that left same time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Paul M
Chasina, Owner at Ketchikan Salmon Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Paul, We are so glad you had a great time fishing in Ketchikan. Luke is a talented local captain who fishes out of Knudson Cove Marina. You will find a quality fleet out of this small, north end, local marina. We hope you can return...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

While cruising with the Norwegian Jewel, we decided to separate in Ketchikan and my dad an nephew went salmon fishing in Knudson Cove. They both love fishing and thought it would be great to try Salmon fishing in the Salmon Fishing Capital! We booked through...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Chasina, Owner at Ketchikan Salmon Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for leaving such detailed notes about your families experience fishing in Ketchikan. It is wonderful to hear when visitors are able to enjoy their fishing experiences here in Ketchikan. We hope that your family can visit again.

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

There is a reason they call it fishing and not catching. We went on a four hour adventure and caught just a few fish, however, the scenery was great and it is always nice to be out on the water. The boat captain "Ty" did...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Monroe M
Chasina, Owner at Ketchikan Salmon Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for leaving your salmon fishing review. Unfortunately fish are not always a guarantee. Our best recconmendation is choosing a local charter fishing company who are farmilar with fishing in Ketchikan. We do hope that you are able to make it back up to...More

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Kathy M
3 July 2018|
Response from Chasina | Property representative |
Great question! You do not need to bring a cooler. Boats have fish holds with ice. If you book an all day charter with us at Worman Sportfishing the processing of fish and vacuum packing is included.
24 April 2017|
Response from Chasina | Property representative |
We hope that you have a wonderful trip. We always recommend going with a local company and captain who know fishing in Ketchikan the best. When it comes to how the poles are organized this can change on the group and... More
Alexandra A
17 March 2017|
Response from Chasina | Property representative |
Great question. You always have the option of catch and release. However, if you wish to take fish home charter guests have a few options: Custom Fish Processing: At the end of the trip when we arrive at the dock a Cedars... More