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Phantom-Tri River Charters

#4 of 11 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Talkeetna Features Animals
22228 Talkeetna Spur Rd, Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-2400
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No fish

Went for a 5 hour trip in mid-July. King salmon was closed. Sockeye had not started running here... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brent G
A highlight of our trip

When my wife and I booked this trip many months ago our only expectation was to catch a fish or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sbehnen
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Seattle, Washington
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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22228 Talkeetna Spur Rd, Talkeetna, AK 99676
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for a 5 hour trip in mid-July. King salmon was closed. Sockeye had not started running here. Still, we went about 10 minutes up the Susitna to where Clear Creek empties in and basically fished for salmon. Warm and sunny. No bites. I had...More

Thank Brent G
Rhett N, Owner at Phantom-Tri River Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your recent review. Unfortunately during the time you were fishing in our area the King Salmon had been closed early by Fish & Game. Upon the early closure we ceased all fishing for Kings. All our gear and tackle was switched to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When my wife and I booked this trip many months ago our only expectation was to catch a fish or two. We are two senior citizens with essentially no previous fishing experience. When Margo picked us up at our hotel she told us that the...More

3  Thank sbehnen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went for a full 8 hour charter fishing for rainbow trout, artic char and such and actually got skunked. Aside from the extremely slow catching of fish (none actually), it was a nice day out on the river. We were a...More

Thank dmporret
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Alaska and this was definitely one of the best excursion during our stay.There were 6 in our group and we did the 5 hour trip. Our guide Israel, was very helpful and informative and spent time to work with...More

1  Thank katntom1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 6 had a great time recently on a guided fishing charter on the Talkeetna River. Phantom really has their act together; they made sure that the fishing novices among us had a good time. Israel, our guide , was so friendly, helpful,...More

Thank NorristownConwil
Rhett N, Owner at Phantom-Tri River Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for fishing with us! No one would like you to catch fish more than we do. Unfortunately the fish don't always cooperate with us. We pride ourselves in hiring quality guides that will give you a great trip even when the fishing doesn't...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day of fishing. Allan took us up talkeetna river to do trout and salmon fishing. Since it was the end of trout and beginning of salmon seasons, we tried salmon first. Great luck with the king salmon. Both boys 12 & 14...More

1  Thank Countyroadswest
Rhett N, Owner at Phantom-Tri River Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for fishing with us. What an awesome time for your boys, memories made for a lifetime!

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Somewhat rainy & cool, but still a fantastic guided trip. Alan was an excellent guide who not only put us on fish, but was helpful and patient with my wife who is a total novice when it comes to fishing. Everyone in the boat caught...More

Thank rjs15
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is my second adventure with Phantom and they never disappoint!!!! I went on two charters this go around with Allen. The first trip was a little slow for me but the others on the charter caught fish!! I guess I didn't hold my mouth...More

Thank Debra B
Rhett N, Owner at Phantom-Tri River Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you Debra for your recent charters with us and the reviews.. We are so glad you had a great trip. Client satisfaction is a priority for us. If you find yourself in our area in the near or distant future, we would love to...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Good experience! Knowledgeable guide that was pleasant. Good gear. Waders dry! Fish were a little hard to come by but we did catch a few. Grayling, rainbow, and Dolly varden. Teens enjoyed the experience! Beautiful scenery. We saw a moose with 2 calves !

Thank WoodsFamilyTravels
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I've never done anything like this adventure with Phantom Charters. My outdoor loving husband signed us up for this crack of dawn excursion. We arrived at the private dock 5:30, by 6:30 we had the provided river gear on and we were headed North. After...More

2  Thank Rachel S
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emmgram47
22 December 2016|
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Response from Rhett N | Property representative |
Hi and Thank you for your interest in fishing with us in August. We do not pick up from the McKinley Princess Lodge as it is an hour away from our location. There is a shuttle that comes over from there all day. The first... More
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bkbomber
15 August 2016|
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Response from Rhett N | Property representative |
We have different departure times depending on what fish we are targeting and the time of the year. The later into the season, the light diminishes pushing our launch times later. The earliest launch is 5:00 a.m. (meeting... More
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