Come for the amazing Salmon and Halibut fishing, come back to re-live the experience of a lifetime.
Ketchikan is the “Salmon Capital of the World.” As advertised we are proud of our robust fisheries. Fishing is in our blood, and every different type of fish is a new adventure and challenge. If you have some specific goals, let us know and we will make it happen. If you are new to this world and are looking for a turn key once in a lifetime experience – we can certainly do that too.
The King salmon around here feed year-round in the abundant waters of the Inside Passage. But, we have to add that the salmon fishing charter action is greatest from May through October. Southeast is Alaska’s best saltwater king salmon fishing. Fish average 25-35 lbs and can reach 70 lbs or more.
The record weight of a salmon in this area is an unbelievable 90.1 lbs from Kelp Bay! Trolling, mooching, and jigging are generally the main methods used to hook these magnificent game fish. It’s not uncommon to hook up two at a time and we’ve seen it. Even three at a time can happen, and it’s really an unbelievable excitement to have that happen to you. We can’t recommend enough that you should come to Ketchikan and experience our great king salmon fishing yourself!
King Salmon Fishing Charters in Ketchikan, Alaska
With prize-winning salmon swimming in its waters throughout the year, Alaska is understandably a prime destination for those looking for quality fishing. Fortunately, that means there is a viable business built around fishing. Many locals fish in the area’s waters for a living, but it is also a popular destination for people from all over the world who are looking for quality recreational fishing opportunities. The most popular sought after fish in Alaska is the king salmon. The salmon are most active during the warm summer months. This is the time to visit for premier saltwater king fishing. If you’re planning at trip to Ketchikan this summer, reach out to us and we will help design the trip of your dreams.
Plan Your Alaska Travel
Fishing boat adventures in Alaska range from short day fishing boat expeditions that span just a few hours to overnight trips. Depending on how much time you plan to spend on the water, you’ll be able to decide on the rest of your travel plans. Some people choose to do a two-day or three-day overnight trip, which can then leave time for exploring other parts of Alaska. But if you’re an avid fisherman, you might opt for a longer adventure out at sea instead.