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Private Halibut And Salmon Fishing

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Don't make-up a huge fish tale but instead catch huge halibut or salmon when you book this exciting all-day private Ketchikan fishing expedition.

Take your next all-day Arctic fishing trip across the captivating waterways of the Southeast Alaska when you depart from Ketchikan and try your hand at catching some halibut or salmon when you book this private fishing charter.

With at least five catchable species of fish nearby Ketchikan Creek and Tongass Narrow Channel, Ketchikan is an angler's dream. Learn the best places to catch halibut and the various kinds of salmon with the help of an expert captain during your voyage.

Your private fishing charter gives you the best of both worlds by combining the fishing trip of a lifetime with a chance to explore the fresh creeks and channels in and around Ketchikan. Ketchikan began as a fishing port and is known for its great fishing culture and leading tourist destination for cruise ships attracting over one million tourists annually.

As the world's salmon capital, Ketchikan is one of the best places to catch salmon and other fish that rival the size of an angler. Learn from fishing experts on some of the best places to reel in a halibut or salmon on your expedition. Your fishing captain has the expertise and years of experience that you can count on to guide you some of the best spots to find halibut and salmon, including some of Ketchikan's most remote and untouched areas.

Whether it's capturing the magnificent views of channels and creeks of Ketchikan or catching a huge fish, you'll find much to do on this all-day fishing trip. Combine a day's voyage with an unforgettable fishing trip, and book your private fishing charter to Ketchikan today, space is limited!

Please Note: This tour accommodates groups of up to 6 guests. Please bear this in mind when booking. The current daily bag limit in the Ketchikan area is 1 halibut under or equal to 50 inches, or 1 halibut equal to over 72 inches per person per day. Any halibut over 50 inches up to 71 inches must be released. The current bag limit is subject to change and is regulated by the IPHC. Once all guests have caught a halibut, if time allows, the captain will reposition to a salmon fishing location. Mandatory fishing licenses and king salmon tags must be purchased directly from your captain. All customers must bring $25 US in cash to purchase a fishing license and $15 US in cash to purchase a king salmon tag from the captain in order to participate. From April 1 to May 31, king salmon retention is prohibited, king salmon may not be retained or possessed; any king salmon caught must be released immediately and returned to the water unharmed. From July to September, king salmon tags are only required for those guests who will be fishing for king salmon. One king salmon over 28 inches in length may be retained per person per day. All guests ages 16 and older must have a license.

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ABOUT US
Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $690.00 (USD)
Per Person
 
Tour Type
Private
 
Group Size
Private
 
Activity Type(s)
Active, Scenic, Water/Beach
 
Tour Duration
8 Hours
 
Activity Level
Moderate
 
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
 
Food/Beverage Provided
Deli sandwich, chips, cookie or fruit with soda or water
 
Special Instructions
Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing plus hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and closed toe shoes.
 
Restrictions
Mandatory fishing licenses and king salmon tags must be purchased directly from your captain on the charter vessel on the day of your tour. All customers must bring $15 US in cash to purchase a fishing license and $15 US in cash to purchase a king salmon tag from the captain in order to participate. King salmon availability varies, from May 1st to July 1st. The purchase of the king stamp is a requirement if you are fishing for king salmon. If the king stamp is not required you will not have to get one (From July 2st to September 30th). Not having the King Stamp purchased before the fishing trip means you will not be able to keep a king salmon if caught. Please see the Alaska Department of Fish and Game website for current retention regulations for non-resident charter fishing. All guests ages 16 and older must have a license. Each child booked for this tour must be accompanied by at least one adult over 18 years old. The weight limit for this tour 350 lbs per person. Passengers must be able to get in and out of the vessel unassisted. This tour can accommodate a collapsible wheelchair with advance notice. Tour operates in all weather conditions.
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