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Half-Day Salmon Fishing Tour from Ketchikan

  • Half-day salmon fishing tour, from Ketchikan
  • Fish for salmon in the pristine ocean waters of Alaska
  • Use the provided fishing gear and get tips from your guide
Half-Day Salmon Fishing Tour from Ketchikan
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Half-Day Salmon Fishing Tour from Ketchikan
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Go salmon-fishing from Ketchikan for a prime fishing experience while visiting Alaska. Your fishing guide provides instruction and all necessary fishing gear for your morning or afternoon tour. Depending on the time of year of your visit, you might catch king salmon, pink salmon, or coho salmon in what is reputed to be one of the world's best fishing grounds. Includes guide, use of fishing gear, and pickup and drop-off at the Ketchikan cruise ship port or your hotel.

What to Expect

The waters surrounding Ketchikan are one of the best fishing grounds in the world with record catches of Salmon. Ketchikan from the beginning has always been a fishing town earning the title in the early 1900's as "The Salmon Capitol of the World" today Ketchikan is better known as "The Sportfishing Capitol of the World" due to the high number of charter boats and fishing lodges in the area.

May & June we fish for King Salmon which are also known as Chinook Salmon, Black Mouth Salmon or Spring Salmon. King Salmon are highly prized for their size, fighting spirit and delectable taste and texture. In the Ketchikan area King Salmon run an average size of about 20 pounds, trophy size 40 plus pounds.

July & August we fish for Chum & Pink Salmon. Both species are quite plentiful and have mild flavored pink meat which is quite good for smoking. Pink Salmon average size is 4 to 8 pounds. Chum Salmon average size is 8 to 12 pounds.

August & September we fish for Silver Salmon also known as Coho Salmon. Silver Salmon are known for being acrobatic jumpers, pound for pound one of the best fighting fish available. Silvers have bright red meat with strong flavor and high oil content. Average size 8 to 12 pounds. Trophy Size 15 plus pounds. 

Reviews (14)
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile
Great Day Catching Salmon

We came off a cruise ship and did the half day excursion. Captain Al put us on some Pink Salmon early and we also caught a Silver! Later in the day, we landed a Sockeye and a King! All in all, a great fishing adventure!...More

Thank jeffaU3074KM
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile
My first time fishing and it was grand

Thank you Sandra for such a wonderful experience. I had never fished before and not I’m hooked. You made it fun!!!

Thank teachfine
Reviewed 18 July 2018
Terrible...If you are a True Fisherman DO NOT use this company

Group of 6 guys (several with boats that fish regularly) were not allowed to touch the rods until after Captain Rich reeled the 2 fish they caught in 5 hours more than half way. When we spoke with Cpt Rich on phone he informed me...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Siata1970
Carol D, Owner at Alaska Sportfishing Adventures, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

You have posted your review to the wrong company, this Capt. Rich does not work for my company I would appreciate it if you would please remove this review right away and post it on the correct review site which I believe is Capt. Rich's...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Great Fishing Experience!!

My two children (aged 25 & 27), my granddaughter (aged 3) and I (55) had so much fun on this fishing adventure. The captain and his wife were absolutely amazing. Provided snacks and non-alcoholic drinks but we could bring our own alcohol. We caught fish,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank annstickford1218
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile
Salmon fishing in Ketchikan

Awesome salmon fishing on nice charter boats and with great prices we had a fun time in Ketchikan, Alaska thank you

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