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3857 Fairview Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-5335
+1 907-225-2343
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Salmon Fishing Ketchikan

John Gilson has a fishing charter that is very enjoyable. He knows the waters well and his wife... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Belleair, Florida
Caught a King - even early in the season !!

This was our first excursion of our 2 week trip to Alaska and it starting off with a bang. John... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2015
new jersey
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3857 Fairview Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-5335
+1 907-225-2343

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

John Gilson has a fishing charter that is very enjoyable. He knows the waters well and his wife makes home-made cookies for you. Unfortunately, we did not catch any salmon due to the Killer whales in the bay. However, I have chartered many boats, and...More

Thank mantell99
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This was our first excursion of our 2 week trip to Alaska and it starting off with a bang. John the owner & Captain was great when I communicated w/ him in the months before our trip. We were in Alaska in Mid-May , early...More

Thank familytraveler044
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Having done Salmon fishing in Ketchikan with multiple tour operators, while on cruises, I can honestly Captain Johnny and Experience One is the best. He's on time, he has a mate, his boat is impeccable clean and well maintained and large. He knows where the...More

3  Thank Janette J
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Based on Trip Advisor reviews, we booked a half-day salmon fishing excursion for two couples directly with Captain Johnny from Experience One instead booking through our cruiseline excursion options. Communication was prompt and very organized. When Captain Johnny told us he would pick us up...More

4  Thank KTWriting
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I booked a fishing excursion for 6 by calling Captain Johnny directly. I received confirmation in the mail promptly. The Captain and his mate Terry were waiting for us when we disembarked the Crown Princess, and in a very few minutes we were on the...More

2  Thank Claire K
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Yes I caught the two largest silver salmon! We went out for half a day and caught 9 salmon and had a great time in the sun. The Captain was entertaining and wanted to make sure we got all our fish into the boat. Very...More

1  Thank Loren778899
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Captain Johny was absolutely the greatest. We had a very special celebration and the fishing was fantastic. Well organized, awesome snacks and most of all a great flavor of Alaska. The scenery is breathtaking and the boat was large enough for everyone to be a...More

1  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 12 August 2014

When our cruise ship arrived in Ketchikan, Johnny met us right as we got off the boat. The weather was bad (lots of rain and wind) and most of the cruise ship sponsored excursions were cancelled. Johnny told us he thought we could still fish...More

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Johnny is very friendly, knowledgable, and knows how to put his customers on fish. Many charters don't let you grab the rod until they are sure the fish is on. Johnny wants you to fish and encourages you to get involved. We had a great...More

Thank Parranha
Reviewed 20 July 2014

My wife and I booked a charter with Johnny Gilson and Experience One in July 2014 for our family (we have two children 6, 9). We had arrived on Celebrity and this excursion was our first event of a cruise to Alaska. Johnny met us...More

Thank CJ D
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