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Address: 1 Double Eagle Ln, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9612
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+1 907-617-5902
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Saltwater Fishing Charters - Full Day trips for Salmon & Halibut, 1/2...

Saltwater Fishing Charters - Full Day trips for Salmon & Halibut, 1/2 Day Saltwater Charters for Cruise Ship Passengers, Fly Out Fly Fishing Trips in Misty Fjords National Monument, Self Guided Fishing Boat Rentals, and Private Beach House Lodging with a Private Dock

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Great place, great fishing. We have done the "self guided" option for a few years now. This year I decided to bring my adult children along. We had a fabulous time. Priceless... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
Mike K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great place, great fishing. We have done the "self guided" option for a few years now. This year I decided to bring my adult children along. We had a fabulous time. Priceless family memories. Rick and the team put us on lots of fish. I can't wait to do it again next year. Book early it fills up fast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Spent 3 nights in the 3 bedroom house with my wife and 2 brothers from California. Rick picked us up at the airport, gave us a quick cruise thru the places we would need to go. Grocery store, gas dock, fish cleaning/packing dock etc. Ran us over to the island and after a quick lesson on the operation of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome, words cannot due justice to this experience! Rick is good at all aspects of chartering and patient. Nice boat and great equipment, totally recommend. Give not only 5 stars, but a gold one, too.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely AWESOME epic fishing trip. Rick did a fantastic job and worked hard to get our limits. New boat and equipment. Definitely coming back again.

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Rick made this fishing trip one for the books! His new boat is fantastic. Four guys from Montana had the time of our lives, we limited out catching King Salmon and Halibut. We also caught several Silver and Pinks. Rick was relaxed yet focused on making sure things went smoothly. All of the details were covered. As active fishermen Rick... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Explore Alaska Charters offered everything we were looking for in a self guided trip. We have been to Alaska before on self guided trips but have never had such nice accommodations and boats, especially for the price. If you like the seclusion of an island, but the access to town just a short boat ride across channel, then Explore Alaska... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Just returned from a self guided trip in Ketchikan staying at Explore Alaska Charters self guided king salmon fishing, we stayed across the chanel from Ketchikan in one of there cabins, they are very clean and very well equipped, had a great time there, this was my second trip there, going back this fall, AAA rating, Jim and Nancy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

If you are looking to catch fish (lots of fish) Rick and his team will put you on them. Charter or Do it yourself, you can't go wrong with Explore Alaska Charters. The 1st year each member of our group brought home 250lbs of fish. The second year 185lbs each. Looking forward to year 3 and many many more.

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1 Thank Mike K
Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

I live in Ketchikan and was fortunate to get an invite to join some friends who were visiting from Salt Lake City on a freshwater flyout trip with Rick Collins. Rick met me at the floatplane dock with boots and waders and got me outfitted for my first fly fishing trip. We flew about 30 minutes from Ketchikan to a... More 

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Emmons, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This was my husband and my second time staying at the 3 Bedroom Beach House. Is perfect for 2 couples. Everyone had space to stretch out and relax after a hard day fishing. Everything you could possibly need is in the house. We had great fun fishing on our own and even managed to catch a 72# halibut which would... More 

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