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Aurora Charters

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1302 4th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
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Jed is the MAN

I have been on many fishing trips with my father over the decades. No exaggeration: Captain Jed is... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Greg C
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Great crew, boat, service

Had a great time catching coho/silver salmon on the Emerald Fjord booked through Aurora Charters... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
sandiegoterp
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We provide saltwater fishing charters for halibut, salmon (both king & silver), rockfish, & lingcod out of seward, alaska.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
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“ling cod” (10 reviews)
“silver salmon” (9 reviews)
“fish” (41 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1302 4th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I have been on many fishing trips with my father over the decades. No exaggeration: Captain Jed is THE MAN!!!! He flew out to his spot, we dropped our lines, and we were on the fish immediately!! The entire boat caught our limit outside of...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great time catching coho/silver salmon on the Emerald Fjord booked through Aurora Charters. Would go out with them again. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Made an appointment for salmon fishing, showed up on time at 6:00 am and found the boat, a 10 passenger fishing boat. I've been fishing on charters for many years and understand that these fishing boats are worked hard and may not at nice as...More

1  Thank Kurt S
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

After she reading a lot of the reviews of disappointed customers and the horrible responses to those reviews from management, I guess I should not be surprised by the customer service we encountered from Aurora Charters. PLEASE! PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY Very, very...More

2  Thank Jen B
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CarlH884, General Manager at Aurora Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Jen, We understand your disappointment in not being able to go on your planned fishing charter and we are truly sorry we could not provide the service you wanted on the day you wanted. When we found that the vessel you had requested and...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Got to see some humpbacks, orcas and glaciers. Hooked some ling cod, yellow eye, spiny and black rock fish and our limits of halibut.

Thank Fat O
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I sent my out of state Dad, Uncle and sister on a charter a day that I couldn't be with them. It sounds like they boated out 4 hours in super rough seas. There was limited and poor communication from the captain about when and...More

1  Thank matthewdavidmoser
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Took a split trip with Aurora, fishing and sight seeing. Booking was easy and the trip well explained. When we got to the charter they let us know they had a boat issue and would need to put us on a larger boat, which was...More

1  Thank Ken C
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

My son and I booked a Halibut fishing trip with Aurora in mid May. The booking was smooth, easy, and the price was reasonable. We end d up a party of five, and while a bit tight the boat was great. I've been out on...More

2  Thank Thomas B
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My 69 year mother and I went out fishing with Jon. We caught the biggest halibut that we've ever caught and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. We had a great day and will never forget it!

1  Thank Kjam60880
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Capt. Jed recently took us from Seward for a wonderful day of fishing. We all caught out halibut limits, almost our rock fish limits and few ling cod as a bonus. He was a very attentive captain. The fishing gear was in good shape, he...More

1  Thank edurbin
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