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Address: Ketchikan, AK 99901
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+1 866-882-2979

Alaska fishing at it's finest in Ketchikan Alaska. Alaskan Halibut Fishing...

Alaska fishing at it's finest in Ketchikan Alaska. Alaskan Halibut Fishing and Alaskan Salmon Fishing. It all here the only thing missing is you. Complete packages including waterfront rooms, gourmet meals, and all your fish processing. Specializing in exclusive halibut, salmon, and wildlife trips for cruise ship guests. All of our captains are experienced, licensed, insured. With four generations on these waters we are sure to provide you a True Alaskan experience. Come experience True Alaskan Charters.

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Good Fish Charter

I have used these people now twice for Salmon fishing and have caught fish both times. They will meet cruise guests right at the pier as you get off your ship and have their boat... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
Fort Worth, Texas
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Laguna Woods, California
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79 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

As a person who has taken over 65 cruises I always suggest to go to the cities you are visiting and check out the local ads. I did this and I booked Rick with True Alaskan Charters. His pricing was exceptional reasonable but his talent was beyond exceptional. We arranged for him to meet us as the boat was scheduled... More 

Thank arnold s
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Robert, our captain/guide treated us to a wonderful 4 hour salmon charter. We limited out in 2 hours so he switched things up and took us to deeper water to catch yellow eye. Then, he gave us a tour of town from the water, pointing out historical and natural sites. He is extremely knowledgeable, confident, humble, and patient. He met... More 

Thank JennSears
Sapulpa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

we booked a trip for 2 guys; a 3rd unknown person showed up on the boat on our day. the guide kept us within a couple of miles of our cruise ship (never left sight of it!) and just trolled back /forth along with trawlers. guide did all the 'work' and never allowed us to touch a fishing pole! we... More 

1 Thank corvettefunx2
Webster, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Our fishing trip was one of the best we have ever taken. Although the silver salmon were running late, we managed to catch our fair share along with cod, rockfish, halibut and a couple of yellow eye. Also landed several skates and a very unusual Wolf eel. Our stay at the Cape Fox Lodge was wonderful and the food was... More 

Thank MBC77
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We just came back from fishing July 23&24, and what a difference a day makes. The 23rd was. Good weather day and fishing was great. The 24 th it was raining, Wendy, and rough water. My guide was. Robert and on the tough day it was not anyway his fault. I have had many guides from many places and no... More 

Thank Thomaswoodard
Fort Worth, Texas
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229 reviews
70 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

I have used these people now twice for Salmon fishing and have caught fish both times. They will meet cruise guests right at the pier as you get off your ship and have their boat within a short walking distance. They are very accommodating and friendly. Highly recommend them over booking with the cruise line, also will save you money.

Thank Texhusky75
McCook, Nebraska
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is our third year for fishing with True Alaskan Charters. It is our second year fishing with Robert as our guide. Next year will be our fourth and we'll bring the rest of the family. Robert makes for a good time and an enjoyable experience even when the fishing is tough. However, the State of Alaska department of fisheries... More 

1 Thank Virgil G
Alameda, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2014

True Alaskan Charters is a local business with deep roots in Ketchikan operated by Bruce and Keisha Johnstone. Keisha patiently worked with my wife to make the arrangements for my son and I to spend 2 days fishing with Bruce (It was a surprise birthday present.) Everything was taken care of - tackle, boat charter, fishing licenses, lunch, snacks and... More 

Thank Jim T
Mesa, Arizona
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Bruce and crew make sure you are having fun and catching fish! From start to end, it was a first class operation. In spite of pretty bad weather (rough seas, downpouring rain, major wind gusts), Captain Bruce continued to find the fish and made sure we were safe. We were actually shocked when Cedar Lodge (the fish processor), delivered over... More 

1 Thank M0neyminder
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Three of us took a four hour salmon fishing trip on June 19. It was wonderful. Captain Bruce met us on the dock where we quickly embarked on our journey. The limit is 1 king salmon per person. When we went to one spot and didn't catch anything after a while, Bruce moved us to another spot. Here we got... More 

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