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Address: Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: 907-225-7291
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Salmon for the rest of the year

After looking at the Excursions that the cruise ship offered and finding them over priced for what it seemed like people were saying in the reviews, I enquired through a local and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2014
Larry W
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Sanford, Florida
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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Sept '15 - I imagine that most of the sport fishing business in Ketchikan comes off of cruise ships. Consequently, you get a mixed crowd from serious fishermen to curious mainlanders. I am a sport fisherman from the Northeast. Among the customers on Capt. Miike's boat were couples from landlocked states. The enthusiasm of the crowd died after an hour.... More 

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AMARILLO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Clay was our guide and did an excellent job. We kept him plenty busy as the salmon were plentiful. There were 6 in our group so we book the boat for just our group. Talked to a fellow cruise passenger who booked through the cruise line, they went about 30' from the cruise ship and didn't catch any fish, and... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Had booked (in March) for a trip in August. "The boat broke." We were greeted by a nice man who was sorry, but our first excursion off of Holland America was not to be. We scrambled at the city office (very nice), and did an OK crab trip. My 12 year old daughter wanted to fish, but no alternative offered... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Fabulous time out on the water with Don! Brought home plenty of fish, enjoyed great views. Don worked hard to get us in the right place for the catch. Didn't get the full limit possible but caught 3 different species of Salmon! Wish we could go every weekend! This company is great and willing to work with the time constraints... More 

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Thank abtravelnurse
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We fished on the Silver King on July 30, 2015. Only 4 of us on board. We booked based on TripAdvisor reviews and independent of the cruise excursion options. Our captain stayed out well after our appointed to return to ensure that we all caught our limit of pink salmon. It was a great trip!

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Thank Pat L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Captain Dan was awesome and we had such a good time with our group. I booked through cruise one. Our group of 6 caught 20 fish in under 4 hours and we all had it shipped home.

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Thank migs1977
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Instead of booking a fishing excursion through the cruise ship, we booked through the Ketchikan Fishing Charter company and were very glad we did so! Since there were only 5 of us on the boat, including our captain, it made for a nice and personal experience. Additionally, we were lucky enough to get Ray Kolean as our Captain. Ray was... More 

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London, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I didn't go on a charter boat but I often went to the cafe and they have great service!! The young woman who runs the cafe is a treasure! I would definitely recommend going there and checking out all their services!

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Sanford, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

After looking at the Excursions that the cruise ship offered and finding them over priced for what it seemed like people were saying in the reviews, I enquired through a local and was recommended Nick and Ketchikan charters. Nick was unavailable and we booked with them as I felt the price was extremely good compared to what the cruise ship... More 

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Henderson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Booked this trip as a solo and was joined by two couples and had a great time. Our captain, Danny was very professional and helpful. He meet us at the dock where our cruise ship docked and we headed out to fish and we promptly started catching fish. I would highly recommend Ketchikan Charter Boats and would use them again... More 

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