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Address: Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: 866-882-2979
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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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Al S
Fort Worth, Texas
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Webster, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 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 Al S
McCook, Nebraska
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 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 

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Alameda, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 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 

Thank jlc819
Moline, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I enjoyed a 1/2 day morning charter (shared with a couple from a cruise ship). We were targeting bottomfish and King Salmon. We fished just south of town and caught our limit of Halibut and several cod. We then trolled for Kings and landed one and lost one. We saw porpoises, a whale and lots of eagles including a few... More 

Thank Alascott
Germantown, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We had read some bad reviews and some good review. We decided to gamble and go with this company, boy did we make a mistake!!! The owner met us at our boat and told us that his boat had broken down but he was pulling in a favor owed to him. What choice did we have as it was too... More 

1 Thank Hopsing53
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Our guide Robert was awesome. We caught more fish than any of the other charter boats around us. He was very knowledgable and knew the waters well. We will definitely hire this company again and request Robert.

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