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Address: Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: 907-247-2918
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Description: Join captain Josh with Salty Sea Charters for the Alaskan fishing trip of...
Join captain Josh with Salty Sea Charters for the Alaskan fishing trip of a lifetime. Located in beautiful Southeast Alaska, experience world class salmon and halibut fishing. Get ready for a fishing adventure you won't soon forget!
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Fishing at it's best!

Call charter Captain Josh to set this trip up..He was very informative, answering any and all of my questions...Josh told us exactly when and where to meet him at the dock, once... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Bakersfield, California

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Booked a trip with Salt Sea and when we arrived at the dock to fish, no one was there to meet us. I called and was informed that their boat was broken and we would not be able to go out. I understand things happen but we were never notified and when inquiring around town for someone else to book... More 

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saltyseacharters, Owner at Salty Sea Charters, responded to this review

Hi Christopher, I am the owner of Salty Sea Charters. As you can see on trip advisor we strive for outstanding customer service, and have nothing but excellent reviews. I understand your frustration when finding out that your trip had been canceled. I had called the cell phone that was given to me which I believe was yours. I started... More 

Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Call charter Captain Josh to set this trip up..He was very informative, answering any and all of my questions...Josh told us exactly when and where to meet him at the dock, once we left the ship, and that is exactly where he was....Unfortunatly one of our party of four came down with an over-night illness and couldn't go.... Josh provided... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

On the first day, 6/23/2015 there were 6 of us. Josh put us on the fish right away, and it never stopped. We caught kings, silvers, halibut and rock fish. The fishing was fast and furious, with limits for all. The whale watching was an unexpected bonus. The humpbacks put on a great show for us. 5 of us went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We are two couples. My wife and I have fished before but the other couple hadn't. Our friends were very excited to have an opportunity like this to go out on our own boat. We chartered with Captain Josh on May 28,2015 for a 4 hour trip. I wished we had done the entire day! Josh met us on time... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We heard that the month of May was blessed with sunshine and warm weather in Alaska. Instead, we had the true Alaskan experience with wind, rain, and cold weather for our fishing charter on 06/07/15. We were met at the dock by Captain Josh as arranged and did a quick walk to the boat moored nearby. As we cruised out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

As a long time fisherman, and past head boat captain myself. You can see Josh knows his stuff. We booked a trip for the last week of May for Halibut, with an even mix of guys and gals. We limited out on Halibut (plus a throw back) and had about 10 Cod and some Rockfish. Josh met us right at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

It was a real pleasure to spend the day fishing with Captain Josh. We booked our charter on Salty Sea with Josh for our day in Ketchikan. I really wanted to catch a fresh king salmon while in Alaska because I love salmon. I was shopped out and fishing was a great way to spend the day in our last... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Josh met us at the pier as we disembarked from the cruise ship. Everything was as described online and in his e-mail. We had beautiful weather, an immaculate boat and gorgeous scenery. A little early in the season for the king salmon run. But we caught two very nice halibut and a great king salmon. It was a fabulous experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was our second experience with Captain Josh. As before, Josh was ready, willing, and able to do everything to maximize our day of fishing. This time we did the 6-hour halibut/salmon trip. We pay more to have the boat to ourselves and it is worth every penny. We caught 50 pounds of fish and had an absolutely fabulous day... More 

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Clinton, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My inlaws and I went up to ALASKA on a inland cruise on NORWIEGAN CRUISE LINES. IN 2011 Josh met us at the pier and out we went! he had all the fishing permits in order and we caught our limit on salmon and shipped it home IF YOUR IN KETCHICAN BY ALL MEANS CALL JOSH AND HIS TEAM! THANKS... More 

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Address: Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: 907-247-2918
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan

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