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Address: 2011 Skyline Way, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-2953
Phone Number: 360 770-0341

Guided salmon and bottom fishing charter trips in the beautiful San Juan...

Guided salmon and bottom fishing charter trips in the beautiful San Juan Islands of Washington State. There is no way to describe the excitement of putting folks on their first king salmon, giant lingcod, or huge halibut. The smile is from ear to ear, you can almost see their hearts pounding through their chests, and their hands shake for an hour afterward in response to the adrenaline. The stories get told, and the memories last a life time.

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Perfect Afternoon

I thought it was a bit of luck to discover a last minute cancellation and to book an afternoon trip. But that was nothing compared to being on the water with a very knowledgeable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
David H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought it was a bit of luck to discover a last minute cancellation and to book an afternoon trip. But that was nothing compared to being on the water with a very knowledgeable skipper named Brett. An avid fishing guide you would expect and he was but he clearly enjoys being out on the water and it shows. His... More 

Thank David H
Bloomington, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My husband and I went out with Captain Brett and another couple on day one of salmon fishing. We had a great time and each caught good size keepers - well mine was just a bit too small, but happy to see captain play by the rules and it went back in the water. Beautiful scenery and overall wonderful experience... More 

Thank KASell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a great time! We highly recommend Highliner Charters!!! Captain Brett was a skilled fisherman and took great care of us all. The booking process was super easy too!

Thank Nicole M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Last day we can fish lingcod, we are so lucky to book highliner and more had captain Rick with us. He is super nice, patient, considerate, and get us great fish to take home, wonderful experience given I had almost no prior fishing experience, and now I am hooked and I won't fish without captain Rick now.

Thank Chiwei C
Brett R, Owner at Highliner Charters, responded to this review

Capt Rick is a good man and a fine guide. We are lucky to have him on our team. I'm so glad you guys enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again soon. Capt Brett More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Our family had a great time fishing with Highliner Charters. We had Captain Bret and Rick the first day fishing for ling cod. We reeled in three keepers and a bunch of rock fish. They were awesome with our 8 year old son! By the end of the day, we got the hang of what we needed to do to... More 

Thank Kristin E
Walnut Creek, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Austin was a great captain and very friendly. Did a great job of keeping the baits fresh and the poles down. Brett was very friendly and helpful, doing his best to accommodate all that we asked for. We got one nice 50 lb halibut on the trip, which we unfortunately we're not the lucky ones on that rod, but as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Brett and Rick took me and my uncle out for Lingcod fishing and it could not have been more perfect! We had great weather and the location we went to was totally secluded and we had hit after hit of Lings and Rockfish (which we threw back of course!) All in all, we went home with 3 large Lingcods! Brett... More 

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Redmond, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Captain Bert is one of the best Captains I have ever had the privilege of fishing with. He is a Great Person and Fishermen I have been with. He will put you on the fish and help with any problems that you may have. He likes to fish and be around people. Can't wait till my next time out with... More 

Thank Doug S
Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

My son has wanted to catch a big salmon since he was a young boy. Yesterday Captain Tyler made that dream come true. He caught two amazing CoHo's off Deception Pass. He's hooked for life, and we're hooked on Highliner Charters they made it great and a lifetime memory for me and my son. thank-you

Thank andynordfors
Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

On 9/5/15 I went salmon fishing with Captain Brett off Deception Pass with my family and within 3 hours we had our limit of 8 coho! Brett was fantastic with my grandsons and managed avoiding the boat traffic like a true expert. In July I went with Captain Gary off of Eagle Point (west San Juan Island). All four fishermen... More 

Thank Matt D

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