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Ketchikan Big Fish Charters

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5306 Shoreline Dr, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9030
+1 907-247-6650
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Super Captain, Clean Boat, Good Fish

We fished with Big Fish Charters in September 2017. Captain Jos worked super hard to make sure... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
Michelle T
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Houston, Texas
Great time, and we caught fish!

Jos and Rick teamed up for their last trip in the end of September, and even after setting... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
epick14
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Austin, Texas
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5306 Shoreline Dr, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9030
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

We fished with Big Fish Charters in September 2017. Captain Jos worked super hard to make sure that everyone on the boat got onto the fish. He is really a nice friendly personable guy with great experience in Ketchikan waters. The boat was clean, even...More

2  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Jos and Rick teamed up for their last trip in the end of September, and even after setting reasonable expectations based on the rough season thus far, together they helped everyone on the boat catch multiple fish on a clear, sunny day. The boat was...More

3  Thank epick14
Reviewed August 22, 2017

While on our Alaska cruise, on Aug 10, 2017, four of us went on our first salmon fishing excursion with Big Fish Charters.. Unfortunately, the four of us had to split up 2 in each boat due to other families, which turned out OK. Since...More

3  Thank Beaver_Boy2
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This is my opinion of Big Fish Charters. Our group of 4 arrived at the airport and there was a vehicle waiting in the parking lot for us to just load our gear, hop on the ferry and be at the apartment within 10 minutes...More

4  Thank sumo1201
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I am not a person who writes bad reviews but I feel very passionate about this one. I cannot respond to the management response (which I just saw) on my review so I want to say that for one, it is very funny that it...More

2  Thank Carri A
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Captain Paul met us right at the dock, literally steps from where we got off the ship. They were very clear that the fish were not really biting when we booked, but we booked anyway, fully warned. We caught salmon and then at the end...More

1  Thank LittleJanney
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Caught lots of big fish! Great guide! Wonderful time! We were a group of 5 brothers and were on a cruise ship. This was one of the excursions offered and we were impressed with the knowledge and skill of our guide.

1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed July 21, 2016

This was not the trip we signed up for.We booked this trip in Jan.at the ISE in Sacramento. The Brochure says " We know where to get the really Big Fish". Problem is they wouldn't take you there. Two hour boat ride out to where...More

2  Thank jr2436
lissa2015, Owner at Ketchikan Big Fish Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Hello, I wanted to respond to your review, I am very surprised to to read this after talking with the other guys in your group who were very nice to us it appeared to us that our replacement Captain was trying very hard to find...More

Reviewed January 22, 2016

Prior to the trip Rick said that the Kings are here and are averaging 3-5 a day. Once we got on the boat all the way from Sacramento, we were told, no he is averaging one a day and the Kings just aren't here. We...More

Thank Carri A
lissa2015, Owner at Ketchikan Big Fish Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2016

I wanted to comment on this review as we strive for excellent reviews. We can't predict when there will be fish. Prior to your trip it may have been a bit better but as we all know fishing is not the same everyday. There are...More

Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Had a great 2-day trip on the Amanda Rae with Captain Rick and his trusty deckhand Kurt! Unfortunately the fishing wasn't GREAT, but I ended up catching the only salmon of the weekend! (Yay me!) Sandwich fixins were a nice touch, and we brought our...More

Thank Christy B
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