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BigDogCharters take Cruise Ship passengers sport fishing in stunning SE Alaska. Our mission is to help our guests beome the Big Dog.
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Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Captain Al is a word class jerk. The five clients on the charter today were perplexed how this guy gets any repeat business.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Fishmanal1, Manager at BigDogCharters, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

We here at Bigdogcharters are sorry you feel that way about your experience. We have also corresponded with some of the other passengers of that trip and they said it was a positive experience overall. They also said, in no uncertain terms that your opinion...More

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We considered a number of fishing charters in Ketchikan but a call with Al sealed the deal. He was personable, knowledgeable and even advised that for younger kids, fishing may get boring — even though that was adverse to his own self interest. We were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a fun day at the beginning of Salmon season . Girl caught 3 salmon! One small one we had to throw back. Happy girls. The Skipper knew his trade well and made it an awesome day. Going to be eating Salmon back in Cali...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

I’ve known Al for years and he always has a smile on his face and is going to make your day better. He takes meticulous care of his boats and knows his business. I don’t hesitate to recommend Al for charters here in Ketchikan!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Fishing with Capt Al is not only FUN but productive (we caught fish, and saw wildlife). We choose Big Dog Charters because we could fish during out cruise ship layover and Capt Al was suggested by a friend of ours who fished with him in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed February 23, 2017

Second Trip with Captain Al, and it was great. We caught fish, we had some sun, and a whole lot of fun. Salmon fishing was great we even learned a thing or two, do not watch the fish as it jumps out of the water,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Al put us on some great Silver, Chum, and King Salmon. He was on time, well equipped, and experienced so that our trip was without any issues and very enjoyable. All four in our group caught big Salmon including a 17lb King Salmon. What a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JimEdWheels
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Choose THIS CHARTER!! There are MANY options and Alan is well priced, professional, experienced, and honest. Don't get ripped off and disappointed by the large scale operations- we made that mistake on our second charter. We were very happy with our experience with Big Dog...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lanie A
Reviewed July 15, 2016

As a party of four we felt perfectly introduced in the to us unfamiliar world of salmon fishing. It was real fun to share that experience, and we successfully caught a large variety of salmon. Moreover, the shipping of our catch to Canada worked without...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The fishing trip was great. Everyone had a blast. Captain Al could not have been better. He knew exactly where the fish would be. Hope to go back soon.

Date of experience: June 2015
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