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Phantom-Tri River Charters

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Closes in 23 min: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great experience!

We fished with Dawson on an afternoon trip. High waters but we were able to fish 2 locations and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Santa Barbara, California
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Great Time

We had a great time fishing even though water levels were high Dawson put us on the fish We fished... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Black River, New York
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22228 Talkeetna Spur Rd, Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-2400
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We fished with Dawson on an afternoon trip. High waters but we were able to fish 2 locations and get 5 silver salmon. We are a family of 5 and had enough room for all of us to fish even from the boat. The combination...More

1  Thank gsconnor2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great time fishing even though water levels were high Dawson put us on the fish We fished two different days and had a great time Very good outfit from the office to the guide Dawson did a great job Thanks

Thank mainheating
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Going to Alaska we knew that we wanted to go on a fishing charter to catch salmon. After reading reviews and blogs we decided that Phantom was going to be our choice and we could not have picked a better company. From contacting to book...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Margo was wonderful to communicate with on the phone and in the office. We arrived when there had been a lot of rain and our initial trip got cancelled because the water was too high. Margo called and let us know when Rhett deemed that...More

Thank amymax2018
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Could not have had a better Alaska fishing experience. Rhett and Margo run a quality operation in Talkeetna. Our guide, Alan, was awesome in all areas - navigating a rushing Susitna River with a jet boat, finding a clean spot to fish among a river...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The boat guide was amazing traveling through the shallow river and navigating up steam without hesitation. Pleasant guy with a neat dog. He even turned around when a bear was spotted to catch a second glimpse. Quick and efficient boat. No complaints.

Thank Miles Y
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Margo in the office was great on the phone prior to our arrival answering my numerous questions. Pleasant and easy to work with. Our guide Dawson was very knowledgeable and helped explain and demonstrate what it takes to snag a Salmon. Very different then the...More

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Rhett N, Owner at Phantom-Tri River Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you for your response, glad you had a good time fishing with Dawson. Flossing salmon is definitely a different technique for catching Sockeye as snagging fish is not legal in our area. Nothing quite like a fresh salmon for dinner!

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We woke up very early to catch the first salmons and it was absolutely worth it ! We had a wonderful time, got excellent guidance from Dawson who was very patient, resourceful and fun, and came back with lots of fish and plenty beautiful memories...More

1  Thank Orit E
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Had 2 5 hour days fishing. Margo in the office was great answered any questions we had always had smile on her face. Other lady in office was good and knowledgeable also. Had rick for guide first day 👍👍👍👍👍was awesome had us on the fish...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Our guide Dawson was extremely patient and helpful in helping my grandfather achieve his dream of catching a salmon! Dawson found the best spot to fish from and tried multiple lures, coaching my grandfather until he reeled in a 15 pound salmon! I would recommend...More

Thank Ashlyn U
Rhett N, Owner at Phantom-Tri River Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you for fishing with us. We are so glad that you had a great time and your father was able to fulfill his dream of catching a salmon. Our guides are great, enjoy what they do and it shows in their work!

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May 16, 2018|
Response from Rhett N | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest in fishing in Talkeetna. If you would give me a call at 907-733-2400 I can speak directly with you and answer any questions you may have.
December 21, 2016|
Response from Rhett N | Property representative |
Hi and Thank you for your interest in fishing with us in August. We do not pick up from the McKinley Princess Lodge as it is an hour away from our location. There is a shuttle that comes over from there all day. The first... More
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Rhett N | Property representative |
We have different departure times depending on what fish we are targeting and the time of the year. The later into the season, the light diminishes pushing our launch times later. The earliest launch is 5:00 a.m. (meeting... More