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Reviewed June 23, 2012

My wife and I have been going to Ketchikan for fishing for 15 years staying at various lodges, until we found Chinook shores, now we don't have to go anywhere else. We found our Alaska home. Jeff, sister Heidi, and brother in law Allan feel like family to us. Fishing is incredible, and if you need help the staff is more than willing to help you out. This fishing experience is truly one stop shopping. John and Janet

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Wiley123
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Reviewed February 4, 2011

This was our second trip to Chinook Shores. Wonderful accomodations, comfortable beds, full kitchen. The individual Chalets are new and solid construction. My Dad was a builder and he would have approved of the quality construction. Especially enjoyed Bar-B-Qing on the deck when watching a beautiful Ketchikan sunset. This is a family operation and very smoothly run. We were able to meet the whole family and the Dogs too. We had one Charter day with Jeff, the owner. What a guy! Great personality and wonderful sense of humor. Their 20ft self quided boats are fully outfitted, even a "Potty Bucket" for the ladies. Thank you!! Fishing was great and Jeff always had some good fishing tips. We never came back to the dock "skunked". The scenery was the best, remember your camera for sure. We will be back soon

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Carrolee
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Reviewed August 7, 2010

Jeff and his wife are really good hosts who make you feel as if you've known them for a long time. The lodges are first class with everything you need for a fishing holiday with friends or a quiet relaxing family holiday. The fishing is second to none. The locals we met were friendly and justly proud of their island and will help you in any way. The next time I go (2011) will be my fourth year running. The scenery is stunning and reminds me of Scotland - except bigger. I always feel rested after my time there and would advise anyone to give it a try to see for themselves.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Denis057
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Reviewed July 15, 2010

This is a magical spot in Ketchikan, Alaska. Beautiful chalets on the water, great fishing, we were able to process our fish on site and the owners could not be more generous and the customer service was excellent.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with friends
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1  Thank hamel1469
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Reviewed June 15, 2010

If you are looking for a great fishing vacation, I would highly recommend Chinook Shores. We have been there the last two years and we are going back in June, 2010. First lets start with the owner Jeff. Jeff goes out of his way to make sure your vacation is first class. He is always there to help you find new fishing spots and help you with tackle. The Chalets (which Jeff Built) are fully stocked with everything you need for up to 6 people and are located on the water with great views. The boats are first class with tops to protect you from the rain (yes it rains in Ketchikan) and the fishing is great. Chinook shores is only 20 minutes from town. Our group has been to many fishing lodges in Alaska and BC and I would have to rate Chinook Shores as number one.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled with friends
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2  Thank colonelleahy
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