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Baranof Fishing Excursions

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Baranof Fishing Excursions
  • Approximate Cost:
    Half Day: $200 to $299 Per Person
    Full Day: $200 to $299 Per Person; $300 to $399 Per Person
  • Type: Charters & Guides
  • Fishing: Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing

Baranof Fishing Excursions provides quality fishing adventures to independent and cruise ship visitors. Their excursions that take in more than fishing and can include dining, hiking, art, music, and so much more. For those fishers who wish to experience the beauty and culture of Ketchikan, Baranof Fishing Excursions is likely the best place to do just that. They make it easy to connect with other aspects of this beautiful city so that you can enjoy the best of fishing with the best of Ketchikan. Getting here is relatively easy but timely. You can fly in from many places in the area including Seattle Washington or cruise in on one of the many cruise lines. You can also drive here if you take the Alaska State Ferry out of Bellingham.

The Fishing and Experience

Baranof Fishing Excursions offers several ways to enjoy fishing in Ketchikan. First, is their Cook Your Catch program which allows you to fish for Halibut or Salmon and then enjoy a prepared gourmet meal using your catch of the day. You can opt to dine in their restaurant or your home. Chef prepared meals using your fish rounds out the fishing experience.

Sports Fishing Excursions - Guided or chartered fishing in the waters around Ketchikan is a remarkable experience. Baranof Fishing Excursions teams up with quality captains and guides to ensure that your Salmon, Halibut, Rockfish, Crabbing, or Bottom Fishing trip is one you will always remember. One key aspect of their sports fishing trips is that you don't need a large group of people. They work tirelessly to pair you with other visitors who also have the same fishing goals as you do. Doing so allows everyone on board to fish the type of fish they want to target: Salmon, Halibut, or both.

Fishing Trips with Baranof Fishing Excursions

Baranof Fishing Excursions offers a mixed fishing charter that focuses on fishing, not specifically a single species of fish. Enjoy a well-rounded fishing trip that takes in Salmon, Halibut, Bottom Fish, Rock Fish, Crabbing, and more. If you are new to Ketchikan, this can be an excellent fishing adventure as it allows you to a lot in a small amount of time.

Stalking Trophy Salmon - Ketchikan is the Salmon Capital of the World and where else should you come to hunt trophy salmon. These trips focus solely on Salmon Fishing, and you have access to all five species of Pacific Salmon, including the big King Salmon.

Hunting for Halibut - Many visitors have dreams of landing that 500-pound Halibut and this is the excursion where you might do just that. Baranof Fishing Excursions sets sail with the sole ambition of targeting big Barn Door Halibut, and there are plenty of Halibut in these waters.

Private Charters - Baranof Fishing Excursions is always focused on their guest's needs. If that means a private fishing adventure with a guide or charter, they will make that happen for you. Kids are welcome, and they are family-friendly.

Overall, expect one of the most professional fishing charters around and their connections to other aspects of Ketchikan makes this a top choice for experience Alaskan Fishing.


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A great day
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 25, 2020
  • We are 2 'locals' who purchased a charter that was donated to our local FM radio station, KRBD. How wonderful of Baranof Fishing to have donated the trip and how wonderful for us to be able to use...
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Reviewed By on August 24, 2020
  • I researched several fishing charter operations as I planned a trip to Ketchikan. Baranof offered very competitive pricing, Bonnie was extremely responsive and easy to communicate with. Thumbs up...
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Reviewed By on August 22, 2020
  • Wonderful experience from start to finish! Would definitely use them on our next trip! brought my teens to go fishing and the guides were engaging, helpful and made it a lot of fun for everyone!
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