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Rum Runner Charters

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Rum Runner Charters
  • Approximate Cost:
    Half Day: $100 to $199 Per Person; $200 to $299 Per Person
    Full Day: $300 to $399 Per Person; $400 to $499 Per Person
  • Type: Charters & Guides
  • Fishing: Guided Fishing Saltwater Fishing

Rum Runner Charters sails out of Juneau and has been providing charters for the past quarter-century. While they provide many types of charters, they are well-known for providing quality Salmon, Halibut, and Rockfish fishing adventures. They cater to both the general visitor to Juneau and to those passengers enjoying a stop-over from a cruise ship.

Fishing with Rum Runner Charters

The Salmon season in Juneau starts in May, which is the best time to target big King Salmon. The pinks, which are charmingly referred to as Humpy Salmon are plentiful from mid-June. Pinks are the smallest of the Pacific Salmon and are wonderful to play on light rods. The real fighters are the Silver Salmon which are best targeted in mid-July. The biggest salmon are the King Salmon which are often landed in the 40-pound range. The pinks hit six pounds and the silvers range from 10-20 pounds with a 20-pound silver being a trophy. In between all of these are the Chum Salmon. They are best targeted in mid-June with the Pinks Chum are amazing. They are large, not quite to the King Salmon size, but big and they fight like the smaller Silver Salmon. Chum range to 35 pounds with many in the 25-30 pound range.

Rockfish and Halibut are also available all year long. Rockfish can be huge such as the big Trophy Ling Cods or you can target the 100+ pound Halibut. Juneau is rich in fish and even with shorter charters, you can target big Trophy fish .

What you should expect is a professional boat with qualified and professional crew and captain and plenty of great fishing adventures.

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Fantastic whale watching experience
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 13, 2019
  • In June 2019 we had a one day stop in Juneau as part of a cruise we were on. We heard from friends that Rum Runner Charters was a great way to see whales. We also wanted to see Mendenhall Glacier and...
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Another Great Trip in Alaska
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 6, 2019
  • We have fished with Captain Chris and his crew 6 times. We involve our entire family and Chris enriches the experience. When the fishing lingers, Captain Chris is an expert on marine life and teaches...
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Once In A Lifetime Fishing
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 3, 2019
  • Captain Troy and Luke made our fishing and whale watching experience one that we will never forget! We caught Halibut, Silver Salmon, Pink Salmon, and Rock Fish. We got to see at least 5 whales...
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