1st City

(866) 882-2979

1st City Charters

View Full Forecast

Ketchikan Halibut Fishing

Ketchikan provides anglers with the largest Halibut found anywhere in the World! We specialize in Ketchikan Halibut Fishing! These fish are Gigantic! Reeling in a Monster Halibut can be the greatest rush you'll ever have. Ketchikan Halibut Fishing Trips are one of the most popular activities in Alaska, with over 65% of the harvest originating in Southeast Alaska.

The Halibut taken by sport fishing trips average between 20 to 30 pounds in weight, but we often catch fish over 100 pounds. The current Alaska halibut fishing state record for a sport fishing caught halibut is 450 pounds. The largest Halibut raised on our charter fishing boat last year weighed in at 198 lbs. Full bag limits are frequent on our Ketchikan Fishing Charter. To most anglers around the World a successful fishing trip is measured by the number of bites, number of hookups, or number of fish that were landed.

Ketchikan, Alaska Halibut fishing is a completely different story. Our success is measured in pounds.... hundreds of pounds. Halibut can be strong swimmers; having a halibut pulling on your line is an experience you will never forget.

Give 1st City Charters A Call For Your Next Ketchikan Fishing Charter!

Ketchikan Salmon Fishing

The King Salmon is Alaska's State Fish and is one of the most important sport fish and commercial fish native to the Pacific coast of North America. King Salmon is the largest of all Pacific Caught Salmon, with weights of individual Salmon exceeding 30 pounds. The Chinook salmon is perhaps the most highly prized sport fish in Alaska and is extensively fished by anglers in Ketchikan, Alaska. Ketchikan Salmon Fishing Trips provide anglers with fierce hard fighting action like no other fish. Ketchikan is often called the Salmon Capitol of the World because our town has some of the greatest runs on record in recent years.

Come Join Our Ketchikan King Salmon Fishing Charter Company for a King Salmon Experience You Will Remember for a Lifetime!

Silver Salmon (Coho Salmon) are smaller than the King Salmon but make up for their smaller size by being very tenacious, and acrobatic. Silver Salmon average between 8 to 15 pounds. The possession or bag limit is six Silver Salmon per person in Southeast Alaska. Full limits are usually accomplished during the peak season of July and August. Tremendous runs of Silvers make their way through the waters of Ketchikan, Alaska starting in July and going through October. Ketchikan Salmon Fishing is the stuff legends speak of. They are also delicious to eat.

Locating Salmon in marine waters can be difficult but with Four Generations of Ketchikan fishing, we have learned the tackle and the tactics to catch these fish. Our Ketchikan Fishing Charters Target the following species: King Salmon, Silvers, Chum, Sockeye and Pink Salmon.


Ketchikan Bottom Fishing

Lingcod are extremely aggressive and provide an excellent fight. Once landed, they provide a tasty meal. Lingcod are voracious predators and can grow to weigh over 80 pounds. Red Snapper and many of other Rockfish are also caught on a frequent basis. We provide the best Ketchikan Bottom Fishing Charters.

It's never too early to plan your summer Alaska fishing vacation! We take reservations Year Around. Whether it's your first trip to Alaska or you have friends and family visiting, treat yourself to a True Alaskan Fishing Experience. Ketchikan has Spectacular Scenery, Abundant Wildlife Viewing and Possibly the Catch of a Lifetime!

Give us a call to secure your date. 1st City Charters 1-866-882-2979