Choose a fishing guide

Alaska fishing charters, guides, flights, lodges, is just the beginning of the list of planning your trip to Alaska. When it comes to choosing the best Alaska fishing charters, guide or flight service, you can trust that Fish Alaska’s preferred businesses are expert-approved and able to make your Alaska fishing trip a success.

Alaska Fishing Charters & Guides

Bristol Bay/Southwest Region

Blue Fly B&B Guide Service (King Salmon)
Blue Fly is located in King Salmon, Alaska, at the heart of the Bristol Bay region. The rich waters of the Naknek and surrounding rivers are not only home to the world’s largest salmon runs, but also record-breaking Rainbow Trout, Arctic char, and Arctic grayling. It is not uncommon for anglers to hook into rainbows measuring 30-plus inches!

Chuitna River Guides (Igiugig)
Local guides offering sportfishing on the Chuitna River out of Igiugig, Alaska for trout and salmon.

FishHound Expeditions (Float Trips Through the Region)
Their owners are the guides, the guides are the owners. This means excellent spot on information for you – their guest, on when & where to fish. They live and fish in Alaska year round, not just the summer like so many others. This gives them a full picture and intimate knowledge on Alaska’s ever-changing river conditions and fish run timings. FishHound Expeditions offers day trips in the Mat-Su Valley and multi-day wilderness float trips. Their passion is in trout, but their addiction is salmon.

Frigate Adventure Travel (Naknek)
Kate & Justin are fishing guides in Alaska, Oregon, and Southern Baja. They love fishing, hunting, and their yellow lab, Kada. Their travels have taken them around the world, and utilizing those experiences they work to provide the best guided trips, travel planning, and logistics possible. Join them on one of their adventures and see why they’re such a great team.

High Country Guide Service (Kanektok River)
High Country Guide Service offers 7 day 6 night trips on the legendary Kanektok River in southwest Alaska. They are partnered with an outfitter who is fortunate enough to have had a permit on this unreal river since the early 80’s! They have guided on the river since 2005 and know every bend and salmon bed.


Alaskan Wilderness Outfitting Company
Alaskan Wilderness Outfitting Company offers both guided and unguided trips to the pristine waters of Prince William Sound, the wild lakes and rivers of the Wrangell Mountains and the untamed wilderness of the North Gulf Coast. You choose the fish you want to catch and the accommodations you prefer, and they’ll make it happen.

Kenai Peninsula Region

Afishunt Charters  (Ninilchik)
Since 1992, Afishunt Charters has offered premium Alaska fishing charters for halibut and salmon and has become famous for their customer service, outstanding equipment, and reasonable prices.

Alaska Coastal Marine (Homer)
These folks offer halibut, lingcod, rockfish, and salmon charters out of Homer. Including their mega monster overnight combo.

Alaska Drift Away Fishing (Soldotna)
Enjoy quality salmon and rainbow trout fishing on the Kenai Peninsula’s 2 best rivers: The Kenai and Kasilof Rivers.

Alaska Northern Outfitters (Seward)
Seward is the saltwater sport-fishing capital of Alaska. Alaska Northern Outfitters offers their clients an opportunity to catch world-class halibut, salmon, ling cod, and many species of rockfish.

Alaskan Fishing Adventures (Soldotna)
It’s the Kenai Peninsula where anglers go when seeking trophy-class fishing for salmon and halibut. More kings over 70 lbs. have been landed there than in all other parts of Alaska combined! Experienced, professional guides and world-class Alaska fishing that will literally take your breath away await you.

Bob’s Trophy Charters (Homer)
For a high success rate and confidence in an overall enjoyable fishing experience, choose any one of Bobs’ fishing charters while you are in Homer, Alaska. After all, Homer is the Halibut Capital of the World!

Bottom Line Charters (Ninilchik)
Bottom Line Charters is a group of experienced US Coast Guard licensed charter operators who possess a life time passion for fishing. Your trip with them will include bait, tackle, fish filleting and top-quality rods and reels. The charter runs 6 to 8 hours depending on the tide, weather, and package option. The waters of Cook Inlet provide world-class salmon and halibut fishing. The average halibut weights 25 pounds with many caught over 100 pounds.

Corsetti’s Guide Service (Soldotna)
At Corsetti’s Guide Service, they’ve been fishing in Alaska for more than 20 years. Their experience and expertise means they can help you get exactly what you’re looking for from your trip to Alaska and the Kenai River. From rainbow trout to king salmon, their Kenai River guides take you to the best parts of the river to catch the fish you want.

Jimmie Jack Fishing (Kenai)
Fish for halibut, king salmon, sockeye salmon, trophy rainbow trout, rockfish, lingcod, and silver salmon.

Kenai River Charters (Kenai)
Kenai River Charters is a fully-equipped guide service providing dynamic fishing opportunities for all ages. They center their adventures on the world famous Kenai River. They also venture out to surrounding fisheries and arrange an array of activities for clients.

Kenai Riverside Fishing (Soldotna)
Kenai Riverside Fishing is part of Alaska Wildland Adventures, a long-time  operator of guided fishing trips since 1977. Their trips explore the world-famous Kenai River for freshwater species, like king and sockeye salmon, rainbow trout, and Dolly Varden, and also Resurrection Bay where they fish for halibut and silver salmon.

North Country Charters (Homer)
This is a local family-owned operation with 38 years of experience fishing in the waters of Lower Cook Inlet and Kachemak Bay. North Country Charters is more than qualified to offer you a quality halibut fishing or salmon fishing trip.

Randa’s Guide Service (Soldotna)
If you’re planning on fishing the magnificent Kenai Peninsula, you can’t go wrong with Randa’s Guide Service. Dennis Randa has spent decades fishing the Kenai’s waters and is always eager to share his knowledge and enthusiasm of this magical place and the enormous fish that congregate here.

Seldovia Fishing Adventures (Seldovia)
Take a deep-sea charter out into some of the world’s best fishing grounds and hook up with some of the finest halibut or salmon Alaska has to offer. Their guided tours include everything needed to catch trophy halibut, just bring enthusiasm and your camera.

The Fish House (Seward)
The Fish House offers a wide range of options for fishing charters including Red Salmon, Silver Salmon, Halibut as well as combination trips. Seward is well known as the coho sport-fishing mecca of Alaska. Catching a ling cod on light tackle is an experience you don’t want to miss out on. These fish are great fighters as well as very tasty.

Winter King Fishing (Homer)
Homer King Fishing offers a unique charter adventure on the 55-foot F/V Redemption, which features a large, comfortable cabin and deck, bathroom, and fully-equipped galley. With 45 years of experience on Alaska’s waters, Homer King Fishing can provide you with the family-friendly adventure of a lifetime.


Kodiak Island

Kodiak Combos
Their world-class Kodiak Island hunting and fishing is located in Old Harbor, Alaska, notably one of Alaska’s best king salmon and halibut fishing destinations, and it’s definitely one of the world’s best places to hunt Sitka black-tail deer and sea ducks such as king eider.


Alaska Premier Charters
Guided fishing with Alaska Premier Charters is an awesome angling experience! Whether you’re a novice or extreme angler, you’ll appreciate their great guiding staff, top-quality sport-fishing gear and boats, and incredible sport-fishing action,

Fish Baranof 
At Fish Baranof they strive to offer the best in self-guided fishing. They will provide you with the best equipment, boats, and knowledge you could ask for.

Southcentral Region

Dave Fish Alaska (Talkeetna)
Located in Talkeetna, they offer custom overnight fish and float trips for those who want to experience Alaska’s river fishing at its best. Their day trips cover several miles of many local streams. Their guides are experienced in both fly & conventional fishing, so let them know your preference and they will take care of you. Fly-fishing lessons are available for the beginner or novice fly fisher.

FishHound Expeditions (Anchorage)
Their owners are the guides, the guides are the owners. This means excellent spot on information for you – their guest, on when & where to fish. They live and fish in Alaska year round, not just the summer like so many others. This gives them a full picture and intimate knowledge on Alaska’s ever-changing river conditions and fish run timings. FishHound Expeditions offers day trips in the Mat-Su Valley and multi-day wilderness float trips. Their passion is in trout, but their addiction is salmon.

Fishtale River Guides (Anchorage/Mat-Su)
Fishtale River Guides guide salmon fishing charters and trips near Anchorage and Wasilla, Alaska. Guests fish for king and silver salmon, and also catch chum, pink, and sockeye salmon, rainbow trout, and Dolly Varden on Fishtale’s Little Susitna River and Deshka River charter boat trips. During the winter they guide ice-fishing trips minutes from Anchorage, Palmer, and Wasilla.

Whittier Marine Charters (Whittier)
With active charter history in the area since 1997, they have more than twice the experience of most competitors. With Whittier Marine Charters you can rest assured that you’re in the hands of serious fishermen with the reputation and two decades worth of satisfied customers to prove it.

Women’s Flyfishing® (Anchorage)
Experience Alaska with the fly-fishing experts. Women’s Flyfishing® is dedicated to helping women learn and enjoy the sport of fly fishing in a supportive and non-competitive environment.


Fish Central
Central reservations for salmon, halibut, salmon shark and bottom fish sport Alaska fishing charters and boat rentals in Valdez. Fish Central also supplies bait and tackle and are a full-service fish processor who do a great job of prepping, vacuum sealing, freezing and shipping your catch.

Lady Luck Charters
Coho begin their run to Valdez in late July with a peak of the run in mid August. These are fun-filled charters with lots of action when the fish are biting. They supply all the fishing poles, bait and gear needed. All you need to bring is food, drinks, and proper clothing like fishing, rain gear and boots. Halibut charters are usually 12 hours in duration. Upon arriving back at the dock, there are fish cutters that will clean your fish for a reasonable price. Halibut is the targeted fish, however, lingcod, rockfish and others are commonly caught.

Shark Tooth Charters
Captain Dave Pope, a Coast Guard licensed charter Captain in Alaska since 1982, will operates shark charters and salmon charters. Experience the intensity of catching a silver salmon, a halibut or possibly a shark. They’re there to help you experience something special!

Valdez Outfitters
Salmon fishing in Valdez during the end of July and the start of August is unbeatable! Saltwater charters for silvers consistently produce limits of dime bright ocean-fresh fish that are hard to beat by any standards. This is a great family-friendly trip in an amazing setting. Also, Valdez halibut fishing does not only have the possibility of hooking into world-class halibut, but also huge trophy ling cod and rock fish.

Valdez Saltwater Adventures
Seasoned Alaska visitors already know the experience, knowledge and passion exhibited by your charter operator means the most in ensuring a great trip, and this is exactly where Captain Will Everett, owner and operator of Valdez Saltwater Adventures, excels. Fishing aboard the 34-foot Bold Eagle, guests receive first-class service and have a range of options, whether enjoying a single- to multi-day combination fishing trip, targeting halibut, salmon, lingcod, rockfish, and salmon shark, or venturing into Prince William Sound for a memorable sightseeing and photography excursion.

Alaska Flight, Transport, and Tour Services

AK Trophy Expediters
Nick has based the company around helping people with all their specific needs like fish storage, shipping out large moose antlers and meat, or just getting your gear where it needs to be. They are here to help you enjoy your time in Alaska and not worry about the stressful stuff.

Alaska Monster Moose Transporters
If it is moose you want in your freezer, then head over to meet the folks from Alaska Monster Moose Transporters, Inc. to hunt 139,000 acres of private land with a healthy moose population. They take you by boat from the village of Holy Cross to their camp in Unit 21E where you can experience a self-guided moose hunting trip on their private land with a good number of moose in the area.

Alaska Off-Road ATV Adventures
Alaska Off-Road ATV Adventures will take you on a guided ATV tour through the beautiful wilderness of Talkeetna, Alaska. The possibilities of seeing wildlife such as bear, moose, porcupine and wolves are abundant on their exclusive trail system. They customize tours to each individual group as far as speed and terrain according to your general riding ability.

Andrew Airways
Adventures of a Lifetime,With the combined flying experience of the owner Dean Andrew, and his seasoned pilots, flying the Alaska Peninsula and the Kodiak Archipelago Islands total more than 60 years. For your convenience, Andrew Airways operates a fleet of 3 Dehavilland Beavers, a Cessna 206 and a Piper Saratoga.

Aniak Air Guides
Aniak Air Guides offers the best in Alaska wilderness trips & adventures, wilderness float trips, a remote Alaska wilderness lodge, fishing, hunting, rafting, backpacking, and wildlife viewing. The best of Alaska!

Branch River Air Service 
Experience trophy fishing and hunting in the heart of Bristol Bay and the Alaska Peninsula from King Salmon, Alaska. Branch River Air is the premier flight service of King Salmon serving fly-out fishermen and lodges for rivers like American Creek, Moraine, and Alagnak River. Branch River also supplies DHC-2 Beaver and Cessna 206 float plane charters for bear viewing excursions, hunt drop offs and more.

LifeMed Alaska
On the ground and in the air, LifeMed Alaska safely transports seriously ill or injured patients while providing life-saving medical care. For a small annual cost you’re covered for emergency medical needs by air without the extreme costs of emergency medical care.

Pacific Airways
Whether you’re a hunter, a fisherman, or just a lover of the outdoors, Southeast Alaska and the Tongass National Forest has something for everyone. Pacific Airways provides safe and reliable transportation to dozens of U.S. Forest Service Cabins.

PenAir is one of the largest regional airlines in Alaska, currently offering regular service to ten communities in western Alaska from its headquarters in Anchorage, and it’s one of the largest leasers of Saab 340 aircraft in the United States. In all, the PenAir fleet consists of 15 Saab 340s (two all-cargo and 13 with 30-passenger capacity), as well as six Piper Saratogas (PA32 and PA32R), each with a passenger capacity of five. “The Spirit of Alaska” is written on the side of every airplane in the fleet, which indicates a commitment to extend the kind of cooperative spirit that has characterized life in bush Alaska.

Ravn Alaska
Formerly Era Alaska, Ravn Alaska provides the same exceptional service, connecting some of the Last Frontier’s most famous destinations, including Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Cordova, Homer, Valdez, Kenai, Kodiak and beyond. In all, Ravn offers scheduled service to more than 100 communities statewide, service for passenger groups and odd-sized cargo up to 6,000 pounds, and has charter authority for anywhere in Alaska, Canada and the Lower 48.

Regal Air
Regal Air, located at Lake Hood in Anchorage, offers flight services for residents and visitors fishing, hunting and adventuring in the backcountry. They offer regularly scheduled flight seeing tours all over the state including trips to Denali, glacier tours and shore excursions to view Katmai National Park brown bears.  Regal Air pilots are highly regarded and the company has an excellent safety record.

Trail Ridge Air
Trail Ridge Air, based in Anchorage, Alaska, provides a wide range of flying services throughout most of Southcentral. Owned and operated by Jim Jensen and his family, Trail Ridge Air are greatly appreciated by their clients for their above and beyond mentality. They offer flight services and charters for all types of outdoor activities including fishing and hunting, plus flight seeing and day excursions from Anchorage.

Vertigo Air
Depending on the time of year in Kodiak, head out to different lakes to find red, king, or silver salmon. Their 1963 DeHaviland Beaver has plenty of room for your expedition.