List of Fishing Guides in Alaska

List of Fishing Guides in Alaska
Guides are available throughout Alaska and offer options ranging from boats trips into open water to fly fishing excursions on nearby rivers and streams and to multiple-day camping trips that require fly-ins and fly-outs. Guides offer varying degrees of service, such as furnishing equipment, rain gear, instruction or meals, and many guides will prepare a patron's catch (filleting and cleaning). To ship a catch home, visitors must consider using one of the many local processors.

ACE Fishing Adventures

ACE Fishing Adventures is located in the town of Kenai along the Cook Inlet. The town is a four-hour drive south of Anchorage. ACE offers boat excursions on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers for salmon (its specialty), halibut and trout. Fishing-only trips are full or half days, and equipment, including gear for inclement weather, is provided. Fly fishing equipment is available as well. ACE cleans and prepares your catch, however, a trip to a local processor is necessary if you wish to ship your catch home.

ACE Fishing Adventures
PO Box 1447
Kenai, AK 99611


Valhalla Charters

Valhalla Charters is located on Prince William Sound in southern Alaska. The Valdez area is accessible by road, plane or boat. Valhalla offers half- or full-day trips into the sound in search of salmon. Customized excursions are available.The water in the sound is relatively calm, and the 33-foot boat combined with owner Skip Blandford's 29 years on the sound produce a smooth ride. Equipment and drinks are provided, but you will need to provide your own fishing license and food.

Valhalla Charters
PO Box 789
Valdez, AK 99686

Talkeetna River Guides

Talkeetna River Guides is based in the southern interior of the state, about two hours north of Anchorage. The company offers rafting and fishing excursions that take you down the east and west fork of the Chulitna River in the Denali State Forest and Clear Creek. Trips include overnight camping for three to five days, meals and fishing equipment. Van, four-wheel drive or air transport is provided to and from the drop-off and pick-up points. Salmon are the predominant species, however, trout and grayling are also caught. Anglers must possess their own fishing licenses.

Talkeetna River Guides
13521 North Main Street
Talkeetna, AK 99676


Article Written By Keith Dooley

Keith Dooley has a degree in outdoor education and sports management. He has worked as an assistant athletic director, head coach and assistant coach in various sports including football, softball and golf. Dooley has worked for various websites in the past, contributing instructional articles on a wide variety of topics.

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