Go Fish Ketchikan Fishing Charters offers both All-Day Charters and Cruise Ship Charters.

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All-Day Charters or

Multi-Day Charters:
If you are visiting Ketchikan for the Entire day or several days, Go Fish Ketchikan’s Charters All-Day and Multi-Day Charters are highly recommended. Clover Pass Resort is the preferred Charter Marina in Ketchikan as it’s so close to the best fishing grounds in the area.

ALL-DAY CHARTERS allow you to set the schedule for your trip. Early morning usually offers the best fishing opportunities, and we should have enough time to fish for both salmon and halibut on the same day, weather permitting.

All-Day Charters include:
All fishing gear, bait, tackle, snacks, soft drinks, and water is provided. Feel free to bring your own.

Trip Length:
The typical fishing day starts at Clover Pass Resort at 06:30 and we will return 8-10 hours later.

Fish Processing:
There is a variety of affordable options for processing your catch and getting it to your home. We can discuss all these options and the cost prior to your arrival.

All-Day Charter Cost: (8 to 10 hours)
$425 per person
(4 person minimum, 6 maximum)


Multiple days of fishing give us the opportunity to fish in different areas and make the most of your fishing and sightseeing opportunities. If you’re visiting Ketchikan for several days book our easy “All-Inclusive Multi-Day Charter” which includes your charter boat and captain.

I have taken care of finding the best lodging in our area and will take care of everything. Based on your group size and wishes, I will book your lodging with one of several comfortable, modern options close to the marina. I will make your reservations and deposits based on your schedule.

All-Inclusive Multi-Day Charters include:

  • Lodging close to Clover Pass Resort
    (specific property depends on group size)
  • Daily charter fishing aboard the Josie Lyn
  • Rain gear, snacks and beverages while fishing

Cost for 2023 all inclusive Charters:

  • 2-Days Charter Fishing Incl. 3 nights lodging: $950 pp**4 person minimum (4 guests $3,800**)
  • 3-Days Charter Fishing Incl. 4 nights lodging: **$1,400 pp**4 person minimum (4 guests $5,600**)
  • 4-Days Charter Fishing Incl. 5 nights lodging: $1,800 pp**4 person minimum (4 guests $7,200**)

** Rates are quoted per person and based on double occupancy rooms.


Clover Pass resort is the preferred location north of town and is considered by many as the most professional marina operation in Ketchikan” There is a wide variety of lodging options close to Clover Pass Resort. I work closely with several nice properties- all of them a short drive or walk from Clover Pass Resort. Depending on the size of your group, length of stay and availability I will select the best location for your needs. All locations will have fully equipped kitchens, washer and dryer, internet/phone access, BBQ and a freezer.

Please call to discuss any other requests. I can easily accommodate larger and smaller groups or split fishing dates.

Cruise Ship Charters:

My cruise ship charters are designed to make the most of your fishing time in Ketchikan.

I will reserve my boat exclusively for your group. I will personally ensure your fishing trip is everything you hope for. I will be your charter Captain and I will plan your charter with your input.

Booking directly provides flexibility in your scheduling for a more personalized trip and more actual fishing time and it’s less expensive!

I work with passengers arriving to Ketchikan via all cruiselines including: Princess Cruises, Holland America, Norwegian, Celebrity, Carnival, and Disney.

2024 Cruise ship pricing: 
Four hour Salmon Charter:
$245 per person, (price is per person based on a party of four)

Six hour Salmon Charter:
$325 per person, (price is per person based on a party of four)

Four hour Halibut trip option:
 $275 per person, (price is per person based on a party of four)

Six hour Halibut/Combo Charter:
$375 per person, (price is per person based on a party of four)

“ Pricing is available for a private charter with fewer than four guests.

**Ketchikan city sales tax will be added to your charter total**

This pricing can be found online via my on-line booking link or you can contact me directly for more information.

The 6-hour trip gives you 50% more fishing time for only a bit more. The extra fishing time may provide enough time to fish for both salmon and halibut (weather permitting) Having extra time for sightseeing is great. The Ketchikan area has more bald eagles than anywhere in the world, as well as humpback whales, killer whales porpoises and sea lions. We see wildlife on every charter.

How your charter begins:
You will call SOURDOUGH CAB COMPAY at 1-907-225-5544 to arrange your ride to Clover Pass Resort. The cabs can take up to 6 adults.

I will be waiting to meet you at Clover Pass Resort. The coffee will be hot and my boat will be clean are ready to go fishing.

Fishing Licenses:
Alaska fishing license must be purchased online prior to your trip. The current license pricing can be found on the ADFG site

Your Catch:  Fish processing and shipping is available for your catch. I can provide all the details when we discuss your charter. ________________________________

PAYMENT AND DEPOSITS: I ask for a 20% refundable deposit to confirm your fishing date. Deposit is 100% refundable up to 30 days prior to your fishing date. Inside of 30 days, your deposit is refunded if I am able to re-book the date. Your balance is due on the day we fish. Charter rate does not include Alaska fishing licenses or tags, cab fare to/from Clover Pass Resort or fish processing. Payment is via cash, personal check or Visa M/C. I also accept VENMO for deposits and payments.

Trip Advisor: GO FISH Charters Ketchikan rated “excellent” by 158 travelers

While visiting Ketchikan THE SALMON CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, a salmon or halibut fishing trip is a ‘must do’ activity.
Nick Prebezac, Edmonds, WA

This was the most fun 4 hr. charter I can imagine. He even let me clean a fish. Joe is a great guide!
Joe Peleska, Omaha, NE

I love your new boat, thanks for the the great fishing trip. See you next year in June.
Jason Aspen, Olympia WA

I highly recommend GoFish Charters. I’m on the books again for this summer!
Mike MacDonald, Bothell, WA

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