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Fat Salmon Charters

Skagway Small Boat Harbor, Skagway, AK
+1 907-209-7335
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Great Time! Highly Recommend

Came in to Skagway on Princess Cruise first week of July. About a 3 minute walk from the cruise to... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
Nsantora23
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Orange, California
Great Fishing in Alaska

Got to ride with Captain Joe and Captain Bernie on our trip to Skagway. The fishing was great... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Corey S
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Skagway Small Boat Harbor, Skagway, AK
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Came in to Skagway on Princess Cruise first week of July. About a 3 minute walk from the cruise to Captain Joe and his boat. It was my husband and I that booked the morning charter and there was a total of 4 of us...More

2  Thank Nsantora23
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Got to ride with Captain Joe and Captain Bernie on our trip to Skagway. The fishing was great. They did an amazing job making sure everyone got involved and got to fish. We were able to catch 6 fish in our morning charter. We did...More

Thank Corey S
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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

3 of us went on the 4 hour trip. In advance, I arranged for beer to be on board for us. Everything I asked for was there when we boarded. We had the best day on the water with Captain Joe! He is hilarious, and...More

Thank Kerri112
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Reviewed September 29, 2016

Captain Joe and his father of Fat salmon charters genuinely seems to want you to do good. They are established and keep in contact with other boats for real time conditions on the Skagway channel .I was there 9/16/16 and although it was the end...More

1  Thank SteveHennig
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Most honest place To do business with. Four of us showed up to go on the boat today, and we were told that honestly he could not take our money, due to there not being any salmon from all of the fresh water. Thank you...More

1  Thank Jolene767
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

We had a great time! The fish weren't biting and we only caught a couple of fish. But to our pleasant surprise the trip was very fun because Joe was so entertaining. If it hadn't have been for a great Captain we may not have...More

Thank Jamie C
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Reviewed July 1, 2016

We Came in on Carnival Legend June 26 And had booked a salmon charter for 2:30 Pm. The fish weren't biting in the morning and a front moved in and the seas were building from 3-4 to over 6 foot, by 4pm their was a...More

1  Thank Satellitesurfer
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Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We were scheduled for a 4 hour morning fishing excursion last week from our Princess Cruise. However, due to high winds in Skagway Princess was unable to make port and we missed our Fat Salmon fishing trip. 😩! I will say I was quit impressed...More

1  Thank Hooks61
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you book with this Charter, be aware that you stay within a couple hundred yards of your cruise ship the entire time. Caught one small pink salmon. There were 5 of us and we all were extremely disappointed. $800 bucks later and the captain...More

6  Thank Involuntaries
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

We just got back from an Alaskan cruise on carnival one of our ports was here at Skagway, which is simply breathtakingly beautiful. We had booked a half day fishing trip with Joe. (Myself, my son age 15, and my sister) The weather was a...More

Thank Cyndi J
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timmersgal
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Response from Joe W | Property representative |
Sorry for delay I have almost no clue how this stuff on trip advisor works. In fact this is the third time typing this response god knows where the others ended up. Cost for fishing is 175. Halibut is an expensive shot in... More
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