Full Day Fishing Trips

These trips are designed for the anglers who want to go to more remote areas. Because of the distance you travel to these areas, you get the added benefit of some awesome flight seeing.  Below are some of our more popular destinations.  We can plan a custom day trip for you- just let us know your interests!
$695.00pp - 4 person minimum or charter a plane for the day:

Number of Passengers Plane Price Per Day Charter
1 to 4 passengers Beaver $3,250.00
1 to 6 passengers Turbine Beaver $4,500.00
1 to 9 passengers Turbine Otter $6,000.00

$70.00 per person guide fee applicable if using our guide

**We have lakeside lodging available at our facility.
Ask for a quote when booking your fishing adventure with us.**

Prince William Sound (June-July) Red Salmon / (late July-September) Silver Salmon
The Sound is east of Kenai, and is surrounded by 5,000 to 10,000 foot peaks. This trip offers great views of glaciers and wildlife. Commonly seen wildlife include bear, moose, sheep, and whales.   Trout fishing for Dolly Varden is also good on this trip. Sockeye limit is 5 per person, and they run a large 8-12 pounds.  Silver limit is 3 per day.
Flight time:  1 hour each way        

*Iliamna Trip (June -September 30) Rainbow Trout, Grayling, Sockeye Salmon, Pike
Depart Island Lake to the west and travel through Lake Clark Pass or over the Alaska Range to the Lake Iliamna area.  Prior to departing we will discuss different areas available to be fished, and the species available in each area.  This is a first class fishing and sightseeing trip.
Flight time:  1.5 hours each way


*Kvichak River (June 8- October 15) Rainbow Trout, Grayling, Sockeye/Silver Salmon, and Pike

The Kvichak River is a large clear river which drains the famous Lake Iliamna.  The river is known to have the largest Rainbow Trout in Alaska. Fishing for large Rainbows is best in early June and late August through October. Fish are abundant in July but the average weight is decreased. The Sockeye Salmon peaks the first week of July and is great for 3 weeks. The Silver Salmon run begins about August 10th and ends in late September. Fishing is done from boats and the sandbars/shore.  The limit for Sockeye and Silver Salmon is 5 per day. Rainbow Trout in Trophy areas are catch and release only.  Flight time:  2 hours each way

*Katmai National Park (August 1 through September) Silver Salmon
Katmai National Park occupies a large area of the upper Alaska Peninsula and offer several rivers for great silver salmon fishing.  Fish average about 8 pounds, with larger fish to 17 pounds.  The flight varies from 1 to 2 hours each way and can take you over amazing glacial fields and fjords, depending on the route flown.  Bear sightings are common on the trips in the park.  Limit is 5 silvers per person.

Reminder: If you book any of our day trips, you are responsible for full payment prior to departure. The only exception is if the weather does not allow any* flying on your reserved day, or we cannot fly due to mechanical problems.  * If the weather does not allow the flight to the planned destination, you will be routed to the next available area. 

*Any destination in a National Park will be assessed the fee for that Park.  Current fees range from $6.00 to $14.00 per person, per day.




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Telephone: (907) 776-5147
Fax: (907) 776-5623
E-mail: akwest@alaska.net
Post: Box 8553
Nikiski, Alaska 99635