Are you looking for a family-friendly fishing adventure? Then look no further – Chick Charters has you covered. Owner and operator Captain Sandra is a local avid angler who has been fishing these waters her whole life. She offers her customers an Alaskan adventure of catching Salmon, creating beautiful memories that will last a lifetime in the process.

Hop on board the “Scarlett Grace,” a classic 38’ saltwater fishing boat, restored in 2019. This boat is warm and cozy with plenty of room for groups of 6 to be trolling comfortably at the same time. The boat is decked out with full safety and navigational equipment, so you can fish with peace of mind. There is also a private restroom on board, as well as air conditioning.

You’ll be targeting a range of Salmon species, including Coho, Chum, Chinook, and Pink Salmon. On a half day trip, it will take up to 25 minutes to get to the fishing grounds. On a full day trip, your lines will be in the water after 45–60 minutes.

Everyone is welcome on board. Children need to be over 4 years of age and there are life vests on board for them.

Everything you need for a fun and successful fishing trip is included in the price. You’ll have top quality rods and reels from Penn and Shimano provided – these won’t let you down when reeling in huge fish.

Juice, water, coffee, crackers, chips, cookies, and dips are provided on all trips. Feel free to bring alcohol along with you if you want. Licenses are not included in price, but they can be purchased on the boat. There’s an additional charge for fish processing and delivering if needed.

Book an unforgettable trip with Chick Charters today. Capt. Sandra can’t wait to get you on the water and start pulling in some top-notch fish. Fish on!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $500
    This is a great 5-hour trip for families and friends. You'll be targeting a range of Salmon species about 25 minutes after leaving the shore. Everything you need for a successful fishing adventure is included in the price, from the rods and reels to your fishing license. Even snacks and drinks are included. Feel free to bring your own alcohol along. Licenses are not included in price, but they can be purchased on the boat.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $500
    Groups up to 6 can comfortably fish on this 5-hour trip. Included in the price are rods, reels, drinks, snacks, and a fishing license. You're welcome to bring your own alcohol, but remember, no bananas! Children over 4 are welcome on board and will have life vests provided for them. This is a great family trip for catching Salmon. It will take about 25 minutes to get to the fishing grounds. Licenses are not included in price, but they can be purchased on the boat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $700
    This is a great 5-hour trip for families and friends. You will be targeting a range a salmon species about 25 minutes after leaving the shore. Everything you need for a successful fishing adventure is included. Except for licenses, which can be purchased aboard. Licenses are not included in price, but they can be purchased on the boat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $700
    This is a great 5 hour trip for families and friends. You will be targeting a range of salmon species about 25 minutes after leaving the shore. Everything you need for a successful fishing adventures is included except licenses which can be purchased aboard. Fish on!! Licenses are not included in price, but they can be purchased on the boat.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $850
    Join this family-friendly charter for 8 hours, targeting a range of Salmon, including Chinook, Chum, Coho, and Pink Salmon. It will take around 45–60 minutes to get to the fishing grounds. Included in the price are rods, reels, a fishing license for the group, drinks, and snacks! You only need to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and weather-appropriate clothing with you. You're welcome to bring alcohol along if you wish. Licenses are not included in price, but they can be purchased on the boat.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Private
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $2,400
    A full day Salmon trip on a private boat. Two persons minimum. You will approximately fish for 8 hours.
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About the Captain

Sandra Coats
Ketchikan, Alaska, United States
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
20 Customer reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since June 2019
I started commercial fishing with my dad when I was a child. I then changed over to become a female fishing captain, owning my own boat, in southeast Alaska. I do this all for the love of catching fish!

About this listing

Targeted species

Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Chum) Chum Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon
Salmon (Pink) Pink Salmon

Boat specs

Californian cruiser (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 260HP Perkins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Takes 25 mins on half day to get to the fishery
Offshore Fishing
Takes 45–60 mins on full day trip to get to fishery

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Full head
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano and Penn
Lures
Snacks
Crackers, chips, cookies, dips
Drinks
Juice, water, coffee

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Min. age 4, life vests provided
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid unnecessary hassle with carrying extra cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

American Express
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (32)
Half day with Captain Sandra
It\u2019s a good day on the water, everyday!
But here\u2019s your coho :).  Brined and smoking!!!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Richard G.
Saint Charles, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day with Captain Sandra

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on August 8, 2022
Very pleasant and knowledgeable!  Had our limit in under three hours!
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Teresa C.
Solon, IA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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It’s a good day on the water, everyday!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 10, 2022
We had a wonderful time with Captain Sandra! There were commercial boats out so we didn’t catch anything but made memories...
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Vincent B.
Boise, ID
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day trip with CPT Sandra

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 24, 2021
The boat was very nice for the 5 of us. Fished with 5 poles in the water all the time for Coho, had 4 on at the same time got...
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Mike T.
Phoenix, AZ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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8 hour trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 18, 2021
Although not being very successful our captain tried to find fish it just wasn’t a good day
Mike T. recommends Chick Charters
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Lori M.
Salt Lake City, UT
Very good
3.7 / 5
Experience:
Good
3.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Good
3.0 / 5
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on September 3, 2021
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FAQs about Chick Charters

Chick Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per person - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $250 per person - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $350 per person - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $350 per person - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $425 per person - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,200 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Private (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Chick Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Full head
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Box
  • Radar
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with Chick Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano and Penn)
  • Lures
  • Snacks (Crackers, chips, cookies, dips)
  • Drinks (Juice, water, coffee)

Chick Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Takes 25 mins on half day to get to the fishery)
  • Offshore Fishing (Takes 45–60 mins on full day trip to get to fishery)

Chick Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Chick Charters include:
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Chum)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Salmon (Pink)