Spend an amazing day on the river with Chasingtales Alaska! Join Captain Alex, who’s been fishing in the area his whole life. He goes above and beyond for his guests and tries his best to adjust each trip to meet their needs. Based on your skill level and personal preferences, he’ll suggest an option where you’ll get the most out of your trip.

You’ll be fishing on one of the two 21’ custom built aluminum boast that accommodates up to 4 guests apiece. The boats are powered by single 50 HP Yamaha engines and reach a maximum speed of 30 knots. The vessels are also wheelchair accessible.

All trips are available from mid May until the end of October and you can choose from half day and full day trips. These trips are also shared, which means you’ll be charged by person, not for the whole boat.

You’ll primarily drift fish and back troll for a variety of fish species, such as Steelhead, Dolly Varden, Arctic Char, and different types of Salmon. Captain Alex covers all fishing equipment and even caters to fly fishermen. Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, and Steelhead have to be released, but you get to keep other species.

Besides the equipment, your captain also covers some snacks and drinks. Feel free to bring any food and drinks you prefer and don’t forget to purchase a fishing license.

Chasingtales Alaska does their best to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Choose a date and join for some freshwater action!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $600
    You can go after Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden, Red Salmon, Silver Salmon, Pink Salmon, and King Salmon. You'll target your preferred species but will give alternatives if fishing is slow. All fishing equipment is included in the price.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $600
    You can fish for 8 hours even if you start your adventure in the afternoon. Fishing in Alaska is extremely seasonal. Trip location and species will be determined the day prior to the trip to ensure you have the best chances for success.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $400
    This short morning trip is a great way to get the freshest fish meat for lunch. Target Dolly Varden, Steelhead, and various Salmon species, all depending on the season. You only need to bring your fishing license, everything else is included in the price.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $400
    Fishing opportunities very much depend on the season, so Captain Alex will suggest the best option for your day out. There are various species and techniques you can try out. All equipment you'll need is included in the price, you just need to bring your fishing license.
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About the Captain

Alex Carey
Sterling, Alaska, United States
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5 Customer Reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since January 2020
What sets me apart is my selflessness and generosity on the river. Most guides start guiding so they can fish more, only to realize guiding is not fishing. I will present you with an honest opinion on what trip is best for you personally. From there, I will go above and beyond to put in the extra time and effort needed to make the trip unique and exceptional for you. I understand this trip is about you not me and I will cater the trip to your liking based upon the conditions at hand. My passion for the fish and the region are apparent from the beginning and you will no doubt have an enjoyable day on the water.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Arctic Char Arctic Char
Dolly Varden Dolly Varden
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon

Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon
Salmon (Pink) Pink Salmon

Boat Specs

Willie Boats (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 50HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 60 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
Disabled Accessible

Payment

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:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.

Customer Reviews

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Wendy C.
Casper, WY
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KASILOF RIVER_ King Salmon fishing day

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (AM) on June 23, 2021
Great day on the water fishing for king salmon with captain Alex. We all had a blast fishing with our new friend who has Parkinson’s...
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Vallejo, California
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Half day trip with Captain Mattie

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 10, 2021
Overall wonderful experience. Captain Mattie was very knowledgeable and showed us so many wonderful things. We were able to...
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Columbus, MN
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Fishing with Alex

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 2, 2021
Great time fishing for all 7 of us!  Shawn and John were great guides, and made the day fun.
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 4, 2021
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   June 6, 2021
The charter operator canceled 1 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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FAQs about Chasingtales Alaska

Chasingtales Alaska offers the following trips to customers:
  • $200 per person - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $200 per person - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $300 per person - Full Day Trip (AM) (8 hours)
  • $300 per person - Full Day Trip (PM) (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Chasingtales Alaska, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Chasingtales Alaska include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (Light trail mix etc)
  • Drinks (Water Cofee )
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Chasingtales Alaska offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing

Chasingtales Alaska offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Chasingtales Alaska include:
  • Arctic Char
  • Dolly Varden
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Salmon (Pink)