Alaskan Gamefisher

37385 Arctic Tern Rd
Soldotna AK, United States

Captain Mel Erickson has been guiding in Alaska since 1989, and specializes in custom fishing packages with flexibility in fishing locations for 5 species of Salmon, Halibut, Lingcod and Rockfish, in both salt water and fresh water.

They have three boats, several locations and also do guided fly out trips to remote streams. Lodging is also available in a 3-bedroom private home.

Fly into Anchorage, rent a car, and drive 150 miles to the Kenai Peninsula, where you will find Alaskan Gamefisher.

In May we fish the saltwater on halibut & king salmon combo trips,  in June and july we fish the rivers for king salmon & sockeye salmon, and the salt for halibut, In august and september we fish for silver salmon in rivers and the salt for halibut.

we also do remote bear viewing trips to Lake clark national park where we see 10-30 coastal brown bears each day.

Captain Mel Erickson has been guiding in Alaska since 1989, and specializes in custom fishing packages with flexibility in fishing locations for 5 species of Salmon, Halibut, Lingcod and Rockfish, in both salt water and fresh water.

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About this listing

Boat Specs
Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
River Fishing
Offshore Fishing
5-25 miles
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Halibut
 
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

 
Salmon
Amenities
GPS
Fishfinder
Radio
Air Conditioning
Toilet
Multimedia System
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Spearfishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 30 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, American Express.

About the Captain

Mel Erickson
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
Member since April 2014
Captain Mel Erickson owner of Alaskan Gamefisher since 1989 will personally be your Alaska fishing guide for both your Kenai River salmon fishing, and on your saltwater halibut charters on Cook Inlet, at Anchor Point near Homer. Captain Mel Erickson is one of very few Alaska fishing guides that personally guide for both Kenai River Salmon, & Alaska Halibut. This means you will fish both salmon & halibut with the same fishing guide.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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Found the captain very accommodating and friendly.

Fished August 13, 2016
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