Mk Sport Fishing invites you on the fishing trip of a lifetime in the abundant rivers surrounding Tacoma, Washington. This is a full-service guided fishing charter that offers its clients the opportunity to fish with a professional guide for some of the most desirable and delicious fish species around. 

Depending on the time of year, Captain Mike Kancianich takes you to one of the area’s renowned rivers, including the Wynooche, Columbia, Cowlitz, Humptulips, Satsop, and Chehalis.

You will fish aboard an Alumaweld jet boat, which can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests. She’s powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots. Thanks to onboard GPS for navigation and a Fishfinder, you’ll easily locate herds of schooling fish!

The productive waters in Washington’s river systems are well known for their Salmon and Steelhead populations. You’ll reel in plenty of these delicious fish all while taking in the stunning scenery the Pacific Northwest has to offer!

Capt. Mike provides all the fishing gear and bait you need for a successful day, as well as invalubale instructions and assistance. At the end of the trip, he’s also happy to clean and bag your catch for travel. As Captain Mike says: “You slay ‘em and we will fillet ‘em. Get on board for good times!”.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 30
    $600
    Head out for 8 hours of fishing in the productive waterways in both Washington and Oregon state. The rivers here are known for their abundant Salmon and Steelhead populations and you're sure to go home with plenty of fish! Departure locations may vary between Cathlamet, Longview, Woodland, and Vancouver, depending on the fishing opportunities. All of your gear is provided just bring drinks, snacks, and a valid fishing license.

About the Captain

Mike Kancianich
Cathlamet, Washington, United States
1 Fishing Report
12 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since April 2017
Captain Mike Kancianich is a local guide and captain in the Tacoma, Washington area. He has fished the local waterways his whole life and enjoys spending his time on the water year-round. He runs a two boat operation, consisting of a jet boat, used from March to October, and a drift boat that's used from November for March. This gives Captain Mike the opportunity to be on the water throughout the seasons and give his guests the opportunity to fish no matter rain or shine!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon

Boat Specs

Alumaweld (Jet boat) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Just What We Came For!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 5, 2018
Our party of 4 wanted to have a guided fishing trip experience with a high probability of coming home with a prize. We were...
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River Fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 14, 2018
We brought our family on this trip and many of us had never river fished before. We had a wonderful time! Mike was very entertaining...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 22, 2018
We had a great time on the water even though we had a slow day on the water the captain kept us entertained with conversation...
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Fishing with Mike of MK Sport Fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 17, 2018
A great fun day.  No fish, but memorable and fun.  Great captain with a good sense of humor made a great day overall.  Highly...
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FAQs about Mk Sport Fishing

Mk Sport Fishing offers the following trip to customers:
  • $300 per person - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Mk Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Mk Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Mk Sport Fishing offers the following type of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Columbia, Chehalis, Cowlitz, and more)

Mk Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Mk Sport Fishing include:
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)