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Alaska Fishing tours

Our most recommended Alaska Fishing tours

From Ketchikan: Potlatch Totem Park and Herring Cove Tour

1. From Ketchikan: Potlatch Totem Park and Herring Cove Tour

Experience the beauty and charm of Alaska with a guided tour of some authentic local attractions. Depart from Ketchikan to explore the colorful totems of Potlatch Park and learn about this ancient craft. Surround yourself with nature at Herring Cove and keep an eye out for exotic wildlife. Begin your adventure in Ketchikan and travel north on a picturesque ten-mile coastal drive to Potlatch Park. Learn about the town's fishing and logging past while passing by the old pulp mill, Ward Cove Cannery, and other iconic landmarks. Step into Potlatch Park to see what a native fishing village would have looked like back in the 1800s. Wander through the majestic totem poles as you listen to a fascinating narration of the site's history. Tour the tribal house and the carving center, where you'll see this art in action. Before you leave, stop by the Alaska Totem Trading Shop and view a display of rare antique firearms and other curiosities. Continue on to the beautiful Herring Cove, a small inlet that provides unique sights and sounds of local species. Join your guide on a wildlife-watching adventure and, if you're lucky to visit during salmon season, enjoy the opportunity to spot black bears, eagles, herons, and seals. From June through September, view the salmon as they fight their way upstream. End your journey with a ride back to Ketchikan.

Chena Lake: Aurora Borealis Viewing & Ice Fishing Adventure

2. Chena Lake: Aurora Borealis Viewing & Ice Fishing Adventure

Get ready for a 5-hour adventure in Alaska’s winter wonderland. Travel to Chena Lake Recreation Area to go ice fishing and look for the aurora borealis (northern lights) from the comfort of a cozy heated cabin. Follow your guide to a heated cabin, your base for the expedition, to stay warm in the cold temperatures. The cabin comes with covers in the floors that are moved for perfect ice-fishing spots. Sip on hot cocoa and enjoy reindeer sausage served with bun, directly flown in from Anchorage to grill in the cabins while you ice fish. Receive all the necessary fishing gear from your guide. Get tips for catching and pulling in a fish from the ice-cold water. Once you catch a fish, enjoy a fish cookout, where you can eat the fish you caught. The tour practices sustainable fishing methods. You can keep 1 fish per participant for your guide to cook for lunch or you can take 1 fish home. The rest of the fish are released back into the lake to grow and for others to catch on another day. We target King Salmon, Arctic Grayling, Rainbow Trout, and Arctic Char.

Fairbanks: Ice Fishing Day Tour

3. Fairbanks: Ice Fishing Day Tour

Begin your ice fishing day with pick-up at your Fairbanks hotel. Let the local guide take the stress out of driving and save on those additional costs. From there you will enjoy a scenic drive to the premier ice fishing spots on selected lakes in the Fairbanks area. While here, acquire the old native skills of ice fishing from an experienced guide who has been using their successful techniques for many decades. While catching fish in a warm hut on a beautiful lake you can still safely enjoy the brisk, clear air and peaceful environment of Interior Alaska: home to some of the best ice fishing this state has to offer. Enjoy a warming cooked fish lunch, which (hopefully!) you caught yourself.

Fairbanks: Guided Ice Fishing Tour

4. Fairbanks: Guided Ice Fishing Tour

Experience a memorable day of ice fishing in the beautiful Alaskan wilderness, as you fish in the cozy environment of a heated cabin. Benefit from all of the equipment you will need for a fun day of fishing, as well as expert tips on how to catch and pull in a fish from the water. Keep yourself warm with complimentary hot cocoa and reindeer sausages to grill in the cabin. Enjoy the fruit of your labor as you eat the fish you have caught, and relax in the knowledge that the guide service practices sustainable fishing methods.

Fairbanks: Aurora Ice Fishing Tour

5. Fairbanks: Aurora Ice Fishing Tour

Experience ice fishing on a frozen Alaskan lake on an evening excursion complete with transfers from your hotel. Discover your inner fisher as you catch fish in a warm hut, following tips shared by your experienced guide. See if you can spot the Northern Lights in the night sky. Get picked up from your hotel in Fairbanks and let a local guide take you on a relaxing ice fishing tour. Enjoy a scenic drive to the premier ice fishing spots on selected lakes in the Fairbanks area. Learn the ancient skill of ice fishing from an experienced guide who has been using their successful techniques for many decades. Sit on a beautiful frozen lake and enjoy the clean air and peaceful natural surroundings of Alaska while keeping a lookout for the aurora.

From Fairbanks: Half-Day River Fishing Excursion

6. From Fairbanks: Half-Day River Fishing Excursion

Treat yourself to something special while in the Fairbanks area. Head off on a float trip and do some good old-fashioned fishing. Bring the whole family along for a half-day on the Chena River with a guide. All equipment is provided. Your guided fishing trip day begins right at your Fairbanks hotel in town, so you don’t need to plan your route to the meeting point or worry about taxi fare. Head out on the water for a half-day of great fun for the whole family with an excellent fishing opportunity. Become an expert angler on the Chena River. Keep your eyes peeled and throw in a line for northern pike and arctic grayling while cruising around on a scenic guided tour. Savor a tasty light lunch. Your experienced fishing guide will show you the best spots to insure the most success possible. This half-day tour includes 3.5 hours of fishing with fly or spinning rods. Get dropped off at your hotel after an amazing day out on the water.

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What people are saying about Alaska

Greg is very good, friendly guide. Taught us how to ice fishing. My husband caught one fish. Catch for the day.

Tyson took excellent care of us and made sure the entire process was a breeze. Highly recommend this tour!