Svenson Sportfishing, Alaska fishing charter for Halibut, Salmon, Lingcod, Black Cod

We provide our customers with great sportfishing trips in the salmon
capitol of the world, Ketchikan, Alaska.

Svenson Sportfishing is locally owned and operated out of Knudson Cove Marina. Ketchikan, Alaska provides waters for some of the best fishing in the world. Pair great fishing with a great captain and you get one incredible adventure. We know this may be your dream trip of a lifetime, so we make sure it is an unforgettable experience. We take your time seriously and make sure we all have a great time catching some amazing fish! Nothing makes us feel better than giving awesome memories to our guests so that they can add a check to their bucket list. A returning customer is not uncommon.

Watch eagles sour from nest to nest and even
occasionally stealing your catch!

During your fishing excursion, wildlife will amaze you. Guests get to fish while enjoying the beauty of Southeast, Alaska and all of its animals which include orcas, porpoises, eagles and humpback whales! While fishing with Svenson Sportfishing you never know what you are going to catch.The waters surrounding Ketchikan, Alaska are home to many different types of fish. You can find halibut, ling cod, yellow eye, king salmon, pacific cod and various types of rock fish. Halibut are the biggest fish we catch in these areas. They are amazingly good eating and can be absolutely enormous. Also, king salmon can get up to a whopping 60 lbs in our area.

Our Boat
The sea vessels at Svenson Sportfishing accommodate all passengers from beginners to experts. Clover Pass is known for having phenomenal salmon and halibut fishing. We don't fish in the city because this is a real fishing experience! We keep our boat and gear in excellent condition. All maintenance is done regularly. A clean boat is a essential as well. We also participate in annual US Coast Guard Inspections.

the boat
big catch
Salmon Charters
whale watching

Fish Processing
Upon completion of your charter,  Cedars Lodge will process your catch and ship it to your front door on the day you specify! Your catch will be iced on the boat from the time it is caught until it is filleted, vacuumed sealed, frozen and boxed. Cedars is top-notch, respectable and will get the job done. The processing of your catch is available dockside. 

Shipping is standard overnight FedEx, Monday through Thursday. Processing rates run around $6.00 per pound. Just fish and enjoy your fish when you get home.


Trip Rates
Salmon Charters
4 hour charter - $140
minimum of 4 people or funds covering a 4th

6 hour charter - $185
minimum of 4 people or funds covering a 4th

4 hour small group charter - $250
For group of 2 people

Halibut Charters
4 hour charter - $175 
minimum of 4 people or funds covering a 4th

6 hour charter - $250
minimum of 4 people or funds covering a 4th

All Day Salmon and Halibut Charter
Call for pricing on regular all day combo trips

The Trip Includes
• Beverages (non-alcoholic)
• All top quality fishing bait, tackle and lures
• All instruction necessary to catch fish
• The best captain on the island.