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Fishing Charters & Tours, Ketchikan

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Comb the Alaskan sea for world-class salmon Ketchikan is known for as you cruise the tranquil waterways of the Inside Passage on a private fishing trip. Aboard a commercial fishing boat--one of those featured in the Discovery Channel's hit series "Deadliest Catch"--you'll learn how Ketchikan earned its nickname, "The Salmon Capital of the World." Keep an eye out for sea lions, whales, eagles, and other native animals, as your skillful captain navigates the marine waters teeming with crabs, prawns, eels, and octopuses. Under professional guidance, you can try your hand at angling regardless of your previous experience. Most trips take at least 3 hours, with departures throughout the day.
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Where to stay in Ketchikan

For a small city, Ketchikan boasts a surprisingly diverse array of accommodations. A downtown hotel is the best option for those who want to stay within walking distance of the city’s restaurants, bars, stores, and attractions, plus it offers proximity to the water. If you have access to a car, you can save a few dollars and enjoy some of Alaska's famous scenery by staying farther out of town. The area's selection of bed and breakfasts includes a number of quirky establishments full of character. The surrounding Tongass National Forest has a well-equipped campground and RV park.
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