Long Range Halibut Fishing Charters from Kodiak, Alaska

Longrange halibut fishing Kodiak Alaska

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Alaska Premier Sportfishing. Shallow Water, Calm Seas, Big Fish, Light Tackle…. By now you should be interested. Kodiak Island has arguably the best sportfishing access for all of Alaska’s prized bottom fish. Halibut, Ling Cod, and Many species of Rockfish are just minutes away. APS specializes in providing our client’s first class bottom fishing with the finest boats and crew available anywhere in Alaska. Nearly all of our bottom fishing is done in the protected waters around the archipelago which makes for calm water on most occasions. All bait and tackle including jigs for ling cod and halibut are provided. All captains and crew are Alaska residents and have grown up fishing the Gulf of Alaska. APS uses the finest in light tackle salt water sportfishing gear.

The fishing vessel Venturess provides you the ultimate in Sportfishing. Powered by twin diesels it is both safe and reliable, with a cruising range of nearly three thousand miles. State of the art safety equipment includes, self inflating life rafts, emergency locating beacon, sat phone, dual VHF’s, SSB, dual GPS chart plotters, radar, and a fixed firefighting unit in the engine room. Measuring sixty five feet with a beam of twenty feet the Venturess is also the largest and most comfortable vessel in the fleet. Wide walk around decks, a fully covered aft deck to get out of inclement weather, and a five ton fish hold make the Venturess the ultimate Sport fisher. Cabin amenities include bunk space for 12 with ample storage and outlets. Two heads (marine toilets), one shower with attached changing room/sink combo.

On the way out to the fishing grounds, sometimes fifty miles away, keep watch for whales, sea otters, puffins and various other sea life that abounds in Cook Inlet. When you reach the fishing area you will be given proper instructions on how to use the tackle, and land a halibut. It is not uncommon to catch ten halibut per person on an average day. The size of the halibut vary greatly day to day, but the average size is twenty five to thirty pounds. Large halibut, one hundred pounds or more are also caught quite frequently, one every other day on average. Multiple species of fish are also caught while halibut fishing, Ling cod, Yelloweye rockfish, Black rockfish, Pacific cod, and occasionally a salmon. The typical charter lasts eight to twelve hours depending on the cooperation of the halibut!

The return trip to Kodiak allows you one last chance to watch for sea life and to gaze at the towering Mountains, although most people are sleeping within minutes of leaving the fishing grounds. At the end of the day the halibut will be hung up for photographs. Filleting of the halibut is free and local processors are available to vacuum seal it so it lasts well into winter. Shipping is handled via Fed Ex, unless you have extra baggage space available. Alaska Premier Sportfishing works hard to provide you with the best quality halibut fishing gear, equipment and service that is possible to make your fishing trip a success. Please call if we can assist you any further with reservations or questions that you might have.


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