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Rates for 2011 Season

3 days fishing / 4 nights lodging $1995

4 days fishing / 5 nights lodging $2495

5 days fishing / 6 nights lodging $2995



Your Package Includes

Lodging (based on double occupancy)

Breakfast and Lunch

Alaska fishing license and salmon stamp

10 hours on the water

All fishing gear and rain gear

  • Fish processing: 150 lbs. of your catch

Your fish is cut to meal size portions, vacuum sealed, frozen and boxed.

Airport pick-ups and departures


Your Package Does Not Include

Airfare to Sitka

Evening meal


Sitka sales tax




Daily Fishing Rate

$300 per-person a day. Includes lunch and soft drinks. This is for the individual that wants to make their own arrangements for everything we would normally take care of.



Reservation Policy

We require a $500 deposit per person cash, check or credit card to confirm reservation.  The remaining balance is due on arrival.  


With a 90 day or more notice a full refund is available, no explanations necessary. Cancellations less than 90 days will be refunded if the vacancy can be filled.



More Info For Planning Your Trip



Sitka has temperatures ranging from 50 to 70 degrees. Expect both sun and rain on your trip.  Plan to wear layered clothing.  Dress casually and comfortably.  Rain gear is provided in sizes up to 2XL.  We also provide boots from size 8 to size 13.


Water Conditions

We are able to fish both open and protected waters.  I you have trouble with sea sickness, it is recommended that you check with your physician before your trip.


Fishing Gear

Top quality, well maintained rods and reels perfectly suited to our fishing are provided.  If you would like to bring your own gear please feel free to do so.


What to Bring

Your camera, a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.



Alaska Airlines has daily jet service from Seattle to Sitka.  (800) 252-7522 or


More about Sitka

Recommended reading at

For lodging accommodations included in package  see


Merkel's Charter Service

P O Box 2583

Sitka, Alaska  99835




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