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Frequently Asked Questions

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Salmon Fishing in Homer AKYou probably have lots of pre-trip questions about our fishing charter boat trips and hopefully this FAQ will answer most of them, and what to expect if you are considering one our guided charter boat fishing trips, sea kayaking, or bear viewing adventures.

Beside the halibut and salmon fishing trips, we work with a number of other hotels, lodges and tours that are included in our custom Alaska tour packages. Be sure to read through each individual activity tour pages on our site. You will find additional information in the itinerary and additional trip terms for that tour.

Again, thank you for allowing us this opportunity to plan a special Alaska fishing adventure for you. If you have additional questions please feel free to call or email us anytime. We are locally owned and we live in Alaska - we would love to talk with you about Alaska.

Fishing in Alaska with K-Bay Charters

  1. Who needs an Alaska fishing license?
    Any adult over the age of 15.
  2. What happens if the seas are too rough to go fishing?
    First we will attempt to reschedule your charter. Otherwise, you will receive a complete refund. The other option is that we would try to schedule you for fresh water fishing instead that day.
  3. When is the best time to fish?
    We fish May - September with the best months typically being June, July, and August.
  4. What do I do with my fish?
    Fillet of your fish is included in the charter price. We also offer on site commercial vacuum packing and freezing. We also offer door to door Fed Ex shipping and we have fish shipping boxes in stock.
  5. What are the daily or seasonal catch limits?
    Halibut - 2 per day. King Salmon - 1 per day. Silver Salmon - 2 or 3 per day. Bass - 5 per day. Ling Cod - 2 per day.
  6. What is the average size halibut?
    Twenty pound average with much larger fish commonly taken.
  7. What is a ling cod?
    A large member of the Greenling family of Rockfish.
  8. Will I get seasick?
    Whether or not you will get seasick depends upon the individual and sea conditions. Therefore, we have no way of predicting who will or will not get seasick. There are various remedies for seasickness. If you are susceptible to seasickness you may want to consider investigating one or more of these remedies.
  9. What's not included in the packages?
    Airfare, rental car, dinner, tipping and FedEx shipping charges if you do not carry your fish home.
  10. Does K-Bay Charters offer group discounts and private trip?
  11. How do I learn more?
    Call or Email.
  12. How do I make reservation with K-Bay Charters?
    Call or Email.
  13. What kind of deposit is required and when is the final payment due?
    50% deposit due within 30 days of making reservation. Balance due at check-in.
  14. Is it appropriate to tip the guides?
    Yes, if you feel they have done a good job. If not, please let us know.
  15. Should I buy travel insurance?
    This is a matter of personal choice.

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Email: FishAlaska@K-Bay.com

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