Remote Fly Fishing in Misty Fjords for Alaskan Salmon & Trout

Fly Out Fly Fishing

Explore Alaska Charters offers guided fly fishing trips in Misty Fjords National Monument for both spin & fly fisherman. Our trip will begin with a majestic flight onboard a DeHavilland Beaver to one of the many pristine lakes in Misty Fjords. Lake selection will be based on quality of fishing, scenery, and weather conditions. Every effort will be made to select lakes and streams that are not occupied at the time. In fact most of the lakes in Misty Fjords only get a handful of visitors per year. This is what makes the fishing so incredible, and the experience second to none.

Guided freshwater fishing trips include a licensed, and insured guide, safety equipment, rain jacket, and fishing equipment. Fishing equipment includes a fly rod (or spin casting rod), flies (or spinners), and Gore-Tex waders.

Zone 1 – Fly Out Fly Fishing: Includes lakes and streams in the heart of Misty Fjords National Monument. These lakes are further away from Ketchikan. As a result, they are more costly to access. As a general rule these lakes get much less traffic, and often have stronger fishing.

Zone 2 – Fly Out Fly Fishing: Includes lakes and streams just inside the Misty Fjords Nation Monument. These lakes are slightly closer to the Ketchikan area, thus are a little less expensive to access. These lakes also provide incredible fishing, and stunning scenery.

Boat and Hike Guided Fly Fishing

As a more cost effective alternative, Explore Alaska Charters also offers boat and hike guided fly fishing trips. There are a few streams in the Ketchikan area that can be accessed by boat that have strong runs of salmon, and trout.

Interested clients who chose boat and hike access can also set Dungeness Crab traps at the mouth of the salmon stream. At the end of a great day of freshwater sport fishing, guests can pull their crab pots to retrieve their catch. A crab cooker is available for all guests staying in our rentals.

Due to uneven terrain, limited hiking, etc. it is recommend that clients be in reasonable physical condition. Some streams require a 2+ mile hike.

Freshwater Trips Include: Guided freshwater fishing trips include a licensed guide, raincoat, and fishing equipment (if needed). Fishing equipment includes a fly rod, flies, and Simms Gore-Tex waders.

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34′ x 12′ custom designed charter boat built by Crozier Craft. The boat is powered by twin 300 hp Yamaha outboards and a 25 hp trolling motor. The boat is a walk around design with a forward berth. The boat features a Furuno Navnet 3D navigation system with CHIRP fish finder, furnace, insulated cabin, full size head, and many extras. The boat is an very comfortable fishing platform.