Welcome to the First City! The Salmon Capital of the World, Ketchikan, Alaska!


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Ketchikan, Alaska U.S.A - Click image to zoom.

Ketchikan, Alaska U.S.A - Click image to zoom.

Strike Zone Sportfishing has been operating out of Knudson Cove for over 15 years, this prime location is one of Alaska’s premier salmon and halibut fishing destinations and offers anglers easy access to some of the best inland coastal and coastal ocean fishing in the world.

Fishing in Ketshikan Alaska catching salmon and halibut with Alaska Strike Zone

Direct strike in the “Strike Zone”

Strike Zone target’s four of the five species of Pacific Salmon: Kings, Cohos, Chums, Pinks and occasionally we find a few Sockeye. This sportfishing paradise also offers anglers world class bottom fishing for  Halibut and several species of rockfish including Lingcod and my favorite eating fish the Yelloweye Rockfish.


StrikeZone Sportfishing offers its guests two 28 foot custom Farallons built specifically for Strike Zone and a 28 foot Bertram Flybridge. Our vessels were designed for the serious fisherman, these boats offer our guests a large comfortable fishing platform including roomy cabins and private enclosed marine toilets. Strike Zone Sportfishing has spent many years perfecting the tackle layout on our vessels, we

The Strike Zone
The Strike Zone

offer four downriggers per boat, along with properly maintained rods and reels and are equipped with the latest electronics to help our Captains locate the fish. The Strike Zone team takes great pride in our operation. You will find our boats clean, and properly maintained. Your Captain will be friendly and knowledgeable. Our Captains are skilled fishermen who work as a team, trading secrets on the latest working baits, tackles and hot spots.

Our locally roasted coffee will be hot with all the fixings and our sodas and waters will be cold. We provide a tasty snack of locally smoked salmon that you will want to tell your friends about. If needed we provide clean dry rain gear for our guests comfort.

Fishing Charter Options

Strike Zone offers its guests a 4, 6 or 8 hour fishing charter option. (This means you will get 4,6,or 8 hours of fishing time. If your vacation plans include spending a few days in Ketchikan, we can help you plan a custom fishing and lodging package just for you! If you are visiting on a cruise ship, Strike Zone can help you choose a charter to make the best of your time in port. (usually a 4 or 6 hour trip) See our Cruise Ship Guests Link