Welcome To The Salmon Capital Of The World!

Ketchikan Alaska

Where Sport Fishing For Salmon And Halibut Is A Way Of Life.


Strike Zone Sportfishing is locally owned and operated, we take pride in being one of the largest and oldest operating charter companies in Ketchikan. Operating out of Knudson Cove for over 17 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 coastal ocean fishing in the world.


Fishing in Ketchikan, Alaska For:

We target four of the five species of Pacific Salmon: King Salmon/Chinook, Coho Salmon/Silver, Chum Salmon/Dog, Pink Salmon/Humpy and occasionally we find a few Sockeye Salmon/Reds. In this sport fishing paradise, anglers will also find world class bottom fishing for Halibut and several species of Rockfish including Lingcod and my favorite eating fish the Yelloweye Rockfish.


Fishing Charter Options:

Strike Zone Sportfishing offers it’s Guests a 4 hour (Half Day)  6 or 8 hour (Full Day) Salmon and/or Halibut fishing charter option.

If your vacation plans include spending a few days fishing 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 Sportfishing can help you choose a fishing charter tailored specifically to the size of your party, fishing interest and your time in port. See our Cruise Ship Guests Link For more information.



Our Boats:

Strike Zone Sportfishing has the largest private charter fleet in Ketchikan. Our fleet consists of Three 28 foot Custom Farallons built specifically for The Strike Zone, The Lora Lynn & The Lucky and a 28 foot Bertram Flybridge, Island Time. Our vessels were designed for the serious fisherman, they provide 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, including 4 downriggers per boat, along with properly maintained rods and reels. Our vessels are equipped with the latest electronics to help our Captains locate the fish.

We take great pride in our operation. You will find our boats clean, and properly maintained along with our mandatory safety gear meeting and exceeding Coast Guard standards. Our Captains are skilled fisherman with high catch rates who work as a team, trading secrets on the best working baits, tackles and hot spots.

Our locally roasted coffee will be hot with all the fixings and our sodas and bottle waters cold. We serve a tasty snack of locally smoked salmon with Ritz crackers that you will want to tell your friends about. If needed, our vessels are equipped with Clean, Dry Rain Gear for our Guests comfort on rainy days.


Cruise Line Passengers, We Will Pick You Up!

We strive to make our guests experience to Ketchikan Alaska, the best possible, and that starts right as soon as you get off the cruise ship. For your convenience, Strike Zone will pick you up! There is no need to call and wait for a taxi. Our friendly shuttle driver will be waiting for you in front or walking distance from your ship  in our comfortable Ford Transit 15 Passenger Van.

Click On Our Reservations Page For More Information.