Salmon fishing in Valdez, Alaska on Kiwi Au Kai.

Frequently asked questions.

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Do we charter fish halibut?

No, we do not currently offer charter halibut trips.

When does the Coho salmon season start? 


The best time for coho (silver) salmon in Valdez is mid July through to early September.

Pink (humpy's) salmon begin to show up in early June in Prince William Sound.


Where is the boat located?

Slip M25 Valdez Boat Harbor

Vessel name: "Kiwi Au Kai"

Salmon Charters

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Fishing boat charters for salmon fishing Leaves 7am, return 1pm

$250 pp

Come enjoy salmon fishing in Valdez  - some of the best in the world!                                                                           To book the Valdez Water Charter service email   

josh@valdezwatertaxiandcharters.com or call 907-255-5380


Rockfish Charters

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Sally and Mike, Colorado “Awesome experience, put us right on the fish!” Fishing in Valdez.


Leave at 7am, return 1pm

$250 per person.

After July 1st all charters are primarily targeting salmon. Rockfish can be targeted if time permits.




To book the Valdez Water Charter services email   

josh@valdezwatertaxiandcharters.com or call 907-255-5380

Evening Fishing Charters

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"So fun!"

Fishing in Valdez


Offered when the fish are close enough. Call for quote and availability.
To book the Valdez Water Charter service email   
josh@valdezwatertaxiandcharters.com or call 907-255-5380


Fishing Testimonials

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"It was a pristine day! calm with the salmon were steadily biting...loved fishing in Valdez!" ~ Lyn


"So fun! I want to go again. Great boat charters experience " ~ A Texan in Alaska.


"I'm a grandma not a fisherman but went along while the rest of the family did...they got lots of fish and I got lots of photos, an excellent day enjoyed by all. Fishing in Valdez is great" ~ Anon


"Good day on the water, cold and rainy while fishing in Valdez, Alaska but the cabin was warm and when the fish were on...who cares!" ~ Janine




What to bring for fishing charters

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  1. Fishing License (You can purchase one at one of our many stores in town or online at adfg.alaska.gov
  2. Raingear if wet day.
  3. Hat/ sunglasses, and sunscreen if it is sunny.
  4. Drinks, Snacks and Lunch 
  5. Camera gear