Salmon Fishing by Jet Boat

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Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge

Approximately 6 hours
Price From
$309.95 Per Person
  • Snack Included
  • Moderate Activity Level

Enjoy day fishing for famous Copper River salmon. Experience world-class fishing for King and/or red salmon in the rivers of the Copper Valley. Jet up the mighty Klutina River, a tributary of the Copper River, under the watchful eye of your professional fishing guide. Listen to your reel drag sing as you tangle with monster fish ranging between 5 and 70 pounds in the heavy river current. King salmon, aka Chinook salmon, are the premier river game fish in North America and this is your chance to tangle with one of these giants. Outside of king season (King season generally runs from late June through early August), sockeye fishing for world famous Copper River Red Salmon is available!

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Minimum age is 10. Fishing licenses are required for anyone 16 years of age or older. Licenses are available for purchase at the lodge upon arrival night. A King Salmon stamp will be required during King season at an additional charge. Dress in layers. Bring a raincoat, sunglasses, and camera. This tour accommodates both novice and experienced anglers but note that casting and wading may be required. You will be fishing from shore and footing is uneven and can be slippery. You must be able to hike short distances over uneven terrain. This tour includes all the fishing gear, personal flotation device, and waders. For an additional charge, your fish can be processed, frozen and shipped. Fish are filleted free-of-charge by the vendor; however, packing and shipping must be arranged through another local business. Estimated shipping costs: $5-15 per pound depending on shipping address and the quantity. Due to changing fishing conditions, tour departure times may be changed at tour operator’s discretion.

CALL 800.426.0500 TO BOOK


An array of optional excursions are available at the Copper River Wilderness Lodge. To add an activity to your stay, please call 1-800-426-0500 for reservations or visit the Tour desk at Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge.


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