A view of the dock at the lodge.

Rates

Self Guided Fishing

5 Days/6 Nights$3,300.00

Includes orientation on the first day. Rates are per person. Youth rates of 16 years old and under are $500 less.

Here is what is included:

  • On your arrival into Ketchikan, the day prior to your lodge stay, you will be booked into the awesome Cape Fox Lodge with wonderful views of downtown Ketchikan and the water.
  • The f​ollowing morning, vans will take you to the float planes which will fly you to the lodge.
  • 5 full days of fishing at the lodge, weather permitting of course.
  • All rods, reels, bait, tackle provided plus hand tied Gamakatsu 4/0 salmon red hook leaders. We also supply hoochies and coho flies for each fisherman. More flies available in the gift shop. Halibut rods and reels plus halibut jigs and bait are also supplied along with shark hooks and spears.
  • Full service fish processing, which includes fileting, vacuum packing and boxing of catches. You take home all that you catch.
  • Boat washing every evening
  • Fueling every other day
  • Staff assistance on the docks every morning after breakfast
  • A hot lodge breakfast in the morning plus Murtie’s famous dinners prepared by her and her staff after a day of fishing. Lunches packed every morning include homemade sandwiches, homemade cookies, snacks and drinks.
  • Rooms cleaned and beds made daily.
  • Your morning of departure, the float plane will fly you, your baggage and fish to the Ketchikan Airport.

If you want to go on the big boat one day with our Captain, let us know and we will schedule you in. There is an additional $150 per person for the big boat excursion.

Gratuities

We recommend a $50 per day per guest gratuity if you feel that the service was at or beyond (we hope beyond) your expectations. The gratuities are split evenly with housekeeping/kitchen staff, boat washers, fish packer & fish processors.

Payment Policy

A $1,000.00 deposit per person is due within 5 days to confirm and hold the reservation. You will be invoiced by March 1 for the balance of your payment.

For reservations made after February 1, 50% of the total package price is due within 5 days to confirm and hold your reservation. Checks, Visa and MasterCard are gladly accepted for all lodge transactions.

Alaska Air also has a low-cost trip protection insurance that may suit your needs. Information is available on their web site. For more comprehensive coverage, we recommend Sportsman’s Travel Insurance.

Guests haul a big halibut onto their fishing boat.

Travel Insurance

We at Sea Otter Sound Lodge highly recommend travel insurance for your Alaska fishing trip. Sportsman’s Travel Insurance covers any type of emergency including medivac flights from the lodge to a hospital and liberal trip cancellation insurance. If you have any questions, contact Sportsman’s Travel Insurance. You must purchase this travel insurance within 14 days of your deposit.

Cancellation Policy

Deposits received are non-refundable unless Alaska Sea Otter Sound Lodge is able to fill the reserved space by another person or party. A cancellation fee equal to 50% of the total package price will be assessed to cancellations made less than 120 days before the lodge date. A cancellation fee equal to 100% of the total package price will be assessed to cancellations made less than 90 days before the lodge date. Travel insurance is highly recommended.

Alaska Sea Otter Sound Lodge, its staff, and vendors are not responsible for weather-related delays to the lodge or to the Ketchikan Airport.