Valdez Sports & Outdoors

  • The Wolf Eel
    The Wolf Eel
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  • K. Karau- Capt Brandon Swifty's Charters Valdez Ak
    K. Karau- Capt Brandon Swifty's Charters...
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  • The eel is actually taller than me.
    The eel is actually taller than me.
    by Aurora907

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    Carry all photo equipment in waterproof bags!

    by Aurora907 Written Dec 14, 2004

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    You will be happy you packed extra ziplock bags if you go to Valdez. They will keep your cameras, extra batteries, film, notes, etc, dry when you catch the big one!

    Equipment: Ziplock bags, vaccuum sealed bags, or any waterproof bags can also be purchased at the Eagle Claw store if you forget to bring them to town with you!.

    The eel is actually taller than me.
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    Charter a boat!

    by Aurora907 Written Dec 14, 2004

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    You will increase your chances of catching big fish or many fish if you actually go out far on a charter boat. Best chance to catch Halibut. You can also find Salmon, Linkcod or such. If you're really lucky, you can catch something extremely rare and scary looking like a WOLF EEL. I caught one and found out that in sport fishing, the local Valdez boat captains only see maybe 2 or 3 a year! Check out the photo. I made the Valdez newspaper, "The Valdez Star" for my catch! This eel was actually taller than me. If it were a female and she had eggs, they would have been worth $4000-$5000!

    Equipment: Be sure to bring good sturdy shoes as the boat may go through rough waters. Also, dress in layers as it can be rainy and cold, or hot as it was last time I went on a charter in August 2004...it was 85 degrees F!

    The Wolf Eel
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    Halibut/Salmon Charters Valdez 907-835-5050

    by salmonslayer Updated Oct 28, 2003

    Great Halibut fishing with Swifty's B&B Guide Service. Senior Capt Brandon took us out over memorial weekend for Halibut and we limited out as fast as we could pull them in the boat. Wonderful experience. The scenery on the way out is exceptional and the sea life is amazing. While on the water a large group of atleast 50 killer whales passed within a half mile of our boat. Great service, very personalized, small chart (only six people max) which is a very important characteristic. Reasonable prices depending on the type of fishing. They fish halibut, Salmon Sharks and are the biggest Salmon outfit in town. Happy Fishing!

    Equipment: They provide all the gear/bait you need.

    K. Karau- Capt Brandon Swifty's Charters Valdez Ak
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    • Business Travel
    • Adventure Travel

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