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Fraser River Half-Day Fishing Adventure for Salmon or Sturgeon
"Your 4-hour fishing trip includes a fully insured experienced guide waders the best quality fishing gear and pictures of your catch. Join your enthusiastic guides on top-of-the-line jet boats equipped with all safety gear premium quality tackle and the best bait on the river. Enjoy a true fishing experience as you set the hook and load fish onto the boat. Sturgeon fishing in the Fraser River area of British Columbia is considered to be world class. The Fraser River area is one of the la it offers you the opportunity to consistently hook into these prehistoric fish all year round. A common size for sturgeon is 4 to 6 feet in length with several larger fish in the 7 to 10 foot range hooked throughout the season. Look for their long hard r
From CAD450.00
 
Fraser River Full-Day Fishing Adventure for Salmon or Sturgeon
"Your 8-hour fishing trip includes a fully insured experienced guide waders the best quality fishing gear and pictures of your catch. Join your enthusiastic guides on top-of-the-line jet boats equipped with all safety gear premium quality tackle and the best bait on the river. Enjoy a true fishing experience as you set the hook and load fish onto the boat. Sturgeon fishing in the Fraser River area of British Columbia is considered to be world class. The Fraser River area is one of the la it offers you the opportunity to consistently hook into these prehistoric fish all year round. A common size for sturgeon is 4 to 6 feet in length with several larger fish in the 7 to 10 foot range hooked throughout the season. Look for their long hard r
From CAD250.00
 
Half-Day Dog Sledding: The Takhini Express
"On this half-day dog sledding adventure sled across a frozen river topped with untouched snow in the Takhini Valley. You will be surrounded by low-lying mountain ranges where the only sound you hear is your dog team running at a modest pace as they love to do. Enjoy beautiful scenic and historic trails with great photo opportunities.Upon arrival sign a mandatory waiver and get dressed with proper winter gear. Afterwards your trained and certified guide will teach you the basics of mushing
From CAD199.00

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LAND SHORTAGE

On our "Duck" tour, our knowledgeable guide told us about the land shortage in Ketchikan. He told us to have a look at the Town, and to take note of how the roads, etc are built, and pointed one...
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Getting across the creek

Many people stop on these bridges to look in the creek... and if you're lucky you will see salmons swimming upstream the river! It's really cool to witness one of the many marvels of nature.... Hmmm...
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Things are Bigger in Alaska

They say that all things are bigger in Texas, but I think the Alaskans might have one-upped them, at least when it comes to some types of wildlife and plants. In Ketchikan, because of the vast amount...
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Bedrock and Sand

Here is one kind of interesting thing that I learned about Ketchikan while I was there: The town and its surrounding area has a very high bedrock level, meaning that it is fairly close to the surface,...
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This is Ketchikan

There's tons of things I liked about Ketchikan. You never have to walk to far to find good shopping, you can find some great places to eat, but most of all, it's a town surrounded by Alaskan...
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Totems

This town has plenty of totems scattered all over the place, sometimes in the most unlikely of spots. This was taken near the vicinity of Creek Street. My fondest memory of Ketchikan would be these...
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Rain Storm at Clover Pass

Ketchikan is located in rainforest. If you're lucky, you'll get the opportunity to see that the rain can be lovely in Southeast Alaska. It's kind of hard to level out the horizon on a small boat at...
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4th of July In Ketchikan

Every year something special is going on at 4th of July. There is usually a parade. One year some Scottish Bag Pipe players and highland dancers were in town at the city park. This picture shows the...
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Dry Docked Ferry

Ketchikan is where the Alaska Marine Highway has a lot of work down on the ferries during the off-months in the winter when traffic slows down. This is the M/V Bartlett, which is no longer part of the...
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Where Eagles Fly

Or you'll see eagles out on the water getting food. This picture was taken not far from where the McDonald's drive-thru is at the Plaza, Ketchikan's mall. Out in the Tongass Narrows the island that is...
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City Dock

You'll get some of the best views of Ketchikan from on deck of a cruise ship. You'll be able to pick out the places to go before you can leave the ship.The shops on this extended portion of the City...
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Holland America Tied to City Dock

I got the chance to tour a ship parked behind this Holland America. I was amused that they take such good care of their guests that they wash the windows while in port so the tourists can have that...
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Take Pictures While Docking

Thousands of visitors come to Ketchikan each summer on cruise ships. Some of the best pictures you'll get of the towns that you visit will be from the deck of the cruiseship. I love walking around on...
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Totem Bight - Frog on Totem Pole

I read on the Understanding Totem Poles section, which I put in the general tips in this section, that frogs were placed on totem poles to keep them from falling down. I'm wondering why this poor...
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Top Hotels in Ketchikan

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3434 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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207 Stedman Street, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901-6561, United States
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320 Dock St., Suite 222, Box 6440, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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4871 North Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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326 Front Street, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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Top Things to Do in Ketchikan

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Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

My husband and I visited Ketchikan during our recent cruise, and decided we wanted to see some wildlife. We booked the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary, Eagle Center & Totems tour at the kiosk as we...
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Top 5 Ketchikan Writers

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mcpangie

"Home Sweet Home"
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starship

"Ketchikan, Alaska"
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grandmaR

"Not a Flying Visit"
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peach93

"Alaska's Gateway"
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K.Knight

"Ketchikan - Show me the bears!"
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