Halibut Fishing Excursions

Hoonah Fishing Excursions with Game Creek Guides offers something for everyone. Our fishing charter times match the cruise ship schedule. Bring the whole family.


Tours are usually four hours long, but can be adjusted based on cruise schedule


Game Creek Guides welcomes you to Hoonah and Icy Strait Point, our home and where some of Southeast Alaska’s finest wilderness opportunities can be found. From Brown Bears to Bald Eagles, Sitka Blacktail Deer to Ducks and Geese, the area teems with wildlife. And then there are the fish: Halibut, five species of Pacific Salmon, Cutthroat and Steelhead Trout, Dolly Varden and numerous of the lesser species of saltwater fish make this a sportsman’s paradise. Humpback whales are abundant for the viewing as are Stellar Sea Lions.


More information

Whether you are on an Alaskan cruise or traveling independently, we can accommodate your schedule.

Don’t see your preferred time for a tour? Feel free to contact us for custom trips and departure times. Our summer season is from May through September and involves fishing trips, whale watching, bear viewing, sightseeing tours or any combination of these.

If you are not able to book due to booking minimums not being met please text Brenda Clark at 907-321-9145 or email me at [email protected] for accommodation.

What to bring

  • Participants must have a State of Alaska Fishing License. You may purchase your fishing license online HERE
  • Please dress for the weather. We suggest a good rain jacket and dressing in layers.
  • You are welcome to bring your own coffee/tea and your preferred snacks.

What’s Included:

  • All fishing gear and bait
  • Water and granola bars

Pickup Information

  • Guests on our first charter of the day will be picked up directly from the Excursion Hub at Icy Strait Point. Your tour will conclude in Hoonah, with a convenient shuttle available to return to Icy Strait Point.
  • Guests on our second or third charter of the day will be expected to take the convenient shuttle from Icy Strait Point to meet us in Hoonah. Guests will be dropped off at Icy Strait Point at the conclusion of charter.

Fish processing

Fish processing is available through Smokey’s Fish Company. Price is dependent on the weight being shipped and the final destination.

Please text 907-321-9145 if you have questions, or email us at [email protected].

Guided Angler Limits for the 2024 season:

  • Area 2C
  • Daily bag limit of one halibut
  • Max lower size limit of 40” through July 14th
  • Max lower size limit of 36” on or after July 15th
  • An upper limit fixed at 80” or greater all season
  • Fridays closed to halibut retention between July 19th- September 13th
  • Guided Angler Fish (GAF) halibut retention allowed on closed days
  • No angler may exceed the recreational limit of two halibut per day per angler