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Kenai River Fishing Guide

I have been a resident of Alaska since 1981, and have been in business since 1989. With 18 years of local alaska fishing experience for salmon and halibut in both freshwater and saltwater , Capt. Mel Erickson has the knowledge needed to make your trip a success.

We are fully licensed and insured. Alaskan Game Fisher is a owner/operator run charter outfit where a one on one personal relationship with our clients can be offered. A safe, enjoyable and successful trip is our goal.

Kenai River Fishing Guide

Capt. Mel Erickson ( owner )

You will be fishing alaska on board the “GAMEFISHER” our 30 ft. custom built sportfisher or our 20 ft custom river boat both fitted with best in electronics and tackle.


Alaska Halibut Charters

Captain Collin Means
Collin has worked on the Gamefisher for the past several years as a deckhand, he now has his Captains license & skippers the halibut boat when Captain Mel Erickson is running salmon charters on the Kenai River. We can now run both boats everyday. Collin has been having some excellent catches this year as here he is holding up a 110pound halibut & a 86 pounder.



Recent Achievements

410lb Halibut-Largest halibut ever caught on a charter boat in upper Cook Inlet

368lb Halibut-2nd Largest ever caught on a charter boat in upper Cook Inlet
1,289 halibut landed
153 over 50 lbs
48 over 100 lbs
164 salmon landed

1,287 halibut landed
142 over 50 lbs
36 over 100 lbs
136 salmon landed

1,240 halibut landed
136 over 50 lbs
42 over 100 lbs
220 salmon landed

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