Alaska Premier Charters, Inc. ~ Wild Strawberry Lodge Sitka, AK Fishing

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Alaska Fishing Vacation Packages

Wild Strawberry Lodge, located in scenic Sitka, Alaska, offers incredible multi-day inclusive fishing vacations for halibut and salmon fishing.

Our professional guide staff and experienced deckhands make fishing easy and exciting, using only the finest custom-built charter fishing vessels and top-quality sport fishing gear.

You’ll experience true Alaskan hospitality coupled with great fishing and fine dining. After each awesome day of fishing, you’ll snack on appetizers while sharing the stories of your day’s adventures as our professional chef prepares a delicious, all-you-can-eat, dinner.

With over 30 years of experience and excellence in Alaska fishing vacations, we’re the perfect place to come with your family and friends. We just can’t wait to meet you! Theresa Weiser and Johnny Belcher

World renowned Alaska Fishing Lodge

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Current 2021 King Salmon Regulations for Sitka!

For Nonresidents
  • The Nonresident bag and possession limit is one king salmon daily
  • The Nonresident Annual Limit is one (1) King Salmon for September 1st – December 31st

(For Residents: One (1) King Salmon per day and no annual limit.)

Current Halibut Regulations for Sitka!

Guided anglers may retain one (1) Halibut up to 50 inches and shorter, OR one (1) Halibut over 72 inches. There are No Annual Limits for Halibut!

This is the Alaska fishing lodge you’ve been searching for, so why wait…Call 1-800-770-2628 today to reserve your vacation!

2021 Catch of the Day Photos:

See 2020 Catch of the Day Photos

Main Lodge

Wild Strawberry Lodge on a sunny day

Main Fishing Lodge

Our main Alaska fishing lodge has two touch screen guest computers with Internet and E-mail access and color printers attached to each. The lounge area contains comfortable sofas and chairs and a 50″ wide-screen television with 85 Cable channels. Another great feature is the full body massage chair. A treat to sit in and help relax your sore or tired muscles.

The kitchen is humming all day long, between breakfast making, dessert and cookie baking, and gourmet dinner preparations. The snack area is stocked with fresh homemade cookies, fruit, coffee, soda, juice and tea which are available to guests every day. There is also a full-sized guest refrigerator and freezer in which to store your personal beverages and snacks.

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Fishing with APC

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Alaska Fishing Charter

Guided fishing with Alaska Premier Charters, Inc. (in Sitka, Alaska) is an awesome angling experience! Whether you’re a novice or extreme angler, you’ll appreciate our great guiding staff, top-quality sport fishing gear and boats, and incredible sport fishing action, featuring Alaska halibut and salmon! Fishing isn’t only a male sport, we warmly welcome women too, and since Theresa owns the lodge, every detail is thought out.

Vessels

Your fishing enjoyment is guaranteed on any of the fleet vessels.  We have seven 30 foot charter vessels with walk-in heads. Each one is fully equipped with state-of-the-art electronics and spacious walk-around decks for your fishing comfort.

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Get to Know Us – Wesley Stevenson

 

Wesley, deckhand, bankroll

Name: Wesley Stevenson
Position: Deckhand – BANKROLL
Home Town, State: Highland, Utah
Number of Years Working in Sitka: 1

What are you looking forward to the most working at APC?
Meet new people and visit Alaska, also maybe make some money.

What motivates you to work hard?
When you see you’ve done a good job at the end.

If you had to eat one dish the rest of your life, what would it be?
Spinach Mozeralla Ravioli

How old were you when you found Santa wasn’t real?
10

Read more: Get to Know Us – Wesley

Travel and Covid Information REGARDING THE 2021 SEASON

COVID-19 CIRCUMSTANCES ARE UNPREDICTABLE

We are working diligently to adapt as we move forward through this season. Unfortunately, there is no telling when things will return “back to normal” in any sense, but rest assured we will be fishing from May 15th thru mid-September 2021. Moving forward, we would like our clients to be aware that we have implemented a few safety operating procedures and protocols for the 2021 season. We will continue to do our best to make your Sitka fishing and lodging experience as enjoyable and memorable as possible.

Mandates and regulations can change daily due to the Covid situation being fluid. We cannot predict what will be required at the time of your travel. The best thing to do is check the Alaska travel portal for updates prior to your trip. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO WHILE TRAVELING

Travelers should take appropriate protective measures while traveling, such as wearing cloth face coverings, practicing social distancing, and washing their hands frequently. Detailed guidance and advisories on how to minimize the risk of spread, as well as the comprehensive and detailed mandates, alerts, and updates issued by the State of Alaska may be found online at: https://covid19.alaska.gov/.

ALASKA COVID-19 TRAVEL PROTOCOL AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS

The state of Alaska is encouraging travelers to get a COVID-19 test prior to travel or at the airport upon arrival. Testing is encouraged but not required.

When you go to the Alaska travel portal, you can choose submit a travel plan and your Covid test results prior to flying and arriving in Alaska. Here is your Alaska travel portal link: https://covid19.alaska.gov/travelers/

WHAT WE DO TO PROVIDE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Our staff and clients will be encouraged to be mindful of their personal hygiene routines and may be asked to practice social distancing, wear cloth face coverings inside the vessel cabins, lodge lounge and dining areas (unless eating), wash their hands more frequently, etc.

Hand sanitizer has been placed at all high use areas throughout the lodge and on all vessels for your convenience

Food serving is done by the staff behind plexiglass, instead of self-serve as it has been in the past

Vehicles are sanitized after each use; vessels are fully sanitized at the end of each fishing day.

ADVICE ON FLIGHT CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19

We highly recommend that our clients keep a very close eye on their airline reservations and travel arrangements, as most airline companies have experienced a shift in operations due to the diverse effects and unanticipated impacts of COVID-19. 

The phone number for Alaska Airlines’ Reservation Center is: 1-800-252-7522

The phone number for Delta Airlines’ Reservation Center is: 1-800-221-1212

INFORMATIONAL LINKS – Note: it’s important to keep in mind that the expectations set forth by the state are very fluid and that these guidelines and requirements are always subject to change. See below for info

WHERE TO FIND COVID-19 TESTING

Carbon Health Testing Locations: https://carbonhealth.com/coronavirus/covid-19-testing-centers

Castlight Test Site Finder: https://my.castlighthealth.com/corona-virus-testing-sites/

Evive Care Health Testing Site Locator: https://www.evive.care/

GISCorps: https://www.giscorps.org/covid-19-testing-site-locator/

Cigna: https://hcpdirectory.cigna.com/web/public/consumer/directory/covid-testing-sites

COVID-19 Test Site Locator: https://findcovidtests.com/

Apple iPhone Users: Open the “Maps” app, tap the search bar, select COVID-19 Testing

All Smartphone Users: Download & Open the “Google Maps” app, tap the search bar, type “COVID-19 Testing”

INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES

Alaska Traveler Information Page: https://covid19.alaska.gov/travelers/

Alaska COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions: https://covid19.alaska.gov/faq/

Alaska Health Mandates: https://covid19.alaska.gov/health-mandates/

Alaska COVID-19 Information: https://covid19.alaska.gov/

Alaska DHSS COVID-19 Information: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Epi/id/Pages/COVID-19/default.aspx

Alaska Coronavirus Response Hub: https://coronavirus-response-alaska-dhss.hub.arcgis.com/

City & Borough of Sitka COVID-19 Information Center: https://cityofsitka.org/

GISCorps COVID-19 Resource Center: https://covid-19-giscorps.hub.arcgis.com/

CDC Traveler Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html

WHO Travel & Health Information: https://www.who.int/health-topics/travel-and-health/#tab=tab_1

National Institutes of Health: https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus

Alaska Airlines COVID-19 Information: https://www.alaskaair.com/content/advisories/coronavirus

Delta Airlines Coronavirus Update Center: https://www.delta.com/us/en/travel-update-center/overview

Alaska COVID-19 Questions E-mail: covidquestions@alaska.gov

WHERE TO SEND YOUR COVID-19 TEST RESULTS & TRAVEL DECLARATION FORMS

E-mail to Submit Your Alaska Travel Declaration Forms: traveler@alaska.gov
Fax Number to Submit Your Negative Molecular-Based COVID-19 Test Results: 1-907-269-7952