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Best Fishing
Guides in
Seattle
2021

Why These Fishing Guides?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Seattle Fishing Guides on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

365 Charters

365 Charters handles guided fishing excursions in the Seattle area and has over 25 years of experience in the field. Professional fishing guides take clients on fully furnished and fully equipped charters in the Puget Sound, Skagit River, Skykomish River, Snohomish River, Cowlitz River, and Columbia River. Anglers can catch salmon, ling cod, steelhead, sturgeon, trout, bass, sockeye salmon, or kokanee salmon during a six to eight hour trip to the area of their choice and can obtain a fishing license from 365. The owner served in the US Navy, has a U.S. Coast Guard license, is a licensed freshwater guide, and holds a TWIC card. The company is insured, holds US Forest permits, and is a member of CAPS, NACO, and the Coastal Conservation Association.

Seattle, WA 98117

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Adventure Charters

Adventure Charters brings over 30 years of fishing experience to Seattle clients. The family-owned company provides bottom fishing, crabbing, and salmon fishing excursions all year direct from Seattle and caters to fishers of all ages and level of experience. Customers appreciate the affordable rates and friendly crews, and six-hour trips are also available mid-day and in the afternoon. Adventure Charters has been featured on the Discovery Channel and Hawai'i Goes Fishing. The owner is a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Marine and Anadromous Sport Fishing Advisor, and the crew is licensed, a member of NACO and the Charter Boat Association of Puget Sound, and First Aid/CPR certified. The group has one of the highest daily catches in the Central Puget Sound as well.

Seattle, WA 98020

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All Rivers & Saltwater Charters

All Rivers & Saltwater Charters has been providing fishing guides in Snoqualmie for over 10 years. The group offers six to nine hours of fishing to freshwater and saltwater areas including the Puget Sound, Westport, Anacortes and San Juan Islands, the Columbia River and Olympic Peninsula rivers. Clients are taken to wherever the fishing is best at that time of year and can charter a state-of-the-art boat (private or shared) that is fully equipped with premium gear and veteran guides. Groups need to bring food for the journey as well as a Washington fishing license and can otherwise enjoy a trip of fishing for salmon, steelhead, tuna, ling cod, halibut, and crab.

Snoqualmie, WA 98065

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All Star Seattle Fishing Charters

All Star Seattle Fishing Charters provides guided fishing in Seattle. The luxury charter service offers year-round fishing trips with experienced skippers licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard and who specialize in innovative methods for making a catch. All equipment is included along with up to six hours of fishing, cleaning and bagging of any fish caught, and beautiful views of Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, The Cascade Range, and the Olympic Mountains. All Star uses boats that are fully licensed with the Washington State Department of Fisheries and that are approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, and the group can also provide fishing licenses. The owner is president of the Charterboat Association of Puget Sound and a member of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Citizen Sport Fishing Advisory Board.

Seattle, WA 98117

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Guides Northwest

Guides Northwest is a guided fishing company serving the Edmonds area. Clients use the group for salmon and bottom fishing trips in the Puget Sound and around the San Juan Islands with potential catches of king salmon, coho, pink salmon, ling cod and halibut. The team caters to the novice fisher as well as fun family outings and experienced fishermen with everything from rods and reels and Shimano rain gear to bait and tackle and licenses available. Guided trips also include fish processing. The 26-foot boat is skippered by a Licensed Captain with the U.S. Coast Guard, and Guides Northwest is a Team SHIMANO MBA National Pro Staff member.

Edmonds, WA 98020

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