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Bottom Line Charters

Bottom Line Charters is an Alaska family-owned fishing, clamming, and bear viewing guide service that operates out of Ninilchik, AK. Fishing is an outdoor activity that is loved by all ages and  walks of life. During these challenging times, you might want to take up a new activity with family and friends, and a great place to start is by booking with Bottom Line Charters.

Their family possesses a lifetime passion for fishing, which is why they offer a variety of trips from fishing for halibut, salmon, lingcod, and/or rockfish to digging for razor clams on the westside of the Cook Inlet. Their newest tour trip is to view brown bears and other wildlife in Lake Clark National Park. They use their 27 years of experience and hard work to bring you adventure and memories that will last a lifetime.

Bottom Line Charters is a family friendly and a favorite in the area, in fact, they were voted Best of the Valley, Toast of the Town Award Winner in 2020. They have also been featured in Fish Alaska magazine, and on KTUU’s Thursday Fishing Report. Their 28-foot boats have heated enclosed cabins, toilet facilities, and state of the art electronics for safe navigation and maximum fishing potential.

Cook Inlet provides world class salmon and halibut fishing. They launch from Deep Creek or Anchor Point where you’ll experience one of the more unique parts of your trip, the tractor launch. The trip includes bait, tackle, fish filleting, and top quality rods and reels. The charter runs from 6- to 8 hours depending on the tide, weather, and package option.

While heading to the destination, you will enjoy views of four active volcanoes, snow-covered mountains, bald eagles, puffins, and gulls. There is potential to see whales, seals, and sea otters.  The best part of their charter business to Ernie and his family is getting to meet their clients and make new friends from around the world while showing them a fantastic time. Their charter provides a safe, friendly, fun, and professional experience that is flexible to accommodate clients’ needs. Whether you are an experienced fisherman or a kid getting out for the first time, they love every minute of being your fishing guide.

Family-Owned Guide & Charter

Based in Ninilchik, Alaska

Services Offered

  • Saltwater Fishing Charter

  • Clam Digging

  • Bear Viewing