About Us

North Pacific Charters can make your dream of the ultimate Alaskan Sportfishing or Sightseeing Excursion come true. We offer a Ketchikan Salmon Fishing Charters & Ketchikan Halibut Fishing Trips. We have Alaska Sportfishing Adventures that will meet any angler's needs. We take novice anglers fishing and seasoned anglers. North Pacific Charters is family friendly and Safety Always Comes First.

Captain Dan Leathers

North Pacific Charters is owned and operated by Dan Leathers. Dan holds a USCG 100 Ton Masters Certificate and has been a charter fishing veteran of the Ketchikan area for over 23 Years. Dan grew up in Washington at the mouth of the Columbia River and has fished or boated all of the navigable waters of the Columbia River and Snake River. Captain Dan has also fished and boated the Washington Coast, Puget Sound, outside and inside Vancouver Island, and all of Alaska's Inside Passage of Southeast Alaska to Icy Strait.

Our Boat “The Kisutch”

Begin your Ketchikan, Alaska fishing or sightseeing adventure aboard The Kisutch (35 foot custom JC Boat with a 6 person fishing capacity). My Charter Fishing Vessel provides first class service as well as comfort. The Kisutch carries a 5 star (Top) Rating under the U.S. Coast Guard Safety Rating System. The Kisutch, (which means coho salmon...and is pronouced "kissootch"), is powered by a 400 HP Diesel Engine and Cruises at 21 Knots. My Charter Boat is Comfortable and Safe under ALL weather conditions. Even in choppy waters, the Kisutch is a smooth ride! The only vessel in the Ketchikan fleet specifically built for Fishing & Sightseeing. The Kisutch is also equipped with state of the art Raytheon navigation and fishing electronics. A complete Ketchikan fishing package will include an experienced & licensed crew, fishing gear, tackle & bait, snacks & beverages (non-alcoholic), raingear (if needed).

* Captain Dan will make arrangements for custom fish processing.