Captain
Mel Erickson

Member since April 2014

Herradura, Costa Rica

Background
Captain Mel Erickson is the owner and operator of the Alaskan Gamefisher, running trips since 1989 along the Kenai River and out into Cook Inlet. Capt. Mel is one of very few Alaska fishing guides that personally guide for both Kenai River Salmon and Alaskan Halibut. He also owns the Dream Raiser, fishing down in Costa Rica for awesome species like Marlin, Sailfish, and Tuna.

Hey, I'm Captain Mel Erickson

Hufeisen, Costa Rica
Background
Captain Mel Erickson is the owner and operator of the Alaskan Gamefisher, running trips since 1989 along the Kenai River and out into Cook Inlet. Capt. Mel is one of very few Alaska fishing guides that personally guide for both Kenai River Salmon and Alaskan Halibut. He also owns the Dream Raiser, fishing down in Costa Rica for awesome species like Marlin, Sailfish, and Tuna.

My Charter Listings

Dream Raiser

Hufeisen
 Sofortige Bestätigung
Fahrten von $1,445

Alaskan Gamefisher

Soldotna

Alaskan Gamefisher - Kenai River

Soldotna

Fishing Reports

Marlin Fishing is going off.

January 19, 2019

The Marlin bite for stripes and blues is pretty hot right now off the coast of Costa Rica out of Los suenos Marina. Read Full Report →

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Bewertung Überblick
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4.36
out of 5 stars from 11 reviews
Boot
Bootsmannschaft
Experience
My big catch
Sockeye salmon
Flight over double glacier
+3
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
67%
Friendly captain
89%
Recommend this charter
82%
Appropriate for children
44%
Satisfied with the boat
78%
Catch intended fish
56%
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Frank G.
Fair Lawn, NJ
 5.00
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Full day on the Dream Raiser

GEPRÜFT   Januar 7, 2019
Great trip today on the Dream Raiser.  Ran off in flat seas.  Had steady action all day.  5 sails and two large...
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Everard M.
Orlando, Florida
 5.00
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March fishing trip

GEPRÜFT   NEU  März 7, 2019
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Amie F.
United States
 5.00
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Half day trip with Mel & Josh

GEPRÜFT   Juni 21, 2018
Mel and Josh were awesome! Took us on a float plane to catch sockeye salmon, we limited out in 30mins! They took us sight seeing...
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Steve W.
Bristol, PA
 4.00
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My big catch

GEPRÜFT   Februar 16, 2019
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Dustin G.
Liberia, Provincia De Guanacaste
 4.67
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Good day on the water

GEPRÜFT   April 22, 2017
Fishing a little slow still landed 3 sails and had a few spit the hook. We broke off a marlin within 15 minutes of fishing.
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