From the current record 374 pound halibut, to the 10 inch trout Valdez has phenominal fishing.
Saltwater fishing charters usually fall into two categories, halibut and salmon. Halibut is deep sea fishing with the main goal of catching halibut, yet other specices include lingcod, and rockfish.
Coastal shore fishing is primarily pink, silver, and king salmon.
Trout are stocked in Worthington, Blueberry, and Thompson Lakes in Thompson Pass and Ruth Pond in town. Dolly Varden found in Robe Lake and surrounding streams.
Charter fishing is offered by Valdez Saltwater Adventures, Valdez Outfitters, Orion Charters, Valdez Water Taxi and Charters, Fish Central, Easy Freeze, Inc., and Lady Luck Charters.
Fish Central is located right in the middle of N Harbor Dr along the harbor. Renting boats from Fish Central is quick and easy, giving you more time to get out on the water. Rentals start at $250 a day for a whole day of 7am-7pm giving you plenty of time to get out and find that fishing hole or spend the day exploring Port Valdez, Shoup Bay, Jack Bay, Valdez Arm, or Galena Bay.
Save time when you get back from fishing and leave your catch with Fish Central for processing as well.