Captains
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Captain Steve Kesling

  • USCG 100 ton Master License
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • Sport Fishing Advisor to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for 14 years.
  • Operating Seattle Fishing Charters since 2000.

Born in Vancouver Washington and raised on Puget Sound Capt. Steve got his first boat for his 12th birthday. “It was the best gift I could have gotten”. His younger years were divided between the island of Kauai and Seattle. Steven has fished his whole life.  A former Alaskan fishing guide Steven has a wide range of experience in both fresh and salt water all over Washington State, Alaska, the Great Lakes and Hawaii.

Captain Craig Loften

Captain Craig Loften

  • USCG 100 ton Masters License
  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • 35 years expierence fishing local waters
  • General all round nice guy

As a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife employee assisting fisheries and wildlife biologists, Craig has first-hand insights into the Puget Sound ecosystem, fish biology and fisheries management.

Two Washington State Salmon Charter Licsened Vessels.

“Fishfull Thinking II” for longer range and offshore trips and “Ripple Seas” for fun filled days in the bay.

Enjoy your Seattle fishing charter on beautiful Puget Sound.

26′ North River Seahawk Pilothouse

26′ North River Seahawk Pilothouse

North River boats are built locally in the Pacific Northwest specifically designed for sports fishing…

24′ Rampage “Ripple Seas”

24′ Rampage “Ripple Seas”

Wide open fishing deck and partially covered for shade or to get out of the…

Real Customer Testimonials

Great day!  The boat was clean and well maintained.  Captain Steve was prompt and prepared.  He put us on fish…read more

Nancy P. Bothell, WA

I'm a little late in writing this review but nevertheless,,,Captain Steve was great! I booked a trip for 5 of…read more

Tom V. Federal Way, WA

We had an awesome time with Captain Steve. He thourghly explained everything we would be doing and where we were…read more

Jake H. Janesville WI

Great Experience!  Excellent service and communication with Captain Steve.  Had a great time, caught numerous fish, and even more unexpected…read more

Timothy D. Lilbourn MO

Amazing captian made it an amazing adventure. My first charter and I would go again in a heartbeat. Had so…read more

Amanda P. Seattle, WA

Amazing day we just had!!!  Craig took my 7 year old and I out and we caught over 15 fish,…read more

Kathryn J. Wyoming, MN

The 4 of us had a BLAST Fishing and Crabbing with the expert guidance of Captain Steve K.. His quiet…read more

Jim N.

Had an awesome time with Capt. Craig! Salmon, flounder, and crab plus the captain was very knowledgeable about other local…read more

Adam S. - Worcester MA

I can't say enough about how amazing this trip was.  Captain Steve got us onto the fish early and often,…read more

Peter T - Arlington MA
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