This page tells you about Chicobi Charters, Captain Terry, our boats, and a little about Pelican Alaska.



Best fishing, nature experience at incredible value in Southeast Alaska! Local born Alaskan Capt. Terry, gave four Northeast fisherman the Alaskan wilderness experience of a lifetime!

Russ, Dick, Steve, and George
Long Island, New York

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Our lodgings were impeccable, wonderful! Terry’s a delightful host... The town’s quaint, the locals are great, and we caught some really nice fish...  If you’re looking for the original Alaska experience, this is it!

J. Erickson
Santa Clarita, California

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I’ve been up there to fish a lot of years, and Terry’s a good guy to go fishing with. Every morning he’s on time, he puts in a good long day. If it’s possible to get fish, he’ll get them for you!

M. Burkhardt
Bothell, Washington

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Chicobi Charters:

Chicobi Charters is owned and operated by Captain Terry Wirta who has been operating this business out of Pelican, Alaska since 1993.


Captain Terry:

Captain Terry Wirta - Chicobi Charters - Pelican, AlaskaCaptain Terry was born and raised in Alaska. He graduated from Pelican High School and remains a full time year-round resident of Pelican. He is an avid fishing, hiking, and boating enthusiast. In addition to being a licensed skipper he also is a licensed commercial fisherman.

His first hand personal knowledge of the area is extensive.

In addition to running a charter business Captain Terry operates a commercial fishing business, a marine repair business, and a heating oil delivery service.


Our Boat:

Chicobi Charters uses the Charter Vessel "Destination" below to provide our client's fishing and wilderness adventures. 


The Destination charter vessel - Chicobi Charters in Pelican, Alaska



Charter Vessel "Destination"







Pelican, Alaska

Pelican is located on the northwest portion of Chichagof Island. The state capital of Juneau is ~ 100
miles east of Pelican and Sitka is ~ 90 miles south. Both Sitka and Juneau are used as primary access
points when traveling to Pelican.

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Visit Pelican's website and be sure to checkout the activities link.  At this website you can learn about the history of Pelican, learn about the travel and lodging options for a visit to Pelican, see pictures of the town, and learn about activities in and around Pelican, Alaska.




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