Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to bring my own hip boots/chest waders?

You do not need to bring your own waders. We provide hip boots if neccisary. Sizes range from 2-14 mens. You are more than welcome to use your own personal gear if you would like.

Can I buy a fishing/hunting license when I show up for my trip?

No, we do not sell fishing/hunting licenses at our office. So, you will need to purchase your licenses in advance. You can buy licenses online at the Alaska Fish and Game website.

Is lunch provided during the trip?

No. We do not provide food on any of our trips. Make sure you bring a neccisary amount of food, snacks, and drinks for yourselves. You may bring a small cooler

Payment Methods

A 50% deposit is required to reserve space on one of our tours.
Personal checks, cashiers checks or credit card can be used for deposits or payment in full.
No personal checks or cashiers checks less than 30 days prior to your tour date. Visa, Mastercard, or Discover may be used.
Balances can be paid for on day of fly-out with cash or credit card. Deposits must be received within 14 days of making the reservation. If no deposit is received the reservation will be cancelled.

Cancellation Policies

All cancellations occurring prior to MAY 15th the year of your trip, we will refund all the initial deposit less $100 per person cancellation fee. All cancellations occurring on or after MAY 15th the year of your trip are non-refundable. Talon Air Service, Inc. will retain the entire amount paid. However, if notification is received of a cancellation at least two weeks (14 days) prior to the trip date, 50% of monies paid to date may be transferred to a reservation for the following year. Any increase in price is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. Cancellations must be made in writing by postal mail, email, or fax. Refunds will be issued only to the person(s) on record who submitted the reservation deposit. A fee of $50.00 per person will be charged when reservations are altered at the travelers' request. If such change involves a change of dates and/or time and occurs 14 days or less to your tour date applicable cancellation fees may apply. Request for refunds should be directed to the agency which sold the package (if not Talon Air Service). No refunds will be made on individual features, transfers, or trips voluntarily omitted by passenger. No refunds for unused services will be issued. Refunds for canceled flights, or changes on reservations will be made in accordance with the rules of the respective carrier. Talon Air Service, Inc. flights cancelled (not delayed) for weather or other reasons beyond our control will be refunded 100% if alternative dates are not available.

What do I need to bring on my trip?

-Fishing License -Tote/Cooler for fish (leave in your vehicle) -Rain Gear (Pants, Coat, Etc.) -Extra Clothing (Coat, Sweater, Warm Socks, Hat, Gloves, Etc.) -Food and Drinks (You may bring a small cooler) -Camera -Eye Protection/Sunglasses -Tissue Paper

Do I need to bring my own fishing gear?

No. Your guide will have all the needed equipment.

Do the guides provide fly fishing gear?

No. If you would like to try fly fishing you will need to bring your own fly rods and flys. Be sure to let the office know before the day of your trip if you intend to fly fish. Call Us: (907)262-8899 Email: