Professional Memberships

By on January 9, 2018

Chinook Shores Lodge Sportfishing Fleet

Chinook Shores Lodge sport fishing fleet consists of nine custom-built, aluminum boats and one charter boat.

Chinook Shores Lodge specializes in self-guided fishing and is an active member of local and national organizations.

The Alaska Charter Association (ACA)

The Alaska Charter Association is a statewide organization representing about 180 charter and associated businesses. Its mission-“to preserve and protect those fishing rights and resources necessary for the Alaska charter fleet to best serve the recreational fishery.” Any angler, resident or non-resident, can support this cause by becoming a member. Learn more about ACA…

National Association of Charterboat Operators (NACO)

NACO is the national association of charterboat owners and operators that was formed in 1991. Representing thousands of individuals all across the United States, our membership includes marine charters who provide fishing, sailing, diving, eco-tours, and other excursion vessels who carry passengers for hire. As the premiere Association that represents charter boat interests, our objective is to improve the professional charter boat operator’s bottom line and to provide a strong voice in Washington, DC. Learn more about NACO…

Southeast Alaska Guides Organization (SEAGO)

SEAGO is the voice of Southeast Alaska charter fishing and lodge operations in Alaska and their supporters. We are committed to representing the industry on all critical issues, for the long-term. Our mission is to promote the tradition of sport fishing in Southeast Alaska through reasonable regulations that ensure the long-term sustainability of our businesses and fish resources. Learn more about SEAGO…

Ketchikan Visitors Bureau (KVB)

The Ketchikan Visitors Bureau (KVB) is a non-profit, year-round organization whose primary purpose is to market Ketchikan as a visitor destination. The KVB was founded by Ketchikan residents in 1976, and is the second oldest visitor bureau in Alaska. “To promote the Greater Ketchikan Area as a visitor destination and meeting site, to enhance the economy of the community and assist in promotion of the area’s attractions and events.” Learn more about the KVB…

Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce

The Ketchikan Chamber advocates on behalf of members to promote a healthy business climate that recognizes Ketchikan’s quality of life and economic potential. Learn more about the Chamber…