Captain Kristen Labrecque

Captain Kristen Labrecque has been living in Alaska for over 25 years. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Statistics and did graduate work in Bio-Statistics at the University of Minnesota. She holds a Master’s License with the United States Coast Guard and has over 45 years of boating experience. Her experience ranges from small 6-pack vessels to large ocean-class vessels within the Alaska Marine Highway System. Kristen is also a licensed Airline Transport Pilot and a licensed Flight Instructor in both Helicopters and Airplanes. Prior to starting Saltwater Excursions, Kristen flew Contract Helicopters for the US ARMY, flying medevac missions in remote areas of Northern Alaska. Kristen was also a check airmen for the Alaska State Troopers in their aviation division.

Join Captain Kristen Labrecque as we cruise the crystal-clear waters of Alaska’s sounds and inlets. View glacier-capped mountains and teeming wildlife while enjoying world-class fishing in Alaska’s rich waters. Safety is her number one priority!

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Captain Marquis Bass

Marq has been living in Alaska his entire life.  He worked for Saltwater Excursions as a Captain in 2021, 2022 and now again in 2023.   He is a family man who is passionate about Alaska and all it has to offer.  As an avid outdoorsman, he looks forward to sharing his knowledge and working hard to ensure your Alaskan experience is everything you could hope for.

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Deckhand Hagen Webster

Saltwater Excursions would like to welcome Deckhand Hagen Webster back to Saltwater Excursion’s sport-fishing team for 2023. Hagen grew up in Nevada. He just recently graduated from the University of Montana Western with a degree in ecology: fisheries and wildlife. He has fished for many different species, from ocean waters to small rivers. He spends most of his time on the water unless it is out in the woods hunting. Being an avid outdoorsman, Hagen is excited to share his knowledge with you on your outdoor adventure with Saltwater Excursions.

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Deckhand Skyler Workman

Let’s all give Skyler Workman a warm welcome back for 2023. Skyler is a happy husband and a father to 5 wonderful children.  Skyler grew up on a dairy farm in Utah.  In 2003 Skyler enlisted in the US Airforce and was chosen to be in Ammo Troop.  In the military for 20 years, he had the opportunity to travel all over the world.  He has fished in the Indian Ocean, hunted in Guam and finally settled in Alaska where he took a leap of faith.  When he left the Airforce, he joined the air national guard.  The time has now come for Skyler to fish full time.  Skyler is excited and there to help you land “the big one”.

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Saltwater Addiction

The Saltwater Addiction is a 26 ft Offshore Duckworth with an extended transom with an overall length of 31 feet.  It is a 2011 model powered by new 2020 twin Yamaha 200 DEC outboard engines with electronic controls.  The M/V Saltwater Addiction is also sporting new 2021 state of the art Garmin Navionics, with Garmin and Airmar transducers allowing for side vue and clear vue capabilities.  Also included is a private marine head, a heated cabin with a new 2021 Planar 44D diesel heater, a Wallas diesel stove, and a cuddy cabin with a place to lie down.  We use only the best fishing gear: AVET REELS, EDGE RODS, FINS FISHING LINE and of course HARDWIRE TACKLE and KODIAK CUSTOM TACKLE!

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