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Water Taxi and Charter Boat Captains

Charter captains may be available by request - just ask!

Captain Chance Miller

The son of captains Mike and Sherrie Miller, Chance got his Captain’s license at the age of 18, and was deck handing prior to that.
He is a lifelong Alaskan and was actually born right here in Seward! Prior to settling down, he spent his winters working on research boats both in the Arctic and Antarctic as a Marine Technician and Able Seaman. Chance has spent every summer of his life working on or running boats out of Seward specifically, without exception.
Now a proud co-owner at Miller’s Landing, Chance loves to guide clients both on Sport Fishing charters and sightseeing from the Water Taxi boats whenever possible. When he’s not on the water, he’s trying to keep the fleet running from shore and lends whatever advice he can to the other top notch guides running his boats!

If you’d like to leave Capt. Chance an additional gratuity you can Venmo him at:qr code

Captain Mike Miller

A lifelong Alaskan whose family homesteaded here in the 1950’s,  Mike has been a local guide, fisherman, and marine engineer all his life.

Captain Mike is a 3rd generation fisherman and one of the original fishing guides in the Seward area. He and his wife and business partner Sherrie are the original founders of Miller’s Landing, est. 1982. He retired from guiding in 2016, but still mentors the boat crews and can often be found on the grounds lending wisdom and expert advice.

If you have been fishing with Mike he’s no longer guiding, but you can usually find him at the landing to chat, or go instead with his son Capt. Chance!

Captain Paul Stephens

Capt. Paul “Bunyan” Stephens started at Miller’s Landing working on the outside operations crew. 

He worked his way up to deckhand, and got his captains license after crewing with Capt. Dustin, Capt. Bill, and Capt. Chance over the years. He was immediately successful running his own boat, and can be found driving the Salty, Michael A, and Fox Willie, but primarily operates the Thomasea for full day charter.

Paul is easy going and quick to laugh, but takes fishing very seriously, and gets results! He’s well traveled, and well read. Ask him about his time in space camp!

If you’d like to leave Capt. Paul an additional gratuity you can Venmo him at:qr code

Captain Micah Kauffman

Captain Micah runs our half day fishing charters and occasionally will do water taxi runs.

Micah grew up on a farm in the great state of Delaware! He has had a passion for Alaska since he was a kid and finally had an opportunity to work in Ketchikan for a few summers as a deck hand…where he fell in love with boats and being on the water. He decided to get his captain’s license as soon as possible so that he could make this passion a career! Micah commonly operates the Avery H running half day fishing charters and can also be seen driving the Salty on Water Taxi runs.

Micah is fun, adventurous and detail oriented! If you get the chance to have him as your captain you are sure to have a blast!

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Captain Tom DuHoux

Captain Tom started his adventure as a captain in 2007 on his own boat the Triple H. He worked together with the Millers and crew, and now operates some of Millers Landing boats. But usually runs the Avery H on half day charters. He has been working here for a hefty 12 years. When not fishing in Alaska, he’s fishing or hunting in South Dakota where he and his wife Maria reside.


Captain Bill Moore

Since 2007 Captain Bill has guided Saltwater Charter and run the water taxi boats here at Miller’s!

He’s energetic, fun, and quick with a joke or rock solid fishing advice. Bill operates all of the boats here at Miller’s, and typically runs our full day fishing charters on the Thomasea or Fox Willie. A proud father, Capt. Bill winters in Florida running charter boats and truly lives the dream guiding clients year round!

If you have been fishing with Bill he’s no longer guiding, you will now find him skillfully playing his guitar under the palm trees of Florida or fishing for Tarpon of the coast.


Deckhand Clay

This is Clay’s first year here at Miller’s Landing and he’s already made a huge impression on all of us! From the state of Nebraska, Clay grew up bass fishing and was immediately amazed with how awesome fishing in Alaska is. With his fun, positive, and hard-working attitude he fell in love with everything being a deckhand has to offer!

If you’d like to leave Clay an additional gratuity you can Venmo him at: a close up of electronics

Kayak Guides

Our amazing staff of Kayak Guides!

Abby Alexander- Senior Guide / Manager

Originally from Colorado, Abby grew up camping, canoeing and horse packing with her family. Her first guiding job in Wyoming as a naturalist was the start of her journey towards earning a BA in Natural Resource Tourism with Colorado State University.  Abby is passionate about sustainable tourism, creating connections between people and the planet, interpretation, and community-based conservation.
Abby first started working for Miller’s Landing in 2016 as a kayak guide, then went on to deckhand on the water taxi and fishing boats. When Abby isn’t taking out trips or planning, you can (probably not) find her foraging in the woods or relaxing in a hammock with a book.

If you’d like to leave Abby an additional gratuity you can Venmo him at:

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Eli Hancock

This handsome devil posted above is Eli Hancock. This is his second year guiding for Millers Landing. Eli grew up in the middle of nowhere, in rural Northern Wisconsin. Being completely surrounded by National Forest from a very young age, he started his life with a special adornment for the natural world. This launched him into his career of guiding. Eli has a total of 9 years of guiding experience in a variety of disciplines across the US. His love for the outdoors can be seen in the pure joy and excitement radiating from within as he shines light onto the untold beauties of the expansive wilderness. Take a paddle with a wild-man, and step into one of the richest wilderness areas still existing in the world. Whether you’re looking for a half-day trip or a full week out in Kenai Fjords National Park, Eli is the guide for you. With a heart of passion, he will specially design each trip built for you.

Ron Marsh - Lead Guide
Ron is thrilled to spend his third summer season in Seward guiding with Miller’s Landing. Looking to further his passion for hiking, mountaineering, and rock climbing – Ron moved to Seward in April 2020 with his wife Liz and dog Rambler in their self-built campervan. Originally from Metro Detroit, he spent ten years in Nashville, TN pursuing a career in music. If he’s not training on Mount Marathon or any other of Seward’s fabulous trails, you may find him recording anything from fingerstyle acoustic folk to synth pop in his van. Ron is thrilled to share the magic that is held in this special corner of Alaska with you!

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