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Saltwater Fishing in Prince Rupert
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Saltwater Fishing in BC

Along the coast, reel in a prize salmon, wrestle a massive halibut, and then kick back at a floating lodge moored in a forested cove. That’s saltwater fishing in British Columbia. Salmon are the draw here, but so are giant halibut, rockfish and lingcod. The season? Right now. Saltwater fishing in BC is a year-round activity.

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Luxury Fishing Lodges

Some of BC’s finest fishing takes place from luxury, all-inclusive lodges set in some of... Read more the best fishing hot spots on the coast. Choose a fly-in lodge on Haida Gwaii for unrivalled salmon and halibut; try for trophy chinook salmon in Rivers Inlet or Hakai Pass; or visit a secluded lodge on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island for a wilderness fishing adventure.

Shearwater Resort Adventure Vacations

Shearwater Resort is a sport fishing fixture on the Central Coast of BC for nearly 70 years. We didn't choose our location by accident - we centred ourselves in arguably one of the hottest salmon fishing areas in the world. First Nations know thi...
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Rivers Inlet Sportsman's Club

Fly direct to the lodge at Rivers Inlet from Vancouver in less than two hours. Follow the coast over beautiful BC & view the spectacular scenery. We are a trophy salmon & halibut fishing lodge with over 30 years in the business. Trips are guided ...
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Saltwater Fishing in Haida Gwaii

What’s on your bucket list? For any avid fisherman, chances are it includes at least one... Read more fishing trip to Haida Gwaii, a remote northern archipelago famous for its legendary fishing grounds. Located 100km/62mi west of Prince Rupert, the fly-in fishing lodges on Haida Gwaii are the stuff of angler’s dreams. Langara Island is a prime destination - chinooks are big and plentiful here, with spectacular scenery and gourmet dining an added bonus.

Langara Fishing Lodge

Celebrating 30 years of world-famous salmon & halibut fishing lodge in BC's remote Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands).

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Langara Island Lodge

Luxury sport fishing resort located in BC's remote Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands), just south of Alaska. All-inclusive packages from Vancouver, including air & helicopter transportation.

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Sunset Charters

Some of the absolute best salmon and halibut fishing in the world is found just outside of the beautiful city of Prince Rupert. We offer premium, fully guided fishing adventures. Whether you are novice or expert anglers, families, friends or corp...
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Thunder 1 Adventures

Come experience the adventure of a lifetime aboard the Thunder 1. World-class salmon & halibut fishing, spectacular whale watching, marine life viewing & gourmet meals all await you aboard your private yacht in the pristine wilderness of Northern ...
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Saltwater Fishing on Vancouver Island

Explore the fish-rich coves and inlets off Vancouver Island’s west coast. Storied fishing... Read more grounds here include the seas off Port Renfrew, Bamfield, Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Tofino. Charter operators have daily trips that target chinook, coho and halibut. Near Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, book a cabin on the Canadian Princess, a historic survey ship moored in Ucluelet Harbour.

Clayoquot Ventures Fishing Charters

Tofino's most recommended saltwater & freshwater Fishing Outfitters since 1996 & a top-rated tour on TripAdvisor (2013). You can pursue trophy-sized salmon, halibut & cod offshore, or explore protected inshore waters with light tackle, or a fly ro...
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Sailcone Wilderness Fishing

Sailcone is an unparalleled BC Salmon Fishing Lodge for fly-in Salmon fishing, Halibut & Steelhead Adventures. Explore & fish in majestic Knight Inlet. Knight Inlet is British Columbia's longest & most exciting fjord - 95 miles of mountainous wild...
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Saltwater Fishing in Campbell River

Campbell River calls itself the “Salmon Capital of the World” for a reason. Head out... Read more on a Boston Whaler from historic, seaside Painters Lodge (check out the salmon skin bar at the Tyee Pub); rent fishing gear and cast a line from Discovery Pier, a 183-m/600-ft saltwater fishing pier; or try for membership in the exclusive and venerable Tyee Club. To join? Just land a chinook salmon of at least 14kg/30lb – with a hand-operated reel, from a row boat, from the famous Tyee Pools.

Painter's Lodge

Explore the rich tradition of BC salmon fishing in renowned Campbell River, 'The Salmon Capital of the World,' at the doorstep of one of the world's most impressive salmon migrations.

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Peniuk's Sportfishing Adventures

Brant Peniuk started guiding at 14 years old & has been a top salmon fishing guide in Campbell River for the past 40 years. Brant's Charter boat is a near New Grady White Gulfstream that is Transport Canada certified & comes with an on board washr...
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Archer's Fishing Charters

Campbell River salmon fishing charters offered by Archer's Fishing Charters depart from Pier #1 Campbell River Fisherman's Wharf, near the fishing pier. We have very comfortable 24 foot heated cruiser style boats with top of the line electronics &...
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Saltwater Salmon Fishing Near Vancouver

Salmon fishing can be done year-round, often just minutes from downtown Vancouver. Charter boats... Read more can be found at most marinas and waterfront hotels, including the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Coal Harbour (just steps from downtown Vancouver). Granville Island and the marinas along False Creek are home to various charter vessels. Or drive 20 minutes up the Sea-to-Sky Highway to Horseshoe Bay, where Sewell’s Marina offers boat rentals, guided fishing trips and sightseeing safaris.

Deep Respect Fishing Charters

Experience millions of Pacific salmon milling about in Vancouver's front yard. 'Let's Go Fishing' - 5 hour, 8 hour & 10 hour charters available. Leaving the south downtown shore of False Creek, experience the sights, sounds & smells of Vancouver f...
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Bites-on Salmon Charters

Guided salmon fishing in downtown Vancouver with over 20 years of service.

We offer 5 hour, 8 hour & 10 hour guided salmon fishing adventures from Vancouver. We offer high quality certified charter boats. Our Transport Canada certified c...

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Sewell's Marina

Take a 2 hour boat ride on Vancouver's wild side. In Howe Sound you'll find yourself racing beside steep cliffs, watching seals at play, exploring sea caves & witnessing a variety of marine birds, including the majestic bald eagle. With an experie...
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Saltwater Fishing on the Sunshine Coast

BC is known for scenic destinations, but few spots beat the Sunshine Coast. Take a 40-minute... Read more ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay to access the Sunshine Coast’s deep coves, waterfall-laced fjords, sheltered waters, and year-round fishing opportunities. Book a fishing charter from Secret Cove, Gibsons or Pender Harbour, then relax in a luxurious Tenthouse Suite at Rockwater Secret Cove Resort in Halfmoon Bay.

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