At Outsider Charters Inc., our priority is to provide you, your family and friends with a Campbell River, Vancouver Island salmon fishing adventure that you won’t soon forget.
Campbell River is a storied fishery, known as the Salmon Capital of the World. We target the big Chinook salmon that reside in and come through our waters, as well as the other species of Pacific salmon (Coho salmon, Sockeye, Chum, and Pink) and bottom fish.
Your Campbell River fishing charter experience will also include beautiful seascapes, rugged coastal mountain geography, and exposure to incredible wildlife. Humpback whales and killer whales, bald eagles and seabirds, dolphins and porpoises, seals and sea lions all flourish in the area.
Enjoy the comforts of guided fishing from our fully outfitted Northwest Aluminum Craft boat, including a heated, enclosed cabin with freshwater sink and onboard toilet. We offer single or multi-day sport fishing trips, and can accommodate custom trips for larger groups or specific requirements. Just let us know.
Above all, we’re here to make sure you come away from your fishing trip completely satisfied. We approach our work with the utmost professionalism and integrity, and we take great pride in being able to share the Vancouver Island fishing experience with our guests. Come join us for your salmon fishing adventure today!
With three luxurious properties nestled in the untouched wilderness of Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet, Nootka Marine Adventures is the ultimate retreat for outdoor enthusiasts on Vancouver Island.
Mix a little variety into your sport fishing adventure with a range of day trips such as kayak or stand-up paddle board rentals, caving, hatchery tours, hiking, and all-terrain vehicle trails. You can also participate in getaways that offer a blend of activities, including their highly rated outdoor programs, seminars, health and wellness retreats and newly offered craft beer brewing seminars.
Nootka Marine Adventures prides themselves in creating custom crafted adventures for individuals or groups wishing to fish or just explore the spectacular, historically rich area.
A Perfect Friends & Family Getaway
Drive west along one of the most scenic highways in Canada and through the spectacular mountainous landscape of Strathcona and the village of Gold River towards Moutcha Bay. Only two hours by road from Campbell River on Vancouver Island is Moutcha Bay Resort, nestled on the sheltered waters of magnificent Nootka Sound.
Moutcha Bay Resort, BC offers a range of accommodation options for your friends & family getaway. We are pleased to offer a wilderness adventure for every type of guest, whether you are looking to experience the west coast from the comfort of a warm tent or luxurious oceanfront yurt. From the moment you arrive at the resort, our knowledgeable team have a goal of providing you with flawless and friendly service for your entire stay.
Amazing Fishing in Nootka Sound
Anglers will find themselves landed in a fishing mecca at Moutcha Bay Resort, BC. Whether you are bringing your own boat, renting one from our fleet, or fishing with one of our professional guides, the salmon and bottom fishing in Nootka Sound is downright fantastic. If you are bringing your own boat, our onsite boat launch is complimentary to registered guests. Moutcha Bay Resort is central to the most consistent fishing anywhere on the west coast of BC with enormous migratory and homebound salmon runs every year. If you’d like to bring your catch home perfectly filleted and packaged, drop it off with the friendly team at our government certified fish processing facility, located in the lodge.
- 38 serviced RV sites & campsites
- Lodge suites, chalets & yurts
- 70-slip marina with boat launch
- Fuel, bait & tackle
- Boat, kayak & SUP rentals
- Fully guided fishing charters
- Licensed waterfront restaurant
- Government-inspected fish processing
- Only 40 minutes from Gold River
- Accessible by car, float plane or boat
Island Outfitters has been offering fishing charters out of Victoria’s Inner Harbour since 1994. Now with a 6-boat fleet and all Transport Canada Approved certified guides, they are sure to get you out for an experience of a lifetime. The exhilaration of salmon, lingcod and halibut fishing is fun for the whole family! With over 20 years of experience, they supply everything you need to offer you the ultimate West Coast Adventure.
Port Hardy’s Sportfishing Expert – Salmon Fishing or Bottomfishing: Castle Point Charters is Port Hardy’s best charter choice!
Skipper Jim Henschke has been an experienced fishing guide for 44 years. With Jim at the helm, his ultimate priority is your safety, comfort, and the best fishing expedition of your life. As one of the very first certified angling guides on the west coast of beautiful British Columbia, Castle Point Fishing Charters recognized early the importance of keeping up-to-date with certifications such as the new Certified Tidal Angling Guide (CTAG) Safety Program in BC. You can rest assured your fishing charter adventure guide is fully certified and the vessel is also DOT-approved and certified.
Kevin McKenna has been fishing his whole life and is located in Port Renfrew, BC and fishing off the west coast of Vancouver Island. With over 20 years of professional fish guiding experience, Kevin would love to share his knowledge of the waters with YOU!
He lives and breaths the tide and knows the local In and Off shore waters by the back of his hand which makes a safe and comfortable trip. He has an excellent reputation for being one of the top fish-producing guides in Port Renfrew. Kevin targets halibut and salmon from April 15th through October. The species are coho, spring and Chinook (KING) salmon, halibut and cod. Swiftsure Bank is a wonderful place to fish and Kevin loves fishing in the aggressive feeding grounds as the fish migrate through.
FULLY INSURED BOAT
Coast Guard-approved, 26-foot Northwest Aluminum with all the gear. Radar, GPS, Marine Radio, sounder and safety gear.
ADVENTURE IN COMFORT
A marine head is located in the bow of the boat. Keeping things comfortable and clean for longer trips.
TWIN 200 HP YAMAHA
With the capacity for 5 guests, this boat also has a 20 HP trolling motor. Integrity for dealing with the waters offshore.
Nestled in protected Schooner Cove on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Fairwinds Marina is a welcoming and accessible facility with picturesque views of the Strait of Georgia and rugged coastal mountain ranges. Located in the mid-Island region in Nanoose Bay, this sheltered marina is the perfect place to dock before your tee time. Launch your kayak for a paddle to nearby coves, or simply relax and enjoy watching the boats and abundant marine life.
You will have peace of mind knowing your vessel is moored at our secured docks, where moorage can be obtained on a year-round, monthly, or on a transient basis. The marina can accommodate vessels annually up to 70 feet, and seasonally up to 100 feet.
Amenities of our fully serviced marina include:
- Power and water hook-up
- Fuel dock (gas and diesel)
- Boat launch ramp
- Washrooms and showers
- Coin laundry facilities
- Free club rentals and shuttle service to Fairwinds Golf Club (with overnight moorage)
All moorage customers must provide evidence of a minimum of $2 million liability insurance. Click here to view our moorage rates
Hook’n Them Up Fishing Charters is family owned & operated local business in Port McNeill, BC. We focus on Port Mcneil and Port Hardy Fishing charters for halibut, salmon and rock fish. We are proud to present our World Famous Guided Salmon Fishing, Halibut and Lingcod Sport Fishing Charters from our new home in the beautiful and remote location of Port McNeill & the surrounding areas.
Specializing in PORT MCNEILL & PORT HARDY FISHING CHARTERS, Photography & Sightseeing Tours of Queen Charlotte Sound, Inside Passage, Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We are proud to serve your sports fishing needs. Thank you in advance for thinking of us.
Fishing charters, sightseeing, exploring… choose your ocean adventure!
Come and experience some of the best fishing, sightseeing and wildlife viewing coastal BC has to offer with Naturally Wild Fishing Adventures. Whether it’s catching trophy salmon, bottom fishing for halibut and cod, or viewing wildlife in their natural environment—the waters off Vancouver Island are a paradise for the outdoorsman.
Salmon, halibut, lingcod and rockfish, prawns and crab are all abundant in our waters and we know some of the best places to find them. We are based out of Campbell River and Deep Bay, with easy access to Desolation Sound, the Strait of Georgia (Salish Sea) and the inlets and channels north of Campbell River, as well as easy access to the waters off Denman, Hornby, Lasqueti and Texada Islands.
Experience a true fishing adventure in our new custom-built fishing vessels. We provide salmon, halibut, rockfish, spot prawn and crab charters and more in the waters off Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Come and view wildlife and grizzly bears in their natural surroundings—up close and personal. Fully insured and Transport Canada-certified.
Your Guide & Operator
Naturally Wild Fishing Adventures is run by Quinn Newsom. Quinn has spent 32 years of his life on the ocean sport-fishing and commercial fishing. From long-lining halibut and trolling for salmon in the waters off Haida Gwaii and the west coast of Vancouver Island to the past 22 years commercially fishing prawns in the Strait of Georgia (Salish Sea), Quinn has had the opportunity to see and experience many different types of fishing.
We’ll do our best to ensure you go home with a memorable experience and a great catch!
If you are ready for an unforgettable fishing adventure in a legendary location, it’s time you visited Reel Obsession. Our West Coast fishing resort produces incredible fishing all summer long. Our peak season at the lodge is from open to close—June 1st to September 15th.
Many of the big lodges are very hit-and-miss because of their location. We have major runs of fish entering our local waters on “the fish highway” all season long. Esperanza Inlet and Nootka Sound are consistently the top places to fish on the West Coast. Plus, for year-round fishing charters, Victoria BC provides easy access to great salmon and halibut fishing.
Whether you’re an experienced angler, a corporate group or looking for an adventure with the family, Reel Obsession Sport Fishing offers a world-class fishing lodge & charter experience.
Silver Blue Charters offers excellent year-round salmon fishing charters available on beautiful Gabriola Island aboard a 25.5-foot SeaRay Amberjack. This boat has a 10-foot beam, stand-up head, and is capable of carrying six people.
Her captain, Bob Meyer, has performed over 3,000 charters, and consistently has the highest salmon catch rate in the area. Quality light tackle, competitive rates, licenses on board and a very friendly environment make the Silver Blue a great boat to fish.
Local waterfront accommodation is available, and fishing packages and wildlife tours are also available upon request. Transport Canada-certified, fully insured, children welcome. See our Charter Info page for more.
World-Class Saltwater Fishing Experiences in the Alberni Inlet, Barkley Sound, and Offshore West Coast Vancouver Island
Visit us in Port Alberni and beautiful Barkley Sound. We fish salmon and also have terrific lodge accommodation. Fishing the scenic, pristine, calm waters of the Alberni Inlet and Barkley Sound is a wonderful and relaxing Sport Fishing experience. Our fishing has been termed “fishing is catching” or “catching is fishing”. Sport Salmon fish with Slivers Charters.
Slivers Charters Salmon Sport Fishing is a salmon (sockeye, coho, Chinook), halibut and steelhead charter business located in Port Alberni, British Columbia. Port Alberni is proud to boast the title of Salmon Capital of the World where there is access to some of the best Salmon and Halibut fishing on the West Coast of beautiful British Columbia’s Vancouver Island. From Port Alberni, Barkley Sound is readily accessible for Halibut off Vancouver Island’s West Coast.
Guided saltwater sport fishing opportunities around the central and northern sections of Vancouver Island, along Canada’s west coast.
Jeremy Maynard has been guiding since the 1970’s, based in his hometown of Campbell River and with extensive experience elsewhere, especially in Kyuquot on northwest Vancouver Island. His boat the Ella B. is a 24-foot Grady White with recent year four-stroke outboard engines. It is a Transport Canada-certified small passenger vessel equipped with comprehensive electronics (radar, sounders, GPS chart plotter, vhf radios) and can accommodate up to four anglers. He holds appropriate Transport Canada operator’s tickets and is a certified Tidal Anglers Guide.
27 years of new and used boat sales. Kingfisher Welded Aluminum Premier Dealer, Grady White Boats, custom rigging and service to all makes and models. Fishing tackle and marine supply. Yamaha, Mercury, Volvo Penta, Simrad, Lowrance, Raymarine, Tuff Trailer, Roadrunner, EZ Loader, Scotty, Burnewiin. See four Acres of Boats with options for everything from serious sport fishing excursions to relaxed coastal cruising and adventure. You can rely on our team of boating enthusiasts to take care of your needs and interests with exceptional knowledge and service.
Codfather Charters has been fishing the Vancouver Island and Port Hardy area since 1986 as one of the top consistent producers. We have clean, comfortable 24- and 31-foot boats and quality fishing gear.
All of our sport fishing guides have many years of experience fishing Vancouver Island waters and are professionally trained in navigation, safety, communication, and are Transport Canada certified. Enjoy our newly renovated dockside condos with up to three bedrooms, full kitchens, satellite TV and barbecues.
All of our boats are Transport Canada inspected to ensure your safety. 24 and 31 foot fishing boats equipped for sport fishing in our local waters and conditions.
Our sports fishing boats are equipped with radar, GPS, VHF radio’s, fish finders, down riggers, and marine heads, for safe and comfortable fishing.
Our sports fishing operation can accommodate 12 to 15 people. You don’t have to be uncomfortable to catch fish! Coffee and refreshments are served on board. Relax and socialize with your friends while fishing. We do not offer uncomfortable, open fishing boats!
VHF radios are used for safety and to communicate with other boats in your party.
All fishing vessels are equipped with the best sport fishing gear available. Mooching rods and single action reels (level wind reels available upon request) All gear for salmon and bottom fishing included.
We offer a variety of fishing and accommodation options.
We are a family-operated marine-guided adventure company on Vancouver Island, BC. based out of Nanaimo. Coastal Blue Adventures takes you on fishing and exploring adventures on the Sailish Sea. With over 40 years of boating and fishing experience, we share our passion and present you with incredible adventure opportunities.
CTAG – Certified Tidal Angling Guide 2019
The premier Suzuki Marine dealer on the West Coast! With over 30 years of sales, we know our Suzukis.
Specializing in Repowers, Garmin Electronics, Allied Aluminum Boats, Highliner Trailers, boat service & repair, storage and ATV/dirtbikes.
Vancouver Island’s West Coast source for offshore fishing action! Whether trophy Chinook fishing on the edges of the Big bank, mooching for Halibut in the many holes that surround the area, or bucktailing for the numerous coho that migrate past our front door every year, Bamfield Sportfishing’s commitment is to show you the fishing trip of a lifetime!
Our trips can be tailored to suit anyone from the most seasoned angler to novice children. We pride ourselves on blowing you away with some of the most productive sportfishing the West Coast has to offer!
Our season has three main stages:
- Early season, mid May through the end of June. Offshore combination trips for feeder springs to 25lbs and chicken Halibut, to 30lbs.
- Mid season, (My favourite) Early July through mid Aug. Offshore for trophy Chinook up to 40+lbs, and chicken halibut to 40lbs.
- Peak season for trophy Chinook close to shore. Early Aug through mid Sept. This is the time we devote to the big boys that prowl the beaches searching for that last bit of feed before heading for the river.
Located at the head of the Tahsis Inlet on the west coast of Vancouver Island, home to World class fishing for Tyee Chinook (30+ pounds) and huge Halibut, Westview Marina is the true heart of Esperanza Inlet and Nootka Sound. Full facilities include everything from the Grillhouse Restaurant, Island Attitude Café, full time marine mechanics, laundry, showers, diesel and gas to bait and ice. Our friendly staff is always ready to help & service is our guarantee! Reserve your moorage now to ensure the dates you want.
Join us on the beautiful west coast to relish in the breathtaking scenery, put a line in the water or simply cruise the endless waterways. As well as Kayak Rentals, we are now offering a booking service for Tahsis Accommodation, Fishing Charters & Eco Tours and more.
Coastal Springs is a fully guided, fly-in fishing lodge that has been in operation in Knight Inlet and Blackfish sound for 44 years. In the most classic lodge on the coast, with a maximum of 8 guests (6 guests gets you the whole lodge) your trip will be truly personal and unforgettable.
The lodge runs 4 solid BC built boats with 2 guests per guide. Our guides are true pros and each have been working with us between 10 and 40 years! Our trips are all-inclusive, including floatplane transport via Vancouver, licences, guiding, accommodation, fuel, boats/gear, gourmet meals, wine, processing, packaging of catch etc. All you have to do is show up at the plane and we take it from there.
We offer trips from mid June-mid September focusing on all 5 species of salmon, halibut, and lingcod in protected calm waters. Our area is also a world class for wildlife with grizzly bears, black bears, humpback whales, orca, dolphins, and much more that can be viewed from the boat.
4 day/3 night and 5 day/4 night trips available. Email for dates.