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Chart Plotter Download: 1 Mile from Surf Line West Coast Vancouver Island

Chart Plotter Download: 1 Mile from Surf Line West Coast Vancouver Island

It requires a lot of time to individually punch in a series of GPS “waypoints” into a chart plotter. We thought it would be beneficial to have an easy-to-download file for those who would like to fish the west coast of Vancouver Island, and keep within regulations for retention.

Heritage In Motion: The Alberni Valley Tyee Club

Heritage In Motion: The Alberni Valley Tyee Club

The Tyee Club has been one of Port Alberni’s top attractions since the Great Depression, enticing locals and tourists alike to experience fishing at its finest. While people could barely scrape a couple of coins together, they still found a way to take part in this annual event that's tradition continues today.

Vancouver Island Salmon Enhancement & Habitat Restoration

Vancouver Island Salmon Enhancement & Habitat Restoration

Vancouver Island is home to approximately 37 hatcheries, seven of which are major federally operated facilities. In addition, there are also 45 First Nations and non-profit community-based groups working toward one common goal: helping to enhance salmon stocks as well as to protect, maintain, and restore their natural habitat. In 2018...

The 2019-2020 Salmon Conservation Stamp

The 2019-2020 Salmon Conservation Stamp

Congratulations to Tak Shoji for his entry titled “Race for Survival” – the winner of the 2019-20 Salmon Conservation Stamp competition. This image will adorn next year’s stamp required to retain salmon caught in West Coast tidal waters.