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The Other Side of Nootka

The Other Side of Nootka

Nootka Sound is known for many things: the first place Captain James Cook landed in British Columbia, the home of the orphaned killer whale Luna, and, of course, stellar inshore and offshore salmon fishing.

On The Water: Tofino For Halibut

On The Water: Tofino For Halibut

Fishing out of Tofino makes having a guide like Rob Frawley vital. If you haven’t fished there, you should know the seas get very nasty, the threat of which can be dissipated greatly with local knowledge.

Nootka Marine Adventures

Nootka Marine Adventures

More than just the largest fishing resort on the island Larry E. Stefanyk & James.

Exploring Port Alberni

Exploring Port Alberni

With no reefs, back eddies, tide rips or whirlpools to create hazardous conditions, Alberni Inlet is classic small boat water. Expect to see everything from kayaks, tiny dinghies and inflatables, to houseboats, yachts and ocean-going cruisers.

Saltwater Fishing At Port Hardy

Saltwater Fishing At Port Hardy

Port Hardy has some 4,100 residents, and one of its mainstay industries is forestry, plus it is the Northern Vancouver Island hub for commercial salmon fishing.

Hakai Land & Sea Fishing Club

Hakai Land & Sea Fishing Club

Hakai Land & Sea Fishing Club is a non-profit organization, currently with 85 members, something totally different on the west coast of BC.