Fishing in Ucluelet vs. Tofino

Ucluelet, Tofino’s southern neighbor, is less known, but is considered one of the top prime spots on Vancouver Island to consistently catch loads salmon and halibut.  Simply put it is a destination place to fish. Ucluelet has the largest area of accessible water anywhere on the coast of British Columbia to catch salmon. Because of…

Where, When, Why and How: A Fishing Guide for Vancouver Island

The fishing grounds on Vancouver Island are plenty. This can make fishing tough because, as all anglers know, catching the big one is all about location! Once you’re there you need to make sure it’s the right time, as well as the right place. Then you need to know how to fish and what they…

Types of Salmon in B.C.

Plenty of people come to British Columbia just to fish salmon, but little do they know, “salmon” can be a pretty broad term. In reality, there are five kinds of Pacific salmon to fish for in British Columbia and anyone wanting to come fish should know what’s what, where to be and when to go…

East and West Coast Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is a hotspot for salmon fishing in Canada and you can do it all over the Island. From central Island fly fishing, to the east and west coasts, you’ll have options for different types of salmon and other fish, styles of fishing and different times of the year to go. So, which is…

Pros and Cons to Booking a Fishing Charter

To fish, or not to fish – that’s a question plenty of people ask themselves when they arrive in towns where the main activity is exactly that. If the answer is to definitely fish, then the next question is: do you bring your own stuff and head out as a lone angler, or do you…

10 Tips for Choosing a Fishing Charter

With so many fishing charters all over British Columbia, it can be hard to know if you’re going with a good one or not, especially if you’ve never gone fishing before! So, how do you choose? Learn some tips for choosing a fishing charter the next time you head out to British Columbia.   1.…