March 24 Fishing report update

Spring has finally arrived so lots of activities going on right now, The BC Boat & Sportsman Show has ended for another season but for those of you looking for something a bit different there is a Rod & Gun Show taking place at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds on April 17,18,19. The format is quite different than the BC boat & Sportsman Show, one of the buildings will be vendors with the other will being a large swap meet for rod and guns. Check out their website at

Spring Fishing for salmon,steelhead and sturgeon have all been better than average, the Vedder has been producing some nice steelhead over the past few weeks and should continue through until end of April when river will close to gear fishing. The month of May is fly only but with early freshet the water might be too high for shore fishing. Vancouver Salmon fishing has been spotty but will begin to improve over the next month.

Sturgeon fishing has been excellent this past week, lots of fish in the 3 to 5 foot range with the occasional fish over 6ft. Word from the lower river near Steveston is that the Eulachons are starting to enter the river. The spring migration of Eulachon is what sturgeon have been waiting for all winter so over the next few weeks it really should start to heat up. Best baits will be Eulachon and Lamprey eel.

We currently have a Spring Sturgeon Special available to those anglers who would like to take advantage of the early season, $600 for 4 anglers for 6 hours, $750 for 4 anglers for 8 hours, this is $100 savings. We supply guide, boat and all fishing tackle on all charters. We also offer overnight packages and private lodge for larger groups.

Spring is an excellent time to fish for sturgeon near Mission, our boat depart from Mission Harbour daily from April 1 to Nov 15.

Looking for a weekend getaway during Spring break up, our Internet Special is a great deal

Spring Sturgeon 2 night 2 day Package

  • 2 nights accommodations at Best Western Mission City Lodge
  • 2 x 8 hours of guided Salmon, Trout or Sturgeon fishing with one of our professional fishing guides
  • All Best Western packages now include full breakfast
  • Catered Lunch for each day of guided fishing
  • All fishing tackle, fully equipped jet boats and private guide exclusive to your group
  • Private Dock for your safety and comfort

2 person – $850 p/p
3 person – $675 p/p ( sharing 2 rooms)
4 person – $575 p/p ( sharing 2 rooms)

West Coast Salmon & Halibut season is closing in, our peak season is between June 15 – July 31 with Middle of July being the peak. We offer 3 night 2 day and 4 night 3 day fully inclusive packages staying at our new lodge in Quatsino Sound. The fishing is just amazing in this region with many flat water calm days while reeling in the big one. Our packages are more than reasonably priced, see below for details

All packages include accommodations at either Whales Reach Lodge or Kagaogh Lodge, breakfast, lunch & dinner, full days of guided fishing 10 hours per day, all fishing tackle and private guide and boat for each group. We do not mix groups so all packages include private guide.

* Private Guide & Saltwater Certified Boat

* All fishing tackle provided

* Catered lunch

* 10 hours guided fishing each day

* Transportation to and from Port Hardy

All Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars, Fishing License, 5% tax and Gratuities are not included. Gratuities are not mandatory but appreciated.

2 anglers
1 boat / 1 room
3 anglers
1 boat / 2 rooms
4 anglers
1 boat / 2 rooms
2 Nights / 2 Days $1750.00 $1455.00 $1175.00
3 Nights / 2 Days $1950.00 $1655.00 $1375.00
4 Nights / 3 Days $2750.00 $2300.00 $1925.00
5 Nights / 4 Days $3575.00 $2985.00 $2500.00

Hope you all have a great week.