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THE BEST FISHING IN BC

Uncover the Salmon Capital of the World and Experience The Waters of Discovery Passage

Explore the legendary Vancouver Island salmon fishing in renowned Campbell River, “The Salmon Capital of the World,” at the doorstep of one of the world's most impressive salmon migrations. Set off from Painter's Lodge resort and fish the waters of Discovery Passage with an experienced guide for your very own Vancouver Island adventure. 

Book Now  | Tel   250.914.3844  or 250.286.1102  Email: info@northcoasthotelresort.com      

 

Boats and Rates

2021

COVERED CRUISER

The 20-foot to 24-foot cruisers are available for great fishing in all types of weather. Rates include fishing equipment.

Set off from the Lodge and fish the waters of Discovery Passage in a chartered cabin cruiser style boat with an experienced guide who shares your passion and excitement for fishing.

Our guides are BC salmon fishing experts with a vast knowledge of the region and a deep respect for their surroundings. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced angler, your guide will help you reel in the catch you've been waiting for.

Exclude: All applicable taxes and fishing licenses. Gratuities not included

4 Hour Fishing 

$565 up to three guests (Jun 1st - Jun 14th) 
$605 up to three guests (Jun 15th - Sep 8th) 
$565 up to three guests (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)     

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Max. 4 guests in one Covered Cruiser

The 4th guest will be charged an extra guest fee :

$151.25 / person ((Aug 5th - Sep 8th)

$141.25  / person (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)

5 Hour Fishing 

$706.25 up to three guests (Jun 1st - Jun 14th) 
$756.25 up to three guests (Jun 15th - Sep 8th) 
$706.25 up to three guests (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)     

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Max. 4 guests in one Covered Cruiser

The 4th guest will be charged an extra guest fee :

$189.06 / person ((Aug 5th - Sep 8th)

$176.56  / person (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)

6 Hour Fishing

$908.11 up to three guests (Jun 15th - Sep 8th) 
$847.50 up to three guests (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)     

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Max. 4 guests in one Covered Cruiser

The 4th guest will be charged an extra guest fee :

$226.88 / person ((Aug 5th - Sep 8th)

$211.88 / person (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)

8 Hour Fishing

$1130 up to three guests (Jun 1st - Jun 14th) 
$1210 up to three guests (Jun 15th - Sep 8th) 
$1130 up to three guests (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)     

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Max. 4 guests in one Covered Cruiser

The 4th guest will be charged an extra guest fee :

$302.5 / person ((Aug 5th - Sep 8th)

$282.5  / person (Sep 9th - Sep 30th)

17-FOOT BOSTON WHALER MONTAUK

BOSTON WHALER

Enjoy a fishing excursion that takes you further afield to some of the best Chinook waters. Fish the "Salmon Capital of the World" with a veteran guide. 

Rates Include:

  • Weather coat, fishing gear & bait fuel
  • Fully licenced & insured guide
  • Cleaning & bagging of your catch

Duration:  4 hours
$480/ boat up to two guests (Jun 1st - Jun 14th, 2021)
$540/ boat up to two guests (Jun 15th - Sep 8th, 2021)
$480/ boat up to two guests(Sep 9th -  Sep 30th, 2021)

Exclude: All applicable taxes and fishing licenses. Gratuities not included

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What You Need to Know

FISHING LICENSES

Please find all the necessary fishing license information for your Campbell River, BC fishing trip below. If you require further information or assistance, contact the lodge at 1.888.999.2799

A Change in Canadian Fishing License Distribution
Please be aware that since April 1, 2014, Canadian fishing licenses started being delivered electronically through the National Recreational Licensing System (NRLS). The Department of Fisheries and Oceans will no longer be printing paper licenses.

Make sure to purchase and print your license or confirm the purchase of you license with an approved vendor before leaving home. Talk to us today to book your trip by calling: 1.888.999.2799.

SALMON CONSERVATION STAMP

Please note that if you intend to keep any fish you catch, you’ll have to purchase a “Salmon Conservation Stamp” along with your license. The stamp is an additional $6.13 plus tax

FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS

Licenses must either be purchased online or through an approved vendor. To purchase your license online, click here.

FOR NON-CANADIAN RESIDENTS

Licenses must either be purchased online or through an approved vendor. To purchase your license online, click here.