BC Fishing Report

January 2014

"Winter salmon fishing around Victoria has been some of the best we have seen in years. Some very nice size fish in the high teens have been caught. The Victoria waterfront has been one of the best spots. Fish are being caught right inside the mouth of the harbour in 50-90 feet of water. Seals have been a bit of a problem, but not as bad as we have seen in the past. Squirts and small spoons have been the best lures, matching the size of the small herring that the Salmon are feeding on at this time. Whirl Bay has been another hot spot with double hook ups at times. Dragging the bottom in 110-140 feet of water has seen the most action…"

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World Class Vancouver Island Fishing Charters

Imagine mountains protruding from crystal blue waters, sandy beaches with magnificent rock formations, abundant wildlife, and fishing second to none on the coast! Welcome to Reel Obsession Sport Fishing. Enjoy a relaxing stay at our oceanfront fishing resort on Vancouver Island's spectacular northwest coast.

We provide Vancouver Island Fishing Charters, wildlife eco tours, accommodations and gourmet meals at one of the best lodges on the west coast of British Columbia Canada. Millions of fish live and pass through the waters of Esperanza and Nootka Sound giving us some of the best salmon and halibut fishing in Canada.

Relax at Our West Coast Lodge & Resort

Join us for an amazing Canadian fishing trip at our resort in beautiful Zeballos BC. At our lodge you'll be treated like family. Relax after a day on the water in our hot tub and sauna while enjoying the breathtaking view of the inlet - all in one of Vancouver Island's hottest fishing spots.

Vancouver Island Fishing Charters Vancouver Island Fishing Lodge

The season is from June 1st until the end of September. Salmon and halibut fishing around Zeballos, Nootka Sound, and Esperanza is some of the most consistent in British Columbia. Many British Columbia fishing lodges only experience good fishing for a few weeks each year – we send guests home with limits of salmon, halibut, and ground fish all season long.

You'll enjoy a world-class fishing at a price that is very competitive. Having the option of the easy drive to our front door only 2.5hrs from Campbell River allows us to keep our prices economical while still offering a first class experience. Our packages are a great value compared to the Queen Charlotte Islands or Alaska. Please check out our rates and compare. From an afternoon fishing charter in Victoria to a corporate getaway at the lodge in Zeballos, we offer packages that can be customized to suit your needs.

Incredible BC Salmon & Halibut Fishing Charters

Fishing charters out of Victoria give you thrilling year-round access to salmon, halibut and some of the most prolific waters in BC. Majestic grey whales, humpback whales, orcas, eagles, and bears can be seen throughout your time on the water.

Zeballos, Nootka Sound, and Esperanza will provide huge runs of coho salmon, king salmon, sockeye salmon, lingcod, and gigantic halibut throughout the summer. During your Vancouver Island fishing charter you'll view some of the most spectacular scenery and wildlife in the world.

Spectacular scenery, consistently big catches, and the expert guides at Reel Obsession combine to make your trip a truly unforgettable one. We ensure a safe, action packed, and relaxing experience. With diverse locations and a plethora of fish to catch, Victoria and Zeballos offer an incredible array of British Columbia fishing charter opportunities.

Trolling for Salmon on Vancouver Island’s West Coast

British Columbia Fishing Charters

"Trolling for big spring salmon (also called king salmon by our friends south of the border) is my favorite passion when I am guiding on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Prime time for us targeting these incredible fish is June, July, August, and the first part of September. The biggest fish in the Nootka / Esperanza area show up around mid July and taper off by the middle of September."

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First West Coast Adventure

Fishing Charters British Columbia

"Every once and awhile everything lines up and all the plans for that special trip finally work out. In the past I had tried to arrange an ocean fishing trip with my son Ryan but to no avail. Since he has now moved from the interior to Vancouver Island things finally came together for the two of us to arrange a time and place."

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Zeballos & Esperanza - Catching a Big Fish on Vancouver Island

Catching a big fish on Vancouver Island

Are you still looking for the Canadian fishing charter of a lifetime, or a fishing lodge to return to year after year? I guarantee that fishing Vancouver Island, especially around Zeballos and Esperanza, will put a smile on even the most ardent angler’s face. Anglers yearning to catch the big one will find themselves in paradise on Vancouver Island's west coast.

Our trips are aboard comfortable 24'-28' custom vessels and operated by local guides with minimum ten years experience. Why spend a small fortune at a big lodge with an inexperienced guide who is learning the area? Get professional guides who pride themselves on making your fishing charter one you'll never forget.

For those of you that have been thinking about it, now's the time to book your Canadian fishing charter. If you’ve fished with us before, you know the results we produce. Give me a call or drop me a line to chat about the trip you've always dreamt about.

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