North Island Fishing Experiences

All five varieties of Pacific salmon migrate through Queen Charlotte Strait, and fishermen get first dibs on catches headed for spawning grounds further south in BC. Halibut, snapper and cod might also be the evening’s campfire meal. Inland, our lakes are great places to relax in the shade of a broad-brimmed hat and wait for the trout to bite.

Launch your own boat or turn to one of our many charter operators, available by reservation or at short notice. Our salty sea dogs can spin some great tales while supplying all the gear, licenses and advice necessary to reel in prize catches. Comfortable modern fishing boats and heritage boats alike are available by the hour, half-day or day.

Learn more about fishing in Vancouver Island North by visiting FishingBC.com.

BC Tidal Waters Sport Fishing Licence Information

  • All licences are now delivered electronically through the National Recreational Licensing System (NRLS).
  • For your convenience, purchase your licence online and print a copy before your trip
  • You are required to carry a printed and signed version of your licence once you have purchased it electronically – Remember to bring a printed and signed copy with you on every fishing trip!

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