‘The salmon capital of the world’
50North Adventures is equipped with all of the professional fishing gear you need for your “BIG” Salmon or bottom fishing experience.
The waters off Campbell River host 5 species of wild pacific salmon passing through on their migration back to the local rivers where they were spawned years before.
Chinook salmon (AKA Spring Tyee or King) can be caught all year round, but are most plentiful in May to late July as they move up and down Discovery Passage and the Sailish Sea, previously the Straight of Georgia.
Pink salmon arrive in July followed by Sockeye salmon in August and it’s ‘game on’ with these species until mid September, when most have returned up stream to spawn and are replaced by the northern Coho and Chum salmon.
These species are plentiful well into October and from then on it is the Chinook salmon know as ‘winter springs’ for the winter months until the following spring.
The Bottom Fishing is always fun with good catches of Ling Cod. A beautiful table fish with a cold beer or a chilled white after any day on the water.
Everyone fishing requires a B.C Tidal/Salt water fishing license and the salmon Conservation stamp if you want to keep your catch.
Your B.C tidal fishing license MUST be purchased on line before you arrive and please make sure that you have it dated for the date of your fishing charter.
Please remember to bring your license with you on the day of your charter!
It can be down loaded and stored on your phone and email.
You must have you license with you when fishing.
Fish processing and shipping your catch can be arranged locally here in Campbell River if you require it.
(See below for 2022 Rates)
Based on the boat per hour not per person per hour!
Beautiful covered boat with open cockpit and deck spaces
(Grady White 265 Express Sport Fish)
Full wash room & toilet facilities
Forward cabin for young kids to play in
Professional fishing equipment supplied
Islander TR3 & MR3 combinations – Left & Right handed
Fish cleaned & bagged to take with you
Complete fish processing and shipping can be arranged here in Campbell River
Maximum of 6 people
8 Hour charter option can be split into 2 blocks of 4 hrs – Giving different tide times to fish
(We can cater for larger groups by using our preferred professional partners with similar boats and standards)
$145 per hour with a minimum of 4 hours (not including taxes)
Ability to extend beyond the 4 hours can be made available upon request
Taxes 12% (GST & Fuel Levy)
Breakfast & Coffee is available for the early birds at the “Snack Shack” located at the marina
Opens at 05:30
Lunches can be ordered 24hrs before your departure time
All Prices in Canadian dollars
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Book your adventure today with 50North Adventures!
2020 Tidal Waters Sport Fishing License fees
(Price includes 5% gst)
|Type of License||Resident||Non-Resident|
|Adult annual (16 – 64 years of age)||$22.05||$106.05|
|Salmon Conservation Stamp||$6.30||$6.30|
|Juvenile (Under 16 years of age)||FREE||FREE|
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