Fishing Report West Coast Vancouver Island May 4, 2013

2013-05-06 11:08:37
Vancouver Island, British Columbia - Saltwater Fishing Report
Sam Vandervalk

Fishing has been steady when we can get out and fish. The weather is starting to get warmer and we will be on the fishing season very soon! Make sure you get your trip booked for the summer months as we are seeing some nice fish caught. Our guide Dan went out this morning and hooked about 12 Chinook all between 14-19 lbs on Inside South bank and Outside South Bank. There were fish in both places and you didn't have to be in just have to be in a one spot. The Chinook are a nice size for this time of year and that means great things for the upcoming early season. If you are coming to the Ucluelet/Tofino region, make sure to check out Many of our guests never see all the great beaches and trails between Ucluelet and Tofino, so now we are encouraging everyone to get the most of the area. Also, if you are having a hard time convincing your wife to come fishing—this may help!

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Our guide Dan with a 19lb 2 oz Chinook
Our guide Dan with a 19lb 2 oz Chinook

Sam Vandervalk

About The Author: Captain Sam Vandervalk

Company: Salmon Eye Charters

Area Reporting: Vancouver Island - Ucluelet, Tofino, Port Alberni BC

Bio: Sam Vandervalk, the owner of Salmon Eye Charters has now guided for 12 years. He grew up around mid-Vancouver Island. You could say that fishing is in the family as his older brother Ray also guides for Salmon Eye Charters. Salmon Eye Charters has grown and is now going to be operating 4 boats mostly in Ucluelet as that is where the fish seem to be the most. Happy customers are made every day here!

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