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Black Creek to Nile Creek: Shore Fishing

  

Overview

Perfect beaches, perfect fishing. This large stretch of island coast along the eastern side of Vancouver Island features beaches that go out up to a quarter mile at low tide, making it an excellent place to play with kids and go clamming and oyster picking. The weather is relatively mild here, and the area also features many runs of Pink and Coho Salmon that you can catch right from shore.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver, Coast and Mountains
SUB REGION: Greater Vancouver
SPECIES:Salmon, Shellfish
SEASONS:Summer, Fall
CONDITIONS:Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Approximately 2 ½ hours north of Victoria on Highway 19.
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day, Multi Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided
COST: $
TOURISM: HelloBC  
SERVICES:Nearby communities have typical services and amenities of small, North American towns.
EXPERIENCES:Hiking, biking and stream fishing are popular. Nearby communities feature Farmer’s Markets and local arts and crafts.

STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT
STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT

  

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