Campbell River: Tyee Salmon Fishing

  

Overview

Visit the “Salmon Capital of the World. Every year, millions of salmon migrate past Campbell River on their way to their spawning grounds. The largest species, Chinook, return to the area in large numbers and are pursued by those keen to land one over 30lbs – which are known as Tyee – to become a member of the legendary, world-famous “Tyee Club”.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: East Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Salmon
SEASONS:Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
CONDITIONS:Georgia Strait and inside waters are protected from the open ocean. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Approximately 1 ½ hours north of Nanaimo and 3 hours north of Victoria via Highway 19. Also by floatplane, or other flights to Campbell River Airport.
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day
GUIDED:Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $$
SERVICES:A very popular destination for sport fishing. Services and amenities include food, lodging, guided charters and equipment.
EXPERIENCES:Kayaking, boating, rainforest hiking, provincial parks and wildlife watching including Orcas (Killer Whales) and Grizzly Bear.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

WEATHER
WEATHER

Tue, Oct 16

6°C

 

Wed, Oct 17

18°C

 

Thu, Oct 18

17°C

 

Fri, Oct 19

15°C

 

Sat, Oct 20

14°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots except east 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait.

Tides

High: 07:27

Low: 12:31

High: 18:07

Low: 01:27

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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