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

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Mon, Dec 10

9°C

 

Tue, Dec 11

10°C

 

Wed, Dec 12

8°C

 

Thu, Dec 13

9°C

 

Fri, Dec 14

9°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this afternoon except southeast 35 northwest of Estevan Point.

Tides

Low: 08:02

High: 13:46

Low: 20:42

High: 03:38

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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