Home of the big ones. Cowichan River earned a reputation years ago for producing the biggest Coho Salmon in the world, and there’s no better place to look for them today. Both the river itself and the approach areas and very productive and Chum, Coho and Chinook are all plentiful especially during their return to spawning.
|SUB REGION: East Vancouver Island|
|SEASONS:Spring, Fall, Winter|
|CONDITIONS:Mostly sheltered waters. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.|
|ACCESSIBILITY:Approximately 1 hour north of Victoria on Highway 1|
|LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day|
|GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide|
|TOURISM: Tourism Cowichan|
|SERVICES:Services and amenities typical of a small, North American town.|
|EXPERIENCES:Brown and Rainbow Trout and Steelhead fishing in river. Noted for wineries and restaurants, plus hiking and cycling.|
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT
Fri, Feb 15
Sat, Feb 16
Sun, Feb 17
Mon, Feb 18
Tue, Feb 19
Wind south 15 knots except northwest 20 to 25 offshore.
*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.