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
Mon, Dec 10
Tue, Dec 11
Wed, Dec 12
Thu, Dec 13
Fri, Dec 14
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.
*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.