Nanaimo has it all. The second biggest city on Vancouver Island, and just minutes away from the virtually untouched wilderness, Nanaimo provides an easy starting point for a fun day of fishing. Fish right from the city shore while watching the ferries go by, or take a short boat ride to the waters around Five Finger or Gabriola Island and drop your line.
|SUB REGION: East Vancouver Island|
|SEASONS:Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter|
|CONDITIONS:Mostly protected waters, but can be choppy in the southeast or northwest. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.|
|ACCESSIBILITY:Approximately 2 hours north of Victoria on Highway 19. Direct Ferry from Horseshoe Bay, approximately 30 minutes north of Vancouver.|
|LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day|
|GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide|
|TOURISM: Tourism Nanaimo|
|SERVICES:Services and amenities are typical for a small, North American city.|
|EXPERIENCES:Sightseeing, shopping and dining in Nanaimo. Wildlife viewing including Orcas and Whales.|
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT
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Current Moon Phase
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning then veering to southwest 15 to 25 this afternoon except southwest 25 to 35 near Carmanah this evening.
*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.