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
Fri, Apr 19
Sat, Apr 20
Sun, Apr 21
Mon, Apr 22
Tue, Apr 23
Current Moon Phase
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except east 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino.
*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.