Port Alberni: Salmon and Prawn

  

Overview

Surrounded by mountains. Surrounded by Salmon. Experience calm waters and exciting fishing, in view of some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Port Alberni is in a direct path of many Salmon as they return to their spawning rivers, and catching more than a dozen in a day is a common occurrence. Fish for Chinook, Sockeye and Coho while your Prawn traps soak and await your return.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: West Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Salmon, Shellfish
SEASONS:Summer, Fall
CONDITIONS:Sheltered from the open ocean at the mouth of Port Alberni Inlet. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:1 hour north of Nanaimo via Highway 4 (Pacific Rim Highway)
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day, Multi Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $
TOURISM: HelloBC  
SERVICES:Services and amenities typical of a small, rural North American city.
EXPERIENCES:Hiking and wildlife viewing are popular, especially in Cathedral Grove Park. Small communities feature local art.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

WEATHER
WEATHER

Sat, Jul 20

26°C

 

Sun, Jul 21

27°C

 

Mon, Jul 22

25°C

 

Tue, Jul 23

23°C

 

Wed, Jul 24

22°C

LUNAR

Current Moon Phase


Waning Gibbous Moon
Waning Gibbous Moon
Wind

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then becoming northwest 5 to 15 after midnight.

Tides

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*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  
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