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

Fri, Feb 15

1°C

 

Sat, Feb 16

3°C

 

Sun, Feb 17

3°C

 

Mon, Feb 18

4°C

 

Tue, Feb 19

4°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots this evening then diminishing to light late overnight.

Tides

Low: 20:21

High: 04:05

Low: 09:01

High: 13:33

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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