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

STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT
STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Sun, May 19

20°C

 

Mon, May 20

15°C

 

Tue, May 21

19°C

 

Wed, May 22

22°C

 

Thu, May 23

22°C

LUNAR

Current Moon Phase


Full Moon
Full Moon
Wind

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 early this evening except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach.

Tides

Low: 12:53

High: 20:13

Low: 01:33

High: 06:13

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  
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