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Port Hardy: Salmon Town

  

Overview

All work, and all play. Fish for Salmon where it’s a way of life. Port Hardy is a small, rustic fishing village near the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Untouched by the crowds, and largely untouched by civilization, Port Hardy is the perfect place to fish alongside British Columbians who do it for a living, every day.  All species of Salmon pass here on their way to hundreds of streams and rivers along the inside coast of B.C. and into Washington State.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: North Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Salmon, Fin Fish
SEASONS:Fall
CONDITIONS:Influenced by the open ocean. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:5 hours north of Nanaimo via Highway 19. Also flights from Vancouver and Victoria.
LENGTH:Full Day, Multi Day
GUIDED:Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $$
TOURISM: Port Hardy  
SERVICES:Services and amenities typical of a small, rural North American town. Excellent support for anglers.
EXPERIENCES:Hiking, camping, kayaking, scuba diving and wildlife watching are popular.
  

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