Port Hardy: Town and Country

  

Overview

Sometimes a few hours of fishing are all you need. Port Hardy, a small town in the northern part of Vancouver Island, is a perfect base to make your base for a casual fishing trip. Hop in a boat and there’s great fishing just five minutes from the dock. Or, power out a little further and explore the wild and remote coast of the northern end of Vancouver Island or the southern reaches of the Central Coast. Then, it’s back to town for lunch or dinner and relaxing at your hotel.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: North Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Salmon, Fin Fish
SEASONS:Spring, Summer, Fall
CONDITIONS:Marine conditions vary with location, with many small and sheltered islands nearby. Weather varies with seasons, but is typical for the northern Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Ferry service from Prince Rupert and Horseshoe Bay on the mainland. Daily flights from Vancouver International Airport. Approximately six hours north of Victoria on Highway 19.
LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $$
TOURISM: HelloBC  
SERVICES:Services and amenities are typical for a small, North American town.
EXPERIENCES:Cape Scott Park and towns of historical interest are nearby. Also kayaking, hiking and wildlife viewing.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Thu, Jul 19

19°C

 

Fri, Jul 20

18°C

 

Sat, Jul 21

19°C

 

Sun, Jul 22

20°C

 

Mon, Jul 23

22°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 20 near noon.

Tides

Low: 12:40

High: 19:12

Low: 01:36

High: 07:36

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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