Love the water? Then you’ll love Powell River. Located on the idyllic Sunshine Coast, the town of Powell River offers great fishing along with kayaking, scuba diving and more. Hop in a boat and start fishing for Chinook and prawns right from the dock in front of town, and all the way up the Strait of Georgia and into Desolation Sound.
|REGION:Vancouver, Coast and Mountains|
|SUB REGION: Sunshine Coast|
|SEASONS:Spring, Summer, Fall|
|CONDITIONS:Protected from the open ocean, but the Strait of Georgia can become rough and windy. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.|
|ACCESSIBILITY:Approximately 4 ½ hours from Vancouver on Highway 101, including a short ferry ride. Also accessible by ferry from Vancouver Island, or flights from Vancouver and Victoria.|
|LENGTH:Half Day, Full Day|
|GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide|
|SERVICES:Services and amenities are typical of a small, North American town.|
|EXPERIENCES:Lots of water activities including kayaking and diving. Sightseeing and animal viewing including black bear to the north of town, and excellent Trout fishing at lakes nearby.|
STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT
Sun, Jul 22
Mon, Jul 23
Tue, Jul 24
Wed, Jul 25
Thu, Jul 26
Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots after midnight then diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Monday except southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 over northern sections.
*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.