Powell River: Salmon and Prawns

  

Overview

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.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver, Coast and Mountains
SUB REGION: Sunshine Coast
SPECIES:Salmon, Shellfish
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
COST: $$
TOURISM: HelloBC  
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.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Sun, Jul 22

12°C

 

Mon, Jul 23

27°C

 

Tue, Jul 24

29°C

 

Wed, Jul 25

30°C

 

Thu, Jul 26

28°C

LUNAR
Wind

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.

Tides

High: 02:02

Low: 09:46

High: 17:30

Low: 22:02

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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