Far flung adventure. Just offshore, at the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island, are the Five Scott islands. Currently under review to be designated a National Marine Reserve, the Scott Islands are home to an awe-inspiring abundance of bird life. More than two million seabirds make their home here, due in large part to the equally impressive abundance of sea life. The Scott Islands provide some of the most unique scenery on the coast. For those who venture out to the islands, amongst the best bird watching in all of Canada awaits.
|SUB REGION: North Vancouver Island|
|SPECIES:Salmon, Fin Fish|
|CONDITIONS:Water conditions here can be dangerous, with open ocean and heavy tidal action especially at the top end of Johnson Strait and particularly at the infamous Nahwitti Bar. Highly recommended to hire knowledgeable, local guides. Weather varies with seasons, but is typical for the northern Pacific Northwest.|
|ACCESSIBILITY:Remote. Accessed through Port Hardy, approximately 6 hours north of Victoria on Highway 19. Flights available to Port Hardy from Vancouver International Airport and Victoria.|
|LENGTH:Full Day, Multi Day|
|GUIDED:Certified Tidal Angling Guide|
|SERVICES:Nearby Port Hardy has services and amenities typical of a small, North American town.|
|EXPERIENCES:World famous bird watching. Also wildlife viewing, including whales.|
STRONG WIND WARNING IN EFFECT
Thu, Jul 19
Fri, Jul 20
Sat, Jul 21
Sun, Jul 22
Mon, Jul 23
Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 20 near noon.
*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.