Work Channel: Chinook and Humpbacks

  

Overview

Unforgettable sights. Head north in the early summer to the beautiful mouth of the Work Channel, just north of Prince Rupert. Drop your line for a chance at catching a giant Skeena River Chinook, and keep your eyes open to catch a glimpse of the incredible “bubble nets” created by Humpback Whales to help them trap and catch fish themselves.

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Northern BC
SUB REGION: North of Prince Rupert
SPECIES:Salmon
SEASONS:Summer
CONDITIONS:Protected waters sheltered from the open ocean by a series of small islands. Strong tides around Work Channel. Weather varies by season and is typical for a northern temperate rainforest.
ACCESSIBILITY:Remote. Flights from Prince Rupert.
LENGTH:Full Day, Multi Day
GUIDED:Self-Guided, Certified Tidal Angling Guide
COST: $$
TOURISM: Tourism Prince Rupert  
SERVICES:Services and amenities vary by lodge. Prince Rupert has typical services and amenities of a small, rural North American city. Fishing is an important local industry.
EXPERIENCES:Wildlife viewing, especially for Humpback Whales and Grizzly Bears.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

WEATHER
WEATHER

Tue, Oct 16

7°C

 

Wed, Oct 17

16°C

 

Thu, Oct 18

12°C

 

Fri, Oct 19

12°C

 

Sat, Oct 20

14°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except northeast 20 near the mainland inlets.

Tides

High: 07:53

Low: 13:21

High: 19:05

Low: 02:25

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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