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March - April

Spring is a fantastic time to head to the west coast for a fishing adventure. After a day of cruising Clayoquot Sound cook up a feast of fresh spot prawns and crab for dinner. With the coming of spring Humpback and Gray whales return to the local waters in abundance on route to the north Pacific making for some great whale watching. Winter 'Feeder' Chinook (Kings) can be targeted in the calm waters of the Sound or offshore on the shelf. Halibut opened early this year (Feb 1) and Bottomfish, Lingcod and Rockfish open April 1.

Typically full day trips include salmon fishing, prawning up the inlet, crabs in the harbour and potentially a trip offshore. If the conditions permit there is opportunity for Halibut, Lingcod, and Rock fish in the offshore waters. Half day trips consist of either an offshore shot for salmon and bottom fish or an inshore tour that includes hoisting the prawn and crab traps and doing some salmon fishing. Its always interesting to see what comes up in the prawn traps, Spots prawns are the target but Side Stripes shrimp are tasty too. Squat lobsters, starfish and small crabs all turn up with regularity making it an interesting learning experience for young and old. Inshore trips are the way to go if you have kids in the group, calm waters and lots of interesting sites and wildlife. We have wearable junior sized life jackets on board for the kids. All of our charters are private allowing your guide to customize your trip to your desires.

Please drop us an email or give us a call if you have further questions or would like to set something up.

Lochie MacKenzie
Tofino Fish Guides

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