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Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of the top questions and answers about Salmon fishing and Halibut fishing charters in Ucluelet

Q. When is the best time to book a fishing trip?
A. June, July, and August are the best months to book a fishing trip, anytime in these three months are great fishing. The later in the season you come, the bigger the Salmon get, the earlier in the season you come, the better the Halibut fishing is.
Q. What are my fish limits?
A. Currently the fishing limits are as follows, 2 Chinook Salmon a day with 4 in your possession, and 1 halibut a day with 2 in possession. Note we can also catch 2 Hatchery Coho a day with 4 in possession when the Coho are around. All fishing limits are subject to change with any notices or restrictions that DFO imposes.
Q. What do I need to bring on my fishing trip?
A. The most important thing to bring with you on your fishing trip is your fishing license, a tidal water fishing license with a Salmon Stamp. They are available online or at any Government agents office, and most if not all sporting goods stores. (make sure it is valid for the days of your fishing charter)
Q. What is the weather like?
A. The weather is usually cool in the mornings, and a little bit warmer in the afternoons, however it can get foggy and then it can stay cool for the entire day of fishing.
Q. What happens if I get sea sick?
A. There are a lot of high quality motion sickness medications available these days, if motion sickness is a concern please visit you local doctor or pharmacist before you leave on your fishing holiday and they can provide you or recommend some excellent anti motion sickness medications.
Q. Will I get wet feet?
A. Yes the opportunity to get wet feet is quite normal, we have a lot of fish hitting the decks so look out for wet feet, absolutely no flip flops, and white clothing is not recommended, as we bleed our fish as they come aboard, and well I will let you fill in the blanks.
Q. Do you have a washroom on your boat?
A. All our Vessels have a washroom facility on board, most are located in the cuddy of the boat and are private with the door to the cabin shut.
Q. What do I need to bring on my fishing trip?
A. The most important thing to bring with you on your fishing trip is your fishing license, a tidal water fishing license with a Salmon Stamp. They are available online or at any Government agents office, and most if not all sporting goods stores. (make sure it is valid for the days of your fishing charter)
Q. What else do I need to bring on my fishing trip?
A. It is recommended to dress in layers, and have some basic wet weather gear with you, a camera is a good idea, and lunch is always a great idea. Bottled water is provided, but everything else food related is up to the guest unless arrangements for lunch are made when the charter is booked.
Q. What do I do with my fish?
A. You can travel home with your fish fresh, salt ice is provided to ice your fish down for your journey home. You can also have it flash frozen and vacuum sealed at a local fish processor and take it home frozen, or you can have it smoked, canned, or vacuum packed and shipped home, all these services can be provided at an additional cost by a local fish processor.
Q. I have some medical concerns, can I still go fishing?
A. We will do everything we can to accommodate everyone as long as we are made aware of any medical conditions that may affect everyone's safety. (for example your captain needs to know if you are a diabetic, or are taking nitro, but we can definitely accommodate those needs and many others)

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