Salmon Fishing Vancouver Island with Outsider Charters Inc.

Extraordinary Salmon Fishing Experiences

In the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Campbell River provides excellent salmon fishing opportunities for all five species of Pacific salmon as well as Lingcod and other bottom fish. It’s a prime destination for your salmon fishing Vancouver Island adventure.

You’ll find yourself in a setting of temperate rainforests and rugged geography, coastal mountains and sweeping seascapes. You can expect to encounter an abundance of wildlife, which on any given day can include seals and sea lions, killer whales, bald eagles, dolphins, porpoises, bears, and humpback whales.

Outsider Charters Inc. is your gateway to the remarkable world of salmon fishing BC. We’ll make your experience safe, comfortable, and above all, memorable.

Man in baseball hat holds large chinook Salmon near Campbell River, BC


Bald eagle perched atop red buoy, Campbell River BC


Man holds spotted prawns in hand over bucket


Close up of chinook salmon

Chinook Salmon Retention Starts July 15

Starting July 15th, we’ll be able to keep one Chinook salmon per day in Johnstone Strait and the Northern Strait of Georgia. That will run until the end of August,...
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Man releases chinook salmon

Sport Fishing, Catch & Release, and the New Salmon Fishing Regulations

Fishing Remains Open Let’s start with the reminder that Chinook salmon fishing is still open.  And there’s some great fishing out there right now.  Yes, it’s catch and release until...
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  • I had the pleasure of going on a fishing charter with Chris out of Campbell River. He was an excellent captain and put me on a couple of beautiful chinook for a great morning of fishing.

    Keith Scott
    Chicago, IL
  • Awesome experience. Professional, safe and informative. Can’t wait to book my next adventure!

    Josh Reid
    Leduc, AB
  • Thanks to your patience, I caught my biggest salmon ever. We had a fantastic day, and the humpbacks and dolphins were incredible. Looking forward to doing it again.

    Glen K. & Rosemary L.
    Port Moody, BC
  • Chris is super passionate, safety conscious and most importantly fun. We had great day out on the water with him catching salmon. Highly recommend.

    Corey Robert
    Calgary, AB
  • It was beyond my expectations. Your knowledge and easy going nature made this novice fisherman feel like a champion by the end of the day. Thank you.

    Dave Will
    Calgary, AB

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