Silver Salmon Fishing in Canada

Silver Salmon Fishing in Canada
Silver salmon, also known as coho salmon, are an important species along Canada's west coast. Commercial fishermen in Canada depend on silver salmon as one of the main catches for the industry. Sport fishermen and anglers head to the waters of Canada's west coast to fish for the species. Silver salmon spawn between November and January, and the eggs hatch the following spring. The young salmon (known as "fry") then begin their seaward migration and return to the freshwater streams and creeks when they are 3 years old. Anglers ready to fish the waters for silver will be drawn to the province of British Columbia.

Bites-On Salmon Charters

Bites-On Salmon Charters operates out of cosmopolitan Vancouver, British Columbia, within a few minutes of the major downtown hotels. Bites-On charters depart out of Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina Hotel. Charters include all fishing gear, snacks, beverages and foul-weather gear. Guides assist guests with landing silvers and choosing the appropriate tackle for the conditions. Bites-On arranges for the daily catch to be filleted, smoked, frozen and shipped to your home. Orcas and sea lions are frequently spotted in the waters during the salmon charters.

Bites-On Salmon Charters
450 Denman St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 3J1

Foghorn Fishing Charters

Foghorn Fishing Charters is a small and locally owned charter business based in Victoria, British Columbia. Silver salmon charters can be arranged with Foghorn. All fishing gear, snacks, beverages, foul-weather gear and water is provided. Foghorn uses electronic fish-finding equipment. The charter captain and fishing guide assist you with tackle and landing your catch. Smoking, filleting and shipping can be arranged for your fresh caught silvers. Sea lions, orcas and sea birds are frequently encountered during charters.

Foghorn Fishing Charters
763 Sayward Road
Victoria, BC V8Y 1R3

Salmon Eye Charters

Salmon Eye Charters is based out of Ucluelet, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island. Silver Eye Charters offers anglers silver salmon packages. Silver packages include multi-day trips of silver salmon fishing on 25- to 29-foot fishing boats. There are sleeping facilities on the boats, and your daily catch will be prepared for dinner. Guides have a minimum of 12 years of experience. Other options include staying on land at night in either a room in a house-suite or at a bed and breakfast. Smoking, filleting and vacuum-sealing services for your daily catch are provided in the silver package.

Salmon Eye Charters
1255 Peninsula
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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