|This catch-and-release salmon tournament is hosted by Tofino Resort + Marina. The tournament will benefit the Fish for the Future Fund, with 100% of all revenue, dollar for dollar, going toward wild salmon protection & research projects. The Fish for the Future Fund is managed by the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust, our regional community foundation.|
Schedule of Events
Friday, Sep 24th @ Tofino Resort + Marina and the Hatch Waterfront Pub
7:00am – 8:00pm: If you haven’t registered online and would like to register in person, please come see us @ the Marine Adventure Centre at Tofino Resort + Marina
6:00pm – late: Music bingo* kick off party at the Upper Hatch at Tofino Resort + Marina
*Bingo starts at 6:00pm
Saturday, Sep 25th @ Tofino Resort + Marina
9:00am: Tournament shotgun start. Weigh-in’s will take place on the water until 3:00pm
4:00pm: Presentations by Fish For the Future in the courtyard at Tofino Resort + Marina
8:00pm: $25 cover charge at the Hatch Waterfront Pub + live music. Cover charge includes 1 free appetizer with your meal
Sunday, Sep 26th @ Tofino Resort + Marina
9:00am: Tournament shotgun start. Weigh-in’s will take place on the water until 12:00pm
1:00pm: Awards presentation & event wrap-up, Marine Adventure Centre courtyard
8:00pm: Pay what you can live music at the Hatch Waterfront Pub
As a visitor to Tofino, you’ve enjoyed the expanse that is Clayoquot Sound and have contributed to the protection of wild salmon. Check out these amazing auction items where 100% of all proceeds will go towards the Fish For the Future Fund to continue restoring and protecting our watershed here in Tofino.
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Largest fish (male)
Largest fish (female)
Largest fish (youth up to the age of 12)
Winners will be given the opportunity to choose their prize from various items. The largest fish in the youth category will choose first, followed by the next biggest fish of the two categories. In the event of a tie, the fish that was caught first will choose first.
Fish for the Future is a grassroots catch + release fishing tournament with the goal of giving back to the Clayoquot Sound watershed. When you love your backyard as much as we do, you do what you can to protect it. The Fish for the Future Fund aims to safeguard wild salmon and 100% of the funds raised will be dedicated to various Clayoquot Sound watershed projects, as designated by the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust.
In an effort to support the future fishermen and women of the Clayoquot Sound, kids age 12 and under to participate for free. Children must be properly supervised by an adult.