Guided Fishing

Tofino Resort + Marina offers saltwater charters for halibut, tuna, salmon and lingcod, or amazing freshwater steelhead and trout in picturesque rivers. We pride ourselves on searching for the perfect fish to provide a fresh dinner experience while still maintaining a sustainable harvest level. From float planes to helicopters to a luxury, offshore vessel, we have multiple ways to get your crew out wherever they want to catch whatever they like. We can ice your fish for travel, or the talented team of chefs at 1909 Kitchen will #CookYourCatch for dinner and cap off a legendary west coast fishing day on our waterfront patio. Our fleet is second to none, and you’re guaranteed an unforgettable time when you let us take you fishing.

Fishing is fun for the whole family. We offer family excursions or group bookings that show off the west coast, in style and from a boat. Make them remember the day of a lifetime. Email events@tofinoresortandmarina.com for more information.

Select your vessel for your fishing group

Explore our vessels below and charter an unforgettable Tofino fishing experience with us. All vessels are available for half day and full day charters. If you have any questions or would like help, please contact our Marine Adventure Centre directly via email or phone 778.841.0186

CIMS and SUUHA – our two 18’ Bridgeview center console vessels equipped with 80 HP Mercury 4 stroke motors, Simrad NSS EVO2 GPS plotter/ depth sounder units, VHF radio, SPOT tracking and emergency calling systems.

All fishing gear and safety equipment are included and fishing licenses can be purchased online or at the Marine Adventure Centre.

BOOK A HALF DAY FISHING CHARTER ON OUR BRIDGEVIEW⇒
BOOK A FULL DAY FISHING CHARTER ON OUR BRIDGEVIEW⇒

Grady-Fishing

Grady White – our 20.8’ Overnighter Hard Top boasts a full enclosed cabin, with heater and a 225HP Yamaha outboard motor.  This vessel is used on our Ultimate Adventure, Fishing and Private Wildlife Tours.

This vessel can also be rented for Private Charters for half day and full day fishing.

All fishing gear and safety equipment are included and fishing licenses can be purchased online or at the Marine Adventure Centre.

BOOK A HALF DAY FISHING CHARTER ON SPRING LOADED⇒
BOOK A FULL DAY FISHING CHARTER ON SPRING LOADED⇒ 

Blue Line – our 31’5 Boston Whaler Pilothouse is a luxury vessel that comfortably seats 4 people and has the capacity for up to 7 people.  With a comfortable heated cabin, and bench seating, bathroom and twin 300HP Mercury outboard motor to power the experience.

All fishing gear and safety equipment are included and fishing licenses can be purchased online or at the Marine Adventure Centre.

BOOK A HALF DAY FISHING CHARTER ON BLUE LINE⇒
BOOK A FULL DAY FISHING CHARTER ON BLUE LINE⇒
Tofino Fish

What Will You Catch?

  • Chinook Salmon: Year round, prime season May – September
  • Coho Salmon: Open July – September 
  • Halibut: Open March – September
  • Ling Cod: Open April – September
  • Rock Fish:  Open March – September
  • Sea Run Trout: Wild trout closed, hatchery trout open
  • Dungeness + Red Rock Crab: All Year
  • Spot Prawns: Year Round

Contact us at marina@tofinoresortandmarina.com or 778.841.0186 and we’ll help you decide which boat is best for your fishing adventure in Tofino.

*Please note: The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada regularly updates the fishing guidelines and areas around our waters. You can check their website anytime for the latest updates here

Tofino Fishing
Don't Forget

Cook Your Catch

When you book your fishing charter, don’t forget to add on a Cook Your Catch. Let our chefs create a meal with your own sport-caught fish + seafood. Please help us sustain future fish stocks by retaining only what you need. Includes sides + sauce.

$ 49 per person add-on for groups of up to 6 people.

Fishing FAQ

How long are your fishing charters and what do they include?
  • Half day fishing is a 5 hour trip minimum
  • Full day fishing is a 10 hour trip minimum
  • Rates start at $625.00 for a half day and $1250.00 for a full day
  • Rates are subject to taxes and fees*
*Fees: 2% clayoquot sound eco fee + fuel surcharge per person
What to bring
  • Warm clothes (layers are best)
  • Fishing license: available online or for purchase at the Marine Adventure Centre
  • Lunch
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
What you'll see

As well as world-class fishing, there is potential for you to see:

  • Grey Whales
  • Killer Whales
  • Humpback Whales
  • Fish Life
  • Seals
  • Sea Lions
  • Eagles
  • Dolphins (porpoise)
  • Eagles
  • And a lot more

If you want to get intimate with the natural surroundings of Tofino you will not be disappointed. 

Can I purchase additional hours?

Yes. Additional hours can be purchased  for $150/hr + fees + taxes