Tofino's Premier Sportfishing OutfitterTofino Fish Guides Ltd. offers premium saltwater charters and unique freshwater fishing experiences in the beautiful waters around Tofino, BC. We take pride in providing exemplary service on our luxury vessels equipped with high quality fishing gear. Tofino Fish Guides is a strong supporter of salmon enhancement and habitat protection on the west coast of British Columbia. Whether you are an experienced angler or fishing for the first time, we will ensure your Tofino fishing charter is customized to meet your needs.
Unique freshwater fishing experiences - remote fly in river drift, walk-and-wade, fly casting lessons.
Inshore Fly-fish|Salmon troll
Fly-fish or troll salmon from our 20' center console in scenic Clayoquot Sound.
Premium saltwater charters - target salmon, halibut, lingcod, rockfish, crab, tuna.
Fish the offshore water for halibut and salmon or enjoy the beauty of a pristine mountain river from an inflatable kayak or river raft. Pursue Coho salmon on the fly in Clayoquot Sound or learn to fish on a scenic family fishing tour. There are so many exciting opportunities near Tofino that multiple fishing days are recommended! Tuna fishing is an exciting emerging fishery on Vancouver Island.
Our guests get the chance to target salmon, halibut, bottom fish and crabs during full and half day fishing charters aboard Tofino's newest sportfishing boat – our 27' Pursuit offshore vessel.
|The village of Tofino, BC offers a range of amenities including a variety of accommodation options, quality dining establishments, and plenty of activities to enrich your Tofino fishing charter experience.
Winter fishingSpot Prawns, Dungeness Crab, Salmon, tours and hotsprings. Enjoy the calm, scenic waters of Clayoquot Sound this winter and at the end of the day dine on fresh, wild Dungeness Crab and Spot Prawns. Winter Chinook Salmon trolling and Rock Fish jigging can be incorporated into your day. Learn more
Year round Freshwater fishingSteelhead, Trout, flyfishing instruction. Fly in and drift a remote wilderness river, walk-and-wade a local stream. Have a look at our freshwater fishing options, it's hard to beat a good day on the river. Freshwater fishing page
This week on the water
For the past couple weeks Tofino has been one of the hottest sport-fisheries on the west coast of Canada. Quality Chinook and plenty of them coupled with a decent ratio of hatchery Coho has been making the area pop. Good reports have been coming in from the Ucluelet fleet indicating that the Hysen area has started to pick up however the Tofino fleet continues to focus on Raffle and areas to the west. With plenty of Lingcod, Rockfish and Halibut to round out the box we can definitely say that fishing is hot!
July 25th, 2016
It's on in Tofino! Since the 'Red Sky' tracked down a large body of Chinook (King) Salmon a week ago at the Raffle tack we have experienced the best salmon fishing of the season. Plenty of quality Chinook have been coming in daily. Coupled with consistent halibut and lingcod fishing there have been some heavy fish totes tipping the scales at the Trilogy Fish Company, the dockside processor. Full day charters offer anglers the best opportunity to capitalize on all of the action. Coho have started showing up in decent numbers in the Sound. Now through mid September is a great time to get out on our inshore fly fish boat.
July 15th, 2016
Waves of traveling Chinook Salmon have been moving thought the Tofino area as of late providing good but variable salmon fishing. These moving fish provide excellent sportfishing opportunity when located however they can move on as fast as they turn up. The nearshore fishery along the outside of the islands has been more consistent although lacking big catch numbers. When fishing the rocks we have hooked a number of fish 15-30 feet deep resulting in some thrilling battles! Halibut fishing continues to be consistent, we landed three over 65 pounds this past week. With the recent rain we have received now is a great time to get in on one of our remote river drifts. Give us a call for details.
July 8th, 2016
Tofino Fishing Reports
September Outlook 2016
Jul 16, 2016
Pending regulation changes will allow us near shore access to West Coast Vancouver Island Chinook traveling towards Robertson Creek and the Nitinat River for the first time in close to a decade. DFO stock scientists are estimating a run of WCVI Chinook of around 250,000 returning this August and September. Local areas such as Wilf Rock and Wya Point will be open to allow recreational anglers access to these sizable Chinook (King) salmon.
May - June 2016
May 5, 2016
Early summer can be a rewarding time to fish and enjoy the amenities Tofino has to offer prior to the rush July and August.
Winter 2016 Fishing Report
Jan 28, 2016
November through April is a great time to head out into the fiord inlets of Clayoquot Sound near Tofino and pull the prawn traps. Spot prawns are fantastic table fare.
June - July 2015
Jun 9, 2015
The prime time to fish Tofino is upon us once again. There is fun to be had this time of year no matter your experience or timeline, whether you choose to fish an afternoon or multiple days
March - May 2015
Mar 23, 2015
If the large Herring spawns that we have been witnessing in Clayoquot Sound this spring are any indication of the season to come, spirits should be high.View all