Phone
  • 250.725.2700
  • 1.888.534.7422
Address
561 Campbell Street, Box 652, Tofino, BC

Tofino's Most Recommended Full Service Fishing Outfitter since 1996

Salmon & Halibut Fishing– As the trusted leader of Tofino Sportfishing and with a fleet of fully guided, insured and certified vessels, Clayoquot Ventures Tofino Fishing has hosted private charters for ardent anglers and novices alike for over 17 successful seasons. Chinook (Kings) and Coho Salmon, Halibut & Cod make up the bounty of your unforgettable fishing experience. Our comfortable and fully equipped offshore vessels feature covered cabins, toilets and open back decks.

For groups of 2 to 32 book a fishing excursion with Clayoquot Ventures as an excellent way to promote employee and corporate relations, or as great family fun.

Traveling on your own? Ask about our shared charter opportunities.

Saltwater Flyfishing: The shallow, protected waters of Clayoquot Sound provide the perfect setting for you to catch salmon and sea-run Cutthroat on the cast fly.

Eco-Marine Tours – a perfect afternoon for families and first time anglers.  Photograph eagles, sea otters and sea lions while you pull a crab trap, jig for cod or reel in a coho salmon.

Fresh water fishing: Fish the remote, pristine streams & lakes of Clayoquot Sound, and other areas of Vancouver Island for steelhead & trout in some of the world's most beautiful settings. Bring your camera and leave your worries behind.

Fly & Tackle Shop: The home of Clayoquot Ventures and for all your fly & tackle needs, charter bookings and local fishing information.

Please ask about our customized accommodation packages at various resorts and vacation rental properties.
 

For all your Tofino Fishing needs, call 1.888.534.7422 or 250.725.2700
or drop by our Tackle Shop on Campbell Street.  (Look for the Big Cedar Salmon!)

 

Photo Credits: Jeremy Koreski, Bren Mackenzie

 


Pricing Information

Saltwater Salmon and Halibut Fishing Charters

Venture offshore with your private party aboard one of Clayoquot Venture’s fully equipped, professionally guided and certified 23-26 ft offshore vessels. Chrome bright Chinook and Coho Salmon, as well as powerful Halibut and Bottom fish make up the bounty of these unforgettable excursions. The Tofino area is situated on the migration path of most major Salmon runs, along with a vast underwater shelf that provides ample baitfish and habitat for Halibut and Bottom fish. We've been labelled as BC's most consistent Salmon fishery for the past 5 years, these Tofino Fishing Charters are our most popular by far !!!

A fishing excursion with Clayoquot Ventures is also an excellent way to promote employee and corporate relations, group retreats,  and can be fun for the whole family regardless of age. We welcome kids onboard to help nurture healthy family relationships and interests.

Late June, July and August are considered peak of the season for Fishing, Weather and general Tourism in the Tofino area.  Booking in advance for this high time of the year is strongly recommended. Peak dates are still available with rates outlined below for day charters. Fishing and Accommodation packages are also available for some prime dates in 2014. Contact us to inquire.

Be sure to visit the Specials Page where we often have last minute deals!



2014 'Peak Seaon' Offshore Rates (June 16th to September 15th):
 

# of People in Group Per Hour   6 Hours (AM Departure) 5 Hours (PM Departure) Full Day (10 Hour)
1-3 Adults (or 2 adults and 2 children under 12) $120 $720 $600 $1100
4 Adults $130 $780 $650 $1175
5 Adults $140 $840 $700 $1250



2014 'Shoulder Season' Offshore Rates (September 16th – June 15th):
 

# of People in Group Per Hour   6 Hours (AM Departure) 5 Hours (PM Departure) Full Day (10 Hour)
1-3 Adults (or 2 adults and 2 children under 12) $115 $690 $575 $1050
4 Adults $125 $750 $625 $1100
5 Adults $135 $810 $675 $1200
  • Morning departures – 6 hour minimum
  • Afternoon departures – 5 hour minimum
  • Full Day Charters are 10 hours in duration.
  • Professionally Guided and Certified
  • All bait and premium tackle included
  • Exposure suits and rain gear available upon request
  • Toilet facilities on board
  • Taxes, refreshments, personal fishing license(s) and optional gratuities not included.
  • Fuel surcharge may apply 

 

Inshore Saltwater Light Tackle Fishing Excursions

Experience an exhilarating battle with truly “Wild” Pacific Salmon, while enjoying the scenic and pristine landscape of world famous Clayoquot Sound. Clayoquot Venture’s 22 ft. inshore vessel "Power Play" is perfectly suited for fishing the near-shore “Hotspots” among the islands and reefs that create prime habitat for aggressively feeding Salmon. The protected waters of Clayoquot Sound are considered one of BC's most desirable inshore fishing areas, playing host to over one hundred runs of transient Chinook and Coho Salmon each year. This exciting light tackle gear fishery is commonly combined with Saltwater Fly-fishing action for those interested. Just let us know that you want to mix it up and we'll be happy to provide this great combo experience for you!!

2014 Inshore Light Tackle Rates:

# of People in Group Per Hour  6 Hour (AM Departure) 5 Hour (PM Departure) Full Day (10 Hour)
1-3 Adults (or 2 adults and 2 children under 12) $110 $660 $550 $1000
  • Morning departures – 6 hr minimum
  • Afternoon departures – 5 hr minimum
  • 10 hour Full Days
  • 3-person maximum per vessel
  • Professionally Guided and Certified
  • All bait and premium tackle included
  • Exposure suits and rain gear available upon request
  • Taxes, refreshments, personal fishing license(s) and optional gratuities not included.
  • Fuel surcharge may apply.

Saltwater Fly-fishing Excursions

The protected inshore waters of world famous Clayoquot Sound, along with the abundant schools of baitfish and vital underwater structure, create an ideal setting for this exciting fishery. Your primary pursuit would be for acrobatic Coho Salmon, with Sea-Run Cutthroat Trout and various species of Bottom fish also available to test your skill with a fly rod and reel. Though we cater to all levels of experience, we provide only top quality equipment for these fully guided BC Saltwater Fly-fishing Charters. Clayoquot Ventures' enthusiastic and highly skilled guides are eager to show you why Tofino has been considered BC's premier location for Casting and Trolling Saltwater flies for hungry and aggressive Coho Salmon. Nearly 100% of the Fly patterns that we use for these Saltwater Fly-fishing trips are custom tied by our guide team, and are also available in our Fly & Tackle shop.

2014 Saltwater Fly-Fishing Rates:

# of People in Group Per Hour 6 Hour (AM Departure) 5 Hour (PM Departure) Full Day (10 Hour)
1-3 Adults (or 2 adults and 2 children under 12) $100 $600 $500 $900

 

  • Morning departures – 6 hr minimum
  • Afternoon departures – 5 hr minimum
  • 10 hour Full Days
  • 3-person maximum per vessel (2 can be Fly Casting at a time)
  • Professionally Guided and Certified
  • All bait and premium tackle included
  • Exposure suits and rain gear available upon request
  • Taxes, refreshments, personal fishing license(s) and optional gratuities not included.
  • Fuel surcharge may apply.

 


Remote Freshwater Excursions

Join Clayoquot Ventures on a unique adventure you won’t soon forget! The small coastal streams and remote mountain lakes of the Clayoquot Sound area provide a picture perfect location for you to enjoy all to yourself. Only the pristine beauty of these quiet little lakes and rainforest watersheds parallel the fantastic Steelhead, Salmon and Trout fishing that awaits you! Fully catered and outfitted overnight excursions are a great option. Peak seasons are March through November for these catch and release oriented Full Day excursions.

2014 Remote Freshwater Excursion Rates:

# of People in Group Drive & Hike In (river) Fly In (lake/river)*
1-2 Adults $700/day $1450/day
3 Adults $900/day $1650/day


*includes flight

  • All top quality gear included, however we strongly encourage you to bring your own waders and boots
  • Taxes, personal fishing licenses(s) and optional gratuities not included

 Eco-Marine Tour and Fishing Fundamentals

“Enjoy a personalized charter focused on providing your private group an interactive experience with Tofino’s local marine species and habitats. Witness nesting Bald EaglesSea Otters in the Kelp, and even the occasional Whale cruising past. Learn how to troll for Salmon or jig for Bottomfish, then check the traps for Dungeness Crabs. This protected water experience is catered to individual comfort levels and heightened interests. Whether your passion is the great opportunities for Photography, local History, or getting a little closer tonature, this private tour will create great memories of your Tofino experience.” 

 3 Adults (or family group of 4)        $450

  • 4 hour excursion. Afternoon departures only.
  • Professionally Guided and Certified
  • Exposure suits and rain gear available upon request
  • Taxes, refreshments, personal fishing license(s) and optional gratuities not included
  • Fuel Surcharge may apply 

 

 

NEW for 2014!
Tuna Charters

Call 250.725.2700 or email info@tofinofishing.com for details.