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World Class Fishing in Ucluelet, BC

Nestled among Pacific Rim National Park between the ancient rainforest’s of Clayquot and Barkley Sound, The Barkley Adventure Station’s home base in Ucluelet, British Colombia Canada, offers visitors every opportunity to Explore the west coasts unlimited resources.

Ucluelet Fishing CatchOften referred to as Vancouver Island’s premier Salmon and Halibut fishing destination, Ucluelet offers anglers of every ability, the opportunity to fish world class fish every day, with limits of Halibut and Chinook not uncommon. Due to its location along the coast, we can proudly offer the most consistent and dependable fishing (and catching) offered to anglers anywhere in the world. This is due in part to the nutrient rich inshore and offshore waters combined with access to the migratory runs of the Pacific Northwest Salmon Stocks. Add to this breeding and feeding ground for the Pacific Halibut and an experience of a lifetime waits. A strong local salmon enhancement program ensures year round fishing and seafood expeditions are a success, aboard the finest charter vessel Ucluelet, BC has to offer, (a 38 ft. Yacht with a 14 ft. beam, you have enough room to park a Volkswagen on the back deck.)

Pacific Rim National Park and the waters of Barkley Sound are only minutes away with an annual migration of Grey and Humpback whales visible on a daily basis. Marine Eco Adventure Tours in this diverse marine archipelago deliver an aw inspiring glimpse into an eco system relatively untouched by the outside world. Miles of sandy beaches interrupted by rocky headlands and fringed by an old growth temperate rainforest characterize the region. A variety of marine mammals including porpoise, seals and sea lions, as well as a wide variety of sea birds are frequently found frolicking in local waters. Don’t forget about the Pacific Rim Whale Festival and experience first hand a part of the Grey Whale’s annual 10,000-mile spring migration from Baja, Mexico to Alaska.

In amongst the Broken Group Islands and Barkley Sound, can be found magnificent ocean kayaking. All of the above-mentioned sights viewed in the tranquility of an ocean kayak, just the whisperings and sounds of nature to enjoy. Add to all this rich first nations history and we at the Barkley Adventure Station are confident we can offer every guest the experience of a lifetime.