Category Archives: Crab

A Remarkable Variety of Fishing in Ucluelet BC

Every one likes fresh dungeness crab, right?

Our fishing season is upon us in BC. With our first set of bookings completed, good news.

Salmon Fishing is starting to pick up trolling around Great Bear, Meares Bluff, Austin Island, and Swale Rock.

Halibut Fishing off of Sail Reef and Long Beach are producing the odd Big Halibut (60 lbs plus).

Ling Cod Fishing opened today and there are lots of Rock Cod to be caught South East of Mara Rock and around the Red Can and George Fraser Islands.

Crab Fishing in Ucluelet harbour is fantastic averaging 4-6 big keeper Dunganesse Crab per 8 hour soak.

Prawn Fishing off Capstan Island and Prideaux Island is producing between 2 dozen and 4 dozen Prawns per trap for an overnight soak.

The Shellfish Ban has been lifted for portions of Barkley Sound and there is an abundance of Oysters, and Clams if you have the energy to dig them, around Toquart Bay and the Stopper Islands.

All this from the tiny fishing Villiage of Ucluelet off the West Coast of Vancouver Island, BC.

Grab your gear, its time to go fishing, remember to buy a new license, your one from last year expired at the end of March, and don’t forget your Salmon tag.