Fishing Trip Part VIII – Vancouver Island, British Columbia – The Wild West Coast of Canada – Smoke From United States Wildfires

Last Day – Hecate Cove We enjoyed breakfast, then packed up to head back to the marina at Port Alice. Smoke from the U.S. wildfires had given the appearance of fog over the cove. Boat Ride to Rumble Beach Marina, Port Alice The boat ride back felt like we were traveling through an eerie, mystical…

Fishing Trip Part III – Quatsino Sound, Vancouver Island, British Columbia – The Wild West Coast of Canada – Holy Halibut!

Fishing License Michael and I needed fishing licenses for our fishing adventure. The licenses indicate specific regulations on fish size and how much chinook salmon, lingcod and halibut we could catch. This first round of our fishing adventure, was all about halibut! The limit of halibut, per person, per license is six. Every halibut that…

Fishing Trip Part I – Port Alice, Vancouver Island, British Columbia – The Wild West Coast of Canada – Launch from Rumble Beach Marina

Port Alice, Vancouver Island Port Alice is known as the Gateway to the Wild West Coast and Sea Otter Capital of Canada! Port Alice is one of the most northern settlements on Vancouver Island. Michael and I were invited to come along fishing with another couple, who are fishing enthusiasts. We drove from Campbell River,…