Sam Vandervalk

Fishing has been great the past few days for Chinook salmon, coho and halibut. Its like July is already here. The salmon are being caught  very close the the harbour entrance. The halibut are closer to shore this time of year as well. The past couple of days the Chinook have started coming in bigger numbers.

There are also a good number of Coho showing up so there are positive signs all round. This is what we have all been waiting for!

The Chinook salmon are biting on small spoons. Sometimes glow is working. The Silver Horde and Gibbs herring aid 3# have both been consistent. This is the time of year for white hutchies as there are lots of squid in some areas and whether or not you are fishing right in the squid, the salmon have most likely seen some on their way down the coast.

We have some availabilty this next week so give us a shout if you are wanting to get out on some good action.

We have both day trips and multi-day packages.

Here are some pics from the past few days.







Fish Species: Chinook Salmon, Halibut
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Sam Vandervalk

About The Author: Captain Sam Vandervalk

Company: Salmon Eye Charters

Area Reporting: Vancouver Island - Ucluelet, Tofino, Port Alberni BC

Bio: Sam Vandervalk, the owner of Salmon Eye Charters has now guided for 12 years. He grew up around mid-Vancouver Island. You could say that fishing is in the family as his older brother Ray also guides for Salmon Eye Charters. Salmon Eye Charters has grown and is now going to be operating 4 boats mostly in Ucluelet as that is where the fish seem to be the most. Happy customers are made every day here!

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