The waters surrounding Port Hardy, off the northern tip of Vancouver Island, possess some of the best fishing the British Columbia coast has to offer. Abundant migratory and local stocks of salmon, halibut, or bottom fish and miles of unspoiled wilderness guarantee a world class fishing experience.
Chad's Coastwide Sports Fishing Charters offers an all-inclusive package for anglers looking for the best saltwater sports fishing has to offer. Just a 4 to 5 hour drive from the Nanaimo Ferry Terminal, you will feel worlds away from the stresses of everyday life.
Charters at Chad's Coastwide Sports Fishing include your stay in Port Hardy, your meals, an experienced guide and boat and the packaging of your salmon or halibut. With all the details taken care of, fishing with Chad's Coastwide Sports Fishing Charters could easily become the fishing experience of a lifetime.
All you need to do is fish.
All you need to focus on is the fish on your line.
All you need to organize is the photo of yourself with your catch-of-a-lifetime salmon or halibut.
Click here to read our article about Sports Fishing at Port Hardy, BCChad's Coastwide Sports Fishing gives you:
All-inclusive packages for avid sports fishermen
Corporate packages for group fishing trips
Unforgettable guided fishing in the salmon and halibut rich coastal B.C. waters off Port Hardy
Accommodation in one of Port Hardy's three hotels at a special client rate; and
Your choice of meals at your Port Hardy hotel or one of Port Hardy's fine restaurants.
Your fishing charter also includes:
Processing and custom vacuum packaging of your salmon, halibut or other catch in Port Hardy before you leave
A second generation fishing guide, who has lived in Port Hardy for more than 30 years, and knows where to find the fish.
Chad's Father Larry Calder with a Big SalmonAs a Port Hardy charter fishing company, Chad's Coastwide Sports Fishing is continuing a family legacy. Captain Chad Calder grew up in Port Hardy, where his father Larry operated one of the first fishing charter companies in the area. Chad still has his father's log book and can apply two generations of experience to finding the fish.
Island Vacations Tourism Information Guide that has been designed to
assist all visitors vacationing on this beautiful island of ours. We
would like you to experience an enjoyable vacation.
For the camping enthusiasts there are over twenty provisional
campgrounds available and literally dozens of privately owned RV
parks on the island. Vancouver Island offers something for every one on vacation.
There are many outdoor experiences you will be able to enjoy, fishing,
golfing, horse back riding, parks you can trail walk and of course
grizzly and black
bear tours just to name a few activities..
Accommodations on Vancouver Island
e have hundreds of various types of
accommodations listed from Victoria to the top of the island Port
Hardy and every city and town in between on both the east and west
coasts to suit all budgets, tastes, needs and desires.
there are bed & breakfasts,
cabins and cottages, campgrounds, condominiums, chalets, farms,
guest houses, hostels, hotels, houseboats, inns, lodges, motels,
resorts, rv parks and villas to suit all tourists.
We have made it as easy as we can for you,
just select the location you intend to visit and then select the
lodgings of your choice from all the listings It is easier to
look at the
Vancouver Island map we have on the website so that you can plan
your trip making your bookings in advance. You may decide to
stay at a
water front inn or
bed and breakfast with the sound of the
waves lulling you to sleep, or a
vacation rental home that can
accommodate families or groups.
Activies on Vancouver Island
are more than 50
golf courses for the avid golfer to experience. Most of
these courses are set in the most beautiful surroundings near the sea,
by lakes or surrounded by great mountain ranges in evergreen forests.
Vancouver Island also can boast of having some of the
best championship courses.
Fishing charter guides who are ready to give you the Vancouver
Island Salmon and Halibut fishing charter experience of a lifetime!
Guides who know the waters here well and are ready and committed to
serve you individually, ensuring a personalized and rewarding fishing
charter. You may be fortunate enough to land a halibut , now that would
be a vacation to remember. It is all here at our front door. Unbelievable fishing on Vancouver
Island for those seeking the finest saltwater fishing getaway.
Grizzly bear watching
is always a tourist attraction at Knight Inlet about 80 kilometers
north of Campbell River. During a vacation on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, be sure to
book a whale watching tour to see whales, eagles, dolphins and other
is only minutes away from the Comox Valley and offers world class skiing, snowboarding and Nordic sports. In the summer season Mount
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If you're looking for activities beyond alpine, all snowbound
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Get inspired by the province’s natural beauty and make plans for your next outdoor adventure,
by taking advantage of the many recreation
opportunities available across the diverse landscape of mountains,
rivers, lakes and coastlines. You will experience excitement and
adventure on either a
bear watching or hunting trip. Vancouver Islands rugged wilderness, fresh lakes and rivers offering excellent opportunities for gaming and fishing enthusiasts.
Kayaking is a very popular sport as the island has many bays and inlets
with calm waters. Here is
Beginner’s Guide to Kayaking
Vancouver Island offers a host of exceptional recreation opportunities. While some of the island’s most spectacular recreation features are located in parks, many more recreation resources are found in the rugged backcountry.
Alternatively, if you are planning a more relaxed type sailing holiday and intend to explore the shores, bays and
the hundreds of inlets
surrounding Vancouver island, then you can also look forward to sun tanning,
beach combing, waterfalls, beautiful anchorages, great scenery, swimming,
hiking, photography and the many species of wildlife.
Desolation sound is extraordinarily beautiful sailing area with
many safe anchorages and beautiful locations… mountain waterfall and forest
lakes only minutes walk from snug anchorages. The waters are calm, sheltered and
warm. Desolation Sound is a world famous sailing destination or longer trips to
the many other marine parks like Princess Louisa, Toba Inlet, Bute
Inlet or the Broughton Archipelago.