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First Fish Charters has a range of deep sea salmon fishing packages to suit most budgets and schedules.  From half day excursions to full day adventures, we can arrange a fishing trip that works for you. We can accomodate up to 6 passengers on our 25 foot boat.

Contact Warren: warren@firstfishcharters.com call or text  604.202.6522

 

 

 

Burrard Inlet

This five hour charter is perfect for all levels of anglers who want to spend only a portion of their day fishing.  We fish as close as 10 minutes from downtown Vancouver, and set our crab traps in the same area, so the time spent crabbing and fishing is maximized

 

What's included:

  • Salmon fishing in Burrard Inlet
  • All bait, tackle gear and fuel
  • Setting and pulling Dungeness Crab traps (seasonal)
  • Scenic views of North Shore Mountains and Stanley Park
  • Cleaning and packaging your catch

 

5 hours dock to dock

$525

*Total price for two guests

 

Georgia Straight

 

This tour package represents our best value and your best opportunity for success!  It gives us the ability to fish through two tide changes (the most active time for feeding salmon) and at multiple fishing locations.  It also provides the greatest chance of seeing dolphins, Orca and other whales.

 

What's included:

  • Salmon fishing in Burrard Inlet, Georgia Straight and/or Howe Sound
  • All bait, tackle, gear and fuel
  • Setting and pulling Dungeness Crab traps
  • Setting and pulling Spotted Prawn traps (seasonal)
  • Opportunity to fish two tide changes
  • Scenic views of Coast Mountains and surrounding islands
  • Wildlife viewing, sea life, seals and birds
  • Cleaning and packaging your catch

 

10 hours dock to dock

$925

*Total price for two guests

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Howe Sound

 

Our most popular tour package!  The added time gives us the ability to travel to multiple fishing locations between 10 and 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver. This significantly improves your chances of success, as the salmon tend to move around depending on tides, feeding patterns and migration routes.

 

What's included:

  • Salmon fishing in Burrard Inlet, Georgia Straight and/or Howe Sound
  • All bait, tackle, gear and fuel
  • Setting and pulling Dungeness Crab traps (seasonal)
  • Setting and pulling Spotted Prawn traps (seasonal)
  • Scenic views of Coast Mountains and surrounding islands
  • Wildlife viewing, sea life, seals and birds
  • Cleaning and packaging your catch

 

7 hours dock to dock

$675

*Total price for two guests

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*Subtract $25 for a single person. Add $50 for each additional guest. We can accommodate up to six guests. All charters are subject to 5% GST.  All charters occur during daylight hours only.

Time of departure for all Charters is dependent on the tides that day.  If you have a specific time that you need to depart or return we will be happy to accommodate.

Fishing Licences are extra, see the FAQ page for details. All prices in Canadian Dollars.

Gift Certificates available for draw prizes, corporate gifts and  presents.

 

Family Rates

The family rate is based on our pricing for two guests.  All childeren under the age of 13 fish for free.  $25 for each youth 13 to 18 years.  Fishing licences must be purchased for all guests wishing to fish including children.  We can accomodate up to a family of six including children.

DEPOSIT

All Charters require a $200 deposit at the time of booking. Balance is due on the day of the charter. We accept cash, credit card and money transfer. If you need to cancel you trip for personal reasons we will refund or re-book your trip for a later date.

SAFETY

All Charters are subject to operating in safe weather conditions.  Full refund or credit towards another Charter will be given in the event that weather conditions prevent us from going out.

 

 

WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR CATCH?

*We will clean and bag your catch. You provide the cooler to transport it back with you. No Charge.

*We will clean and bag your catch and have it taken to a processing facilty.  They will vacuum seal it into meal or full fillet portions.  They also provide smoking and canning. They will then ship directly to your home. Visit www.stjeans.com for more information. St. Jeans will bill you directly.

*We will clean, bag , box and frozen gel pack your catch so it is approved for air travel. Good for 48 hours. $15 per box.

*Catch and release.  We can usually get some pictures and video of the fish prior to letting them go.