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Area 25 - Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet Fishing Reports

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Posted: 6/2/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/31/2020
Hot Spots: 1
Went out for Chinook for an evening fish out of Port Eliza Lodge in Esperanza Inlet. Chinook fishing is open in Esperanza inlet, 2 per day hatchery or wild, and coho just opened, also 2 per day hatche...
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Posted: 12/25/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
ESPERANZA INLET 2019 Fishing REVIEW Overall the 2019 Fishing season was excellent in the Esperanza Inlet area. As everyone knows it started out with some uncertainty with DFO waiting until well int...
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Posted: 7/1/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Day Two Zeballos report: "We can't get to the coho because of all the kings!" Well… if I thought it could get any better…I was wrong. Today was about the most amazing chinook fishing I have ever be...
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Posted: 6/30/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, the west side of Vancouver Island is experiencing some outstanding chinook fishing! Joining me at Zeballos this year for our Vancouver Island fishing adventure are Rob and Hillary Holman, and ...
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By: nvan
Posted: 6/25/2018
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We just got back from spending 3 days fishing with Reel Obsessions for Chinooks, halibut, ling cod and rock fish. Our guide, Aaron could really find the fish. Fishing was very slow for Chinooks but ...
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Posted: 6/17/2018
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/11/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Our 3rd NWFR Members Adventure at Zeballos, Vancouver Island with Reel Obsession Sport Fishing was another huge success! The fishing is kicking into high gear and Rob Holman and I came home with full ...
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Posted: 6/22/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Our second NWFR members adventure to Zeballos, Vancouver Island was a huge success. The fishing remains very good for Chinook salmon, halibut, lings, and bottom fish. The lings were smaller for us t...
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By: lohans4
Posted: 6/19/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for 3 days at Zeballos B.C. with Reel Obsession Charters. What a great crew & staff. The weather on the first day was pretty rough so we fished in protective waters & picked up some nice silver...
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Posted: 8/19/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The sun has been shining, the wind has been blowing, but with lots of fish still to catch. High pressure systems off the coast have brought strong winds with it. Gale force winds the last week have ma...
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Posted: 8/13/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/13/2016
Hot Spots: 0
As we swing into August the fishing around Esperanza has impressed so many this year, and is still holding strong. The Last week we did see a few days of tougher salmon fishing. Thee winds were blowin...
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Posted: 8/13/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/13/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Hello all! Just touching base and giving everyone some insight on the fall salmon seasons! I got back from Alaska end of July, and finally get some time off guiding (to fun fish of course). August is ...
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Posted: 8/3/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Off shore salmon fishing remains excellent. There are lots of springs around 6 mile and 12 mile. The bigger fish have been at the 6 mile reef. The 12 mile fish are on the bite all day, where as the 6 ...
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Posted: 7/16/2016
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/13/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The last week has been very successful fishing Esperanza. Salmon fishing in shore has been very slow, but off shore has been epic! The last few days we have had Humpback whales by the dozens feeding o...
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Posted: 6/25/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/23/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Today was our last and final day of fishing out of the B.C. town of Zeballos with Reel Obsession Sportfishing. Our host, Adrian O’Connor, had taken us to some of the prime fishing locations offshore. ...
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Posted: 10/15/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
The rain last week brought a fresh batch of Coho through the straight. We should see good fishing for silvers for another couple weeks. Trolling at depths from surface to 120 feet will hit fish, while...
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Posted: 7/28/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/25/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Up to Canada for the third trip to the Island this summer so far. Fishing off the West Coast out of Nootka sound and fishing was nothing short of amazing. Fished 3 days, each day we hooked over 30 kin...
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