North West Ocean Adventures

Tofino, located in beautiful BC, is the place to go if you want to truly be at one with nature. It’s home to stunning scenery, local wildlife, natural hot springs, and some incredible fishing grounds to top it off. With North West Ocean Adventures, you’ll be treated to a personal and professional tour of the Clayoquot Sound, home to Salmon species, Lingcod, and more. Get ready to experience what these waters have to offer!

Captain Brody Pigeau is the man behind North West Ocean Adventures, and his main goal is to provide his guests with an unforgettable experience that will be cherished for years to come. A day on the water with him isn’t just limited to incredible angling action – you can also choose to head to the hot springs, go sightseeing and wildlife viewing, and drop crab traps as you make your way out to the fishing grounds.

Capt. Brody runs a family-friendly charter, and warmly welcomes guests of all ages and abilities on board his 25’ Parker offshore sportfishing vessel. There’s space for up to 4 anglers, with plenty of room to tangle lines and take in the stunning scenery at the same time. She’s equipped with GPS and fishfinder, an enclosed toilet, and life jackets for all ages.

Tofino provides plenty of great fishing opportunities – depending on your preference and local weather conditions, you can head up to 8 miles offshore, which provides the best chance to troll for Chinook and Coho Salmon, bottom fish for Halibut and Rockfish, and jig for Lingcod. Don’t overlook the calm inshore waters, either – you can test your skills against Chinook Salmon until August, and Coho Salmon migrate here between June and October.

Capt. Brody believes in preserving these incredible waters for future generations of anglers – his boat is built for catch-and-release, but if you want to take home some dinner, he’ll expertly fillet it for you. Rods, reels, lures, and tackle are included. Get ready to discover nature at its finest with North West Ocean Adventures!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 1
    $1,002
    The 8-hour trip will see you spending a full day on the water, and is the best way to truly experience the Claoyoquot Sound! If you're an avid angler, you can spend the entire time targeting many species – usually, you'll split your time targeting Salmon (Coho and Chinook) during the slack tides, before switching to Halibut, Lingcod, and Rockfish for the remainder. Get a taste of what this fishery is all about! Rods, reels, lures, and tackle are included. Just bring a valid fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Fishing/Hotsprings
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Dec 31
    $1,002
    if you'd like to experience a little bit of everything, this is the adventure for you! Typically, you'll depart at 6am, travelling 24 nautical miles up the coast for the chance to spot all types of local wildlife on your way to the hot springs. Then, you'll enjoy a 30 minute walk through the rainforest, before reaching the springs to soak and relax. You'll still have plenty of time to drop the fishing gear for Salmon, Lingcod, and more! Rods, reels, lures, and tackle are included. Just bring a license.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 1
    $751
    This 6-hour trip is the perfect excursion for more passionate anglers who want to spend plenty of time on the water! You'll head out early to hit the morning bite, with ample opportunity to target many different fish. Your captain will have you trolling for Salmon species (Chinook and Coho), jigging for Lingcod, and bottom fishing for Halibut. You can utilize your time to fish for the entirety of your trip, or you can mix it up with some local exploring! Rods, reels, lures, and tackle are included.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 1
    $501
    This 4-hour trip is the perfect outing for the entire family! Typically you'll start the trip off by dropping crab traps in the Tofino harbour, and then will head out to the fishing grounds, staying within 8 miles. Your captain will have you trolling for Salmon species, bottom fishing for Halibut, and jigging for Lingcod. If you want to mix up your angling with sight-seeing, you can explore the coastline and find local wildlife, too. Rods, reels, tackle, and lures are included. Just bring a license.
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About the Captain

Brody Pigeau
Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
1 Fishing Report
14 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since February 2019
Capt. Brody is a lifelong fisherman, who grew up boating. He started off fishing as a hobby, and decided to make it his career when he realized that it was all he wanted to do with his time! He moved to Tofino in 2009, and has been exploring these waters ever since. He's a big fan of how diverse these waters are, changing daily, and how this affects the species that live here. It makes for plenty of exciting angling opportunities! As well as knowing the species that inhabit these waters like the back of his hand, he's also experienced when it comes to the local wildlife on offer, and will help you spot some incredible animals on your trip. Capt. Brody specializes in teaching first timers, and this is what sets him apart from other guides in this area. He loves helping new anglers hook their first fish, and can't wait to have you on board and reeling in your dream catch like a pro!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Crab Crab
Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod
Rockfish Rockfish

Salmon (Chinook) Salmon (Chinook)
Salmon (Coho) Salmon (Coho)

Boat Specs

Parker (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 300HP 2018 yamaha 300 hp + 9.9 yamaha kicker engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Joe M.
Port Alberni, BC
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6 hr trip with Captain Brody

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 20, 2020
Brody was great. Extremely knowledgeable with the nature of the area.  We didn’t catch any fish, but saw lots of whales,...
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Agassiz, BC
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 8, 2020
Awesome day out. Great fishing. First halibut I ever caught. Couldn’t be more entertained! Great time for the kids as well,...
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Surrey, BC
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Half Day Trip with Brody

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 10, 2020
Great trip!!  This was our first fishing trip ever and we’d totally recommend Brody.  He’s a fantastic guide - super...
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Troy M.
Port Alberni, BC
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 27, 2020
Was very accommodating especially in regards to the weather. Took it easy on a member of our party since she got sick, very...
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Port Alberni, BC
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 4, 2020
Great captain very accommodating to our adult family of 4. Would highly recommend a trip with Brody
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FAQs about North West Ocean Adventures

North West Ocean Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • CA $630 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • CA $945 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • CA $1,260 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • CA $1,260 per group - Full Day Trip – Fishing/Hotsprings (8 hours)

When you book a trip with North West Ocean Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Porta potty, enclosed)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with North West Ocean Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Islander, Shimano)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (For consumption)

North West Ocean Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

North West Ocean Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with North West Ocean Adventures include:
  • Crab
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Rockfish
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)