Outsider Charters Inc.

Get ready to explore the untouched wilderness of Vancouver Island and have Outsider Charters put you on massive Pacific Salmon! You’ll have a professional guide along the way to take you to some of the hottest spots along the Campbell River coast. Whether you’re looking to troll, bottom fish, or fish on light tackle, you’ll be hooked up with top-quality gear and made sure you feel right at home.

You’ll be fishing off of a 24’ Northwest Aluminum Craft west coast cruiser. The vessel is outfitted with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, safety equipment, and fishing tackle. Other amenities include downriggers, a trolling motor, a Bluetooth stereo, and a private head. The boat accommodates up to 5 guests and children of all ages are welcome to join in on the action.

Your main target species for the day are Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Chum, and Pink Salmon. You’ll be able to fish using several different techniques, including trolling, jigging, spinning, and fly fishing. If you’d like to try fly fishing, please bring your own gear and contact your guide in advance.

Your guide will set you up with top-of-the-line rods and reels made by Nautilus and Islander. After your trip, he’ll also offer to clean and fillet your catch so you can take it home for a delicious meal.

All you have to do is purchase your fishing license online before your trip, show up on time, and come ready to fish. Feel free to pack snacks and drinks, and be sure to bring an extra layer of clothing as well.

Start planning your excursion today and join Outsider Charters on Vancouver Island, BC. Your next adventure is only one click away, so pack your bags, and let’s go fishing!

COVID-19 update: We’re fully operational and taking bookings. To address health concerns, we have a protocol in place that follows guidance of the BC Provincial Health Officer and the Sport Fishing Institute of BC with measures designed to keep everybody safe. Get in touch with us for details.



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  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $667
    Discover the pristine waters of Vancouver Island and get ready for an incredible opportunity to catch lots of Pacific Salmon! Your main targets include Coho, Chinook, Sockeye, Chum, and Pink Salmon. You'll be provided with rods, reels, and lures, just be sure to pick up a fishing license before your trip and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $667
    Explore Campbell River with Outsider Charters and get ready to load up on delicious Salmon! You'll target Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Chum, and Pink Salmon using top-quality tackle. Just be sure to purchase your fishing license before the trip, feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and bring a few extra layers in case it gets windy.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,060
    Get ready for an exciting day of Salmon fishing with Outsider Charters! Your bucket list for the day includes a variety of Pacific Salmon species, including Sockeye, Chum, Coho, and Chinook. Your guide will provide all the necessary gear you'll need for a successful day of fishing. Just be sure to purchase your fishing license, bring snacks and drinks, and extra layers of clothing.
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About the Charter Operator

Outsider Charters Inc.
Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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3 Customer Reviews
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Member since August 2019
Outsider Charters Inc. provides unique salmon fishing adventures out of Campbell River, BC on Vancouver Island. You'll enjoy top-quality sport fishing, exceptional marine wildlife, and our gorgeous West Coast scenery. You'll be in a comfortable, Transport Canada certified boat with a fully licensed guide whose priority is to make sure you have an experience you won't forget. We'll make sure your time on the water is memorable for you and your family -- book your trip today and get ready for this incredible adventure.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Lingcod Lingcod
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Chum) Chum Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon

Salmon (Pink) Pink Salmon
Salmon (Sockeye) Sockeye Salmon

Boat Specs

Northwest Aluminum Craft (Pilothouse) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha V6 engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Kitchen
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Kitchen
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Excellent
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Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Thank you, Chris - Great day out!
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Rana R.
Surrey, British Columbia
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (PM) on September 18, 2021
Trip was amazing, Chris is a great guy…very knowledgeable, a professional, and the tunes were the best! Definitely recommend...
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Peter C.
Courtenay, BC
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Thank you, Chris - Great day out!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (PM) on September 9, 2020
Four of us had a great day out with Chris, who kept everything interesting, found multiple whales, seals and a couple of chinook...
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Tom K.
Sedro-Woolley, WA
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (PM) on August 17, 2019
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FAQs about Outsider Charters Inc.

Outsider Charters Inc. offers the following trips to customers:
  • CA $849 per group, additional CA $53 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (AM) (5 hours)
  • CA $849 per group, additional CA $53 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (PM) (5 hours)
  • CA $1,349 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Salmon Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Outsider Charters Inc., you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Private head )
  • GPS (Lowrance )
  • Fishfinder
  • Kitchen (Sink only )
  • Multimedia System (Marine stereo (Bluetooth compatible) )
  • Wireless Trolling Motor (25 HP Yamaha trolling motor )
  • Ice Box (Two Yeti coolers)

Trips booked with Outsider Charters Inc. include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano & Islander )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water )

Outsider Charters Inc. offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Outsider Charters Inc. offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing (Please bring your own gear )

Top targeted fish species with Outsider Charters Inc. include:
  • Lingcod
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Chum)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Salmon (Pink)
  • Salmon (Sockeye)