Reelin Shores Fishing Charters

Reelin Shores Fishing Charters is located in Port Hardy and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters. Tell the crew how you want to spend your time and it will do everything it can to deliver.

Capt. Lloyd will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 8 to 10-hour trips, mainly fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Shrimp, Crab, and Snapper, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, drift fishing, and jigging.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 23’ Duckworth boat that can safely take up to 4 anglers. This brand-new boat comes has been outfitted with high-speed downriggers as well as a Crab/prawn trap puller. It also features the best in sonar/downscan and fishfinding technology, a new radio, comfortable top-of-the-line PFDs, a wireless trolling motor, and a toilet.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. Also, the crew has prawn and Crab pots available for clients.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Reelin Shores Fishing Charters.

*Sales Tax not included in trip price*



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Early Book
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $935
    Each trip is organized according to customers' desires. All the equipment as well as catch cleaning are provided. Your options for fishing are Salmon/Halibut or Rockfish fishing, with prawning and crabbing also available. The trip lasts for 8 hours.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,090
    Captain Lloyd and his crew will customize your fishing trip for your wants and desires. The target species include 5 species of Salmon, Halibut, Lingcod, and Rockfish. Alternatively, you can have fun crabbing and chasing prawns.

About the Captain

Lloyd Booth
Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada
ID & License verified
4 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2022
Captain Lloyd used to own and operate a commercial Rockfish boat and has been recreationally Salmon fishing since 1978. He has bachelor's degrees in education and arts. The captain has also coached football and basketball.

About this listing

Targeted species

Crab Crab
Halibut Halibut
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon

Boat specs

Duckworth (Performance fishing) originally built in 2022. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha 150 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 34 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
We have the newest Lorraine with HD moniter.
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Keep all the fish allowed by current rules
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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (8)
Great guide and fun day on the water
Great guide and fun day on the water
Great guide and fun day on the water
+5
Angler Rating
3
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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David S.
Morrison, CO
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great guide and fun day on the water

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Early Book on August 9, 2022
Lloyd is a very knowledgeable and excellent fishing guide.  He knew where to fish and what catch catch in each location. ...
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Chris J.
Campbell River, British Columbia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

2 day charter with captain Lloyd

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on July 23, 2022
If you want someone who will spend the time explaining how everything works and is so positive and calm even when you snag...
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Richard D.
Surrey, British Columbia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Last Minute

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Early Book on July 31, 2022
Captain Lloyd. Was a great host. We caught fish and expectations were exceeded!!
Richard D. recommends Reelin Shores Fishing Charters
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Manfred H.
Rivercourse, AB
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day trip with captain Lloyd

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on September 14, 2022
Lloyd works hard to please his clients. We caught halibut, lingcods and rockfish. Pulling the prawn traps at the end of the...
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FAQs about Reelin Shores Fishing Charters

Reelin Shores Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • CA $1,200 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Early Book (10 hours)
  • CA $1,400 per group - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Reelin Shores Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder We have the newest Lorraine with HD moniter.
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Reelin Shores Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Reelin Shores Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Reelin Shores Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reelin Shores Fishing Charters include:
  • Crab
  • Halibut
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Salmon (Pink)
  • Salmon (Sockeye)
  • Shrimp
  • Snapper (Vermilion)