Tiderunner Sportfishing

Member since July 2016

Richmond, Canada

Background
Captain Chris Heatley grew up on the West Coast in Powell River, where he started fishing with his dad as soon as he could hold a rod. As a keen outdoorsman and fisherman, he has a great respect and love for the water and enjoys passing on his knowledge and experience to everyone that steps aboard his boat.
Techniques
Downrigger trolling, spoons, bait. Jigging

Tiderunner Sportfishing

Richmond, Canada
Background
Captain Chris Heatley grew up on the West Coast in Powell River, where he started fishing with his dad as soon as he could hold a rod. As a keen outdoorsman and fisherman, he has a great respect and love for the water and enjoys passing on his knowledge and experience to everyone that steps aboard his boat.
Techniques
Downrigger trolling, spoons, bait. Jigging

Our Charter Listings

Richmond
trips from
US$ 437

Fishing Reports

Early summer salmon

July 01, 2017

Fishing around the lower mainland is slow this week, so the hunt has expanded further into local waters. After several exploratory excursions into the classic local fishing grounds I have successfully located a productive area. Today we managed non… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.60 out of 5 stars from 10 reviews

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 20, 2017

captain was very informative and allowed us to be very hands on with his help, went out of his way to fillet and prepare the freshly caught fish. very hospitable and highly recommend

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Captain Chris is gentleman.
We are pleasure for him
And he supply all equipment for fishing so we have fantastic experiences.
If I fish next time, contact to captain Chris also.

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 13, 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, July 10, 2017

We had a fabulous day with Chris. He is an awesome Captain, most professional and friendly. I do not hesitate to recommend him.

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Tiderunner Sportfishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Thank you Andrea.  I definitely enjoyed my day on the water with the four of you, and I look forward to our next excursion!

Went fishing on Sunday, July 2, 2017

Chris was very knowledgeable and friendly. He was very accommodating the entire trip and made the entire experience truly enjoyable.

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Tiderunner Sportfishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Thanks Kevin, enjoyed my day with you and your friends, and I hope you all had a great time in Vancouver.
Best of luck with the wedding!

Went fishing on Sunday, June 4, 2017

What an amazing experience with Chris from Tiderunner Sportfishing. Chris is an extremely knowledgeable guide of the local Vancouver area waters. Myself and my cousin spent the day fishing with Chris and it did not disappoint. Chris does everything he can to find the salmon we were targeting. We hoped to land a few fish and he was able to find the spot that produced. We even had a few bonus crab at the end of the journey. Chris does everything he can to make the trip enjoyable for everyone. I highly recommend Chris and Tiderunner Sport fishing if you want a great West Coast experience.

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Tiderunner Sportfishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Thank you for the kind words.  I truly enjoyed my early morning trip with you and Jay, and loved watching his genuine excitement at getting into some great Chinook salmon.
I look forward to our next trip!


Went fishing on Friday, June 9, 2017

This was our second trip with Chris and turned out to be the trip of a lifetime. On one of the days we caught and released probably 50 fish of all species. It was amazing!

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Tiderunner Sportfishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

I’ve truly enjoyed my time with you and Colleen and I’ll really looking forward to our next trip later this summer.
Spincasting for bottom fish was an incredible experience.
Cheers!


Went fishing on Wednesday, June 28, 2017
David Pauley does not recommend Tiderunner Sportfishing

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Tiderunner Sportfishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 2, 2017

I wish you had taken me up on my offer for the significantly discounted trip to the gulf islands.  My trip today was very productive, with constant action for around 3 hours, with 22 caught and 2 great springs in the box! Despite this being a very unproductive week locally,
I hope you make great use of the information I gave you on where, when and how to fish our local waters during your trip to Canada in your own boat this summer.
I’m sorry we weren’t able to catch anything even after staying out an extra 3 hours at no charge, and I wish you better luck next time.

Went fishing on Saturday, June 3, 2017

Captain Mike is a keen fisherman who has a lifetime of experience and his enthusiasm is evident. We thoroughly enjoyed a beautiful afternoon on the water. We caught one salmon that was, unfortunately, not large enough to keep but at least we had the thrill of getting one in the boat. As Chris said, “The fishing gods may not be with us today!” He tried his best to give us a great experience and we are very appreciative.

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Tiderunner Sportfishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Thanks for being such fun guests Marilyn.  Enjoying days on the water with happy people is why I love what I do, and I look forward to our next trip.