Captain
Andrew Luch

Member since June 2017 Nanaimo, Canada
Background
Captain Andrew Luch has over a decade of experience in fishing the water of British Columbia. Andrew was born in Winnipeg Manitoba and started his career as a freshwater lake guide. His repertoire includes the waters of the West Coast and fishing for Northern Pike, Walleye, and Bass on Dogtooth Lake in North Western Ontario. Andrew never stops learning and improving his skills. He fishes various river systems for Steelhead and the ocean for Salmon and bottom fish. Andrew is involved in the fishing community on Vancouver Island. The greatest joy for me is seeing my guests catch fish. I truly care about making your trip the best trip for you. I also have 2 Go pro cameras on board that record you while you play your fish. Then I compile all footage and make a video of your day on the water with us.
Techniques
I really enjoy trolling for salmon, jigging for halibut & lingcod. I enjoy fishing period.

Hey, I'm Captain Andrew Luch

Nanaimo, Canada
Background
Captain Andrew Luch has over a decade of experience in fishing the water of British Columbia. Andrew was born in Winnipeg Manitoba and started his career as a freshwater lake guide. His repertoire includes the waters of the West Coast and fishing for Northern Pike, Walleye, and Bass on Dogtooth Lake in North Western Ontario. Andrew never stops learning and improving his skills. He fishes various river systems for Steelhead and the ocean for Salmon and bottom fish. Andrew is involved in the fishing community on Vancouver Island. The greatest joy for me is seeing my guests catch fish. I truly care about making your trip the best trip for you. I also have 2 Go pro cameras on board that record you while you play your fish. Then I compile all footage and make a video of your day on the water with us.
Techniques
I really enjoy trolling for salmon, jigging for halibut & lingcod. I enjoy fishing period.

My Charter Listing

Andrews West Coast Adventures

4 reviews
Nanaimo
trips from $317

Fishing Reports

Late Hawgust Hogs

August 27, 2019

Late August "HAWGUST" is here, and so are the BIG Chinook. These big mature fish are heading back home to their local rivers, and they are very aggressive before hitting the fresh water. This beautiful Chinook hit like a… Read Full Report →


West Coast Showdown !!!!!!!!!!!!!

August 09, 2019

Took a great group from Winnipeg out to beautiful Barkley Sound. It did not disappoint us at all. The crew got their limits of Chinook each day and also got a few nice Coho Salmon to boot. The big… Read Full Report →


Cloudy sky's still provides fun times

July 17, 2019

Fishing has been great off of Nanaimo for the past few weeks. Unfortunately we are not allowed to keep any Chinook over 80 cm 31". Catch and release of fish over 80 cm does provide a lot of fun… Read Full Report →


Chinook retention is now open !!!

July 16, 2019

Fishing around the Nanaimo area has been great. Finally were allowed to keep a chinook salmon under 80 cm. 1 per person per day. you are also allowed to retain 2 hatchery coho. Prawning will recover shortly after the… Read Full Report →


Ling Cod season is now open !!

May 01, 2019

May 1 means our Ling Cod fishery on the east side of Vancouver Island is now open. We hit the water at 09:00 and got into these feisty bottom fish on our first few drops. Fishing for these toothy… Read Full Report →


Ling cod & prawning are on !!!

September 18, 2018

With the salmon season coming to a close very shortly, there is still some good opportunities for hooking into some scrapy ling cod. Ling Cod fishing remains open till Oct 1. Prawning has been unreal over the past 2-3… Read Full Report →


Fishing is on FIRE again

June 30, 2018

Fishing in the Nanaimo area over the past 2 days has been epic to say the least. Last night we were out for a 4 hr trip and limited out in 2 hours. This am we hit the water… Read Full Report →


Fishing is still good

June 20, 2018

Ling Cod and Salmon fishing around the Nanaimo and French Creek areas has been good. A good amount of Chinooks are in the local waters and also some decent sized Coho are in there as well. Ling Cod fishing… Read Full Report →


Fishing continues to be HOT !!!!!!!!!

May 17, 2018

On the water for a full day today. Guests had a great time, fairly calm waters, scrappy Chinook salmon hammering our gear. Coho salmon were in the mix today as well. Jeff got into a dandy Chinook salmon right… Read Full Report →


Chinook fishing is on fire !!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 13, 2018

The guys from Victoria came back to Nanaimo for round 2, a lumpy start but the fish didn't care. The guys went home with 5 good sized Chinook salmon. A double header capped off the day which is always… Read Full Report →


Chinook fishing on !!!

April 18, 2018

Warmer weather is here and so are the fish. Fishing has really picked up the last week, and shows no sign of slowing down. Limits of Chinook Salmon have been caught over the past few days, and prawning continues… Read Full Report →


The fishing season has begun

March 31, 2018

With longer days, decent weather and the smell of spring in the air, you guessed it, Salmon season is here. Chinook salmon are beginning to pass through the Central Vancouver Island waters with more fish been caught then the… Read Full Report →


Winter Chinook fishing has picked up

February 02, 2018

Fishing around the Nanaimo area has started to pick up over the past 2 weeks. Fish have been found in the deeper areas and anywhere you can find bait. These fish are super bright silver in colour, and put… Read Full Report →


This is your chance to catch a fish of a

September 15, 2017

If your looking for BIG CHINOOK Salmon, now is the time!!!!!. The big brutes have arrived and are actively feeding before making their run up local rivers & streams to spawn. This brute was 41.5 inches long and weighed… Read Full Report →


Fishing still good

September 07, 2017

Got out on the water with a group from Alair Homes today. The guys put on a Chinook clinic & limited out quickly. The guys went home with 6 Chinook all over 15lbs. Small hootchies and anchovies were the… Read Full Report →


Barclay Sound trip for BIG salmon.

August 19, 2017

I was in Beautiful Barclay Sound this past weekend in search of some big Chinook, heading home to their native rivers. Overall fishing was good once you found them. It seemed fishing 1 hour before and after the tide… Read Full Report →


Salmon are around in good numbers

August 14, 2017

Had a nice morning charter off Nanaimo with some awesome guests from Hinton Alta & Ladysmith BC. It was clear within the first 5 minutes of dropping the lines that the coho were around in good numbers. Terry &… Read Full Report →


Bottom fishing HOT !!!! Salmon abit slow

August 06, 2017

HAUGUST IS HERE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We were out on the local waters off Nanaimo this past weekend. Salmon fishing was a bit slower then normal for this time of year. There seems to be a lot of undersized fish in… Read Full Report →


Good fishing off Nanaimo, orca show inc

July 12, 2017

Out on the water again yesterday & today. Fishing has continued to be steady. Targeting salmon has it's on and off moments but patience pays off. Lingcod fishing was great getting good sized lingcod limits in just over an… Read Full Report →


Fishing good & hopefully getting better

July 04, 2017

Was out on the water off Nanaimo for a charter on Tuesday afternoon. Guests got into Chinooks and Coho within the first 30 mins of getting out. The water then calmed down and flattened out nicely. After landing a… Read Full Report →


Fishing still consistant

June 25, 2017

On Sunday I went up to Campbell River after hearing a few good reports. Lines were in the water by 08:00 and first fish was on by 08:25. A scrapy 13 lb Chinook fell for a Tomic 602 Tubby.… Read Full Report →


Fishing good on East Vancouver Island

June 09, 2017

Fishing was good Friday night off French Creek near Parksville, BC. Guests had a great time playing between 8-14 fish. Guests ended up taking home 2 - 12 lb chinooks and a couple hatchery Coho. Overall they were very… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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5.00
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
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Anna with a big hatchery Coho
Barry and Anna had a great day with lots of coho
Trip of a life time
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Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Anna P.
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 5.00
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Fantastic trip, thoughtful captain

VERIFIED   August 15, 2018
I’ve done other trips in BC and Andrew was the best captain and guide. He was thoughtful, wanted to make sure we are safe...
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Doug H.
Vancouver, BC
 5.00
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Trip of a life time

VERIFIED   August 1, 2018
We have been waiting a lifetime to salmon fish and Captain Andrew helped us fulfill our dream. He knows the fishery well and...
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Jawoon K.
Regina, Saskatchewan
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First experience in Canada

VERIFIED   July 18, 2017
It’s amazing. Exellent weather, boat and captain.
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VERIFIED   August 6, 2017
Great trip.  Attentive crew. Great boat
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