Cartwright Sound Charters



    Haida Gwaii, BC, Canada






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    What makes these islands that we fish so special is how their location interrupts the migration of salmon returning to spawn. These salmon are returning to virtually every river along the West Coast of North America. Consequently, this is the reason we enjoy such a long fishing season. From the first session of the season in May until the last session of the season in September, we enjoy 'Prime Season' fishing. No shoulder season here! King (Spring) salmon start to pass by the Islands as early as April and continue right into October. We have an abundance of Kings through the entire season.

    All summer long the ocean is alive. Humpback Whales feeding on Herring and Krill; Orcas feeding on migrating Salmon; Seals and Sea Lions living in the Kelp beds off shore; Black Bears feeding along the shore lines; and of course—eagles everywhere!

    Connections from Vancouver daily.

    What Do We Fish For?

    May 23 to Sept 4
    • Dungeness Crab
    • Halibut
    • Ling Cod
    • Rockfish (Yellow Eye, Red Snapper)
    • Chinook (King) Salmon
    • Coho (Silver) Salmon
    • Rock cod


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    4 nights / 3 days fishing | 4 people per boat
    4 nights / 3 days fishing | 3 people per boat
    4 nights / 3 days fishing | 2 people per boat
    5 nights / 4 days fishing | 4 people per boat
    5 nights / 4 days fishing | 3 people per boat
    5 nights / 4 days fishing | 2 people per boat

    Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

    This lodge charges in CA$.    

    Not to worry if you don't have enough people to fill a boat! We would be happy to match you up with some new friends to fish with!

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    What's included?

    How many hours of guided fishing?

    12 hour guided fishing days are typical. Daily departure time can change depending on best tides.

    Return transportation:      

    Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

    Fish processing:     

    All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:


    Available licensed lounge.


    Available licensed lounge.


    Commercial fish processing is included (this is unique as it allows for skinless processing, unlike most locations). All weather gear. Sandspit airport greeting and transportation to lodge.


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    Cartwright Sound Charters is proud to accommodate our guests at the Sandspit Harbor Inn. This is a deluxe 24 room fishing lodge.The Harbor Inn is conveniently located directly across from the Sandspit marina, and is a short 5 minute ride from the airport.

    Corporate buyout:     

      WiFi available:

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    Average travel time to fishing grounds:

    60 min

    Other Activities Available

    • Nature trails.
    • Haida cultural tours.
    • Miles of beautiful beaches.


    • Large vaulted great room overlooking the marina and shingle bay.
    • Licensed lounge area.
    • BBQ area.
    • Shuffle board.
    • Horse shoe pits.
    • Hot tub
    • Sauna



    Our boats are well equipped and maintained in tip-top condition at all times. Safety is #1 with Cartwright Sound Fishing Charters. We comply 100% with all regulations set out by the Canadian Coastguard and Transport Canada. The boats are 25 to 30 foot comfortable Cabin Cruisers. Up to 4 people per boat.


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    Prices shown have been converted to US$ based on today's exchange rate. This lodge charges in CA$, so the amount billed to you may be different than the converted value shown here.

    Deposit required: US$704.05

    Balance due: April 1. If booking is after April 1 allow up to 3 weeks to mail a check.

    In the event that you have to cancel your trip for any reason our policy is to give a refund of payment received less the deposit with more than 90 days notice, or reschedule the trip. With less than 90 days but more than 45 days we will do our best to re-schedule your trip for later in the same season, or up until June 15 of the following season. We will apply the payment less the deposit to that trip.

    Cancellation insurance is available through Elan travel 1-877-897-5071

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    All-inclusive lodges include:
    • accommodation
    • all equipment/gear/tackle
    • boats and fuel
    • guiding
    • all meals
    • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only, this is not applicable)
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