Walters Cove Resort

    Overview

    Location:

    Vancouver Island West Coast, BC, Canada

    Access:

    Fly-in

    All-inclusive?     

    Saltwater/freshwater:

    Saltwater

    Fly fishing?

    Unguided option?     

    Travel destination:     

    Vancouver4640-Inglis-Dr-Richmond-BC-V7B-Canada

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    Our fishing resort is located in an area of coastal wilderness that seems to have defied the passage of time. Kyuquot Sound (pronounced 'kai-you-cut'), consists of hundreds of islands, inlets, vast stretches of uninhabited coastline and a diverse population of wildlife. Surrounding the area are mist-covered peaks that make you think that you have travelled back to the beginning of time.

    Framed within this pristine natural splendor is Walters Cove Resort, an internationally renowned sport fishing destination, known for its incomparable hospitality, luxurious setting, and high intensity fishing. Walters Cove is a remote destination, only accessible by boat or seaplane. Every year, guests come from all corners of the globe to fish and take in this coastal paradise.

    At Walters Cove Resort, our guides are expert fishermen with a wealth of local knowledge and experience. Their insight into these waters comes from family traditions that have been passed down for millennia. This knowledge extends to bottom fishing for halibut, lingcod and rockfish, as well as trolling for salmon. Tuna fishing, a newly emerging sport fishery in Canada is only accessible to sports fishermen from a few places on the coast of British Columbia, one of which is Kyuquot Sound.

    What Do We Fish For?

    July 1 to Aug 30
    • Halibut
    • Ling Cod
    • Rockfish (Yellow Eye, Red Snapper)
    • Chinook (King) Salmon
    • Coho (Silver) Salmon
    • Albacore tuna (additional 150 dollars per person per day, late summer only—weather and water temperature permitting)

    Price

    ALL PRICES PER PERSON (US$)
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    3 nights / 4 days fishing | 2 guests per boat
    Double occupancy, Sun. to Wed.
    $3,131.88
    3 nights / 4 days fishing | 3 guests per boat
    Double occupancy, Sun. to Wed.
    $2,683.94
    3 nights / 4 days fishing | 4 guests per boat
    Double occupancy, Sun. to Wed.
    $2,459.96
    4 nights / 5 days fishing | 2 guests per boat
    Double occupancy, Wed. to Sun.
    $3,878.46
    4 nights / 5 days fishing | 3 guests per boat
    Double occupancy, Wed. to Sun.
    $3,430.51
    4 nights / 5 days fishing | 4 guests per boat
    Double occupancy, Wed. to Sun.
    $3,206.54

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

    This lodge charges in CA$.    


    View this lodge's terms and conditions.

    Per-day-fishing VACATION PACKAGES from:

    US$614.99pp

    What's included?

    How many hours of guided fishing?

    10 hours

    Return transportation to/from Vancouver      

    Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

    Fish processing:     

    All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

    Alcohol:

    Wine with dinner

    Alcohol:

    Wine with dinner

    Other:

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    Accommodations

    Description

    Built in 2004, the Walters Cove Resort lodge is positioned on pilings and extends over the water. The back of the lodge is connected to land, providing easy access to Walters Island's beaches and forests. Our private dock provides views towards the idyllic village of Kyuquot.

    Recently renovated, our lodge has 10 deluxe guest rooms with ensuite bathrooms, a spacious dining room and a large outdoor patio that's perfect for unwinding and swapping fish stories. The lodge's vaulted ceilings and cedar accents give you the impression that you've travelled back to another era.

    One of the differences of Walters Cove Resort is our service. We offer an incredible 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio so, needless to say, we are fully prepared to cater to your every need.

    When you dine with us you can expect gourmet meals prepared by a talented chef using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

    Between dining inside looking over the harbour, enjoying one of our spectacular beach barbecues, or having your picnic lunch at sea while you're fishing, we are sure you will be impressed with our culinary offerings. We have a full bar and wine list available; as well as a selection of non-alcoholic beverages.

    Here at Walters Cove Resort we're happy to cater to any dietary requests, such as gluten free or vegetarian diets.

    Corporate buyout:     

      WiFi available:

    Max. capacity:

    12

    Average travel time to fishing grounds:

    15-20 minutes

    Other Activities Available

    In Kyuquot Sound some our neighbours include sea otters, humpback, minke and grey whales, orcas, dolphins, porpoises, sea lions, eagles, seals, puffins, cougars, bears, elk and black tail deer—just to name a few. So, if wildlife watching is what you're up for, we can make it happen. We can also arrange cultural tours, which will introduce you to totem poles, old village sites and ancient middens. At any time, you're welcome to take a take a picnic and go beach combing along Rugged Point and the surrounding areas. Things to watch for are Japanese fishing floats and other items that have made their way across the Pacific Ocean from Asia. We also have kayaks and paddleboards for use and if you're up for a little surfing, we can arrange it with a little bit of advanced notice.

    Amenities

    Other amenities include a private bar, outdoor hot tub and billiards table, poker table, dartboard, and a cosy wood-burning fireplace. We also operate a small gift shop, where you can buy coastal souvenirs, local Native art, and speciality fishing gear.

    Boats

    Description

    Getting to the right fishing spot is paramount and we do that for you in style with one of our 23-foot Grady White Gulfstreams. Each has a 300 hp Suzuki main engine and 20 hp Suzuki Kicker for trolling. Other features include state-of-the-art GPS, fish finder, VHF radio, stereo, private bathroom and a comfortable cabin area. Fishing gear includes rain gear, top of the line electric downriggers, rods, reels and tackle.

    Bathroom:

    Heated cabin:

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    Deposit required: US$1,119.86

    Balance due: April 16.


    Deposit is non-refundable.

    Walters Cove Resort will do everything possible to ensure that your trip is the best it can be. However, there are a few variables that are beyond our control that we can't be responsible for:

    • Weather conditions for flights or fishing
    • Accommodation and travel arrangements in areas outside of Kyuquot

    Cancellation policy:
    We are aware circumstances can change. Let us know 90 days before and we will find you another spot this or next year subject to availability.


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