Your ultimate Salmon and Halibut fishing destination on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Our comfortable floating lodge is strategically located close to some of the best Salmon and Halibut fishing on the west coast of North America. Port Eliza Lodge will provide you with an affordable all inclusive guided fishing trip, or you can bring your own boat to explore the west coast’s finest salmon, halibut and ling cod fishing just minutes from the lodge docks. Fish the protected waters of Esperanza Inlet or venture offshore to the famed “salmon highway” and renowned bottom fishing spots. Nootka Sound and Kyuquot Sound are also accessible from our location. We have a fishing package tailored just for you!
Port Eliza Lodge is a floating fishing lodge located in Esperanza Inlet on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island, right in the middle of some of the best Salmon and Halibut fishing in North America.
This beautiful area, teeming with wildlife, boasts a mild summer climate in the protected inlet that is your base while visiting us. While it can always rain on the west coast (we have plenty of rain gear if it does) the summers are generally dry and pleasant.
Why Choose Port Eliza Lodge?
At Port Eliza Lodge location means being close to the fish. Our lodge exists to provide easy access to the best salmon, halibut and bottom fishing on the west coast. At Port Eliza you will spend less time running to the grounds and more time fishing! The scenery is spectacular, and up close encounters with Killer Whales, Humpbacks, Gray Whales, Otters, Sea Lions and Bears are a bonus. Only Port Eliza Lodge offers a unique combination of a pristine wilderness setting and fantastic fishing without the necessity of flying in*. Part of the adventure is getting here, as you drive through the temperate rainforest to the village of Tahsis or Zabellos B.C., where we pick you up and complete the journey by boat, motoring through the mountain framed inlets.
Our location is designed to intercept runs of migrating salmon headed to California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. We are also able to take advantage of the prolific runs of Salmon heading back to the local Robertson Creek and Canuma River hatcheries that come close to shore to feed. Salmon limits are generous, with 4 per day and 8 per trip allowed per person, of which 2 per day and 4 per trip may be Chinook.