Location
Vancouver Island/Gulf Islands
BC, Canada
Drive-in Access
All-Inclusive?
All-inclusive lodges include:
  • accommodation
  • all equipment/gear/tackle
  • boats and fuel
  • guiding
  • all meals
  • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only)
See below to find out exactly what is included in the price.
Fishing
saltwater,
Guided
8 hours/day
3:1 guest-to-guide ratio
No fly fishing
RATING

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Overview

Bountiful wildlife and panoramic views of the Pacific await…Just ten kilometres from the quaint seaside town of Port Hardy, B.C., Bear Cove Cottages offers immaculate cottage accommodations,in a pristine wilderness setting bordered with mature cedar. Comfortable and modern, each cottage contains a kitchen, romantic gas fireplace, jacuzzi bath and a unique, vast view of Hardy Bay.

Boasting some of the world’s best Salmon and Halibut charter fishing grounds, Bear Cove Cottages is proud to offer one of the area’s top guides, Wade Dayley, as captain of your dream Vancouver Island fishing getaway. Port Hardy, B.C. not only has accessibility to some of British Columbia’s best salmon and halibut charter fishing, but also offers all of the amenities you need while staying at Bear Cove Cottages.

Bear Cove Cottages are the perfect accommodations and a convenient “home away from home” base for your family whether you are here to hike magnificent Cape Scott Provincial Park or partaking in the world class charter fishing that Vancouver Island has to offer.

Port Hardy, B.C, on Northern Vancouver Island offers some of the world’s best and richest sports fishing for both Salmon and Halibut. Sport Fishing Port Hardy is an experience of a lifetime!

What makes us unique:

  1. Bear Cove Cottages offers immaculate cottage accommodations, in a pristine wilderness setting bordered with mature cedar.
  2. Comfortable and modern, each cottage contains a kitchen, romantic gas fireplace, jacuzzi bath and a unique, vast view of Hardy Bay.

COVID-19 AWARENESS

Taking 2020 bookings:

Not specified

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • Halibut
  • Ling Cod
  • Rockfish
  • Salmon - Chinook (King)
  • Salmon - Coho (Silver)
  • Salmon - Chum (Dog)
  • Salmon - Pink (Humpback)
  • Quill Backs
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Halibut
Ling Cod
Rockfish
Salmon - Chinook (King)
Salmon - Coho (Silver)
Salmon - Chum (Dog)
Salmon - Pink (Humpback)

Our season runs from June 1 to August 31.

Packages/prices

PER-DAY fishing vacation packages start at:

US$637.72
CA$865.00
£511.51
€567.56

PER PERSON

3 nights / 2 days fishing

Double occupancy

US$1,913.16
CA$2,595.00
£1,534.54
€1,702.68
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3 nights / 2 days fishing

Triple occupancy

US$1,473.76
CA$1,999.00
£1,182.10
€1,311.62
Inquire
4 nights / 3 days fishing

Double occupancy

US$2,355.51
CA$3,195.00
£1,889.35
€2,096.36
Inquire
4 nights / 3 days fishing

Triple occupancy

US$1,913.16
CA$2,595.00
£1,534.54
€1,702.68
Inquire

NOTES

Our fishing packages include commercial processing by HARDY BUOY’S SMOKED FISH INC which includes packaging and freezing. Your catch is returned to you boxed and ready for transport on your departure.

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

This lodge charges in $CAD.
Prices that have been converted to your chosen currency are based on today’s exchange rate. This lodge charges in $CAD, so the amount billed to you may be different than the converted value shown here. Source: openexchangerates.org

What's Included?

How many hours of guided fishing?

8 hours

Return transportation:

If YES, the lodge covers all transportation costs to and from the Travel Destination. If NO, you are responsible for all costs getting to and from the lodge.

Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

Fish processing:

Cleaning, filleting, vacuum packing and refrigerated (or frozen) storage.

All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

Alcohol:

Other:

Fishing license

Deposit required: 50%

Balance due: Upon arrival.


If you need to cancel or change your booking 60 days notice is required. In the event of short notice, your deposit with be held unless we can re-book your dates. If you plan to return at on different date, we will put your deposit towards your next trip.


Payment Methods Accepted
Credit cards:
PayPal:
Check/cash:
Wire transfer/bank draft:
Debit card.

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Weather

°C / MM
°F / IN.

Temperature, °C

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

mm

Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
7
2
193.9
Feb
7
1
111.4
Mar
9
2
126
Apr
11
3
89.6
May
14
6
52.8
Jun
16
9
53.3
Jul
18
11
27.9
Aug
18
11
43.5
Sep
16
9
68.4
Oct
12
6
194.8
Nov
8
3
243
Dec
6
2
210.3

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
44
35
7.63
Feb
45
35
4.39
Mar
48
36
4.96
Apr
52
38
3.53
May
57
43
2.08
Jun
60
48
2.1
Jul
64
51
1.1
Aug
65
52
1.71
Sep
61
48
2.69
Oct
53
43
7.67
Nov
47
38
9.57
Dec
43
35
8.28

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

Each of our self-contained cottages offers stunning views of Hardy Bay. The spacious deck surrounding every unit offers a great place to enjoy your morning coffee or celebratory libations.

Details

Corporate buyout:

A corporate buyout is a single group booking the entire lodge. Often done for executive retreats.

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

30

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

1 hour max.

Amenities

The fully functional kitchenette enables guests to prepare meals the way they enjoy them, in the comfort of their own cottage. Also available are barbeques to grill up the day’s catch.

Meals

Dinners at your choice of various restaurants in the town of Port Hardy, British Columbia

Other Activities

Whale watching & nature tours, kayaking, grizzly bear viewing in knight inlet, sailing charters in sointula, hiking and beachcombing trips on the west coast.

BOATS

Description

25 ft. or 27 ft. Grady Whites. Maximum 3 guests per boat.

Details

Bathroom:

Heated cabins:

Ratings and Reviews

Travel Planner

Nearest significant city:

The last significant city or town before the final leg of the journey to the lodge. If you are flying, this is where you'll fly to.
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Port Hardy, BC

Transportation to/from the lodge and here is NOT included.
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