Victoria Fishing

Victoria Fishing

Victoria, British Columbia, is one of the most historical cities in the entire Pacific Northwest. The first European settlement dates back to 1843. Since that time, the city has been beautifully maintained and carefully developed. It is called “The Garden City” for its lovely greenery, and the area has become a strong tourist attraction and business destination. There is more than enough to do in Victoria, but many people visit for the rugged coastline. Victoria is perfect for boating and fishing.

Although anglers will find much to enjoy in Victoria, this is a prime spot for Salmon. Salmon are migratory fish, and while they often live in the ocean, Salmon also return to their freshwater breeding grounds. Victoria is situated along a key migration route that extends from the Strait of Juan de Fuca down to Puget Sound. This means that Salmon are always passing by Victoria. There are many different salmon species, including Chinook, Coho, Sockeye and Pinks.

If you are looking for specific Salmon species, you need to explore the seasonal changes. While Salmon is almost always in the area, each species prefers different times of the year. For example, Chinook (King Salmon) is the most common species and can be caught from the early spring through the fall. Coho Salmon are most common in the Summer. Sockeye and Pink Salmon are more common in the late summer and fall.

Victoria fishing is also popular for Halibut. Other fish species you can expect are Ling Cod and Rockfish. You might even get to bring home some Dungeness Crab. Victoria is part of Vancouver Island, but it also has plenty of bodies of water besides the Pacific Ocean. For your Victoria fishing adventures, try spots like Gordon River and Elk Lake.



Top Victoria Fishing Spots

Saxe Point Park
6/9/2012 7:38:01 PM - A wonderful beach park for the kids, with hiking trails and facilities, you'll find Saxe Point Park a relaxing spot to spend the day. Bring a couple of tanks and a picnic lunc


Fort Ebey
5/5/2017 5:09:03 PM -


WA-39
7/10/2017 10:30:35 AM - WA-39



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Latest Victoria Fishing Reports

2018 Hali fishing update
7/9/2018 10:31:24 PM - Posts Sea Ghost Fishing Charters added 3 new photos. · June 26 at 7:29 AM · Some great Halibut fishing memories for 2018. All of my fishing gear which has I have used for a nu


Gibbs Delta T.V. – Fishing with Rod video
7/15/2017 6:41:09 PM - This is a video that was taken on a recent Promo trip.  


Halibut Fishing – Victoria B.C. to Sooke B.C.
9/17/2016 6:01:21 PM - Sea Ghost Fishing Charters Published by Gordon Gavin · August 21 at 11:19am · Yesterday was another beautiful day on the water fishing halibut. It was an early-morning tide bu


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Victoria Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 7 - 11 AM on Sunday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Victoria, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Halibut - 28.93% Catch Rate
    Halibut

  2. Chinook Salmon - 27.92% Catch Rate
    Chinook Salmon

  3. Coho Salmon - 16.24% Catch Rate
    Coho Salmon

  4. Rainbow Trout - 15.23% Catch Rate
    Rainbow Trout

  5. Sockeye Salmon - 4.57% Catch Rate
    Sockeye Salmon

  6. Cutthroat Trout - 3.05% Catch Rate
    Cutthroat Trout

  7. Recommedations above based on 682 local reports and 12 species of fish for October in Victoria.

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Top Victoria Fishing Charters & Guides

Sea Ghost Charters
The Olympic Peninsula offers breath taking views of the Olympic Mountains including Huricane Ridge, with year round snow covered peaks. Sail past or fish near Race Rocks, an ecological reserve with the most diverse variety of undersea life in the wor

Adam's Fishing Charters


Beasley's Fishing Charters


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Top Victoria Bait & Tackle Stores

Island Outfitters
Whatever your fishing needs, we will be sure to take care of them. Our store carries over 20,000 products from some of the finest fishing, outdoor, hunting and tackle manufacturers in the world. Our staff are all accomplished sportsmen and will know

Custom Rodbuilder Supply


Hot Spot Fishing & Lures Ltd


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Top Victoria Marinas

Anglers Anchorage Marina Ltd


Coast Harbourside Hotel & Marina


Snug Harbor Marina Resort


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