Cowichan River, is the home to a great variety of fish including rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brown trout and steelhead. Please check links to be updated on the newest regulations, and in-season closures. Grill up your catch in one of our campsites on the water, and enjoy a local beverage at our picnic sites. How many times have you slept under the stars after a great day of fishing? Cowichan’s lakes are well stocked with rainbow and cutthroat trout, and bass, rivers host spring or king salmon and the ocean is at your feet. Whether you love a BBQ of: shrimp, coho salmon, rock or black cod, lingcod, halibut, snapper, or prawns and crabs the Cowichan Valley has it all. We will also tour you to your favorite wineries to pick out a wonderful accompaniment. Cruise our local markets for all your farm to table needs, and finish it off with sweets from our many bakeries. Cowichan is a foodie and sportspersons paradise. Come and enjoy!
The links below to Cowichan Valley Recreation District and BC Parks will provide you with general information about regulations, parks, boat launches, lakes, rivers.
Tour Operators in Cowichan Valley:
Spring Roll Sport Fishing: Owner operator Nick Hui has been a Professional Certified Tidal Angling Guide for the past seventeen years with over 25,000+ hours on the water. He has amassed a wealth of knowledge second to none in the sportfishing industry.
Continued affiliation with Gibbs Delta Tackle as a pro staff member, means that you have access to the best gear at your disposal. This definitely puts the odds in our favour for a successful day! Duncan, BC
River Quest Charters: As an experienced professional Fishing Guide, I am always willing to teach my guests how to improve their angling skills. While educating beginners and children, my approach is always patient and courteous and I’ll guarantee a memorable experience – Dave Owner Duncan, BC
iGuide BC Fishing Company: Steelhead Fishing Vancouver Island is some of the most incredible sportfishing on the planet. With year round guided fishing trips for salmon, steelhead and trout, no matter what time of year you choose to visit we have an adventure of a lifetime waiting for you. Whether you’re looking to go with one of our fly fishing guides or use gear to catch a migrating salmon heading up the river to spawn, late August is the beginning of our mighty salmon run for Coho, Chinook and Chum and this continues through September, October and even the beginning of November.Duncan, BC
Hudson Bay Charters: Centrally located in the Cowichan Valley district of southeast Vancouver Island, we have the unique ability to provide customer service throughout the region. From Sooke to Gold River or the Southern Gulf Islands, access to world class salmon and halibut fishing is easily achieved with our heavy vessel transporter. Duncan, BC
Kenzies Fishing Adventures: We specialize in customized fishing trips, so whether you are an expert or just learning, regardless of your age, we have a qualified guide to make your fishing trip successful.
Spend your day fishing with top quality fishing equipment from our various equipment sponsors including Islander Reels and Sage fishing rods just to name a few. Let our guides take care of your equipment for the day so you don’t lose a moment of precious fishing time. Lake Cowichan, BC