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Tofino's Premier Sportfishing Outfitter

Tofino Fish Guides Ltd. offers premium saltwater charters and unique freshwater fishing experiences in the beautiful waters around Tofino, BC.

We take pride in providing exemplary service on our luxury vessels equipped with high quality fishing gear. Tofino Fish Guides is a strong supporter of salmon enhancement and habitat protection on the west coast of British Columbia. Whether you are an experienced angler or fishing for the first time, we will ensure your Tofino fishing charter is customized to meet your needs.

Fish the offshore water for halibut and salmon or enjoy the beauty of a pristine mountain river on a float or Helicopter fishing trip. Pursue Coho salmon on the fly in Clayoquot Sound or learn to fish on a scenic family fishing tour. There are so many exciting opportunities near Tofino that multiple fishing days are recommended! Tuna fishing is an exciting emerging fishery on Vancouver Island.

  Fresh spot prawns

Our guests get the chance to target salmon, halibut, bottom fish and crabs during full and half day fishing charter aboard Tofino's finest sportfishing boat – our 27' Pursuit offshore vessel. 

Fish & Stay Packages

Stay at one of our water and mountain view vacation rentals homes during your Tofino fishing trip and enjoy the view from the deck, hot tub, BBQ and a full kitchen. Tidewater is located close to the dock and walking distance from many of Tofino's best restaurants. Focus on relaxing after a great day on the water.

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Winter fishing

Spot Prawns, Dungeness Crab, Salmon, tours and hotsprings. Enjoy the calm, scenic waters of Clayoquot Sound this winter and at the end of the day dine on fresh, wild Dungeness Crab and Spot Prawns. Winter Chinook Salmon trolling and Rock Fish jigging can be incorporated into your day. 

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Fishing charters

Private full of half day charters targeting salmon, halibut, lingcod, rock fish, prawns, crab and more. Whether it is your first time on the water or you are an experienced angler we have an option for you. We strive to fish in a responsible and sustainable manor and are committed to our guests safety and comfort. Explore your Tofino Fishing options here.

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Freshwater adventures

 Helicopter and float plane wilderness day trips in pursuit of  trout and Steelhead. Fly-fishing instruction is available. Have a look at our freshwater fishing options, it's hard to beat a good day on the river.

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Sportfishing Tofino   Yellow Eye Rockfish   Vancouver Island Sportfishing


This week on the water

Two Tidewater house Fish/Stay packages remaining in August, check in dates Aug 8th - 11th and Aug 11th - 14th. Additional availability outside August. Fish/Stay package info.

We have been enjoying early season success in Tofino, Spot prawns have been excellent, crab, salmon, halibut, and bottomfish are solid options. Great deals to be had on early season full day trips during April and May, the bottom fishing (Lingscod rockfish and halibut) is in great shape this time of year. Shorter trips are available. Please email to check availability.   info@tofinofishguides.com
April 2nd, 2024
Lots of action out in Tofino Sound today! saw two Humpback Whales, dozens of Stellar Sea Lions, and a massive raft of Sea Otters on the way back to the prawn and crab traps, Nat Geo quality! The Herring spawning in the shallows is bringing the ocean productivity that's for sure, great to see.

March 15th, 2024

Get in on the action with a Fish and Stay package this coming fishing season. Two and three day fishing packages are available at one of our two vacation rental houses in Tofino featuring great water views, private deck, bbq and hot tub as well as full kitchens and laundry. Click for details
Feb 10th, 2024

March and April -
Enjoy time on the water this winter/ spring, scenery, wildlife, pull the Spot Prawn and Dungeness Crab traps and try for a salmon or some bottom fish. 4h and 8h trips available, great for families, no experience needed. If sea conditions are favorable offshore trips for Halibut, salmon and bottom fish are an option. Click for more info

Feb 17th, 2024


Tofino Fishing Reports