Fishing with True Key Hotels & Resorts

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True Key Hotels & Resorts offer the best fishing accommodations in British Columbia. With a number of resorts to choose from, our properties are ideal for every level of angler. From beginners fishing charters to boat rentals for veterans, our hotels and resorts have something for everyone. 


Sooke – Southern Vancouver Island


Experience the thrill of reeling in a 40-50 lb. salmon or battling a giant halibut, weighing in at up to 200+ lbs. Sooke offers some of the best salmon fishing in the world and is also known for its world-class halibut fishing. Both Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina and SookPoint Ocean Cottage Resort, offer you access to some of the best fishing in Canada. 

Just a short 30-40 minute drive from Victoria, Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is the perfect launching pad for your unforgettable fishing adventure, offering 2 & 3 bedroom vacation rentals plus a private 114-slip Marina and a dozen fishing charters situated right outside your door.

From your doorstep, you are literally only minutes away from world-class fishing. Professional guides working out of the Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina can customize a perfect day out for you and your cohort, regardless of your skill level. Home to trophy salmon and monster halibut, your trip could also include bonus wildlife sightings of otters, seals, eagles, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises and pods of whales.

Additionally, SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort offers picturesque views and the perfect place to relax before and after your fishing adventures. 

Types of Fish

The two main species that attract saltwater anglers to Sooke are salmon and halibut. Halibut are available at all times, peaking in March-June.

Salmon are in abundance year-round. Additionally, you’ll find Chinook available year-round, Coho available from June to October, Pink and Sockeye available from August to September and Chum available from September to November. 

Explore Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina’s half-day and full-day specials and book your perfect trip now. 

Moutcha Bay Resort – Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island

Experience the very best in saltwater fishing on an unforgettable Vancouver Island guided fishing charter. Target trophy chinook salmon, halibut, coho salmon, lingcod, and rockfish in the renowned and abundant waters of Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet. 

Professionally guided fishing charters are available at Moutcha Bay Resort. Choose from a half-day (5 hour) morning or afternoon experience targeting salmon, or go for a full day (10 hours) chasing salmon and halibut.

Our top-of-the-line fleet of Grady White guide boats are large and comfortable and can accommodate up to three guests with two rods running at one time. Our friendly, certified guides are the best on Vancouver Island, renowned for their skill with years of experience fishing in Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet. We are committed to your safety and satisfaction. Whether you are a novice or experienced angler, a guided tour is an experience you won’t soon forget.

Let the pros at Moutcha Bay Resort take care of all the details so that you can focus on the journey and the adventure. Our government-certified fish processing facilities will take care of your catch professionally so that it is ready for pick-up on your day of departure. Every full-day charter includes an artisan boxed lunch and all of your gear. Click here for more info or to book your adventure today!


Fishing Tips

  • Year-round bring warm, layered clothing, no matter what the weather report says.
  • Saltwater fishing licences are required for every guest that will be touching the fishing gear. Click here to acquire a license.
  • Having a camera is always a good idea.
  • Both a hat and sunglasses are strongly recommended, no matter what the weather.
  • Please arrange a boxed lunch or snacks before you head out on your adventure.
  • Start early! Fishing may be part luck and part skill but the earlier you get out in the day, the better chance you have.
  • Let your guide know how many people and children you are bringing so that the appropriate size and amount of life jackets are supplied.
  • Determine the type of fish you would like to catch so that your guide is prepared.
  • Please let your guides know if you are prone to seasickness.


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