Fishing BC with one of Vancouver Island's most
respected guides, West Coast Fishing With Dave,
conveniently located in Ucluelet's inner harbor.
British Columbia offers a variety of salmon fishing
options. There are five varieties of salmon that can
be found throughout BC, the Pink Salmon, the Chum
Salmon, the Sockeye Salmon, the Coho Salmon and
finally the Chinook/Spring Salmon. The Pink Salmon
is the smallest of BC's salmon, with an average
weight of about five pounds. The Chum Salmon
averages 8 to 12 pounds and has been seen as large
as twenty pounds. The Sockeye salmon, best know for
its bright red flesh, was traditionally a commercial
fishing target in BC Salmon fishing. Now Sockeye
salmon have a strong role in BC sports fishing.
Americans know the Coho as Silvers or Blue back, but
to Canadians they will always be known as the Coho.
The Chinook is the largest of the Pacific coastal
salmon and can reach weights of up to 100 pounds it
is also one of the most sought after game fish in