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Downriggers or Mooching for Salmon in Rivers Inlet?

Back in the 80’s when the Kelly Family started the Rivers Inlet Sportsman’s Club (RISC), there were no downriggers used in Rivers Inlet. They are still not allowed in our “Chinook Special Management Zone” at the Head of Rivers Inlet where only mooching with herring is permitted & anglers can only harvest 1 Chinook/day & 2 per season. For most of RISC’s 39-year history, we only fished for salmon using the skilled, but easily learned technique known as “motor-mooching” with a cut-plug herring. [...]

Late Summer Northern Coho Fishing

One of the biggest questions we get when guests are planning a fishing trip with us at the Rivers Inlet Sportsman’s Club is should I come in July or August & what is the difference? In a nutshell, we can have our best fishing on any given day during our brief eight-week summer season. [...]

  • 2 men proudly stand beside their catch of the day, at least 7 large salmon hang beside them at the scale!

When Is The Best Time To Go Salmon Fishing In BC?

Q - When is the best time to go salmon fishing in BC? A - The best time to go salmon fishing in BC is the summer. At the Rivers Inlet Sportsman’s Club, we make it easy for our guests to time their trip to maximize fishing opportunities. We do this by only operating during July & August when the various salmon runs in our area are at their peak. [...]

Rivers Inlet Salmon Hatchery History

Rivers Inlet Salmon Hatchery History Almost forty years ago, the Lodge owners in our area decided that we needed to take things into our own hands & enhance the salmon runs in our area using our own initiative. We formed an association of lodges on the central B.C. coast [...]

Family Fishing Adventure

Family Fishing Adventure So great Dad and I got to spend quality time together & we sure caught lots of fish. Every summer my dad and I went on a fishing trip to a salmon fishing lodge in British Columbia, Canada, and it was the highlight of my year. We actually [...]

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