• This 50 lb. monster Chinook/King salmon was our biggest of the season.

Fishing Report Summer 2023

The 2023 season is over & what an amazing one it was. Overall, we had fine, sunny weather & incredible fishing with some record catches right from our season’s start in late June until our close at the beginning of September. <...>

July 2023 Fishing Update

July fishing for salmon & halibut as well as lingcod has exceeded our expectations. Double headers on coho/silvers, along with more Chinook/kings than we've see in a long time filled almost everyone's dreams of an awesome fishing adventure at the Sportsman's Club. Not to be outdone by the salmon catches, halibut of all sizes were caught from Cranston Point to the Bean & Safety Cove. [...]

What a difference a year makes…

This time last year we were preparing the Sportsman's Club for the season after an almost three years pandemic break (September 2019 - July 2022). Apart from all the maintenance, our struggle was to teach the almost all 'new to the lodge' employees their jobs because most of our past employees had gone on to career jobs...This year, all the employees we invited back from the 2022 season are here at the Sportsman's Club & have worked exceedingly hard to prepare for our first guests of the season to arrive soon. <...>

Fishing 2023 with Father Figures

Not everyone was fortunate to grow up on a daily basis with a father figure in their home. Some were way at war, others travelling for the job, etc. However, often there was someone to stand in for the father figure. On Father's Day, June 18, we'll be celebrating all the 'father figures' - fathers, grandfathers, sons, uncles, nephews, associates, teachers, & mentors who have helped all of us along the way. [...]

Salmon Fishing Memories

It’s that time of year once again, when the school year is coming to a close.  For the Kelly family, we are excited to report that Shayna, Simon’s daughter, is graduating from Ryerson University in Toronto.  Many of our past guests will remember her at the Sportsman’s Club as a golden haired toddler who loved to fish. [...]

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