Celebrating 40 years

Celebrating 40 years! Monsters still lurk in the depths nearby the lodge. Put your time in & you could have a chance at a barn-door halibut like this. It's that time of year where spring is approaching in British Columbia, & the days are getting longer & warmer. Summer [...]

  • Couple with King salmon.

A Note from Lodge Owner Barbara Kelly on 40 Years of RISC

It’s that time of year when we all think of what we’d like to be doing during the summer & start making plans. Many of our readers have already decided that it’s time to go fishing & have booked their trip with us for this summer. And what better place than the Rivers Inlet Sportsman’s Club (RISC) to help us celebrate our 40th year of operation! [...]

Scott’s Fishing Notes 2022

Once again, the fishing at the lodge was incredibly hot once the runs of salmon made their way down Fitz Hugh Sound to Rivers Inlet. The Wall, the Dome, Cranston Point all produced daily and this made for some great, “close to home” fishing where guests did not have to travel long distances to get to the fishing grounds. [...]

Thank You to Our Guides and Staff

Our new guides were under the tutelage of Scott S. & he did a great job. Guests often ask if he'll be guiding in the upcoming season because they enjoy him so much. Here is what Scott had to say at the end of the 2022 fishing season. [...]

September 2022 Lodge Update

The Sportsman’s Club is ready for 2023 & trip bookings are coming in daily so please contact us now to secure your dates… Yes, the 2022 season has ended with lots of fish being boxed & flown out to places far & near.  The coho/silvers showed up in great numbers, as did the halibut.  The Chinook/kings were not as huge as usual, but the 40 pounder in the photo was an exciting catch.  We had several very large halibut with one in the photo measuring just an inch below the DFO limit for catch retention.

Fishing Update August 2022

The Roth family arrived at the lodge on a 4-day trip ready to fish for salmon for the first time! Matt and his 2 sons, Jake and Vince, had no experience fishing in the ocean. Their positive vibes and good energy were evident from the time they arrived until their departure from the Sportsman's Club. [...]

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