Guides and Staff
Back by popular demand! A long time favorite at our lodge, we’ve missed Brendan the past couple of seasons and are thrilled to have him back at Nootka Wilderness Lodge!
Being our youngest guide, Davis is excited to come back for his second year at the lodge. Davis grew up fishing the waters of Nootka with his dad and grandfather and is eager to get back in a boat!
Taking on the role of Assistant director of Operations, Gage is excited to join us for his first season!
Mike’s been with us for five seasons at Nootka Wilderness Lodge and he has been guiding for the past 20 years. This teacher during the winter learned a valuable lesson of his own when he once fell overboard releasing a 43 pounder!
Kevin has been guiding for 30 years on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Skip joined us in our 2013 season and has proven to be a valued addition to our Nootka team! Skip has shown us some unbelievable ground fishing holes that are second to none.
Joel grew up on Vancouver Island and has always had a passion for the outdoors. He started guiding 16 years ago and has spent the past 11 years at Nootka Wilderness Lodge. Joel is a soft spoken, patient, fishing machine!
Joining us for her first season, Sydney is excited to be a member of the NWL team as the Director of Operations! Every guest at our lodge will begin to recognise Sydney as she will be the first person to greet you and the last person to say goodbye!
With many years experience we know that you will be able to taste the amount of heart Teresa puts into all of her amazing dishes. Our guests have nothing but rave reviews for her.
Vinnie moved to the west coast 24 years ago and has been hooked on fishing here and enjoying the beautiful scenery ever since. This will be his third season with NWL . Vinnie loves fishing with NWL because the staff are outstanding and to him Nootka Sound is the prettiest place on earth!