Welcome to Nootka Wilderness Lodge

Experience superb Vancouver Island fishing! Fish for Coho (Silver) and Chinook (King) salmon at one of Canada’s premier fishing lodges in beautiful British Columbia. Nootka Wilderness Lodge (NWL) is located in Nootka Sound off of the unspoiled west coast of Vancouver Island.
This renowned fishing lodge offers more than world-class salmon fishing. NWL is known for its experienced and committed fishing guides, a luxurious fleet of Grady White cruisers with state of the art equipment, on a spectacular floating resort with gourmet meals and friendly staff – a luxury, all-inclusive fishing experience awaits!
Current Happenings

Book Now for the 2021 Season

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Fish in water.
Fish in water.
Current Happenings

Book Now for the 2021 Season

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Nootka Wilderness Lodge lounge.
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Nootka Wilderness Lodge provides all
the comfort and personal attention that
people hope for away from home.


You want to be here

Nootka Wilderness Lodge is a true wilderness fishing resort located in the heart of Nootka Sound. NWL provides all the comfort & personal attention that people hope for when away from home.
Wildlife abounds here and includes bears, whales, eagles, the diminutive sea otters & much more! Be sure to inquire about our adventure & retreat packages; there truly is something for everyone at Nootka Wilderness Lodge!

Luxurious Floating Resort

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Luxurious Floating Resort

Nootka Wilderness Lodge floating on lake.
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Our Guest’s Stories

An experience of a lifetime. Amazing, beautiful and great hospitality. Skip was awesome and all staff too. Wonderful food Teresa! 🙂

- Linda Debevec
This was an absolutely amazing experience. Your staff is wonderful! Thank you all so much!
- Elaine Nowlin - Arizona

“Fantastic fishing lodge. Beautiful place, amazing food and great people! Good fishing too”

“What an amazing experience!! Fantastic fishing – fun crews – excellent food!! I can’t wait to come back next year and do this again!! Chips-A-Ho!!”

- Anndee - Arizona
“Gotta love beginners luck. Had the best time ever! Chips-A-Ho!”
- Sonya May
“Amazing trip! Great crew! Wonderful food! Coming back! Thank you everyone for making our trip so great.”
- Missy Cooley - Arizona
“Fantastic!! Love it. Compared to the rest of the world, this is Heaven!!”
- Ron Sakamoto
“Always the best guides, cuisine and friendships. The fishing is the bonus”
- Stan Sakamoto
“Thank you so much for making us feel at home here at your lodge. Had an amazing weekend, you all are above and beyond amazing souls. Good luck next season, I hope your all blessed with health and abundance.”
- Kelly, Teresa, Davis, Alli, Kevin, Brian, Kelli And Dan
Man fly fishing.
Three black bears searching for fish.