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Truly Spectacular

Whether you’re looking for an outstanding salmon fishing experience, fabulous scenery, wildlife viewing opportunities, gourmet food, or the quiet of a west coast night, be assured – you’ll find it all….right here at Nootka Wilderness Lodge! Join us for the adventure of a lifetime. At Nootka Wilderness Lodge, you arrive as our guest and leave as our friend.

Fish On!

What sets Nootka Wilderness Lodge apart from other lodges is the size and quality of the fish, with Chinook salmon averaging 25 to 55 pounds…..some breaking the magic 60 lb barrier! Coho salmon are always abundant and provide some of the finest sport fishing one can imagine! The salmon start to arrive in Nootka early June, with peak fishing being mid-June to late September. We want every guest to experience only the best angling this area of Vancouver Island has to offer.

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