Port Alberni, Barkley Sound, Ucluelet, and Somass/Stamp River fishing Charters with Slivers Charters
Slivers Charters is a supporter of the Neil Falkner Outward Bound Memorial Fund that provides Outward Bound Wilderness opportunities to two worthy youth annually - one from the Sunshine Coast and one from Britannia High School in Vancouver. Neil was an avid outdoorsman who tragically lost his life skiing in the Rocky Mountains. To read more about Neil, visit the Neil Falkner Legacy website here.
Slivers Charters Salmon Sport Fishing is a salmon (sockeye, coho, chinook) halibut and steelhead charter business located in Port Alberni, British Columbia. Port Alberni is proud to boast the title of Salmon Capital of the World where there is access to some of the best Salmon and Halibut fishing on the West Coast of beautiful British Columbia's Vancouver Island. From Port Alberni, Barkley Sound is readily accessible for Halibut off Vancouver Island's West Coast.
The Alberni Inlet provides some of the best salmon fishing in the World. Slivers Charters Salmon Sport Fishing will guide you to large schools of sockeye, chinook, and coho. These salmon annually swim the Alberni Inlet Waters into the Stamp/somass River system to spawn. Anglers from many areas of the world who sport fish the waters of the Port Alberni Inlet, Barkley Sound, and Vancouver Island's British Columbia's West Coast have fantastic opportunity to some of British Columbia's best saltwater fishing.
Near the end of the Port Alberni Inlet, Port Alberni provides easy access to all the hot fishing spots along the inlet to Barkley Sound. The Alberni Inlet provides nearly 15 miles of calm water for trolling from the city of Port Alberni to Haggard's Cove. This opens up the gateway to Barkley Sound. The Port Alberni Inlet sees over one million salmon swim through its waters each year. These waters have Vancouver Island's largest salmon return. These salmon leave the inlet and then enter the Stamp and Somas Rivers.
Barkley Sound is part of the migration route of over one million annually returning salmon. Barkley Sound is well known for it’s large numbers of Coho and Chinook that return annually. New schools of fish come into this area daily, which guarantees that the area does not get over fished. These salmon feed heavily on bait fish before entering the Port Alberni Inlet heading towards the Stamp and Somas Rivers.
BC’s West Coast including Bamfield, Ucluelet, and Tofino boasts some of the areas best Halibut and Chinook fishing in May, June, and July. Halibut arrive from the deep water, and feed on herring and sardines in the shallows of the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Chinook and Coho are often swimming to more southerly waters, but stay in the local area to feed on the abundant amounts of bait fish.
Fishing in Port Alberni, Barkley Sound, and Vancouver Island British Columbia.
Sockeye Fishing - The Sockeye fishing season begins in early June in the Port Alberni Inlet and runs till the middle of August. Sockeye Salmon gather in large schools, so it is not uncommon to have two, three, or four fish on your lines at the same time. For one of the best tasting salmon, Sockeye are fabulous on the summer barbecue.
Chinook/King Fishing - The Chinook or King fishing season starts in June with feeder Chinook coming in from the West Coast of Vancouver Island to feed in Barkley Sound. In early August, the larger 25 to 40 pound Chinook make there way into Barkley Sound, the Port Alberni Inlet, and finally into the Stamp and Somas River system in mid-September. Port Alberni hosts a Labor Day Weekend Salmon fishing derby. Large Chinook are in abundance in the Port Alberni Inlet and Barkley Sound at this time.
Coho/Silver Fishing - Large schools of Coho Salmon arrive in Barkley Sound during the last week to two weeks of August, and continue to enter Barkley Sound and the Alberni Inlet daily. There are large returns of over 100,000 Coho Salmon into the Port Alberni Inlet and Stamp and Somas River systems through October.
Slivers Charters is sure to give you a salmon, halibut or steelhead fishing trip of a lifetime. Book your Port Alberni, Barkley Sound, Ucluelet or Somass/Stamp River trip early because popular captains like Doug Lindores fill quickly.
NEW BOAT!!!Slivers Charters Salmon Sport Fishing has a new boat a 25.6 Wellcraft to add to its fleet. This boat will fish the Port Alberni Inlet, Barkley Sound, and offshore waters. It will be run by guide Doug of Slivers Charters Salmon Sport Fishing.