Links and Information
Some Useful and Entertaining Links
We’ve included some sites where you’ll learn about the folks who can fly you to our fishing lodge, Canadian fishing regulations, weather, and more.
Watch our Blackfish Lodge videos on our YouTube channel.
Echo Bay EcoVentures and Tours
Our good friends at Echo Bay EcoVentures
can take you to play with dolphins, witness primitive fire-making, savor wild meals, feed eagles, wander through wildflowers, picnic amid totem poles, listen to legends and stories of survival, and discover the secret spots of the Broughton Archipelago during their one-of-a-kind speedboat tours or onboard presentations. They customize every adventure to help make your wilderness dreams come true. If a non-fishing day is on your agenda, this is a truly unique and wonderful way to spend it. With advance notice we will arrange this for you.
Kenmore Air will fly you directly to Blackfish Lodge from their North Seattle terminal. Their reliable DeHavilland Beaver and turbine Otter floatplanes make the very scenic trip in about 2 1/2 hours.
Vancouver Island Air
Vancouver Island Air will fly you to Blackfish Lodge from Campbell River. They fly DeHavilland Beavers and Otters. Scheduled service is typically Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays–contact them for specifics. Fares are about CN $165 (US $125) per person each way.
Sportfishing salmon retention regulations for the Blackfish Lodge area.
The Great Canadian Adventure Company
A Blackfish Lodge marketing partner.
Port Hardy Weather
Current weather conditions and forecasts for Port Hardy, BC, the closest weather station to Blackfish Lodge.
This regional airline can fly you from Vancouver to Campbell River or Port Hardy.
Maps and schedules if you’re driving to Port McNeill or Campbell River via Nanaimo.
Process your Fish
Your catch can be processed and sent to you from either Seattle or Campbell River. Fish can be fresh-frozen and vacuum-packed, cold-smoked, or hot-smoked. In Seattle, stop in at Jensen’s on your way back from the floatplane terminal. In Campbell River, visit St. Jean’s Cannery and Smokehouse. In Port Hardy, drop your fish off at Hardy Buoys.