West Coast Haida Gwaii Fishing Trips



Welcome to one of British Columbia’s most affordable all-inclusive salmon fishing lodge. This all-inclusive package with have you in stunning Haida Gwaii fishing some of the richest salmon & halibut waters in BC. Everything is included, just come and enjoy the cozy atmosphere of this oceanside fishing lodge. The lodge holds just eight guests at a time making this the perfect British Columbia fishing getaway for any small group.

  • This is our most popular all-inclusive fly-in package, awesome value and a high caliber trip!
  • Oceanside lodge that hosts only 8 people per trip, experience personal service like no other lodge.
  • Full fleet of new 30′ Kingfisher sport fishing boats perfected for west coast salmon fishing!
  • Flights from Vancouver, fishing, accommodations and meals all included. A great value!
  • Perfect corporate retreat, lodge is private for your group with a booking of 6+ spots! 

Welcome to Haida Gwaii West

This package brings together world-class fishing and first-class accommodations. The small lodge is the only all-inclusive fishing lodge operating out of Sandspit. A short drive from Sandspit airport in our shuttle van will bring you to our beach front lodge overlooking Hecate Strait. Situated on the waters edge with sandy beaches, this is a small intimate lodge catering to only eight people per trip making it the perfect private fishing getaway for smaller groups.

Package Rates

Chromer is pleased to bring you this affordable first-class trip to BC’s Haida Gwaii. This is the only all-inclusive fishing package of its kind on western Haida Gwaii. Be sure to book with Chromer for prime dates and same-price guarantee.

  • Three Day / Four Night Package

    Pricing based on group size

    $3350 - $4350
  • Four Day / Five Night Package

    Pricing based on group size

    $3850 - $4850
Trips Include:  Return airfare from Vancouver to Sandspit. Airport pickup and transfer. Guided salmon & halibut fishing in a covered 30 ft. boat. Lodge accommodations in Sandspit. All meals. Flash-freezing, vacuum packing and boxing of catch. Fishing licenses.
Not Included: GST Tax 5%. Gratuities. 
Available Dates: Early June to mid September. 

Fishing Information

Beginning in May every year, large schools of chinook (king) salmon feed heavily as they move through the waters of Cartwright Sound on the west coast of Haida Gwaii. Great fishing for chinook in the 18 to 40 pound class can be had throughout the length of the season from May through September each year. This is one of the longest season for chinook salmon fishing on the coast. There is a fair share of really big fish as well, every season decent numbers of 40 to 50 pound chinooks are landed and in recent years the “west side” has put up some impressive numbers of quantity and size, boasting several fish in the 60 to 70 pound range. Good numbers of Coho start showing up in early July and remain for the season but it is the great & consistent chinook fishing that is the highlight of the Sandspit/Cartwright Sound area.

The west coast of Vancouver Island has rich bottom fishing, among some of the best found in British Columbia. Fishing for halibut, ling cod and rockfish is consistent all summer long. Fishing in Tofino offers anglers an experience that few places in BC do, a true offshore fishery.  Very healthy bottom fishing either close to the coast or a little further offshore gives you plenty of variety. Halibut average from 10-50 pounds, the perfect size for eating.

Head guide and owner Neil Goodwin has been a long-time friend of Chromer Sport Fishing and we’re pleased to have him on board. Neil has spent the past 18 years guiding the north coast of British Columbia and Haida Gwaii and is one of the most knowledgable and likeable salmon guides you’d ever want to spend time fishing with. Covered 26-30 foot boats loaded with top of the line electronics, heated cabins and onboard bathrooms make for comfortable fishing in unpredictable west coast conditions. Spacious fishing decks allow up to four anglers per boat with lots of room to spare. Chromer only represents the best fishing trips in BC and this operation fits that bill in every way.


The Haida Gwaii West lodge is situated in Sandspit, a small town in Haida Gwaii, a chain of islands off of British Columbia’s north coast. To get to Sandspit, you’ll take a flight from Vancouver which is included in our lodge package.

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Haida Gwaii FAQ's

How do we get to the west coast of Haida Gwaii?  

Flying from Vancouver takes about 1.5 hours. This return flight is included in the price of the package. Upon arriving in the small town of Sandspit, you’ll be greeted by lodge staff at the airport and shuttle to the lodge.

What happens to the fish we catch?  

Fish are professionally cleaned, vacuum packed, flash-frozen and boxed for transport. For smoking and additional processing services fish can be sent directly to St. Jeans Cannery.

How do we get beers and alcohol as they aren’t included in the trip price?  

Upon arrival in Sandspit, you can swing by the liquor store & stock up for your trip. This can be a huge savings for larger groups as you won’t be paying marked up liquor prices like you would at some lodges.

Can you accommodate larger groups?  

We can accommodate groups of up to 12 people but normally the lodge only accommodates 8 people at a time.

Those boats look awesome, what exactly are they?  

There is nothing worse than finding out the boat you are spending the next several days on is inadequate and uncomfortable. The lodge’s two 30 foot Kingfisher’s are the ultimate guide boats and guests completely agree. The boats have been custom designed to accommodate 4 guests plus a guide, with room to spare. The massive fishing decks are outfitted with 4 Scotty electric downriggers, rear steering station with electronics and a bimini top. The spacious interior is equipped lots of seating, fully enclosed stand up bathroom, forced air heat, stereo system and a bed in the bow for that optional mid afternoon nap.

Why should we book our trip through Chromer Sport Fishing?  

Trust your trip with us and be confident you’ll be fishing with the best guides in British Columbia. We don’t offer crummy fishing trips, we’re the real deal, getting our clients into prime dates at BC’s hottest fishing spots. If you appreciate honest local expertise, a fully licensed business with an A+ Better Business Bureau rating and fair pricing then you need look no further.

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