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Salt Water Salmon Fishing in Prince Rupert BC

Blackfeather Fishing Charters would like to invite you to join us for the sport fishing charter of a lifetime. Our professional guide will take you to some of the most productive ocean fishing waters in the world where we take great pride in our ability to safely connect our clients and saltwater fish. Prince Rupert, BC, is world renowned for its King and Coho salmon landings, huge Pacific halibut, and is also where we call home for our charter operation and family. If you are interested in wildlife viewings, we also specialize in offering other tours such as whale watching, grizzly bear viewing, and scenic harbour tours. In Prince Rupert, sport fishing is a way of life, and we immerse our guests in amazing opportunities that they will never forget. Fishing this region is a logical choice for anglers looking to catch big salmon as we are strategically located between two of the three largest salmon producing rivers in the province. The local waters consistently produce massive halibut and ling cod, as well as other rockfish and shellfish as they swim in the rich waters around Chatham Sound and the Hecate Strait. The areas are big and the waters are deep, so having a qualified and experienced guide is a valuable asset to ensure a successful trip. Take a tour through our site, and you’ll discover why Blackfeather is the perfect guided fishing adventure for your family, friends and business.

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Sport Fishing Charter Description

Pictured here is a 220 lb Giant Pacific Halibut. Known to grow as large as 600lbs, this one caught in the Prince Rupert area Arriving at the dock early, you will find your guide waiting with fresh coffee, engines running, and all your gear ready to start your day on the water. Your professional salt water fishing guide will take you out of the sheltered harbour and into a pristine wilderness world filled with fishing hotspots. As you venture out into Chatham Sound, humpback whales are commonly spotted doing some fishing of their own and your captain will point out any sightings. Once you arrive at your first fishing destination, your guide will jump into action gearing up for your first catch. His level of involvement will vary depending on your salt water fishing experience, and we can equally cater to the most novice or skilled clients. You will enjoy the comforts of trolling around on our new Boston Whaler 255 Conquest, complete with new equipment, and it usually only takes minutes from setup for your rod to dip. As you grab your rod from the holder and watch 100 feet of line peel off your reel, it hits you like a truck that salmon fishing is a very exciting sport. Reeling in your first catch, you have just started your sport fishing experience with Blackfeather Fishing Charters.

After trying your hand at some world class salmon fishing, your guide will take your group out for more incredible halibut, ling cod or red snapper fishing. During your fishing charter in Prince Rupert, we will point out local wildlife along with species information which may include whales, orcas, seals, sea lions and birds. When your fishing charter is finished, we will take you to our previously set crab trap giving you the full fishing experience and providing you with an excellent variety of seafood. At the end of your sport fishing charter your guide will clean and bag your entire catch and you will be able to snap some great photos of you and your group holding up your biggest catch in front of some jealous onlookers. We are very confident you and your group will be so pleased with our salmon and halibut fishing charter during your stay in Prince Rupert, you will want to book with Blackfeather Fishing Charters again and again. So make your way to Prince Rupert for some of the best salt water fishing of your life, where you will be treated with respect and professionalism on our one-of-a-kind fishing charter. For more information on the types of fish we catch, please visit our wildlife information page.

About Blackfeather salt water fishing charters

Sandy Beckwith Owner/Operator

As a member of the Metlakatla First Nation with Tsimshian Ancestry, Sandy Beckwith was born and raised on the north coast of British Columbia and spent much of her youth and growing years on the water. Sandy is very familiar with the north coast waters and many fine sport fishing spots in and around the Prince Rupert area. She has gained valuable experience as a small boat operator while working on various fishery Projects with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Sandy currently owns and operates a Day Spa "Ancient Therapies" that has been in business since 2002 and works at local schools as a childcare worker during the winter.

Sandy’s Qualifications

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Jeff Beckwith Guide/Manager

Jeff Beckwith was raised in Ottawa Ontario before he came to the north and he is an avid outdoorsman. When Jeff came to Prince Rupert he was very excited about being able to take a ten minute drive to enjoy spectacular hiking, camping, salt water fishing or hunting. Jeff came to British Columbia and worked as a fishermen when he met Sandy in 1998. He immediately fell in love with the North Coast and decided to make Prince Rupert his permanent home. Jeff attended the Alberta Fire Training School in Vermilion for fire fighting training, and graduated at the top of his class. For the past 8 years Jeff has held a position on the Prince Rupert Fire Department, as a full time professional fire fighter. He also recently graduated with honours from Lakeland College with a Bachelor Degree of Applied Business Emergency Services 2008. Jeff has several years of experience fishing in the area with various commercial fishing companies and knows where to find the fish.

Jeff’s Qualifications

Jeff and Sandy are very excited about this upcoming season on the water. They have a 3 year old daughter who also loves to go on the ocean. The Beckwith family welcomes you, your friends and family to an exciting day of amazing scenery & extraordinary sport fishing on our traditional Tsimshian territory with Blackfeather Fishing Charters.