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Address: 450 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Phone Number: 250-725-2133
Description: Fish with Tofino's pioneers! Ospray Fishing Charters, are strategically...
Fish with Tofino's pioneers! Ospray Fishing Charters, are strategically situated near the most productive fishing grounds and coastal recreation areas available on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Since 1987 our focus at Ospray Fishing Charters has been to deliver the most memorable and highest quality Tofino fishing charters as possible to our valued clients. Since we have incorporated our freshly refurbished accommodation in Tofino we are now a full fledged fishing lodge! This allows us to offer affordable fishing packages, providing: accommodations, lunches, full breakfasts and personally guided fishing adventures. Whether you‚re a first timer or an experienced angler our friendly veteran guides will teach and assist you to experience fishing at it's best. Our Tofino fishing charters provide your best value with the most experienced guides piloting our area, with the largest and most comfortable boats available. All ocean fishing is done from safe, comfortable cruiser style boats equipped with convertible soft tops and toilets. We use electric downriggers for trolling but with light tackle options. Ospray Fishing Charters' boat also won the 1st annual "Hooked on Miracles" fishing tournament sponsored by the BC Mining Association, with a 1st prize of $100,000. The derby raised over $353,000 for BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver!!! What a great opportunity to give back. Ospray Fishing Charters has won the Tofino Legion Derby twice in 3 years. Ospray Charters has won this derby a record 8 times! Our state of the art boats, personal service and award winning techniques will ensure you a quality adventure that will be the envy of all your friends and family. Come fish with us and find out why we are #1.
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My wife and I fish several times all over the world each year. Shawn is a superb guide and host. I rank him among the top 3 guides we have ever had, and I would conservatively... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2014
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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I fish several times all over the world each year. Shawn is a superb guide and host. I rank him among the top 3 guides we have ever had, and I would conservatively guess we have had 60 different charter captains on many bodies of water. Shawn is a pleasure to fish with, extremely knowledgeable about fishing... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The greatest fishing trip I have ever been on and I got to share it with my dad and cousin. Thanks Shawn for making that happen, we had a great time and we caught lots of fish too! Will we be back? You bet!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

You will catch fish. You will catch a lot of fish and you'll have a great time doing it! Great guide and great hosts. Three of us went on a charter. We caught salmon, halibut, ling cod, and sole. Everyone had a wonderful time.

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Fountain Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

My husband wanted to fish in Tofino but I wanted to see whales. So he chartered a boat and Sean, our skipper, agreed to try to make us both happy. My husband caught a 30+ pound halibut and other fish, so he was happy. We saw at least four gray whales, sea lions and otters, so I was happy. Then,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Went up to Tofino for some salmon and halibut fishing on June 18 and 19. Just an absolutely great time on Ospray Charters. Limits of salmon and halibut for the three of us and as a bonus, too many whale spottings to count. Love the way Shawn Hillier constantly works to find the fish and changes gear in order to... More 

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Orangeville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Incredible weather, all the right gear and a GREAT guide. Shawn was extremely hospitable, knowledgeable of the local area and very attentive to the fishing gear. He knew right where the fish were and made our trip a memorable family holiday for our boys that they will remember for many years to come. We caught our quota of Springs and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Sean's experience and local knowledge almost GUARANTEES a successful fishing trip and if he can control the weather we could omit the "almost'. Caught our limit of Springs and Halibut and also a bunch of Dungeness crab which complimented our steaks very nicely. Would highly recommend Ospray Fishing Charters. IJ

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Merritt, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Our guide was the best. His knowledge and professionalism is a credit everyone in the industry. He really knew the area and could certainly bring us to the fish. My rating would be twelve out of ten.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Well, it looks like I'm the first to enter a post for Ospray Charters for the 2013 season. In the first week of June (2013), we purchased a package deal for 2 days of fishing and accommodations. The fishing was fantastic: we limited both days on King (including one 28# and one 27#, and we limited one day on halibut.... More 

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Orangeville, Ont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Hi Sean: Sorry to take so long to write this review. We fished with you last May & we had an amazing time! We caught 4 salmon & 3 halibut in a half day trip & had several more bites that we didn't land. Lots of fun, lots of fish, great company, what more could we ask for? Thanks Sean.... More 

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