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Address: 450 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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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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Extreme Halibut Fishing

Halibut targeting in bad weather, but Shawn still came through. Ever anchored in gale force winds? We did. Boat was racking, probably 16- 10 ft rollers, lot so wind. Also, a... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2016
Joel U
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

Halibut targeting in bad weather, but Shawn still came through. Ever anchored in gale force winds? We did. Boat was racking, probably 16- 10 ft rollers, lot so wind. Also, a great learning experience. Shawn was kind enough to mentor me on techniques for halibut targeting. Even months after, he continues to be that mentor. What a great experience and... More 

Thank Joel U
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Shawn and Debbie really looked after us. They couldn't do enough. When we first arrived Shawn drove us around the town giving a guided tour. The fishing was fantastic and Shawn is one of the most competent guides that I have been out with. Not just the fishing but his local knowledge of sea lions(his best friends) whales, bears and... More 

Thank alan396
Seabeck, Washington
1 review
Reviewed October 23, 2016

My fishing partners and I had a great time fishing with Shawn. He is very knowledgeable and worked incredibly hard to ensure we caught fish. We caught our limits of salmon, halibut, ling cod and plenty of other bottom fish.

Thank olekitch
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We had great time fishing with Shawn, he certainly knows where the fish are and we caught our limits. He was as genuinely as excited as we were when we had a fish on! His experience was definitely appreciated I would recommend Osprey Fishing Charters and we are looking forward to hooking up with him again.

Thank sahartley159
Port Moody, Canada
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

What can I say but best charter on the west coast. Shawn and his wife are the most accommodating and friendly hosts. The accommodations are quite relaxing after a day of fishing. Shawn and the guides he hires are knowledgable and know the areas to fish. They won't let anyone on the boat be disappointed . My friends and I... More 

Thank 847rossw
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

The skipper, Shawn, has great knowledge of the fishing grounds and great communication skills, he is very friendly and easy to get on with. We landed approximately 20 fish and were able to keep a chinook and three coho salmon which Shawn cleaned and gutted so we could take them to be blast frozen. Altogether, this was a great experience... More 

Thank Lynne V
Whitehorse, Canada
1 review
Reviewed May 31, 2015

I have know Shawn of Osprey charters for many years,also have had the privilge to fish with,he would be the one i would recomend to anyone that wants to fish the west coast of tofino, for his knowledge,reliability an safety not to mention putting the big boys onboard. Great guide an host..my thoughts one of the best...

Thank Scot M
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Sean is a great guide. Three generations of our family had one of the greatest days ever, and the fishing was great too! The boat accommodated our mixed group extremely well (the biffy was appreciated), so all of us could thoroughly enjoy the whole day. The experienced fisher persons were very happy with the day, and those of us who... More 

Thank Janine R
Salt Spring Island, Canada
1 review
Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was my fourth trip out with Shawn of Ospray charters in Tofino. He runs a first class guiding service and is a great captain as well. The waters off Tofino have abundant fish stocks and Shawn knows the spots they hang out and how to get them in the boat. He can also offer rooms at his B&B right... More 

Thank todd706
Las Vegas
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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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