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Tofino 1st Class Fishing

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Tofino, Canada
About Tofino 1st Class Fishing
Tofino 1st class fishing is operated by Joel Nikiforuk a born and raised local with generations of fishing knowledge on the coastal waters of British Columbia. Our vessel the Linda Sue ll is is a 30 foot Boston Whaler Conquest which is powered by twin 300 evenrude G2 engines and has all the bells and whistles. The Linda Sue ll is one of very few boats that can accommodate large groups up to 7 people which can bring the cost down instead of charting two boats to fit your large group. Fish with us and we guarantee we will work as hard as we can and use all our local knowledge to get the fish you want and show you a good time that you soon won’t forget. Cheers
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Joel came highly recommended and my wife & I were not disappointed! This was our first time to Tofino and first time deep sea fishing!! When the rod wobbled hawk-eye Joel flew into action. Highly entertaining and very successful! After landing a great halibut(30 lbs)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lenard T
Reviewed August 3, 2017

My wife and I had an amazing time aboard the Linda Sue II with Joel our incredible fishing guide. We were targeting Chinooks and Halibuts and Joel delivered. Joel's passion and intensity for fishing was obvious as we landed many Chinook and a huge 74...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank N J
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We had a great day out on the water .Joel and the boat where both excellent. He worked hard and put out the extra effort to get us our fish. I've been on lots of charters and definitely recommend Tofino first class fishing to anyone...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bob T
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Bjorn had kids of his own, enjoys talking about them and hearing about yours and loves it if yours are with you. Obviously, he's a great skipper and a great fishing guide, but he's also great with kids, wants them involved at every step of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank CostelloClan
Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We went out with Bjorn after the Wickinnish Inn recommended him. It was the first time we'd ever fished and Bjorn took care of us very well including teaching us how to fish. Bjorn knows the fish well and has a good knowledge of the...More

Thank robinf810
Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have never written a TripAdvisor review before but I thought Bjorn and his 1st Class Fishing outfit deserved a good review. My two boys (10 and 12) and I went winter salmon fishing with Bjorn in late December and had a wonderful experience. Bjorn...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank RDVenkatesan
Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

I looked forward to this trip for a long time, so it was disappointing that we didn't catch a fish. It would have been nice to know that the salmon were mostly gone (upstream) before spending $500 to go around in a small circle for...More

3  Thank jefffulmer
BBanke, Owner at Tofino 1st Class Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2014

We had two bites we almost landed one...inches from the net. There was thick fog and I was concerned about not seeing rogue waves in the fog, at low tide it is often the case...I would have liked to jig with you but felt it...More

Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

We came out to Tofino for a birthday weekend with a group and despite knowing it was iffy salmon season we decided to find a charter. We stumbled into 1st class fishing and I'm so glad we did. I doubt anyone could know these waters...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Caleb D
Reviewed August 20, 2013

I have been running my own charter for many years and gone out with quite a few. This is a STANDOUT talented individual who runs and provides a great experience. We wanted something different from salmon . He came through with limit of halibut ,...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Irene1919
Reviewed July 13, 2013

The first time my girlfriend and I went out with Bjorn it was during the winter months where the fish are hard to catch but we hooked three decent sized salmon but I lost two, the one we did reel in was a beautiful salmon...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank rtpanikk
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