Carved into the rugged coastline of British Columbia 250 nautical miles north of Vancouver, Legacy Lodge sits within the Great Bear Rainforest in the protected waters of Pendleton Bay at the mouth of the famed Rivers Inlet.
Legacy Lodge is more than world class fishing; it's about friends sharing the adventure of exploring North America's last wilderness, experiencing humpback and killer whales, dolphins, eagles and a night sky full of stars so bright they'll keep you awake!
Legacy Lodge was hand crafted on large floats from indigenous materials. The two story guest building includes 7 private guest rooms and 6 suites which nicely accommodates 20 guests. Legacy recently expanded with two additional guest buildings offering five additional suites, accommodating 10 guests. Guests enjoy spectacular views and deluxe accommodations with private baths and rooms appointed with luxurious linens. The lounge features a rustic bar with a fireplace seating and dining for 30 guests.
Legacy Lodge provides three distinct seasons of fishing. Traditional salmon fishing for Chinook and Coho salmon are available from July through September in calm, secluded waters throughout Rivers Inlet. Halibut, Yellow Eye and Lingcod are also plentiful in these waters all summer. Heli-fishing for huge northern Coho salmon (20 lbs. plus) within the pristine rivers of the BC coastline is available during September and October, and wild Steelhead fishing from helicopters are available during April and May.
Legacy Lodge offers exceptional fly fishing for Pacific salmon on the calm, protected waters of Rivers Inlet. The dense populations of Coho and Chinook in the waters surrounding Legacy Lodge are aggressive, and will take your fly..... and 200 feet of backing off your reel in seconds!
Known around the globe for its magnificent scenery and unparalled salmon fishing, the waters of Rivers Inlet teem with some of the largest Coho and Chinook Salmon in the world. In fact, more 50 to 60 pound Chinook salmon are caught in this fjord-like inlet each year than in any other area in British Columbia. Full of energy and fight, these salmon can battle for hours, over incredible distances.
Rivers Inlet lies within the Great Bear Rainforest, the planets last large expanses of coastal temperate rainforest. At 8+ million acres, it is 5 times the size of Banff National Park and represents one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. With an unmatched biological output of 500 tons per acre, it's 40 percent greater than tropical rain forests.
Definitely a great trip. The red leader was a killer Jordan. Hats off to all the crew a superb atmosphere to relax and meet new people and get some great fishing in. An annual trip is being put in the calendar.
Just completed a 5 day fishing trip at Legacy Lodge. The trip from Vancouver was quick- we took a private flight from Vancouver and then a "Goose" float plane. Legacy gets so many things right. From the quality of the gear (including ladies Hunter brand rain boots!) to remembering I had an Earl Grey tea my first day and delivering one on the water every day forward. There are so many things they got right it's hard to limit myself to 1500 words. The staff are helpful, attentive, and they love their jobs- and it shows. The girls were thoughtful, friendly, and efficient. The dock crew helpful and also patient helping me. I spent time with Trip on the water and learned so much, it was great to bait my own hooks. The facilities are all awesome- the rooms, the lodge, the drying room, and the boats. Also the food is delicious! The scenery is truly spectacular. I can't count how many whales, sea lions, seals, etc. we saw while on the water. The wifi is limited- it only works in one area outside of the guest rooms. No one goes to a place like this so they can check their emails so it wasn't a big deal. I should also mention that our trip was in the height of Covid. The protocols in place were numerous and thought out. Staff wore masks, social distancing was facilitated and there was hand sanitizer everywhere. The lodge did a wonderful job ensuring both guests and crew were safe. Phil and his staff operate a world class resort in a world class location. I can't wait to return!…
...for our 3rd trip! You know you’ve had a great time by how often you reminisce about Legacy Lodge throughout the year … a lot! Knowing you are returning makes it all the sweeter. I’m legally blind and the entire staff makes my stay comfortable and easy. I’ve learned a great deal and have been successful catching Coho and King because of the excellent teaching and patience of the staff. In addition, the food is excellent and the ambiance casual. You need only to read the reviews to know how special Legacy is.
Attention to detail sums up the legacy adventure from the moment you arrive till the time you fly out on the goose seaplane. This was my second time and the fishing was great. Guides and staff aim to please. Food is excellent and gear is first class. Bucktailing was not as good as previous year but the coho fever is still there with new stories to tell. Flat ocean water and only 20 minutes to the fishing grounds staff bring out breakfast and lunch. The biggest problem with this place is you are now spoiled and can not wait to return!!!! Kudos to Phil and his Staff Steve J sonora Ca
Third visit to Legacy Lodge was best ever. Each time we have been there we have been received like family and have enjoyed “catching up” with our Legacy Lodge family. The staff is absolutely first class, the accommodations could not be more comfortable, and the food is way over the top! We enjoy meeting new folks and have become longtime pals with some. For a five star plus experience, this is the trip of a lifetime!