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“Another great trip.”

Ospray Fishing Charters
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Owner description: 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.
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 find out what the fish want. It's a long way from California, but worth it each year. Looking forward to fishing again in August.

Thank OldCoach
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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 a 12 pound Coho that was the biggest of the season so far. Great time had by all, we would highly recommend Shawn to anyone looking for a memorable fishing trip.

Thank CharleneGreig
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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.
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Thank Ian J
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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.

Thank Bruce B
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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. One day we also caught the first Coho of the season. My observations were that, because of Shawn's expertise, fish and boating knowledge, and hustle, we did far better than most other boats. My recommendation: If you haven't made reservations yet for the 2013 Summer, do so quick, and go with Ospray ! Thanks to Shawn, Deb and Lou !

Thank robert l
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