Rivers Inlet Best Salmon Fishing - Legacy Lodge

Rivers Inlet - World's Best Fishing

Known around the globe for it’s 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.

Rivers Inlet holds the largest concentration of brown bears in BC, and represents the epicenter of BC’s salmon producing areas with over 20 streams, rivers, and feeder creeks supporting the annual spawning rituals of all five salmon species. Rivers Inlet long history of commercial fishing and canneries has given way to the adventurous angler who pry its craggy shoreline and steep granite walls in search of North America’s largest salmon, the Wannock Chinook.


  • Coastal temperate rainforest
  • Unmatched biological output of 500 tons per acre, 40% greater than tropical rainforests
  • 8 million acres in size, and possesses the rarest of environmental qualities; critical mass
  • 9 times the size of Olympic Park
  • 5 times the size of Banff National Park
  • Twice the size of the Serengeti
  • Home to salmon, wolves, eagles and Brown and Kermode bears
  • Rivers Inlets is known for the largest and most dense population of brown bears in Canada



Rivers Inlet, British Columbia

Why Rivers Inlet? Wonderfully remote yet easily accessible, Legacy Lodge offers a premier sport fishing experience found nowhere else in the world.