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Salmon Fishing at Legacy Lodge

The waters surrounding Legacy Lodge teem with some of the largest Coho and Chinook salmon in the world!
Legacy Lodge 60+ lb chinook salmon
Legacy Lodge guest with kids and 50+ lb salmon

The waters surrounding 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-line inlet each year than in any other area of British Columbia. Full of energy and fight, these salmon can battle for hours, over incredible distances.

  • Round-trip airfare from Vancouver BC to Legacy Lodge; a spectacular one-hour flight from Vancouver to Port Hardy, located on the northern tip of Vancouver Island. From Port Hardy you will take a float plan for an approximately 35-minute flight directly to the lodge for your welcoming reception.

  • Private accommodations in our newly remodeled guest suites, featuring spectacular views and truly deluxe accommodations. Each room is appointed with luxurious linens and private bath. 

  • Executive Chef Buddy Wolfe prepares exceptional meals with ingredients indigenous to the area. From our nightly happy hour, to Pacific Northwest fare and prepared lunches on the water, all meals are included.

  • Full use of 17.5-foot Scout sportfishing boats featuring center consoles, 60 HP four-stroke smokeless outboards and Lowrance HDS-7 Gen Z fish finders with GPS and navionics, rods and tackle, plus fuel and bait for your entire trip. We also include rain suits and flotation gear along with on-water fishing guides to instruct you on local fishing techniques.

  • Professional processing of your catch. We will fillet, vacuum-pack and flash-freeze your daily catch for your trip home. Fish are packed in insulated cardboard boxes acceptable to all major airlines.

  • Fully guided fishing packages available. Rates shown in US dollars, based upon single occupancy and subject to GST tax. Please see Reservations for additional details.

Legacy Lodge offers more than a simple fishing excursion.


We provide a memorable, world-class experience. You will have the opportunity to capture the beauty and essence of the protected, glassy waters of Rivers Inlet and come face- to-face with the hard-fighting, aggressive salmon that wait to challenge your skill and hook.

Legacy Lodge guest with coho
Legacy Lodge family with coho

The abundant Coho, often in excess of 20 pounds migrate through amazingly high in the water column are so aggressive, they are often caught a few feet behind the boat.

Imagine a 20-pound Coho striking your cut plug bait trolled 20 feet from your rod tip, then peeling 200 feet of line off your single action reel in seconds. This is Rivers Inlet excitement, and your Legacy Lodge experience at its best!

Legacy Lodge great day of salmon fishing
Legacy Lodge halibut on dock
Legacy Lodge guide with guests and halbut

Legacy Lodge provides three distinct seasons of fishing. Traditional salmon fishing for Chinook and Coho salmon is available from mid-June through September on the calm and secluded waters throughout Rivers Inlet. Halibut, Yellow Eye and Lingcod are also plentiful in these waters all summer.


Start your fishing adventure of a lifetime today. View trip dates and availability. Make your reservation now!


Experience the fishing adventure of a lifetime. Trips book quickly, so make your reservation now!

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