Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii also known as Queen Charlotte Islands is located 80km off the north coast of Canada. Renowned for its rich wildlife, stunning scenery and temperate rain forest in the Gwaii Haana’s National park, the surrounding  waters are in the direct path of Salmon migration routes. Experience first class salmon and halibut fishing in the most remote island archipelago.


With unsurpassed nature and culture, this rugged and wild area offers some fantastic fishing opportunities. Salmon return to spawn in local rivers and streams and Halibut thrive in the North Pacific waters. Enjoy some of the best salmon and halibut fishing on the northwest coast of British Columbia.

Top Fish Species

  • Spring (Chinook) Salmon
  • Sockeye Salmon
  • Coho Salmon
  • Chum Salmon
  • Halibut

Best time to Fish

Spring (Chinook) Salmon – April to September
Sockeye Salmon – May to July
Coho Salmon – July to September
Chum Salmon – July to September
Halibut – March to September

Other Activities

  • Biking
  • Golf
  • Kayaking

Getting there

Fly into Vancouver and connect to Masset to begin your fishing adventure.

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers.


Haida Gwaii has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.
Contact our active travel experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor made fishing experiences.