In the heart of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, on the south shore of Barkley Sound, is nestled the small maritime village of Bamfield. And it is here, on the West side of Bamfield Inlet, that the Imperial Eagle Lodge welcomes you!
World Class Salmon & Halibut fishing, offshore weather permitting or fish the Alberni Inlet when offshore is not possible.
Some of the largest Chinooks have been taken off ( The Wall ) in Bamfield.
Killer, Grey, Humpback and Porpoise are seen and filmed on a regular basis. Sea Lions, Seals, Eagles and Bears are seen on a daily basis.
Bamfield is 80 kilometers from Port Alberni on a logging road. A great alternative is to book the Francis Barkley which is a beautiful trip down the Alberni Inlet to Bamfield and back. Or have us pick you up in Port Alberni and fish down the Inlet to Bamfield in our boat, a 28"² Baha Cruiser with twin 200 hp. Hondas.
We have moorage for 10 boats.
"¢ Self contained cabins w/kitchenettes
"¢ Boat Moorage
"¢ Whale watching
"¢ Halibut & Salmon fishing
"¢ Crabbing & Prawning
"¢ Coastal cruising tours
"¢ Hiking (Gateway to the world famous West Coast Trail)
Our Guided Fishing Trips in Bamfield and Vancouver Island Tours will show you just what we mean.
Fully Guided Fishing Packages for Salmon and Halibutâ?¦
the combination catch!
Imperial Eagle Lodge and Charters in Beautiful Barkley Sound on Vancouver Islandâ??s West Coast is the perfect destination for your next fishing trip.
Fantastic Fishing Opportunities
Fish the protected waters of the scenic Barkley Sound and surrounding offshore areas from June to September. Troll for all salmon species starting with the highly prized Chinook or â??King Salmon.â? Bucktail for feisty Cohos [silvers]. Sockeye fishing is second to none the last 2 weeks of June. In the outer parameters of Barkley Sound anglers can jig up Pacific Halibut in the 30 to 50 pound range. Larger sized Halibut have been boated occasionally weighing in the 70â?²s and 80â?²s with the biggest Hali weighing in at 125 pounds. Prime time for offshore fishing is June, July, August and half of Sept. [weather permitting].
Local knowledgeable guides will take you out to the â??hot spotsâ? where you can target the catch of your choice.
Imperial Eagle Lodge specializes in arranging customized fishing packages to suit every group. Full or half day charters can also be arranged at an hourly rate for anglers in the area just for the day.
And A Few Bonusesâ?¦
Great fishing, first class accommodations along with friendly personalized service are a part of every fishing package we offer.
Be sure to bring your camera for the photo opportunities are fabulous. You could sight a pod of killer whales or our resident gray whales if you are lucky. View abundant bird life including eagles, cormorants and murelets.
Fish cleaning tables, picnic table , fresh water and power on dock.
Freezing facilities for fish.
Moorage available for Imperial Eagle Lodge guests. Moorage for 10 boats.
28 foot Baha Cruiser with twin 200 Hondas, 9.9 kicker
Very Large Working Deck
Two bedroom unit with kitchenette (stove, fridge, sink, cookware, dishes, utensils, barbeque on deck).There are two twin beds in each bedroom. In the living room you will find a couch, TV. Non-Smoking Only.
Private Garden Cottages
Guest Rooms are available with either queen, double or twin beds, each cottage has bath, private entrance and garden view. Five cabins have been renovated to include kitchenettes. Barbecue on each deck. Fire pit overlooking harbour.
Retreats & reunions are our specialty! Depending on your groupâ??s lodging requirements, we can host groups from fifteen to eighteen people forâ?¦
Sport fishing trips
Your â??special groupâ? or club vacation+ More