Explore the rich tradition of BC salmon fishing in the waters surrounding Campbell River and Quadra Island. Known as “The Salmon Capital of the World,” this area is at the doorstep of one of the world's best salmon fisheries. Discovery Passage is an angler’s dream, thanks to a wealth of eddies, backwaters, islands and inlet tidal currents where salmon naturally gather.
Set off from either Painter’s Lodge or April Point in a 17-foot Boston Whaler and fish with an experienced guide who shares your passion and excitement for fishing. Our guides are BC salmon fishing experts with a vast knowledge of the region and a deep respect for the sport. They know all the hot spots, and can plan the ideal outing for fishing enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced angler, your guide will help you reel in the catch you’ve been waiting for.
Painter’s Lodge and April Point are the BC fishing resorts of choice for anglers looking to reel in a variety of large salmon species. When you get back to shore enjoy, the wide variety of amenities and activities at the resorts, including dining, a swimming pool, wildlife tours, kayak rentals and more. A free water taxi connects both resorts, meaning you can take advantage of both properties for one price.