About Us

West Coast River Charters

We Deliver Unforgettable Fishing Adventures!

Established in 1995, West Coast River Charter’s was formed by owner and head fishing guide Nick Hnennyj.  Born in Port Alberni, Nick has fished the waters of Vancouver Island his whole life and as a professional guide for the last 20 years.

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The Fish

Simply Better Fish

The river systems of Port Alberni are teeming with Salmon and Steelhead at anytime throughout the year.  Our rivers are some of the healthiest in British Columbia resulting in beautiful, chrome fish right from the tidal boundary through to the headwaters. Not only are these fish gorgeous, but they also provide you with unsurpassed action.

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The Location

Why Fish Here?

World class fishing ,year round, is the answer. The  Stamp, Sproat and Somass Rivers are known worldwide for their breath-taking beauty and incredible Steelhead and Salmon fishing.

The lower pools and runs are less than 3 miles from the tidal boundary and fresh salmon make this area some of the most exciting.

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