January 07, 2008 | Tips from Us >
Queen Charlotte City, Fishing
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While travelling on the ferry from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii / Queen Charlotte Islands this summer, a local halibut fisherman told my son the best dock fishing was to be found right off the main wharf in Masset.
Three days and three fish later (admittedly, not the kind you would pay $600 a day of sport fishing for, but big enough for my eager six-year-old) we were happily packing the tackle box up and silently thanking the local for the tip.
While Haida Gwaii may be best known for the high-end fishing lodges, there are many local fishing spots that are worth stopping at, for the scenery alone if not for the fish.
A few of our favourites include the Masset dock, the wharf at Alliford Bay, and Mayer Lake, a lily-pad filled oasis in the middle of Graham Island.