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WardoWest Tofino Sportfishing

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Address: 634 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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+1 866-923-0444
05:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

A world class experience offered from WardoWest Fishing Charters means...

A world class experience offered from WardoWest Fishing Charters means experienced guides with proven results in two of the best vessels in Tofino, either on our 25' Grady White vessel or 27' Sailfish. Our vessels are stocked with the very best technology and fishing equipment including: Lowrance HDS10 Nav System, Islander Reels, Sage Rods and Scotty High Performance Digital Downriggers. In Tofino we target primarily chinook and coho salmon (with the occasional sockeye, chum or pink), halibut, rockfish, albacore tuna as well as Dungeness crab. Our vessels each have a heated interior and are Transport Canada approved.

Give us a call today so we can help you plan the fishing trip of a lifetime.

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Great lodging!

Stayed at WardoWest's lodging for a month for a trip in Tofino. Great place, super chill and well setup. Lovely location between town and all the nice beaches. A+!

Reviewed 3 November 2016
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Stayed at WardoWest's lodging for a month for a trip in Tofino. Great place, super chill and well setup. Lovely location between town and all the nice beaches. A+!

Thank Pascal T
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

First visit to this part of Canada. Gorgeous part of the world. I have chartered over a hundred boats on the eastern US coast over the last twenty years and Wardowest ranks up there with the best of them. I will go back next year. Not only was the fishing exceptional but the lodge is very clean and a warm... More 

Thank George W
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

While visiting Tofino, we opted to try salmon fishing. My husband has never fished in his life, so I thought it would be awesome to get him out there! Shawn took us out on the boat, it was overcast and a little gloomy. The water was perfect though. Incredibly calm and beautiful. Shawn let us know to keep an eye... More 

1 Thank morganf33
Tofino, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It was a rough day at sea and with my two kids on board I didn't feel up to braving offshore so we decided to go up the inlet side instead. It ended up being so so much fun! Shawn the captain suggested casting where we saw some big fish jumping. We started hooking into fish soon after. Feeling that... More 

Thank Beverly_Murdock
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Leaving the dock in the morning "Fogust" (know locally for the foggy month of August). Watching the fog rise from the water like ghost fingers on the horizon. A boat and guide all to ourselves. The boat bobs and bounces as we rode the waves to just the right spot. Then we wait.... till the frenzy begins! We had a... More 

Thank Rich B
North Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Starting with the lodge, WardoWest will give you probably the best fishing experience you can have in Tofino. Paul and Shawn are very hard working guides and it really does not matter which one will take you fishing. They always find the fish and will not quit until the job is done! Not only they work extremely hard but at... More 

Thank Manfred K
Castle Rock, Washington
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Completely amazing time, booked a 3 day charter and only needed 2 days to have our limits for our return trip home. Shawn our guide is not only great at fishing he made it a great 3rd day when we visited the hot springs.. Mark our house host was very accommodating.. We will return next year, great time, great town,... More 

2 Thank bksnaza
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We had a great time fishing and learning about Tofino and the Vancouver Island coastline. Looking forward to coming again in the future.

Thank Stephen V
Camano Island, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Awesome time had by all! Shawn was on top of the fish. Double headers of King salmon are an absolute blast! Mark was a great host. This was our second trip to Tofino and won't be the last.

Thank dbowser37
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Tofino and had no plans. I was worried I wouldn't get a chance to go fishing with my son and his friend. I called Ward and Mark was able to fit me in the next day at 2. We met Paul at the dock the next day at 2. He recommended either salmon or Halibut fishing. We... More 

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