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Campbell River Waterfront




Spot Details

Details for Campbell River Waterfront

Species in Campbell River Waterfront:

Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Pink Salmon, Chum Salmon, Bull Head, Dog Fish, Dungenes Crab, English Sole, Flounder, Greenling, Ling Cod, Pacific Herring, Perch, Red Rock Crab, Rockfish, Sculpin, Shiner, Surf Smelt

Other Names
Proxy City Campbell R.
Size (ha)
Perimeter (km)
Max Depth (m)
Road Access Paved
Hike (km) 0
Activities n/a
Stocked Fish
F/W Region R-1
Water Type Saltwater
Altitude (m)
Mean Depth (m)
Water Access Boat, Shore
Boat Launch Big Rock, Ken Forde
Facilities Unknown
Angler Usage Moderate
Special Notes: Fishing Campbell River for Chinook Salmon
Chinooks are present in the area year round however migrations start moving into the area in earnest during late spring. By June fishing Campbell River for springs is good. Peak time is mid-August and then starts tapering off until mid-September when they start moving into their home streams to spawn.


Fishing Campbell River for Coho
Coho start arriving during the summer months and peak in September. Large northerns are best from late September through mid-October. Fly fishing for these magnificent sports fish is becoming a popular BC salmon fishing technique, however more traditional methods such as trolling with bucktail flies, plugs, spoons, plug-cut herring, or mooching, drifting with live herring have a better success catch rate when salmon fishing Campbell River.


Fishing Campbell River for Pink, Chum and Sockeye
Pink, Chum and Sockeye make their appearance during late summer and angling remains good on through October.


Fishing Campbell River for Bottom Fish
Good quantities of bottom fish such as Yellow Eye and Quillback Rockfish are available to anglers year round while Lingcod can be good when in season. (See BC Fish Species)
Map of Campbell River Waterfront


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Additional Info

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