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Sooke Salmon Charters
Sooke Salmon Charters
  • You Keep Catch
  • Catch Cleaning & Fileting
  • Rods, reels & Tackles
  • 4hr, 6hr & 8hr options
  • 4 person
  • 25′ boat
  • Nearshore Fishing


Welcome to Sooke Salmon Charters! They’ve been offering quality guided fishing since 1986, with lifelong local fishing expert Rollie Rose. He’s a local with over 50 years of experience fishing in these waters. Specializing in light tackle fishing for trophy Chinook Salmon, Capt. Rollie will take you on a trip you’ll always remember. The trips are available year round, so you choose when your adventure starts.

You’ll be fishing on a clean and safe, West Coast built boat that accommodates up to 4 guests. This 25’ Seasport comes powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine, navigational electronics, a galley, and a private toilet.

We are fully compliant with Transport Canada’s requirements for the work we do.  We also carry the proper liability insurance.  All charter vessels should have a boat registration number beginning with a C which stands fir commercial.  If your skipper

During the summer months, the boat is berthed in Sooke Harbour and all trips depart from the docks there. From November to May, you can follow local fish runs between Sooke, Victoria, and Sidney.  The crew will arrange to meet you at the docks in those areas closest to the best fishing at the time.

Fish are cleaned and bagged for shipment free of charge. Fish processing is available for a reasonable cost, including on site vacuum packing. There’s a professional grade chamber sealer and use 4 mil bags for maximum storage life in your freezer. The prices include taxes.

Vacuum packing requires that the fish be left with the crew overnight to be processed and frozen. They also carry shipping supplies to transport on your flight home (coolers, ice pack, tape).

All fishing equipment and bait are included, as well as coffee, bottled water, and sodas. Fishing licenses are now only available online. You can buy your licenses anytime prior to your trip. They must be printed off to paper copies and then brought with you on the day you fish.


Amenities onboard:

  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Kitchen



  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Coffe, bottled water and soda’s)


Type of fishing:

  • Nearshore Fishing (Straits Of Juan De Fuca)


Fishing techniques:

  • Light Tackle (We use the lightest tackle of any local charters)
  • Bottom Fishing (on anchor for halibut and ling cod)
  • Trolling


Top targeted fish:

  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Salmon (Pink)
  • Salmon (Sockeye)