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Salmon, Halibut and Tuna fishing from Rugged Point Lodge couldn’t be better!

Our saltwater fishing season begins in June and ends the first week in September. The salmon fishing in the spring and summer is fantastic, as the salmon runs from the Columbia River system are feeding in the surrounding waters on their way south.

Halibut fishing is also excellent all season. The untouched waters located in Kyuquot Sound are unique and are very productive with consistent catches of Halibut all season.

Our Albacore Tuna fishery starts mid  August until the first week of September.  We are very close to the tuna fishing grounds, South Brooks Bouy is only 27 miles from Rugged Point Lodge!  This is a weather dependant fishery.  (and also relies on the warm ocean currents)

Only a few select places on the west coast of BC support a fishery like Kyuquot Sound.

Choose Your Fishery

Or Try All Three!


With the numerous, abundant runs of salmon that pass through this area from June to September, there are always salmon in Kyuquot Sound! Come see for yourself!


Halibut fishing in Kyuquot sound is very productive,  you can expect to catch your limit.


This is an extremely productive and fun fishery! We are very close to the tuna fishing grounds!

The Right Boats

Our fleet consists of five Grady White Boats, two 28ft Sailfish and three 23ft Gulfstreams. All are equipped with top notch electronics and gear.

These boats are big, comfortable and safe;  perfect for fishing on the west coast.

All of our boats are run by Yamaha four stroke engines (Either a single 300 hp, dually 250’s or dually 150’s) set up with a kicker for trolling and stern steering for easy maneuvering on the fishing grounds.

Each boat has Lowrance electronics (Sonar, radar and GPS) and Icom VHF radios to keep in touch with each other and the lodge.   Matt’s boat has a satellite phone in case of emergencies.   Our boats are transport Canada approved and all of our guides have their certificates.

Top Gear

Our fishing gear is all top of the line. We have rod and reel combo’s for each of our target species.

SALMON – Our salmon rods are 10ft 6 medium weight rods with MR3 Islander mooching reels.  We also have lighter rods for some fun straight anchovies with no inline flasher.

HALIBUT – Halibut and Lingcod rods are 6ft 6 Penn Carnage with Penn International 2-speed reels.

TUNA – Our Tuna rods and reels are specifically matched for Albacore Tuna, the reels we use are a small size 3500 (salmon size) open face hyper speed 7-1 Daiwa and they are matched to a 6ft 6 twenty – eighty pound rod.

Best Guides & Crew

Our guide teams and crew have over 100 years combined experience in our area.

Kevin Sutherland (professional guide), Matt Guiguet (owner operator),  Gary Smith (Kevin’s son – learning from the best), Felix Harry (joined our team in 2017)  are all professional guides.   Always on time, well prepared and locals knowledge on the water. They know where the fish are and how to catch them.


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