Stomach Pump – The Diet of Pacific Salmon

Any Sportsman knows that the secret to success lies in knowing your prey – know their patterns, their migration routes, their breeding habits and most importantly know what they eat. All animals on this planet need to consume food to survive. When you identify their food source, you identify their weakness.   Salmon are somewhat […]

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Freezer Packed

Any outdoor sportsman will tell you there are two main reasons for engaging in hunting or fishing.   The first is obviously the thrill of the chase. Those moments, minutes or hours between the first sighting / bite and the final catch are what we play for. They are a contest of wits, physical strength […]

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Reeling In Like a Pro

You’ve just hooked a big-time, no-nonsense, Tyee. Your reel is spinning faster than a Tesla Model S P85D with the ludicrous package. What..do…you…do?   Get That Tip Up Seriously, if we can offer any one piece of advice about reeling in a king salmon, or any fish for that matter, it’s keep your rod tip […]

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Samurai Hooks

From our Gradys, to our chef’s plates, to our top-of-the-industry guides, Escott Sportfishing is concerned with providing top quality materials and services. We want our lodge to standout from the rest and we do this by providing the best.   This is especially true in regards to the fishing gear we supply to every guest […]

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Salmon Fishing for Noobs

Scared of looking like a noob at the corporate salmon fishing retreat? Trying to share common interests/activities with your significant other, but grossly unqualified? Never fished a day in your life?!?!   Well, we have you covered. Here is our quick crash course on sport fishing to get you up to speed:   Know the […]

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Preparation for a World-Class Fishing Expedition

A fishing adventure on the west coast can be one of the most relaxing and rewarding vacations imaginable, but it often only comes about after months of endless preparation.   The prep starts with choosing appropriate accommodation. Finding cabins or a hotel close to the fishing grounds is key; you don’t want to spend a […]

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World’s Best Salmon Fishing

The best fishing lodge in Haida Gwaii, Escott Sportfishing Lodge, has put together the top three reasons why Haida Gwaii has the world’s best salmon fishing. We may be a bit biased, sure, but our defence definitely holds water.   Hardly Accessible What makes the region so beautiful also makes it the best place to […]

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Father and Son

The bond between a father and his son is something special. It is formed out of shared experiences, years of care, common interests and pure and honest love. Nothing solidifies this bond like a weekend away. Here are five unforgettable bonding opportunities for fathers and sons to enjoy together: The Hunters Under a blind or […]

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The Tyee Club

One of the highest honours awarded to a Pacific Northwest angler is membership into the prestigious Tyee club. To gain entry, one must land a Chinook or Spring salmon with a weight of over 30 pounds. These saltwater giants are known as Tyees and they are the crowning achievement of any professional, weekend or casual […]

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