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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Traditional Salmon Preparation

Before salmon was ever served as a main entrée in any of Vancouver’s top restaurants, it was the lifeblood of the coastal peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It was dried, smoked, poached and barbecued. It was the food source that returned every year. It is the reason the coastal First Nations have such a rich […]

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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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The Raven/Eagle Dichotomy

The eagle and the raven are two majestic birds that are common to the Pacific Northwest. They are tightly entwined in the myth of the first peoples, especially the Haida. In Haida Gwaii, the eagle and raven represent two halves of a whole. On the dominant right side is eagle, a respected noble bird that […]

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Top Five Saltwater Sport Fishing Boats

The Contender A simple, slender, sleek design with a level deck for 360° of casting locations, these boats are everywhere and for good reason. They are probably the best-selling centre console boat on the market. Yellowfin Since 1998, Yellowfin has been crafting superior family fishing vessels. But this is no minivan. The sexy, sleek designs […]

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The Bucket List – World’s Top Five Exotic Fishing Destinations

If you are like us and your dreams involve casting, netting and reeling in giant scaly beasts of the sea, then you’ve probably daydreamed about some of the world’s most unique fishing locations. Maybe you’ve read about them in an angler’s magazine, or seen a spread in National Geographic, or heard a firsthand account from […]

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