Vancouver is Awesome

The majority of our Haida Gwaii fishing packages start with a pre-booked flight out of the Vancouver South Terminal on Pacific Coastal Airlines. This quick two-hour flight flies you directly to the town of Masset, where our lodge is mere minutes away from the airport. After a quick lunch and a stop for liquid essentials, […]

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The Personal Touch – Why a Smaller Fishing Lodge is a Better Experience

The differences between a large-scale sportfishing lodge and a smaller lodge can be quite dramatic. From the physical space, to an increase in anglers, to less privacy, a larger lodge can reduce the intimacy of a west coast fishing experience, while increasing the commercial detractions.   Larger accommodations are more like deluxe hotels than fishing […]

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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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Sacramento Sportsmen’s Expo

Each winter the Escott team leaves the Wild West coast for sunnier shores to the south, to spread the word about the world-class king salmon fishing off of Haida Gwaii. The team, lead by owner and master salmon fisherman Danny Escott, share their incredible tales with their southern neighbour’s at a variety of outdoor trade […]

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At the Ends of the Earth

Haida Gwaii isn’t just the home of the world famous Tyee, it is also one of the most wild, mystical, enchanting environments on the planet. Separated from the mainland coast by 100 km of salt water, the islands of Haida Gwaii are the most isolated islands in Canada. This natural separation has created a wilderness […]

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Escott Sportfishing

Top Sport Fishing Destinations in North America

What exactly is sport fishing? Like the name suggests, it’s fishing that is done for sport or recreation, rather than with the primary goal of catching fish for sustenance. Although many sport fishers do keep some of their catches for eating, many more fish are let go by what’s known as “catch and release.” It’s […]

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