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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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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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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Haida Gwaii salmon fishing

Catch and Release Practices in Haida Gwaii

The most thrilling part of fishing is that great battle between man and fish. It can sometimes even take an hour—or more—to get that salmon out of the water, if you’ve got a monster Tyee on the other end. But what happens once you’ve brought it into the boat? At Escott Sportfishing, though our guests […]

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