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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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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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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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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Eugene Outdoor Expo

Another weekend trade show, this time in Eugene, Oregon! We’re heading south once again to take part in a trade show in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene will be hosting over 15,000 outdoor enthusiasts for ExpoSure’s largest trade show of the season.   Escott Sportfishing will be there to share our love of fishing in the Pacific […]

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