Boat Equipment

Fishing in a marine environment like that of the westcoast of Vancouver Island, one must use the best boat and equipment available. Some of the many features provided by Westcoast Fish Expeditions include an enclosed cabin with heater and a fully operational head (onboard toilet).

On board navigation and communications equipment include:

  • GPS – Sitex Nav Add 6000 Cmap
  • Furuno Radar
  • Furuno Color Sounder
  • 2 VHF Radios & cell phone


  • Salmon Reels – Islander MR2 & MR3 (single action reels), shimano levelwinds
  • Salmon Rods – 10 1/2 foot mooching rods – loomis 1265 med, fenwick HMX
  • Halibut Reels – Penn Senator 4/0 (levelwind)
  • Halibut Rods – shimano
  • Assorted lures, bait and gear.

We are proud users of Scotty fishing Equipment, Tomic quality lures, Gibbs tackle and Islander reels


  • Wet weather jacket/pants
  • Life Jackets
  • Flares, first aid kits, fire extinguisher
  • cell phone