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Canada’s West Coast Fishing News

In west coast fishing news, the Department of Fisheries announced a coast wide halibut fishery opening effective as of February 1st after the International Pacific Halibut Commission meetings in January. Initially it was proposed that Canada’s halibut catch limits in 2017 be reduced around 25% from last year, however that outlook changed after reps from the […]

Fish Onnnnn!

Even in the “off-season,” when the days are colder and the salmon are a little smaller, our staff and guides can’t help but get out on the water and do what they do best, fish. This past weekend a couple of our longtime guides Matt and Kylan, as well as Alli, who just signed on for the 2017 […]

An Unforgettable Fishing Adventure Awaits…

Guests from Seattle and beyond can take full advantage of the strong US Dollar this summer with a Premium Fishing Package including round trip floatplane transfers right from Seattle with Kenmore Air. Let Eagle Nook Resort and Lucky Sportfishing create an unforgettable west coast getaway for you this summer. Our exclusive package features… return flights with Kenmore […]

Wildlife Viewing in the Pacific Rim – Whales, Bears, Eagles and Salmon

While all across the nation Canada is abound with natural beauty and wildlife, the rugged Pacific Rim is considered by many to be the ultimate destination. Every summer thousands of visitors from around the world flock to the west coast of Vancouver Island to experience untouched coastline, close encounters with wildlife and world class fishing, and […]

Mya Deryan and the Ancient Art of Fish Rubbing

Eagle Nook Resort is one of few resorts on the west coast with an Artist-in-Residence, and probably the only one whose Artist specializes in fish rubbing, or Gyotaku as it’s traditionally called. Mya Deryan has spent her last four summers at Eagle Nook creating custom artwork for guests and staff alike. Her unique art form involves […]

Building Our Team

Hiring for a resort that’s only open three months of the year is no easy task, so every year we start early, posting ads and recruiting people that we think will be the perfect fit for our unique lifestyle. This season we’ll have a few returning faces, James and Ben, who whip up the gourmet […]

The Legendary Tyee Salmon

The Meaning of ‘Tyee’ as it Pertains to Fish Let’s start with the answers to “What is a Tyee fish?” and “What is the meaning of Tyee? According to Wikipedia, it’s simply another of the many names for a Chinook salmon which include king salmon, spring salmon, Quinnat salmon in addition to Tyee salmon. But […]

Lodge Life

“Lodge life” is unlike any other lifestyle there is. One of the first questions guests ask when they hit the dock is “Wow! Do you guys actually live here?” We sure do. From the end of May until mid-September Eagle Nook Resort is our summer home, where we live, work and play on the West […]