Welcome to Bon Chovy Fishing Charters!


Vancouver BC Salmon Fishing Charters

Bon Chovy Fishing Charters offers fully guided salmon fishing charters from Downtown Vancouver. Located on Granville Island, we are minutes away from all major Vancouver Hotels. Come join us for an adventure you won’t forget.  We are open 365 days of the year and we have the largest and most experienced team of guides in Vancouver.

Vancouver supports an exciting year round fishery for all five species of Pacific Salmon. Our fully insured and equipped boats are ideally suited to fish our local waters. We offer daily fishing charters from 5 hours to 10 hours in length as well as overnight fishing packages. Our Vancouver Salmon Fishing fleet consists of Grady White sport fishing boats that are perfectly rigged to fish local Vancouver waters.  All of our boats our powered by late model Yamaha Outboards.  Our boats are rigged to fish and we go to where the fish are. We are owner operated ensuring the best service and product possible. We want to earn your repeat business!

Fully Guided Salmon Fishing Charters in Vancouver

All Vancouver fishing charters with Bon Chovy are fully guided. We supply everything needed to go fishing. The only thing you need to bring is something to eat and drink.

Consistent Salmon Fishing Year Round in Vancouver BC

Vancouver BC is fortunate to have consistent salmon fishing 365 days of the year. We have access to a number of different salmon fisheries which keep our guests on edge while on charter.

World Class Sturgeon Fishing only 25 minutes from downtown Vancouver

Our Fraser River sturgeon trips are available every day of the year. Sturgeon fishing is a must do for anyone living or visiting Vancouver. Imagine catching a fish bigger than you are! We are fortunate to have this world class fishery right on our doorstep.
 
Fishing for chinook salmon near Vancouver BC



Hunting for Harrisons! Fall fishing with Bon Chovy

This video was shot in late September while we were targeting big chinook salmon off the Mouth of the Fraser River!  Thanks to Corbie Fieldwalker for the great video.... www.corbiefieldwalker.com

 
 

Winter Salmon Fishing in Vancouver

Departing Granville Island, we leave the sky scrapers behind and head up to Howe Sound to fish for winter chinook salmon. This great fishing is only a short boat ride from downtown Vancouver.

 

Don't think my father or I will ever forget how much fun we had salmon fishing with Bon Chovy (Jason). Had to be the best day I've ever had fishing. Limited out on Spring (avg ~15-20lbs) Appreciate your skill and expertise out there on the water. These guys are pros. Thanks so much for making it such a great day.... Steven Wright
It would have been a good day without any fish, but getting two big Chinook made the day even better Mike M
.Went for a 2-day all day charter for sockeye salmon. 3 of us. limited both days (even the captain, Jason got 4 fish the first day and 1 the second day). The sockeye were running, so limiting is fairly easy right now, but we limited much quicker than other boats, and Jason worked his butt off for us. We had a great 2 day adventure and recommend Bon Chovy for a charter without a doubt!! Leigh


 

Our objective is simple. To be the best in Vancouver's local salmon fishing.

Our experience and enthusiasm will do just that. We take pride in every piece of bait we put down. We are not just another cruise; we take our job seriously. Our aim is to make our trips fun and the fishing productive. Our attention to detail while fishing and in customer service is what sets us apart from the others.

About The Company

Bon Chovy Fishing Charters was spawned by the passion for Vancouver's local salmon fishery by the principals of the company. Jason Assonitis and Jeff Copeland have been avid saltwater fishermen since a young age. Their enthusiasm for the sport of fishing and the natural environment is what guarantees guests a first class fishing experience.

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Excellent Salmon Fishing in Vancouver
Jun 4, 2019
The last couple weeks have been some of the best chinook fishing in recent memory over on the Gulf Island's. Local fishing has been productive as well with some very nice chinook salmon. Chinook salmon are currently catch and release until July 15th. Hatchery coho salmon are open for retention as are ling cod on our longer full day trips to the Gulf Island. Fishing in Vancouver is one of the best activities you can do in the summer!
Great weather and productive salmon fishing!
May 15, 2019
Over the last number of years, May has definitely proven to be one of the best times for chinook salmon fishing in the Vancouver area, this is May is no different! Despite the regulation changes, we are enjoying solid catch and release fishing for chinook (until July 15th) in all of the usual spring spots. We have been successful sending our guests home with some dungeness crabs and on some of our longer charters ling cod and spot prawns! We have seen the odd early coho salmon as well. The DFO is forecasting a strong return of coho this year, so we are hopeful that we will see excellent coho fishing like we saw last June off the South End of Bowen Island and the Gulf Island's!
Fishing has really perked up! Vancouver Fishing Charter Report
Apr 14, 2019
The South Bowen Fishery has really picked up! The last few days have seen very good fishing. Looking forward to the coming weeks!
Spring is here and the Offshore Fishery is starting!
Apr 2, 2019
We are now transitioning into a spring pattern in our local Vancouver fishery. After a productive winter fishery in Howe Sound and the inner reaches of English Bay, the offshore fishery has started. Over the last week there has been decent numbers of fish showing up out in the deep! This trend will continue and the fishing should continue to improve in coming weeks.
Vancouver Fishing Charters - Late February Report
Feb 20, 2019
We have been out quite a bit in recent weeks and have enjoyed some good fishing in Vancouver. Winter fishing for chinook salmon has been fairly consistent in Vancouver Harbour and Howe Sound. We have been dropping traps for Spot prawns and Dungeness Crabs and spot prawns and have had very good results.
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