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.


Had the best time fishing with this company. Very relaxed and the staff are extremely polite and helpful. Definelty booking again next time I come visit. Highly recommend. Thanks for making my holiday a blast Carly
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


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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Falll Fishing Vancouver - Fishing Report for Early October
Oct 3, 2019
Fall fishing in Vancouver has been productive on our charters in recent weeks. There has been the odd slow day, due to high river levels in the Capilano River, but we are seeing fish on most flood tides.
What a year for Chinook Salmon! Early September Fishing Report
Sep 6, 2019
August chinook fishing was about as good as it gets! We enjoyed the some of the best chinook salmon fishing we have ever seen. September is now here and the fishing has simmered down, but fishing is still solid for chinook salmon in 10 to 30 pound range. Pinks are still around off the Fraser River Mouth and the Capilano Fishery is a week or two away. Lot's of options coming up!
Vancouver Fishing Charter Update - Mid July
Jul 13, 2019
Our July fishery in Vancouverl waters is off to a good start. There is significantly more chinook salmon around than normal for this time of year and the coho fishing has been pretty consistent. On the far side of the Strait, Gabriola Island has been excellent for the last couple of months! All in all, 2019 has been a very good year to date!
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!
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