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.

Second location on Vancouver Island in the beautiful Sidney!

We have a 30 foot Sport Fisher based in Sidney, BC.   We offer pick ups on all the Southern Gulf Island's and also have great salmon fishing charters to offer from Port Sidney Marina!
 
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 and Georgia Strait to fish for winter chinook salmon. This great fishing is only a short boat ride from downtown Vancouver.

 

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
It would have been a good day without any fish, but getting two big Chinook made the day even better Mike M
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


 

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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Winter Salmon Fishing Charter Report for Vancouver
Nov 15, 2022
After an extended summer, we are now settling into our winter weather and fishing routine! Vancouver is fortunate to have a consistent winter salmon fishery right at its doorstep! The cool, winter days are here and the winter chinook salmon are showing up in Howe Sound and Vancouver Harbour. Vancouver Salmon fishing during the Christmas holidays is a great idea .
Fishing Report for Sidney and the Southern Gulf Islands - November
Nov 4, 2022
After an amazing, summer like start to fall, we have now settled in to a more normal weather pattern for this time of year. We have been getting over the last couple weeks and have found some nice legal chinook around Sidney and the Southern Gulf Island's. Give us a call to do some winter salmon fishing in Sidney.
Fall Fishing Report for Vancouver
Sep 28, 2022
September 2022 is definitely going to be one to be remember for two big reasons! Amazing summer weather and very consistent fishing for big chinook salmon. There has been some big fish around as well! Dimitri guided his guests into a season topping 42.5 pound chinook off the Fraser River Mouth on September 24th! As we progress into October we will see the migratory chinook fishing slow and transition into feeder/winter chinook fishing and some late season coho fishing will begin!
Fishing Charter Report for Vancouver and Sidney
Aug 5, 2022
We are definitely in full summer mode now! The temperatures have been hot, we are on the water daily and we have been chasing fish all over the Salish Sea! Chinook fishing has been good on our full day trips to the Gulf Island's, but on the slow side for our local Vancouver trips. Local Vancouver fishing should perk up now that we are finally seeing some summer like weather and more fish will stage locally, especially coho.
Fishing in Vancouver and Sidney Early June Report 2022
Jun 7, 2022
It has been a spring to forget from a weather perspective! The fishing on the other hand, has been very good on a catch and release basis for chinook salmon! In the next few weeks we should see the first waves of hatchery coho salmon, which will mark the first salmon retention fishery of the summer!
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