About Us

We Deliver Unforgettable
Fishing Adventures!

Established in 1995, West Coast River Charter’s was formed by owner and head fishing guide Nick Hnennyj.  Born in Port Alberni, Nick has fished the waters of Vancouver Island his whole life and has been professionally guiding for the last 28 years.

Lasting Fishing memories.

At West Coast River Charters we pride ourselves on showing you the best fishing experience possible.   Our modern fleet is well equipped and fishing gear meticulously maintained. Bring your fishing license and leave the rest up to us.  Nothing gets a bigger smile out of us than knowing we’ve helped create a lasting fishing memory.

World Class Salmon Fishing

Located near the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is the gateway to world class Salmon fishing in the waters of Barkley Sound.  Port Alberni  is also home of the Stamp, Somass and Sproat River systems.  The fishing action is year round and always exciting, making  Port Alberni the Ultimate Fishing Town.