Preparation for a World-Class Fishing Expedition

A fishing adventure on the west coast can be one of the most relaxing and rewarding vacations imaginable, but it often only comes about after months of endless preparation.   The prep starts with choosing appropriate accommodation. Finding cabins or a hotel close to the fishing grounds is key; you don’t want to spend a […]

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Father and Son

The bond between a father and his son is something special. It is formed out of shared experiences, years of care, common interests and pure and honest love. Nothing solidifies this bond like a weekend away. Here are five unforgettable bonding opportunities for fathers and sons to enjoy together: The Hunters Under a blind or […]

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Eugene Outdoor Expo

Another weekend trade show, this time in Eugene, Oregon! We’re heading south once again to take part in a trade show in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene will be hosting over 15,000 outdoor enthusiasts for ExpoSure’s largest trade show of the season.   Escott Sportfishing will be there to share our love of fishing in the Pacific […]

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Haida Gwaii sportfishing

“Haida Gwaii: A Rich History.”

You’re certainly a sport fisherman; if not, a sportfishing enthusiast. Whether this is your first time or you’re a regular fishmonger visiting Haida Gwaii salmon lodge, you’ll likely be fascinated by the historical facts surrounding Haida Gwaii and its best salmon fishing lodge.  Haida Gwaii has history. Thousands of years, in fact. Archaeological sites have established […]

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Bait Up - Danny Escott of Escott Sportfishing and his sportfishing bait techniques

“Bait Up!”

  Every great fisherman has a bait preference he dedicates to his catch. Here at Haida Gwaii, we won’t underestimate your extensive knowledge and the intense personal research you’ve put into the great craft of sportfishing, but we’d like to take a second to review what tackle-box accoutrements tend to outwork the worm.   Disclaimer: […]

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Memories of Summer Fishing: Sunshine, Salmon, and Smooth Sailing

As we’ve started to dig into our vacuum-pack salmon stores from last summer, it’s gotten us reminiscing about the stellar summer season we had last year at Escott Sportfishing.   Who else has dipped into their vacuum-pack salmon from last summer? #salmon #salmonfishing #fishingtrips #haidagwaii #haidagwaiifishing #escottsportfishing #escottlodge A photo posted by Escott Sportfishing (@escottsportfishing) […]

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Escott Sportfishing

Top Sport Fishing Destinations in North America

What exactly is sport fishing? Like the name suggests, it’s fishing that is done for sport or recreation, rather than with the primary goal of catching fish for sustenance. Although many sport fishers do keep some of their catches for eating, many more fish are let go by what’s known as “catch and release.” It’s […]

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