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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Haida Gwaii salmon fishing

Catch and Release Practices in Haida Gwaii

The most thrilling part of fishing is that great battle between man and fish. It can sometimes even take an hour—or more—to get that salmon out of the water, if you’ve got a monster Tyee on the other end. But what happens once you’ve brought it into the boat? At Escott Sportfishing, though our guests […]

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Escott Sportfishing Hog Blog

The Fishing Seasons of Haida Gwaii

Beautiful Haida Gwaii is known for many things. The undeniably stunning scenery, a decidedly relaxed way of life, the distinctive art of the Haida people, and its varied and lush wildlife. We’ve got humpback whales, bald eagles, harbour seals, and even spirit bears. But of most interest to Escott Sportfishing and our guests is—of course—the […]

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