Silva Bay Charters, Salmon fishing from Gabriola Island and Nanaimo ,Gulf islands Welcome to Silva Bay Charters, your ticket to salmon fishing the Georgia Strait from Gabriola to Nanaimo and beyond. Based in Silva Bay at Gabriola. We have easy access to some of the best fishing holes in the gulf, Thrasher, The Grande, Waterfall, Entrance Island, Neck point and Five Fingers. Aboard a proven boat, the 25’ Kingfisher with stand up head and espar heat, Captain Doug will take you to the fish with all the tackle and bait. The boat is licensed for up to 5 fishers. Doug has been fishing these waters for over ten years with great success and lots of fun stories. Pick up from Silva Bay Gabriola or Nanaimo The Captain and the boat are certified by Transport Canada. Salmon fishing is 365 days a year with the peak months running from mid April to the end of September for Chinook Salmon, the largest of the pacific salmon, also known as spring salmon, king salmon. We also catch through the summer months coho and pink salmon and when there is an opening, sockeye salmon. Bottom fish, ling cod, rock cod are open from May1 till Sept. 30. We can drop prawn and crab traps throughout the year as well. There are many sights while fishing from seals, sea lions, eagles, various sea birds, orcas, humpback whales, and just plain beautiful scenery of the background snowcapped mountains and numerous islands. Everything looks better from the water! Come on out and enjoy some fun times on the water with Silva Bay Charters.Coming this season : Stay and fish packages. Updates coming soon.