Bring a warm jacket or hoodie and clothing that can be layered for changes in temperature. You’ll also need gloves, sunglasses and personal toiletries. We provide rain gear and rubber boots.
Your luggage should be no more than 30lbs. Soft-sided duffel bags or sports bags are ideal.
To get to the airport and helicopter in time, you’ll need to take the 1:00 p.m. Digby Island Ferry. See ferry schedule
You need to arrange your own travel at your own cost. One option is an adventure tour with West Coast Launch. The fee to depart the lodge with West Coast Launch is approximately $1,500, plus tax. The boat can take 12 passengers and their luggage. (West Coast charges by the hour; trip time is weather dependent.)
You can also charter a float plane through Inland Air Charters. Planes accommodate five passengers and their luggage. The cost approximately $1,100.
You can find the lodge on Google Earth at N 54 47' 24.256 W 130 32' 59.538. The lodge is just past the opening of Wales Harbour in Pearse Canal; look for the red roofs.
You can park at Inland Air. Just give them a call to let them know you’re coming.
On arrival day you will enjoy soup and fresh-baked bread. You will take these out on the water along with some baked goods, fruit and snacks. On departure day, breakfast is at 6:30 a.m. You will enjoy our beloved fish and chips before leaving the lodge.
This information is needed for your fishing licence. (Basically, whatever is on your driver’s licence is required for the fishing licence.)
About the lodge
The lodge has high-speed internet and very good Wi-Fi coverage. Be sure to enable Wi-Fi calling on your device.
Cell service is not available at the lodge. However, guests have found coverage at certain spots on the water.
Guests can be reached via our emergency number: 250-596-9924. The lodge also has land lines for your use.
We have a guest computer available, along with a printer and scanner.
All rooms are equipped with blow dryers.
All boats are stocked with bug spray and sunscreen.
The water is drinkable and very good.
No, it is extremely casual.
Bonfires (with smores) are available upon request each night.
Bring your wetsuit if you want to take a dip in the ocean. Otherwise, the hot tub and sauna are available.
Your gratuity reflects our service and how much you enjoyed your stay. The minimum gratuity is $180 per person per night. Groups can bring a cheque payable to Eagle Pointe Lodge to cover the gratuities. Debit, Mastercard, and Visa are also accepted.
No, we are not licensed to guide in U.S. waters.
Fishing times vary depending on the season. Breakfast is at 6 a.m. and fishing generally starts at 6:30 a.m. (We start fishing a little later as the season progresses.) Typically we return to the lodge between 4:30 and 5 p.m.
We fish for four hours on arrival and departure days, and up to 10 hours on full days.
We are a licensed vendor and provide our guests with fishing licences upon arrival.
Gravol and wrist bands for motion sickness are available on each boat. However, you are welcome to bring anything that works for you. We want you to have fun!
We use Islander MR2 reels and G-Loomis, some Sage rods and top-of-the-line halibut gear.
We do not have flies or fly rods available. We are a trolling lodge. Our boats are not designed to fly cast off. You are welcome to bring an 8 to 10 weight fly rod, 4” to 6” saltwater bucktails and a good saltwater fly reel if you wish to troll.
There is no freshwater fly fishing at the lodge.
Waders are not needed. We provide all rain gear.
The big ones can be caught throughout June and into the first two weeks of July.
Our boxes are approximately 14” wide x 10” high x 32” long.
No, the Pointe Cabin is no longer available for outside use.
Your gratuity reflects our service and how much you enjoyed your stay. The minimum gratuity is $180 per person per night. Groups can bring a cheque payable to Eagle Pointe Lodge to cover the gratuities.
The Gift Shop accepts Debit, Mastercard, and Visa if you need warm clothes or souvenirs.
The lodge cannot process cash advances nor is there a cash machine on site.
We are not a scheduled gas depot. However, in an EMERGENCY ONLY we can sell gas to someone that is stuck and in a bad situation. This can be paid for by credit card or cash only.
No, we do not.
Yes, 110 and 220 volts are available.
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