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What a great afternoon we had. Bill went all the way out cause he knew fishing wasn’t great at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jelkeskippy
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Peace River, Canada
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Awesome hospitality and knowledgeable

Bill was a fantastic host and knew a tremendous about the region, tides and, of course, where to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Merle A
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1025 Lee Rd | French Creek Marina, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great afternoon we had. Bill went all the way out cause he knew fishing wasn’t great at the normal spot. Even though he could’ve went to the normal fishing hole where we would have caught one or two 6-8 lbs coho, he went...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bill was a fantastic host and knew a tremendous about the region, tides and, of course, where to catch em’. My son went out for his fishing and loved it!!!

Thank Merle A
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Captain Bill was a professional. We walked off the boat with two nice Springs and four beautiful Coho between the two of us after a four hour charter. Great guy on the water; can’t wait til next year. - Peter and Jeff

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We were so glad to be able to book a fairly 'last minute' charter when family arrived from Alberta this week. One of their dreams was to go salmon fishing together, and Bill Swanson who runs Active Angler Fishing Charters was able to accommodate. A...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This was a birthday trip for my husband and it was an experience we'll never forget! Not 10 minutes into the charter we caught our first fish. Bill knows the waters and how find the fish. We caught 8 fish - released 5. What a...More

Thank imaginethatjb
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We got out today for an early Father’s Day trip and brought home some really nice fish. Bill knows the spots, has a super setup and knows the water really well. We’ll be out again soon, we had a great day. Highly recommend!

Thank cory951p
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Wow! What a great morning spent with Bill on board his new larger boat. From the time we met Bill he was informative, fun and knowledgeable and had no problem sharing fishing stories with us throughout the trip (the kids loved heading about past encounters...More

Thank richardwalker2018
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I traveled from California to British Columbia and Vancouver Island fishing our way though some of the best fisheries in the world when we came upon Bill and Active Angler Fishing Charters. Bill is as experienced a guide as anyone you will...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Bill is a Beaut! All around good guy. Going above and beyond, we where releasing loads of Wild Coho (Which you can't keep at the moment). Bill was determined and stayed out longer to ensure we got a Coho from the fisheries. Many of the...More

Thank Barkley D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had an excellent experience with Bill Swanson and Active Angler Fishing Charters! I and an Australian friend went out for four hours in the afternoon on a July day and caught 7 Coho salmon--2 of which were hatchery fish we were able to keep....More

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