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Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island

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509 Reno St | ., Zeballos, British Columbia V0P 2A0, Canada
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"These people care"

This is my second trip to Reel Obsession's lodge. The rooms are clean and new, Chef Billy is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Robert K
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Calgary, Canada
Grand Master Fishing Trip

Yearly, our dealership rewards our grand master technician status holders with a fishing trip. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paula M
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World-class BC fishing vacations at our lodge on Vancouver Island. Fishing the legendary waters of Nootka Sound and Esperanza for trophy salmon, halibut, tuna, lingcod, and more. Angling enthusiasts will experience the wild BC coastline in an oceanfront lodge with all the amenities of a large fishing resort. After a day battling fish after fish in beautiful Pacific waters you’ll enjoy west coast hospitality and gourmet meals prepared by our chef. With a breathtaking view of the Zeballos inlet, unwind in the hot tub and sauna before a new day of BC’s best saltwater fishing. Our expert guides, consistently big catches, and resort accommodations are the perfect recipe for a Vancouver Island fishing trip that is second to none!
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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509 Reno St | ., Zeballos, British Columbia V0P 2A0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is my second trip to Reel Obsession's lodge. The rooms are clean and new, Chef Billy is terrific, he paired our wine with the food he prepared. Every staff member was completely focused on ensuring we had a great trip. We caught our limit....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yearly, our dealership rewards our grand master technician status holders with a fishing trip. This year, we chose Reel Obsession. We could not have had a better time! The l9dge was clean, warm, and very homey. The chef was absolutely top notch. The rooms were...More

Thank Paula M
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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Paula.It was great to get your group out to our lodge and see how we do things here. We really enjoy showing our guests a great experience.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

My party of 4 fished with Reel Obsession in July 2017. We spent 3 8+ hour days on the water with an excellent guide and all limited out on Salmon, Halibut, ling cod and gold eyes. Even caught a hatchery coho. All of us brought...More

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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Im glad you had a great trip. Thank you for the wonderfull words. We will look forward to seeing you back next year!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

My Dad, cousin and I went on our annual fishing trip and we decided to head up to Zeballos to try our luck. It was one of the best fishing experiences that I have ever done. The salmon fishing for kings (Chinook, or Springs) was...More

1  Thank Mark F
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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks for the great review Mark! Ill look forward to seeing you next year or down in Puyallup at the show!

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This has been my first time on a fishing charter-lodge experience so all I have to say is hands down what an overall exhilarating and epic experience. I can truly see why fishing can be an addiction. The rollercoaster emotions that run in my head...More

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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for the great review! We always love showing our guests an unforgettable fishing adventure. I look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love Reel Obsessions. It is by far the best sports fishing business on West Vancouver Island if not the world. The views are spectacular the staff is incredible the chef Jason is absolutely a five star plus chef. Fishing guides especially Talon is...More

Thank Mike S
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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We love showing our guests a great time in one of the best fishing areas on the coast. Ill see you in a couple weeks on your 2nd trip this year. Cheers

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

A huge thank you to you and your staff for the great experience. We all came with high hopes for great fishing and we were not disappointed. The lodge delivered on the total package from the quality of the meals, lunches on the boat, to...More

Thank sc0ttpt
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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

We feel great pride when reading a review like this. Thank you kindly Scott and the rest of your group for your business and support. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to seeing you next year!

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have fished with Reel Obsession twice in the last 5 years on company trips. The guides are excellent and the fishing experience is very intense - scenery is beautiful and the fishing has always been steady. I am going back in 2017 with my...More

Thank Luke M
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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Thanks for the great comments and for booking in your 2017 trip already. Ill look forward to seeing you and meeting some of your family.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I have fished on Vancouver Island for years. Reel Obsession Lodge provided the best trip that I have ever experienced. Larger well equipped boats, highly experienced professional guides, combined with unparalleled customer service are all part of the deal. Our guide Troy combined experience, knowledge,...More

Thank Terry N
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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

My team and I take great pride in giving a first class fishing advenrure. Thanks for the great comments.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

My son and I just returned after a 3 day trip at Reel Obsession. It was my son Ryan's first salmon fishing trip. I can tell you that once you fish here you will never go elsewhere. As a smaller outfit, Adrian, the owner is...More

Thank 425rickod
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AdrianOConnor, Owner at Reel Obsession Fishing Lodge Vancouver Island, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

So great to hear that we out performed the local competition from your last trip to the area. See you next August.

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Response from AdrianOConnor | Property representative |
A typically industry gratuity is 10% of your invoice over the trip. This gets split 50% to the guide and 50% to the land based staff. This is per boat. Thanks for the question. Our staff tries to go above and beyond to make... More
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