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Who We Are

Lucky Sportfishing, operating out of Eagle Nook Resort, is the perfect fit for individuals, friends, couples or groups. This unique luxury Salmon fishing and halibut fishing resort, combined with its modern facility and its pristine location, makes it an outstanding setting to fish, relax and to host your next corporate retreat or customer appreciation event. We have regular scheduled packages and can customize  your trip to fit your requirements and budget. Our secluded location has lots of room to host the event of a lifetime within some of the world's most breathtaking scenery. Our fishing adventure packages makes a perfect gift for the outdoors person in your life. Whether booking a group of two or a party of 34, Lucky Sportfishing and Eagle Nook resort is the experience you and your guests will never forget.

What We Offer Our Guests

Barkley Sounds premium Salmon fishing and halibut fishing offers fully guided and outfitted ocean fishing excursions. All premium bait, tackle, Halibut Fishing and Salmon fishing equipment are provided. Eagle Nook Resort offers all of the amenities and world class cuisine as expected from a 4-Star facility. 

Barkley Sound

Barkley Sound lies on the west coast of Vancouver Island south of Ucluelet and north of Bamfield, covering an area of approximately 800 square kilometres that includes hundreds of islands, none of which is larger than 2 kilometres across. This is a prime salmon fishing, halibut fishing, rock fish and lingcod area. Considered one of the best Salmon fishing area's on the BC coast.


Meet the people that make it all happen - The Lucky Sportfishing Crew


Dan Brunet
  • Co-Founder and Lead Guide
  • Fishing experience: 25 years
  • Places fished, Local: Barkley Sound, Southern Vancouver Island, Rivers Inlet, Kyuquot, Port Renfrew, Nanaimo, Port Alberni,Port Hardy
  • Other places fished: Africa, Bahamas, Hawaii, Sweden, Mexico, San Francisco, Chesapeake Bay, Northern Alberta, Prince Rupert
  • Species fished: salmon, halibut, rock fish, lingcod, trout, marlin, sail fish, tuna, mahi mahi, durado,striped bass, bone fish, barracuda, walleye, atlantic salmon, pike, tarpin, horse eyed Jacks.
  • Salmon fishing and haibut fishing specialist

Tim Harrison
  • Senior Guide
  • Fishing experience: 40 years
  • Places fished, Local: Barkley Sound, Southern Vancouver Island, Kyuquot, Port Renfrew, Nanaimo, Port Alberni
  • Other places fished: Mexico, San Francisco, Hawaii
  • Species fished: salmon, halibut, rock fish, lingcod, trout, marlin, sail fish, tuna, mahi mahi, durado.
  • Salmon fishing and haibut fishing specialist 

Kylan Baumeler
  • Guide
  • Fishing experience: 14 years
  • Places fished, Local: Barkley Sound, Southern Vancouver Island, Rivers Inlet, Kyuquot, Port Renfrew, Naniamo, Port Alberni, Port Hardy
  • Other places fished: Hawaii, Mexico, Barbados,
  • Species fished: salmon, halibut, lingcod,  sail fish, marlin, baracuda, trout.
  • Salmon fishing and haibut fishing specialist

Lisa Tsuyuki
  • Lucky Sportfishing Host, Marketing & Account Manager
  • Fishing experience: Whenever possible.
  • Places fished, Local: Haida Gwaii, Barkley Sound, Southern Vancouver Island, Rivers Inlet, Port Hardy, Tofino
  • Other places fished: Africa, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. St Kits, Barbados, Caribbean, Panama.
  • Species fished: salmon, halibut, lingcod, sail fish, marlin, tuna, mahi mahi, dorado, barracuda, tiger fish.

Greg Belanger
  • Marketing & Business Development
  • Fishing experience: 15 years
  • Places fished, Local: Barkley Sound, Southern Vancouver Island, Rivers Inlet, Kyuquot, Port Alberni, Port Hardy
  • Other places fished: Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. St Kits, Barbados ,Caribbean
  • Species fished: salmon, halibut, lingcod, sail fish, marlin, tuna, mahi mahi, durado, barracuda,

Vance Rosling
  • Guide
  • Fishing experience: 20 years sport and commercial fishing for halibut 
  • Places fished, Local: Barkley Sound, Southern Vancouver Island, Rivers Inlet, Kyuquot, Port Renfrew, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Prince Rupert
  • Other places fished: Mexico, Hawaii, Bahamas
  • Species fished: salmon, halibut, lingcod, sail fish, marlin,  baracuda, trout, mahi mahi, durado.
  • Salmon fishing and haibut fishing specialist.

Ryan Cyr
  • Guide
  • Fishing experience: 26 years
  • Places fished, Local: Barkley Sound, Southern Vancouver Island, Kyuquot, Port Renfrew, Nanaimo, Port Alberni
  • Other places fished: Hawaii,Mexico, Thailand,
  • Species fished: salmon, halibut, lingcod, sail fish, marlin, trout.
  • Salmon fishing and haibut fishing specialist