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MOTHER NATURE AT HER BEST

Crashing waves and howling winds are no match for our Charlotte Queen guests.  With Mother Nature flirting with us for the past few trips, our persistent guests have won the battle for now.  With positive attitudes and great fishing stories to tell throughout the winter months, we have officially found our Hippa gills. The seas are coming to ease and…

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HIPPA SHARK REPORT

It’s 5 am and time to fish…the salmon bite was on at first light yesterday morning so everyone was ready for some action this morning. Cinnamon rolls were packed, coffee thermos ready and all the boats warmed up and full of bait for the morning fish. We headed out the south passage to red rock and started trolling around the…

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A CHOIR OF EAGLES SINGING OUR FAVORITE TUNE

The sunlight finds a refreshing crack through my porthole and I instantly am aware that morning has arrived and another spectacular day is about to unfold. I jump up and hear the eagles singing along the shore. That sound never gets old. We grab some breakfast, sandwiches for a mid morning snack accompanied by a thermos full of hot coffee…

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ANCHORED IN NESTO INLET FOR ANOTHER SEASON FULL OF ADVENTURES

It was a smooth, sunny voyage North bound up the beautiful West Coast of British Columbia, we set our anchors in Nesto Inlet for the season and starting fishing at our summer home at Hippa Island. We started off our season with a fun derby and half our guests stayed on to guide our sponsored BC 40 hunts “warriors in…

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ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION (eTA)

Effective March 15, 2016, the Government of Canada introduced a new entry requirement, known as the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), that applies to visa-exempt foreign nationals* traveling to or transiting Canada by air. Visa-exempt foreign nationals must obtain an eTA before they can board a flight to Canada. To complete your application for an eTA, you will need your passport,…

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REEL HEROES ON THE HAIDA GWAII

 

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THE START TO ONE OF THE BEST SEASON YET

With the fully loaded barge & an excited crew, we leave our dock in Vancouver to set sail for another amazing adventure up the coast of BC to Haida Gwaii.   See you all very soon once again at Hippa Island!

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NEVER GO HUNGRY

I have never been to sea before, as I embarked the Charlotte Queen for my first maiden voyage, I was running on fumes. I worked until 1 am and hadn’t even packed yet, when my dad pulled up to pick me up with a couple of chatty dudes I didn’t know to drive to Canada eh? I got excited when…

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DONS ADVENTURE WITH CHARLOTTE QUEEN ADVENTURES

I just got back from Trip five to the Charlotte Queen.   As usual, it was a fantastic trip.   I am fortunate to be able to fish wherever I like and I do so frequently.    My annual destinations include Alaska, Brazil, the south Pacific, and Haida Gwaii.    If I could only do one trip each year it would certainly be a…

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ALMOST A MONTH IN AND FISHING HAS BEEN CONSISTENTLY AWESOME!

In collaboration with Base Camp 40 we hosted a very humbling trip with new friends including wounded warriors, two medal of honor recipients and other military heros who inspired us all and were fishing rock stars, alongside the were six amazing Hippa Veterans to guide our new guests and show them how to Hook Up at Hippa! Chinooks this month…

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