Freshwater Fishing


North Central Vancouver Island boasts some of the finest freshwater fishing anywhere on the planet. River Sportsman is here to make sure our beautiful rivers and lakes do not go to wasteŚwe stock what you need to make the most of the countless freshwater fishing opportunities that surround us. We carry a huge selection of freshwater fishing gear whether you spin cast or fly fish for trout, steelhead or salmon.

Besides the rods, reels and tackle, we have pontoon boats and belly tubes, waders in neoprene or high-end Gore-Tex. There are many ways to enhance and expand your fishing experience if you are aware of the latest news and conditions around Campbell River, and we have the equipment you need to take advantage of what's happening with the fish. Come into River Sportsman and get the latest news.

Your timing for the salmon or steelhead run is crucial for a successful trip. Check in with us because our staff keeps its finger on the pulse of the fishing community. High or low river levels, timing of a particular run or just basic pointers or the local fishing talk, we can help you with all your freshwater fishing needs.

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