Entries by George Cuthbert

2016 King Pacific Lodge season opening

The iconic King Pacific Lodge is now safely moored at is summer location within St. Johns Harbour. Anglers are now out on the water and fishing our favourite fishing areas of Milbanke Sound! Ocean bright Chinook and Coho salmon are being weighed in from 15 to 24 pounds. Here, fish-cutter Ralph Chamberlain shows off one […]

September 6, 2015

We were delighted to have guests with us until the 5th of September. The 2015 season has now sadly come to an end and we’re already planning for next year! During our last week of operation, anglers worked hard and fishing continued to be quite good. Ray and Dale played multiple Chinook and between them […]

August 30, 2015

  “We’re having a great time!” were the words of nine year old Matthew Walker. After less than one hour’s fishing the day of arrival and Guided by Ronnie Gunn and Fisher Cuthbert, Matthew and his father landed a beautiful 27lb Chinook. Congratulations! As we enter the last few days of August the Chinook and […]

August 26, 2015

The past trip has been truly memorable. Incredible weather and fishing conditions have been coupled with some remarkable catches. And, it appears we’ve had the most couples at the lodge with this trip exceeding 50% of our guest count. Coho have been the flair and their size is often exceeding 15 pounds. Chinook continue to […]

August 19, 2015

Congratulations to mother and son fishing team Jayne and Ian Coe on their amazing 42 pound “Tyee”. This week has been particularly meaningful as most of our guests are returning from our first season of operation and have been long time friends. Jayne and Ian’s family have a long history in the sport fishing industry […]

August 10, 2015

The fishing and weather has been simply fantastic at King Pacific Lodge. Cape Mark, within the southwest part of our immediate Milbanke Sound fishing area has been producing big fish! Within the past week several Chinook well into the 40’s and 50’s have been taken including a 53 pounder taken by Danny Cortazzo self-guided and […]

August 4, 2015

  “We’ll be back and bringing more of our friends” were the words of King Pacific Lodge guest Mark Anderson. “We’ve fished the BC coast at many different lodges over the years and this experience has exceeded all expectations.” This week provided excellent fishing and of course many, many fish stories. Anglers have been accessing […]

July 27, 2015

Have you ever been towed around by a large Chinook salmon? A King Pacific Lodge angler experienced this during the early AM tide today. Congratulations Dustin on your incredible 36 pound “Tyee” Chinook! Along with our fleet of fully outfitted Kayak’s, King Pacific has two of the finest “Tyee” Rowboats available. Guests may choose to […]

July 26, 2015

  Fishing is simply awesome. During the past 24 hours King Pacific Lodge anglers have brought in nine “Tyee” well over thirty pounds each. Congratulations Michael on a 32 pounder and Bob on this whopping 45 pounder! Both taken on the very first afternoon of the trip.  Other notable fish were in the mid to […]

July 25, 2015

  King Pacific Lodge has once again provided the perfect family getaway. Anne and Monty joined us in our inaugural year of 2014 and we are delighted they brought their entire family in 2015.  And, we’re told the experience couldn’t have been better. The fish were biting, the sun was out and all three generations […]