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Address: Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
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Bringing home the Salmon

We planned a trip to southern Vancouver Island this fall and decided to book a Salmon Fishing Charter during our stay near Sooke, BC. We traded e-mails with Rollie Rose, the owner... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2014
marinaSeattle
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Seattle
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We planned a trip to southern Vancouver Island this fall and decided to book a Salmon Fishing Charter during our stay near Sooke, BC. We traded e-mails with Rollie Rose, the owner of Sooke Salmon Charters and settled on a 6 hour morning trip. The 6 hour Fishing Trip was $550 CA. The fee was for the boat and the... More 

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Thank marinaSeattle
Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2013

What an existing day it was for my son in law! We caught our limit, Rollie is such a great guide and knows so much. It is often hard to know which fishing charter to pick, Sooke Salmon Charters is the best.

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Montgomery, Texas
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69 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We, along with another couple, joined Rollie Rose aboard his boat for a full day of salmon and halibut fishing. We met at 6:00 AM and finished up at 4:30. The fishing was very slow which made for a long day but 2 of the 4 of us managed to get their salmon limit and it was fun and exciting... More 

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Thank Kid55
Edmonton, Canada
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110 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We were with Rollie for 6 hours recently on a salmon charter. We did catch 4 salmon and 2 crabs and we were very pleased with that. Rollie definitely knows the waters and does his best to ensure that you take home some great catches. However, we were not impressed with his "bedside manner." We were very upfront with him... More 

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Rollie R, Owner at Sooke Salmon Charters, responded to this review

I have just recently registered to be able to respond to your post on this site. While I do regret that your experience on one our trips was not up to your expectations I feel I must respond to some unfair comments and quotes of things said by myself on this trip. Firstly there are areas on my boat which... More 

Victoria, BC, Canada
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81 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Highly recommended. Rollie has a very clean boat, knows where his craft (ie. where the fish are likely to be). This charter was for halibut and I am proud to say that Rollie made it possible for our three family member to get one each. The largest being about 50 pound. I agree with Maestro, DBB and CivanoSeattle. Very accurate... More 

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Thank kiskatinaw
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2013

We have fished with Rollie Rose for almost a decade and can say with confidence if you want the best salmon fishing experience, make sure you fish with Rollie. His knowledge is extraordinary and you will enjoy the time on the water and especially the fish you catch as well as talking with him inbetween catching fish! The waters are... More 

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Thank dmaestro
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Reviewed 28 January 2013

Rollie is very accomodating and knows his craft. My brother and I took my dad out for three days and had a blast. Great weather, beautiful area and very relaxing except when bringing the fish on board. Rollie suggested we can and smoke some of our fish and we did. It was great. He suggested where to stay and that... More 

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SEATTLE
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2013

I have fished with Rollie many times through the years and he is simply the best fisherman around. Additionally he is fun to be on the water with. I highly recommend him for your next fishing experience.

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San Diego, California
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

My 3 young children and I went out with Rollie salmon fishing in August 2009. It was a total blast for all of us. We all caught salmon with Rollie's expert guidance, one of which was a 40 pound record for that year so far. He certainly knows the waters around Sooke and was full of information about the surrounding... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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110 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2009

http://www.fishingbc1.com/ - Rollie, super charter skipper in Sooke, Vancouver Island BC. This guy is the business, highly competent and organised, doing it for 23 years, one of those really impressive experts that makes it look easy. Very highly recommended. This guy is all about catching big fish, he won't stuff up your daily limit with small stuff but concentrates on... More 

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