Nootka is known for Chinook salmon fishing in the calm waters
inside the Sound, right in front of Critter Cove.
There is also fishing on the open Pacific at the entrance to the Sound and beyond,
for those who prefer the open Pacific experience.

Many rooms at Critter Cove are built on the docks and your boat is moored nearby.

We have everything the do-it-yourself fishermen needs, including great location, accommodation, tackle store, cafe, bait, ice, and marine gas. There’s a range of accommodation from basic rooms on the docks to full service, self-contained, waterfront cottages. Our restaurant is open at first light for coffee and baking. We serve breakfast, lunch, dinner – and we’re famous for our homemade desserts. Guests often bring supplies and cook their own meals so you are not required to join us in the restaurant for meals.

Note we enforce a quiet time past 10 pm since most guests are rising early.

Chinook Salmon are usually abundant thanks to the local successful Conuma Fish Hatchery