Tag: Fishing

Gun Lake

Gun Lake is a deep and gorgeous, mountain-ringed, water-filled former volcano, nestled between the sharp peaks of BC’s coastal mountains and the rolling hills of the South Chilcotin. View of Gun Lake from Sugar Loaf Mountain The 10 km long lake is roughly 240 km north of Vancouver via the steep and winding Hurley River Forest Service Road. It can also be accessed by Highway 99 (the Duffey Lake Road) to Lillooet and Road 40 to Gold Bridge. This way is longer, adding about two hours to your journey, but is much gentler to your vehicle. Because it’s barely four […]

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Boundary Country 2014

Tucked in South Central British Columbia Boundary Country provides the bridge between the BC’s Okanagan and Kootenay regions. The urban center of Boundary is Grand Forks. Boundary offers many spectacular sites and events to explore. The Rock Creek Fair in September is certainly worth a visit as it perfectly captures small town warmth and welcome. Midway hosts the Groove music festival in June and Grand Forks has the Grand Forks International baseball tournament at the end of June. Park in the Park is fast becoming a major car show and it too is hosted in Grand Forks in mid August. […]

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Tzoonie Outdoor Adventures

Can’t believe how long it’s been since our last blog. We continue to be one of the few authentic wilderness retreats on the Vancouver lower mainland and accordingly offer many opportunities to enjoy unspoiled nature. For example, get a fire going in the “Oyster Shack” on the beach,walk a few meters down the beach, pick a few oysters, mussels or dig a few clams, pour a glass of wine, mix your favorite sauces and ENJOY! Last season we hosted ” offshore guests” who commented that it would be much more convenient if meals were provided. This season we are offering […]

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Tzoonie Outdoor Adventures Season Opening

Wow!! Two summers and one winter ahead of us. Great thought. Visited our lodge in Narrows Inlet on Feb 23 and what a gorgeous day. We were greeted at our docks by many seals basking in the sun. Salmonberries, wild crabapple starting to bud and not a ripple on the water. We enjoyed the first “daytime low tide” of the year and picked a few oysters and mussels for a great lunch. We plan to open earlier this season, possibly Easter weekend. Several years ago we discontinued small boat rentals for guests who wished to fish. Fish populations seemed to […]

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Top 5 Things To Do In Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison Hot Springs is noted for many outdoor activities and is a mere 130 km from Vancouver and an easy drive. Top 5 Things To Do In Harrison Hot Springs Soak in the hot springs mineral pool located at the beach front at 224 Esplanade Avenue Go boating and swimming in Harrison Lake rentals available at Killer.s Marina located right on the lake. Hire a fishing guide and fish for many types of salmon.  Many fishing guides available such as Fraser River Fishing Lodge and Shoreline Tours to name a few.  Tours available right on the beach front. Tour world […]

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Valemount – a Rocky Mountain Jewel

Valemount, “Valley in the Mountains” is truly one of the jewels in BC’s crown of outstanding scenic locations.  With so much to offer, no matter the season, Valemount is a destination for those who love the outdoors and endless outdoor activities.  Whether you are an avid snowmobiler, and ATV addict, like to fish or hike, Valemount offers every opportunity for you to pursue almost any outdoor sport and activity.  If you just want to relax, there is no better place, since the peace and tranquility of this mountain paradise will include soaking in its peaceful ambiance.  Valemount is surrounded by […]

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Sooke and area Activities

Coastal Sooke, just 35 minutes from Victoria, is a tranquil refuge from the bustle of city life. The area enjoys a relaxed casual lifestyle in a rural setting but still affords many of the amenities of city life. Sooke offers some of the mildest climate in Western Canada, with warm and dry summer months and wet and mild winter months. Sooke, the gateway to the West Coast Road, winds 74 km along the coast to Port Renfrew and the starting point for the world-famous West Coast Trail. This is one of the South Island’s most spectacular drives – it winds […]

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Malcolm Island Activities

What a beautiful summer it has been so far. Since the end of May I believe it has only rained for 4 days. I love staying here. Whether in the upper or lower suite, the views are incredible from our private deck. At times the sunsets light up the sky till almost 10:30 at night.   They provide kayaks here which you can launch right off the beach in front of the lodge. As soon as you leave the deck you are on the beach and can walk for miles.   There are a couple of beautiful hiking trails. The Mateoja […]

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