Now Renting to South Island Residents - please respect social distancing and wear a mask when you are unable to.
Pedder Bay Marina proudly maintains the largest and most affordable fleet of fishing boat rentals on Vancouver Island.
Choose from 17′ Hourstons or Double Eagle watercraft, both comfortable and easy to manoeuvre. Pedder Bay is minutes from fantastic salmon, halibut and bottom fishing, and we’ve got everything you need for your trip right here.
If sightseeing is more your speed you can take a trip filled with breath-taking scenery, Orca whales, bald eagles, otters, porpoises and colonies of huge sea lions in their natural habit.
If it’s fish you’re after, check out Dock Talk for the latest fishing hot spots, tackle tips and more!
Before you set out on your fishing or site seeing trip, we’ll go over a detailed boat safety checklist with you. You do not need to have a Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card to rent a boat at Pedder Bay, a day permit will be issued.
First boat out – 7am weekdays, 6am weekends for September long weekend. Renting to South Island Residents.
Boat return – 2pm
Fishing Boat Rentals
Pedder Bay has a fleet of well-maintained and easy-to-handle Hourston and Double Eagle boats.
17′ Fibreglass Hourston Runabouts
- 50 hp 4-stroke electric start, ½ canvas top, windshield, steering and controls up front, emergency kit, paddles
- Rental includes net, rod holders, gaff, vest style lifejackets, fish tub and map
16′ Fibreglass Double Eagle Runabouts
- 50 hp 4-stroke electric start, ½ canvas top, windshield, steering wheel and controls up front, emergency kit, paddles
- Rental includes net, rod holders, gaff, vest style lifejackets, fish tub, compass and map
Fishing Boat Rental Rates
17′ Fibreglass Hourston up to 4 people, 2 hour minimum rental
16′ Fibreglass Double Eagle up to 6 people, 2 hour minimum rental
Fuel is charged on a per-use basis — insurance and taxes are extra.
$35 / hour
$35 / hour
Tackle box and a rod & reel rental is available for $12.00/trip. Downriggers are $10.00 each/trip
Any rental equipment that is lost or damaged is charged for upon return from trip. Unfortunately, insurance is not available for gear rentals.
Damage protection insurance is recommended for the boat and motor. It is the responsibility of the renter to ensure the proper care of the vessel and that the guidelines set out are followed correctly.
Insurance is $10.
Stop waiting and start fishing!