The Duck is a well appointed 27.5' aluminum Northwest fishing machine ideally equipped for sport fishing. It has a washroom, heated cabin, salmon & halibut gear, life jackets for up to 6 fishermen or fisherwoman, plus your guide.
Elden Smith has guided and commercially fished for crab and salmon in this area for over 30 years and knows this area that he calls his backyard. Born and raised in Sooke gives him vast knowledge on what is going on the water and on land.
We offer half day and full day charters for salmon, halibut and hali-combos. Discount rates on lodging are available with charter upon availability. Large groups can be accommodated. So whether you are experienced or a new fisher come and enjoy the Sooke waters and catch yourself some nice fresh salmon or halibut to take back home. Full Day and Half Day Charters. Taxes extra. Contact us to book your fishing charter now. Make sure you get your fishing licence before your charter.
Salmon fishing heats up summer through fall each year, while halibut is from March through August or September. Fresh dungeness crab all year.
A little shack with a lot to offer to make your fishing experience very enjoyable or dinner tonight scrumptious! Located at Jocks Dock, we're nestled in between The Prestige Best Western and Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina.
Hours: 10-4:30 7 days a week
Winter Hours: 10-4:30 Friday and Saturday
Phone for details: 250-642-4410
Gear: Flashers, crab traps, rods and reels, lead weights, line, anchovy heads, bait, ice and more.
Seafood: Live crab, prawns, frozen local salmon, halibut, shrimp, scallops, and more. Special orders available for other seafood delights.
Fish scales are available to weigh your catch and the local knowledge is FREE! Rednecks welcome.
The Crab Shack proudly supports the efforts of the Juan de Fuca Salmon Restoration Society and the Sooke Food Bank. If you would like to donate fresh or fresh frozen fish, drop it off at the Crab Shack.
The Crab Shack is situated in beautiful Sooke BC on the south west coast of Vancouver Island. We are 45 minutes from downtown Victoria and are located at Jock's Dock between The Prestige Best Western and Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina.
At Jocks Dock
6947 West Coast Rd, Sooke BC V9Z 0V1
Vehicle parking available for free to fishing charter guests and Crab Shack customers. Jock's Dock provides pay parking, 2 boat launches and moorage. Lodging is available right next door.
Ramp Enquiries: 250-642-3169
Wharf Enquiries: 778-425-2703 or Cell 250-216-3501
We prefer the good old-fashioned telephone, so you can call our land line at the Crab Shack 250-642-4410
or our cell at 250-893-2722.
You could also send us an email: elden (at) crabshacksportfishing.com