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July 19th – October 20th
Whether you’re a seasoned angler or have never touched a rod, this adventure is for anyone who wants to fish. Our guides will take you to pristine and isolated streams filled with wild Pacific Salmon. We fish for Coho, Chinook, Pinks and Steelhead, as well as Dolly Varden Char, Rainbow, and Cutthroat Trout. Our helicopters give you access to 50,000 square miles of terrain, including over 50 isolated rivers and streams, allowing you to be where the fish are. Always. Your helicopter stays with you all day and our pilots/guides are expertly trained in these wilderness areas.

At Nimmo Bay, we practice catch and release using single barbless hooks.


Rates vary depending on the number of people in your group and the number of helicopters required. Please refer to the Rates-at-a-Glance page for more information.

Included Activities and Amenities

  • Guided fishing
  • Guided heli-hiking
  • Guided kayaking, paddle boarding, Great Bear Rainforest hiking
  • Glacier tours
  • Gourmet picnic lunches
  • Gourmet breakfasts and dinners in our family style dining room
  • All house alcohol
  • Full use of resort amenities.
  • Round trip transportation from Port Hardy to Nimmo Bay

Weather Day Activities

Being located in the middle of the Great Bear Rainforest, Nimmo Bay Resort is subject to certain amounts of rain, wind, and fog. Most days, this will not prevent you from enjoying your Heli-Fishing adventure however, if Mother Nature does not want us to fly, we have other activities to keep you busy. In the event of a weather day your adventure activities may include:

  • Saltwater halibut fishing on our 36’ covered boat
  • Saltwater salmon fishing in our flat bottom aluminum boat
  • Fly fishing in Big Nimmo Bay off the beach
  • Guided forest hikes
  • Fly fishing lessons
  • Whale watching tours
  • Day kayak trips
  • Fitness room
  • Yoga classes
  • Bear watching tours
  • Ocean waterfall tours

*Please note that arrival times into Nimmo Bay are scheduled for the late-afternoon/early-evening on the first day of your trip (depending on the time of year), whether you are arriving by helicopter or floatplane. Cabin check-out time is at 11 am on the final day of your trip, however, departure times out of Nimmo Bay are generally scheduled for the afternoon.

*Our A Star helicopters seat up to 6 guests however this is dependant on the total weight of your group. If the total weight is exceeded, you will have to secure a second helicopter to accommodate your party.

*Helicopter day trips are pre-booked and cannot be changed at the guest’s request. If a guest is ill or if Mother Nature isn’t agreeing with us, we will do our best to make up for the loss, however, there are no refunds for last minute cancellations or changes.

*Transfers from Port Hardy are not exclusive for helicopter day trips.