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Midway Atoll

Christmas Island

Marshall Is.


East Cape

BC Canada

M.V. Marabell

The Marabell, a 136-foot vintage restored work ship with all the bells and whistles, splits duty between Langara Island at the Queen Charlotte’s and famous Hakai Pass to the South, just above River’s Inlet. Sporting all the comforts of home, the Marabell was one of the first floating hotels to serve Northern British Columbia’s famed sportfishery, and she steadfastly continues her tradition today. In fact, many anglers from this 26-passenger hotel return to her year after year simply because the Marabell is like no other.

Moored at Langara Island from the end of May through the end of July, the Marabell is becoming the preferred resort for more and more fly-fishers. Value pricing and the use of stable 17 foot Boston Whalers have made the Marabell a logical choice for this type of angler, and the abundance of fish, many of which can be sight-casted, has made Langara a favorite for fly-fishing when conditions are right.

Moving down to Hakai Pass to take advantage of the late summer trophy Chinook run, the Marabell moves into her comfortable "garage" for August and September, and offers the same great food, service and accommodations as she does at Langara. Plus, anglers are treated to abundant numbers of large Chinook (King) and Coho (Silver) Salmon, Halibut, and several snapper and cod species.

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Fishing from the Marabell is unguided, though fishmasters and deckhands will give seminars upon arrival and at any time through the course of your trip. Your day is spent on an open 17 foot Whaler equipped with a 35 HP outboard and VHF radio with depth sounder, along with a chart telling you where the "hot spots" should be. Views of the pass, the open sea, and the breathtaking British Columbia wilderness are all taken in on these trips, sometimes to the extent that people forget to pay attention to the bend in their rods!

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Everything is included in a trip on the Marabell. Guests can literally arrive with just the shirt on their back and enjoy a fabulous trip, complete with all transportation from Vancouver, meals, wine with dinner, unlimited use of the boats, all tackle, equipment and bait, rain gear, cruiser suits, and professional catch care. It isn’t about survival; it’s about pure fishing enjoyment.

Some single suites are available on the Marabell at no additional charge, making her one of the best fishing values anywhere. Book early--the Marabell sells out quickly.


If you have questions about fishing in British Columbia or would like to make reservations, please call us or email us and we will be happy to help.

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