Frequently Asked Questions about Starfish Charters Port Hardy salmon, halibut and family fishing charters & nature tours
FISHING LICENSE? Click here for the DFO Fishing License Website for buying it online. Be sure to add salmon conservation stamp to the transaction to ensure that you can fish salmon too. Children under the age of 16 need a licence too but their's is free. Licences may also be purchased at the marina here in Port Hardy. For an online puchase click here.
RESERVATIONS? Definately recommended to ensure good dates locked in. Mid-summer is the busiest which could mean dissapointment on the last minute. Accommodations tie into this as well so call us and we'll help you with both.
TOILET ON BOARD? Yes there is a toilet (head) on board and it's private.Use of Marine toilet paper only
WEATHER A PROBLEM? Being a larger weather worthy boat, we rarely get stuck in the Harbour for the day. There are many protected fishing spots on the Port Hardy side to give a smoother ride should there be a system moving through. Starfish Charters always keeps safety the # 1 priority. The 28 ft Vessel handles the larger seas and is very stable in rougher conditions.Our mission is for everyone to have an enjoyable & safe fishing vacation.
FISH CLEANING PACKAGING AND SHIPPING? Hardy Buoys fish processing takes care of your needs including air travel approved cartons at a reasonable cost.If you're travelling locally we suggest you bring your own coolers. Your personal coolers can be packed with salt ice for your drive home. www.hardybuoys.com
FOOD AND DRINKS? We supply some snack food as well as an assortment of non-alcoholic beverages
FISHING GEAR? Supplied. You may bring yours if you like. Please ensure you have 60-80 # Dacron line for bottom fishing reels
ARE OUR RATES "PER PERSON"??? : The answer is "NO". The rate is for the whole group
for World-Class Salmon, Halibut
and Red Snapper Fishing