Just Fish'n offers fully guided Walk/Wade, Jet Boat and Drift Boat adventures for Salmon Steelhead and Trout.

Bill Von Brendel has four decades of freshwater guiding experience on rivers, streams and lakes throughout Vancouver Island.


Anglers of all skill levels can experience world-class freshwater gear and fly angling trips.

At Just Fish'n we encourage, respect and supply gear for your desired fishing method.

Steelhead Day Trips
Fall Salmon Jetboat Fishing
Steelhead Expedition Adventures
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Steelhead Day Trips


Just Fish'n offers fully guided Jet Boat and Walk/Wade day outings to target Vancouver Island Steelhead. Steelhead anglers know that this a world-renowned sportfish species capable of spectacular fights and aerial acrobatics. Both novice and experienced steelheaders will enjoy a day spent in pursuit of Vancouver Island Steelhead under the guidance of a top-notch professional with decades of experience sharing this fishery with anglers from around the world.



Steelhead fishing is prime August-November (Summer Steelhead) and November-April (Winter Steelhead). Contact us to discover chat about the best steelhead opportunities for your skill level and availability. Together we can plan a fantastic fishing trip for you at a time that will suit your schedule and preferred gear selection.



Fishing for steelhead can be challenging anywhere. Luckily, on Vancouver Island, there are numerous rivers that host good populations of wild steelhead. Our knowledge of run timing and successful fishing methods will provide the venue for an optimal experience.


Fall Salmon Fishing


Just Fishn offers guided day outings where anglers of all skill levels can experience the thrill of targeting Chinook (King Salmon) and Coho (Silver Salmon) from our quick, comfortable and mobile jet boat.


The majority of our fall salmon outings take place in the month of September when the returning Chinook and Coho Salmon are highest in numbers. Chinook Salmon are the largest of the five Pacific-Salmon species.


Port Alberni’s Stamp/Somass River system allows for easy Jet Boat access and plentiful numbers of fish. Guide Bill Von Brendel was born and raised in Port Alberni where he has unparalleled experience guiding fly anglers and gear anglers of all ages and levels of experience.


Custom Steelhead Wilderness Expeditions


At Just Fish'n we offer remote access to wild Steelhead rivers by boat or walk/wade. If you are looking for a truly unique adventure, contact us to start planning your one-of-a-kind wilderness expedition.




Nanaimo | Parksville | Qualicum | Port Alberni

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