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Sooke fishing guide

Sooke Fishing Guide, Ron Mallon

Salmon fishing year round.
Charter groups for up to 6 people.

we catch a lot of fish

Born and raised in northern Alberta, Ron Mallon was introduced to fishing by his father. He moved to Victoria, BC in 1983 and tried his hand at Salmon fishing. After he caught his first big Chinook he was 'hooked'!

In Ron's early salmon fishing years he had the good fortune to have Dave Homer, a recognized commercial highliner, and his dad, Jack Homer, a real westcoast pioneer, take him under their wings. In the process, Ron absorbed a wealth of knowledge in both the art of fishing and in the operation of a West Coast Troller in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and waters beyond Sooke Harbour.

In 1990 Ron picked up a 25 year old ex-commercial West Coast Troller of his own and painstakingly rebuilt it over the next three years to create SIDETRACK CHARTERS.

"Ron ... You did it again.
It was another great trip!"

Gary Coutts, Brem Washington

To date, Ron Mallon has fished the Victoria to Sooke area on Vancouver Island for over 35 years and has owned and operated SIDETRACK CHARTERS for over 25 years.

We guarantee anyone who charters with us that Safety, Comfort and Fun are number one ... and we catch fish ... a LOT of fish.

As a matter of interest, Jack Homer recently passed away at the age of 99. Jack, with the help of his son Dave, charter fished until he was 92 years old. Ron is happy to say that Dave still occasionally comes salmon fishing aboard the SIDETRACK.

Check out this article about Jack Homer 1911 to 2011: The Sea was his Life.


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Phone: (250) 812-1918

two men showing off the salmon they caught while charter fishing near Victoria BC

family fishing near Victoria, BC

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