Before coming to Bamfield, please purchase a fishing license. Make sure to add a salmon tag ($6). There are annual or day licenses which can be purchased online at:
Please bring a large cooler to store your fish. Ice is available at Harbourside and fish packaging is available in Bamfield, however you will need something to bring your limit of fish home in.
Bamfield is situated on the west coast of Vancouver Island where the weather can sometimes be a bit unpredictable. Include in your clothing bag a good set of rain gear and warm clothing. Lots of layers will keep you warm when its cool out.