Expert Guides

 

Nanook Fishing Guides-Fish with the Best!


 

Guide/Owner-Larry “Honcho” Anderson has fished all of his life especially the last 38 years in the Inland Passage of BC. Corporate guests enjoy fishing with one of the owners and having the benefit of the best personal service at any lodge in the Northwest! When Larry isn’t on Stuart Island, BC you can find him in Stuart, Florida chasing Sea Trout, Red’s and Snook!

Boat-24ft Pursuit, Hardtop/2013 Yamaha 250 4stroke

Gear-10.5′ Okuma Fly Rod/RAW 2 Single Action Reel/Digital Cannon Riggers

Claim to Fame-Nanook Lodge Record Chinook, 48.5lb, Denham Bay, 2001-Honcho and Best Bud, Steve “Foxy” Fox

-Honcho will have you laughing out of your seat until the big fish bites, then serious business until it’s in the boat!!!

Guide/Owner-Sam “Skana” Anderson is the senior Eco/Adventure guide at Nanook Lodge with many years of experience hiking, climbing, kayaking and not to forget Fishing around the Discovery Island Chain, Stuart Island being the epicenter. Sam spent years in his early childhood fishing with his father and over time they have become partners in the business and great friends alike.” I am so fortunate that my father, Larry had me along on so many of his fishing excursions in BC while growing up. I developed a passion for boating and fishing at an early age with dreams of becoming a guide myself one day”, SAA

Boat-26ft Pursuit Express Fisherman/Twin 200 Yamaha’s

Gear-10.5′ Sage Med Fly Rod/Islander MR3 Single Action Reel/Scotty Riggers

Claim to Fame- Once on board your part of the Team, Team Pursuit, Seek and Destroy!

-The Skanaman is keen to Hunt, Fish and Gather while educating and further exploring Nanook’s awesome backyard! We aim to please but there’s no I in Team either, When your on board, your part of the crew! 

Larry and Sam hold down the fort in British Columbia, always trying to create a unique and exciting experience for their guests and anglers alike. Almost 20 years ago they started this rustic and remote fishing lodge with ambitions to be successful with business, friendship and fun! While introducing newbies or guiding long time fishing buds they know exactly how to balance everything it takes feel like part of the family while visiting one of the most pristine and beautiful places on Earth!

Other Nanook Guides Include:

IMG_0084Jim “JR” Roberts

-Discovery Island guide with 35 years experience, Carpenter during off-season

-Claim to Fame-48lb Chinook, Hall Pt, 2006

-23ft Adventurer Grady White/225 4stroke Yamaha

-JR will keep you laughing and fighting (big fish) All day long!

Harley “Thumper” Elias

DSC_0214-Discovery Island guide with 35 years experience on the water, Tourism professor during off-season

-Claim to Fame-deckhand aboard one of the most successful Black Marlin boats in New Zealand, circa 1970, 1000 + lb Blacks off the south island with Capt, Curly

-23 ft. Boston Whaler Conquest/Suzuki 170 4stroke

-The combination of Thumpers professional tourism knowledge and his love to fish hard, will make your day a learning, laughing and catching experience!

Stuart Island Guides-

We are so lucky to have several independent guides that stay tried and true to the waters around Stuart Island.  We never hesitate to call Anadramous, Redtop,Wasabi or any of the other local guides! Trust us, as we trust them to go get the job done in a safe and productive fashion. A common question us guides get in the summer month’s is, :”What do you do when you have a day off?”, The obvious reply being, FISH!!!!

Please contact Larry or Sam for questions or concerns regarding guides for your next fishing excursion. All of our guides are certified for the activity provided and keep up to date log books and safety equipment aboard at all time. Allow us to help you design the trip you have been waiting for at Nanook Lodge!