Fishing Derby Sponsors

The Nootka Marine Adventures fishing derbies are successful because of our numerous sponsors. Without their support these well-liked social events and important fund raisers would not happen. Please read our sponsors list and we ask you to consider supporting their businesses when you make your own purchases in the future.

Amundson

Amundson Outdoor Products aims to put the highest quality fishing, outdoor recreational and emergency gear into the hands of sportsmen across North America, while offering exceptional and competitive service.

Website: www.amundson.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-877-437-1805 
Address: 188-1538 Cliveden Ave, Delta, BC, V3M 6J8

Yamaha

Yamaha Motor Company Limited is a popular manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and other motorized products.

Website: www.yamaha-motor.ca

Sportco

Sportco is a warehouse style sporting goods store that is located in Washington, offering customers the largest selection of outdoor related products at affordable everyday warehouse pricing.

Website: www.sportco.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-800-859-4694
Address: 4602 20th St E., Fife, WA, USA, 98424

Port Boat House Port Alberni

Port Boat House offers quality boats that are sold and serviced by seasoned professionals who know boating, their customers and the harsh demands of the West Coast.

Website: www.portboathouse.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1 -250-725-5754
Address: 5410 Argyle Street – Port Alberni – BC

True Key Hotels

True Key Hotels & Resorts is a progressive resort management business based in Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia offering luxury rental and owner management markets and strata management services across BC.

Website: www.truekey.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-855-544-2323
Address: PO Box 571, Radium Hot Springs, BC, V0A 1M0

Port Boat House Port Alberni

The Harbour Chandler Ltd. has operated as a locally owned marine supply shop in Nanaimo for over 25 years. Their team offers an expertise in local fishing around BC as well as advancements in marine supplies around the globe.

Website: www.harbourchandler.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-877-753-2425
Address: 52 Esplanade, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4Y7

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Rapala has been the world’s favorite fishing lure since 1936. Today, Rapala lures, knives, tools and accessories are trusted by fishermen in over 140 countries worldwide. Each and every Rapala lure is still hand-tuned and tank-tested to assure it has the Rapala trademark swimming action that big fish can’t resist.

Website: https://rapala.ca/
Phone: 905-571-3001
Address: 1350 Phillip Murray Ave. Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z9

Peetz

Peetz Fishing & Outdoors was first established by Boris Peetz in 1925, the artisans at PEETZ Outdoors have been crafting high quality fishing reels, rods and tackle for generations of passionate West Coast fishermen – from California to Alaska and everywhere in between!

Website: www.peetzoutdoors.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 800-883-0221
Address: 2740 Rock Bay Ave, Victoria, BC, V8T 4R9

Shockwave Logo

Shockwave Seats has developed a complete line of seats which the user can mix or match components to provide the ideal seat for their requirements. This is truly the first and only configurable seat system in the world.

Website: www.shockwaveseats.com
Phone: 1-250-656-6165
Address: 2074 Henry Ave., Sidney, BC. V8L 5Y1 

Port Boat House Port Alberni

The Home Depot is your one-stop shop for all your home improvement needs.

Website: www.homedepot.ca

Island Fisherman

Island Fisherman’s focus is on entertaining and educating avid anglers with fishing lodge and resort profiles, charter operations, new product information, tackle shop and outdoor store features, plus articles and columns on how-to-do-it and where-to-go written by some of British Columbia’s premier outdoor writers.

Website: www.islandfishermanmagazine.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (250) 923-0939
Address: 610 Azalea Place, Campbell River, BC, V9W 7H2

Cabela

Cabela’s Inc. is a direct marketer and specialty retailer of hunting, fishing, camping, shooting, and related outdoor recreation merchandise.

Website: www.cabelas.ca
Phone: (250) 390 7800 
Address: 6902 Island Highway North, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1P6

Shimano

Shimano Fishing North America is the leading manufacturer of high quality fishing gear. Shimano’s innovative engineering ensures they remain ahead of their industry.

Website: www.shimano.com
Phone: 1-877-577-0600
Address: 427 Pido Rd., Peterborough, ON, K9J 6X7

Tyee Marine

Tyee Marine was first opened in 1953 by Henry Peterson, and is the longest established store of it’s type in Campbell River.

Website: www.tyeemarine.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-877-287-8933
Address: 880 Island Highway, Campbell River, B.C., V9W 2C3

Lowrance

Lowrance has been a leader in marine electronics since it invented the first consumer sonar device in 1957 — The Little Green Box. 

Website: www.lowrance.com
Phone: 1-855-361-1564
Address: 2832 Highway 60, Dwight ON, P0A 2A0

AquaQuest makes a wide range of innovative waterproof products include backpacks, duffels, tarps, electronics protection, travel accessories, dry bags, camping gear, and more.

Website: https://www.aquaquest.ca/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-844-775-7770

Port Boat House Port Alberni

Redden Nets supplies well-designed, well-built, custom nets to companies all over the world.

Website: http://www.redden-net.com/
Email: [email protected]
Address: 5620 – 198th Street Langley, BC V3A 7C7

Mount Arrowsmith Brewery is a family run collaboration of passionate beer enthusiasts who deemed the communities of Qualicum Beach and Parksville to be in dire need of great locally made craft beer. 

Website: https://arrowsmithbrewing.com
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 250-951-0125

Pacific Net

Pacific Net & Twine Ltd. offers fishing gear, marine hardware, rope, twine, clothing, gloves for Commercial & Recreational fishermen at the lowest prices. 

Website: pacificnetandtwine.com
Phone: 1-800-895-4327

Consultant

River Sportsman in Campbell River is BC’s Premiere Outdoor Store. They specialize in fishing—saltwater fishing, freshwater rivers and lakes, fly fishing and tidal casting. There are unlimited opportunities for the angler around Campbell River and it is River Sportsman’s mission to provide the dedicated fisher with the clothing and equipment needed to take full advantage of the North Island experience. 

Website: riversportsman.com

 

Scotty The Way To Fish

Scott Plastics Ltd. has evolved to produce thousands of products under the Scotty Trademark which are sold into the fishing, marine, outdoor and firefighting industries worldwide.

Website: www.scotty.com
Phone: 1-800-214-0141
Address: 2065 Henry Ave West, Sidney, BC, V8L 5Z6

St. Jeans

St. Jean’s online and retail stores feature the very best smoked salmon, candied salmon, smoked tuna, smoked oysters, and hand-packed canned seafood on the the west coast.

Website: www.stjeans.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-866-754-3191
Address: 242 S Side Dr, Nanaimo, BC V9R 6Z5

Abel Reels Abel is headquartered in Montrose, Colorado, home to its precision manufacturing facility and research & development lab. Abel products meet the highest standards in quality, design and manufacturing and the company invests heavily in research and development to continue to improve its designs and technologies. 

Website: www.abelreels.com
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: (970) 249-0606

The Fishin

Islander Precision Reels has been manufacturing precision fishing reels since 1990. Islander is a division of J.S. Foster Corporation, a production machine shop located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada that uses modern C.N.C. lathes and machining centers.

Website: www.islander.com
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 1-800-475-7335

Gord

Gord’s Fly Box & Goodies carries everything from steelhead gear, flies, bait, collectables, flashers, spoons, and more!

Website: gordsflybox.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (250) 932-9309
Address: 170C Cowichan Lake Road, Lake Cowichan, BC (Beside Irly Bird)

Northern King Lures Fish a winner, fish a Northern King! Premium quality, North American made trolling spoons. Established 1984.

Website: www.nklures.com
Phone: 403-782-3528
Email: [email protected]

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Stolquist Canada products are the result of a lifetime of hands-on paddling, entrepreneurial spirit, craftsmanship and design experience of the company founder and president, Jim Stohlquist. Each model offered follows the lineage of 30 years of product innovation.

Website: www.stohlquist.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 800-667-5449
Address: 2200 Keating Crossroad Unit E, Saanichton, BC, V8M 2A6

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At Trotac Marine we fully understand all the products we sell and the environment in which they will have to operate. From anchor lights to zinc and all things in between

Website: trotac.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 866-287-6822
Address: 370 Gorge Road East, Victoria, BC, V8T2W2

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Heliconia is an award winning video production company that specializes in outdoor productions. For 18 years they have helped industry-leading brands, and some of the world’s top tourism authorities, communicate marketing messages in a unique, inspiring, and cost effective way.

Website: www.helipress.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (613) 582-7154
Address: 36 Lakeridge Trail, Beachburg, ON, K0J 1C0

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Yak Attack was founded in a garage in 2009 and has quickly grown into a leader in the kayak fishing industry. We specialize in kayak fishing gear and kayak rigging, and as kayak anglers that are tightly integrated into the kayak fishing community, we are acutely aware of what this sport needs.

Website: www.yakattack.us
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (434) 392-3233 

40 Knots Vineyard

Kayak Fishing Show with Jim Sammons is a fresh new style of fishing show that features jaw-dropping action in stunning locations. Every 30-minute episode follows Jim as he travels the world with his kayak while on the hung for the biggest and most challenging game fish.

Website: www.kayakfishingshow.com

Len Thompson Fishing Lures Thompson-Pallister Bait Co. Ltd. is the manufacturer of Len Thompson Fishing Lures. Famous for patterns such as the Yellow & Red Five of Diamonds, our high quality and Canadian made fishing tackle is behind generations of great fishing stories!

Website: www.lenthompson.com
Phone: 403-782-3528 
Email: [email protected]

Gordon Food Service

Gordon Food Service has grown to become the largest privately held, family-managed food service company since 1897.

Website: www.gfs.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-800-663-1695
Address: 1700 Cliveden Avenue, Delta, BC, V3M 6T2

Maui Jim got its start in 1980 as a small company selling sunglasses on Ka’anapali beach in Lahaina, Maui. Seeing a need in the market for technology that could combat intense glare and harmful UV while bringing the brilliant colours of the island to life they engineered the revolutionary PolarizedPlus2® lens.

Website: www.mauijim.com 
Phone: 888-666-5905
Email: [email protected]

Cascadia Liquor Stores are a full-service group of Vancouver Island-based liquor stores. They are dedicated to delivering outstanding service, a surprising product range with a focus on local, organic and hard-to-find products from the Pacific Northwest and around the world, all at everyday best value pricing.

Website: www.cascadialiquor.com
Email: [email protected]/


Buzz Bomb Tackle Inc. For over 50 years, Buzzbomb Tackle has been a leader in patent design and manufacturing of fishing lures. The successful lures Buzz Bomb, Zzinger, Spinnow, and Zelda Jig,  handcrafted and hand painted in Canada with the highest quality and at a reasonable price are proven to catch every type of fish – in fresh and salt water, cold or tropical. Globally renowned Buzzbomb Tackle has sold millions of lures and is one of the largest lure manufacturers in numerous classes in North America.

Website: www.buzzbombtackle.com 
Email: [email protected]

Avet Reels have been setting new standards in reel design and performance since their inception nearly a decade ago and continue to be the choice for serious off-shore sport fishing and big game tournament anglers worldwide because of their durability, proven performance, and power.

Website: www.avetreels.net
Phone: 818-576-9895
Address: 9687 Topanga Canyon Place, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Luhr Jensen trout, kokanee, salmon, steelhead, bass and walleye fishing lures include decades of earned knowledge in every design. From trolling and casting spoons, to spinners and crankbaits, Luhr Jensen fishing lures and accessories have defined angler success since 1932.

Website: www.luhrjensen.com/luhr-jensen                                     

Wilderness Systems is a premiere kayak manufacturing company located in Greenville, SC featuring award winning designs in recreational, touring, and fishing model kayaks.

Website: www.wildernesssystems.com/us/
Phone: 888-525-2925

Dan’O Custom Fishing Rods strives to build the perfect
rod for their clients by matching the best components and blank strength/performance to your fishing techniques and style, along with the environment and species you are targeting and the way you target them…so that when the big one bites you’ll be ready!

Website: ​www.danocustomrods.com
Phone: 780-318-1681

 

Travel Best Bets has experienced consultants who can handle every aspect of your trip from flights, lodging, ground transportation, activities, tours and much more!  

Website: travelbestbets.com/nicole-hannah/
Phone: 1-877-523-7823