29 foot Pursuit

The flagship of the of the Island Pursuit fleet. Steve mainly captains the 29 during peak season. Powered by twin 200 Evinrude G2 engines, heated cabin, private washroom, extra wide deck, seating and fishing area. We will recommend this boat for groups of 4 or 5 and groups of 1-5 who would like more comfort.

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Comox Valleys fleet of luxury fishing boats

25 foot Grady

The Outa Line captained by Stephen Arcand. Steve is a retired Canadian forces flight engineer. Now full time with Island Pursuit, Steve operates the 25 ft Grady White powered by twin 150 Yamaha 4 strokes, heated cabin, toilet, and covered seating for 4 guests. We will recommend this boat for 1-3 people.

25 foot Pursuit

The workhorse of the Island Pursuit fleet. The 25 is the busiest boat year round. Steve Captains the 25 during shoulder season. Powered by a 300 hp yamaha 4 stroke, heated cabin, toilet, and covered seating for 4 guests. We will recommend this boat for 1-3 people.

Why are we the best?

Island Pursuit Sport Fishing Charters is dedicated to bringing you a fishing experience that will have you coming back for years!! Your host and guide Steve Veloso has generations and a lifetime of fishing experience on the coast. He is the sought out fisherman for the Comox Valley. Steve puts in his best effort to get you hooked up on fish and meet your every need for a stress free fishing experience. Once on board you will have full access to all top of the line fishing gear, tackle, and equipment. Such as: Islander mooching reels, Shimano Technium rods,  Scotty high power downriggers, 10 inch Lowrance electronics, just to name a few!! 

Why we stand out?

  • 3 top of the line boats provide a first class fishing experience for groups large or small
  • Continuously the top producing boats
  • Professional and accommodating guides
  • Rated #1 tour in the Comox Valley on TripAdvisor
  • Provides the most guided fishing trips out of the Comox Valley annually

The fishing

  •  Chinook Salmon fishing opportunities year round
  • Local Salish Sea Chinook, migrating Chinook, young feeder Chinook
  • Local Salish Sea Coho and migrating Coho
  • Migratory path of all 5 species of salmon
  • Bottom fishing opportunities
  • ​Crabbing opportunities
  • Large local biomasses of bait fish
  • Non crowded fishing
  • Protected fishing waters


Your guide Steve Veloso: 

  • Owner operator
  • Professional guide since 2000 
  • Affiliated with worlds top fishing resorts   
  • Generations of local fishing knowledge
  • Active local commercial fisherman
  • Family owned fish market
  • Transport Canada Certified

Guide family

That's right, Island Pursuit Sport Fishing Charters only provide guides who we consider family. For years I have ran one boat, I have created a reputation and trust that has helped me grow the business to what it is today. I pay attention to every detail when it comes to providing my fishing charters. You can be assured if we don't get the pleasure of fishing together, you will be with a captain that is dedicated to bringing you on the fishing experience we built our reputation on.