Reel Obsession Sport Fishing operates in the sea-side village of Zeballos, BC on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. The entire community has a population of 107 year-round making it British Columbia's smallest village! Surrounded by majestic mountains and sitting at the mouth of the Zeballos Inlet, you can be rest assured that any time spent here will be in the true wild west coast of BC. Reel Obsession is proud to offer our guests luxurious waterfront accommodation and locally sourced cuisine served up by our accredited chef. Our lodge has a capacity to sleep up to 15 guests and can serve up to 24 on turnover nights.

We have a tight-knit team of 10+ professionals including us working owners. Staff housing is a separate property within the village and shared among us all throughout the open season (typically end of May thru mid-September).

Our team consists of:

  • Master Guide & Owner: Adrian O’Connor
  • Land Operations Manager & Owner: Angela Vincent-O’Connor
  • 4 Full-time Guides, 1 Part-time Guide
  • 1 Dockhand & Fish Processing Team Lead
  • 1 Head Chef
  • 1 Alternate Cook/ Housekeeper/ Server/ Fish Processing & Kitchen Help
  • 1 Housekeeper/ Server/ Fish Processing & Kitchen Help

Each member plays a critical role in the overall success of the season. At Reel Obsession, our team takes pride in showing our guests a truly unforgettable, fun, and first-class experience. Guest satisfaction is high and the majority of our groups fish with us year-after-year, booking their fishing adventure over a year in advance.

If you feel this is a setting that suits your character and capabilities, then we want to hear from you!!

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Guest Feedback

Sportfishing at its finest!

Our guides were Troy and Talon. We caught so much fish the first day we couldn't close the lid on the holding tank in the boat. This might have been due to the 40lb spring and the 66 lb halibut that were in there! That's correct - 40lb spring!! Two of the guys had never fished the ocean before and after this day of fishing said if they never caught another fish in their lives they were okay with that. Adrian you got them both "hooked". One of our guys had fished the area for 20 years and now wants to move his annual trip to Reel Obsession.

– Scott Sherman, Calgary, Alberta

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