About Tall Tale Charters

Our Tale

Tall Tale Charters, with more than 30 years of experience, is an established sport fishing and chartered tour company. The ultimate goal of our courteous, professional guides is to ensure an incredible fishing or charter experience.


Years of Fishing


Memories Captured


Nautical Miles


Happy Customers

Meet the Team

Our owner and founder, Steve Babcock, created Tall Tale Charters with the vision of sharing his passion for fishing and providing lasting memories for his guests.

Our Boats

24 Foot Grady White

The most comfortable way to fish the Campbell River area. These covered boats are heated, have washroom facilities and provide the latest in up to date tackle and equipment. Available year round. Book Now >

17 Foot Boston Whaler

A Campbell River favourite. Perfect for 1 or 2 fishermen. These safe open boats have fished the back eddies and local waters for years! Available May through October. Book Now >

Tyee Rowboat

A tradition since 1925. Anglers must successfully land a 30lb+ Tyee salmon under Tyee Club rules! (Available August to Sept 15) Book Now >

Amazing adventures

Over 25 years of great fishing

We employ only experienced professional guides knowledgeable with the local waters.

We’re in the calm, protected

Waters of Campbell River

Experienced and courteous guides. Insured and Transport Canada approved. And we have the most skookum high-quality fishing tackle.

Cruise in style and

Bring your camera

Let the laughs flow. However you decide to mix it up, you’re going to have the best time with friends, cold drinks, and your favorite playlist.