In 1792 Captain George Vancouver was one of the first Europeans to sail the waters surrounding the Discovery Group in British Columbia’s Inland Sea. It must have made quite an impression on him since he named the area ‘Desolation Sound’. Not much has changed there since then, a few small settlements accessible only by water, no real roads and no industry to speak of.

Today this remote area is the perfect nursery for B.C.’s thriving shellfish industry. Pristine wilderness together with the flushing action of tidal currents that can reach 20 MPH provide ideal conditions for raising shellfish, and the icy cold, plankton rich waters of northern Vancouver Island supply all the nourishment these shellfish need to grow into plump delicacies full of flavor.

The next time you come down to the dock you should try some delicious steamed clams or mussels, or choose a few oysters from our selection and enjoy them on a bed of crushed ice.

Better yet, join us after 3:00 for

From 3pm to closing only $1- each for our featured oyster of the day



Here at the fish store we have an advantage over a lot of other seafood retailers because we are not just a store, we are also a licensed processing plant. As a plant we have the ability to legally purchase fish and shellfish directly from the fisherman or harvester and process it right here on the dock. In effect we are skipping the middle man (or two) so we can not only pass savings on to you, but we are able to sell you the freshest fish in season.


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Come Visit Us at Fisherman's Wharf!

When it comes to seafood, fresher is always better, and whether you are looking for some seafood to take home with you or a bite to eat on the dock you can rest assured that our location right here on Fisherman’s Wharf means that only the freshest seafood is available. There are times of the year when many of the items in our store have never been on land…..until you walk off the dock with them!


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