Plan Your Fishing Trip

Travel Details

Our travel experts have prepared your journey to QCL to be as convenient and enjoyable as possible.

Vancouver Departure Flights – YVR South Terminal

Travel arrangements for the 2017 season continued with early morning departures on Air North’s B737-500 from YVR South Terminal to Masset Airport on the North coast of Haida Gwaii. Check in for our charter flight opened at 6:00 am at the South Terminal with boarding at 7:00am and a 7:30 am scheduled departure.

Planning for the 2018 season operation will take place over the winter and details will be updated here in early 2018.

AirNorth Yukon's Airline Boeing 737
AirNorth Yukon’s Airline Boeing 737

Upon arrival on the islands you enjoy our deluxe helicopter service on Helijet Airways Sikorsky S76 aircraft, traveling in total comfort for the scenic 15 minute flight to the Lodge. Arriving to QCL between 9:30 and 11:00 am, you’ll enjoy many hours of quality fishing time on your first day.


Vancouver International Airport and QCL head office
Vancouver International Airport and QCL head office

On the day of your return to Vancouver you depart the lodge between 9:00-12:00, arriving back into Vancouver between 1:30-2:30 pm. This early schedule allows you to connect to most North American destinations on the same day, although we don’t recommend any connecting flights departing before 5:00pm.


QCL Travel Briefing YVR-2017Please click here for a copy of your 2017 Vancouver Departure Travel Briefing.

QCL Travel Briefing YVR2017For your convenience here’s a version more compatible for your phone or tablet, so you can always have it handy!

Click here for the compact version.


For Your Stay in Vancouver

We’re pleased to recommend three great hotel properties for our guests to enjoy during their stay in Vancouver. These hotels offer a host of services that are custom-tailored to meet the needs of the traveling angler. These services include complimentary fish handling and freezer storage, complimentary shuttle service to and from the Vancouver South Terminal airport, as well as complimentary parking for up to one week while you’re up at the Lodge.


River Rock Casino Resort QCL rate sheet screenshot
Click the image above to download River Rock Casino Resort brochure

River Rock Casino Resort is the largest casino in the province of British Columbia so offers much in the way of entertainment for your stay.

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel QCL flat sheet
Click the image above to download The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel brochure

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel is uniquely positioned right at the Vancouver Airport International Terminal, offering a full service spa, signature restaurant and a self-service, airline check-in kiosk in the lobby.

Hilton Vancouver Airport QCL flat sheet
Click the image above to download Hilton Vancouver Airport brochure

Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel is a modern hotel with on-site dining & a rooftop pool to enjoy during your stay.


Calgary Direct Flights – YYC Sunwest Aviation

We’re pleased to offer Calgary Direct Flights on the following trips during our 2017 season:

  • Friday June 9 – Monday June 12
  • Friday July 14 – Monday July 17
  • Friday July 21 – Monday July 24
  • Friday August 18 – Monday August 21

Our Calgary Direct Flights will continue on last summer’s schedule with early morning departures on Air North’s B737-500 from YYC to Masset Airport on the North coast of the islands. Check in for our charter flight will open at 6:00am MT at Sunwest Aviation with a scheduled 8:00am MT departure. Upon arrival on the islands you enjoy our deluxe helicopter service on Helijet Airways executive aircraft, traveling in total comfort for the scenic 15 minute flight to the Lodge. Arriving to QCL between 9:30 and 11:00 am, you’ll enjoy many hours of quality fishing time on your first day.

For Your Stay in Calgary

We’re pleased to recommend the Wyndham Garden Calgary Airport for our guests to enjoy during their stay in Calgary. The hotel offers a host of services that are custom-tailored to meet the needs of the traveling angler.

On the day of your return to Calgary you depart the lodge between 9:00 and 12:00 in the morning, arriving back at Sunwest Aviation between 2:30 and 3:30 pm MT.


Please click here for a copy of your 2017 Calgary Departure Travel Briefing.

This is a version more compatible for your phone or tablet, so you can always have it handy!

Click here for the compact version.

Wyndham Garden Calgary Airport QCL flat sheet screenshot
Click the image above to download Wyndham Garden Calgary Airport brochure for your stay in Calgary

Edmonton Direct Flight – YEG Executive Flight Center

We’re pleased to announce an Edmonton Direct Flight on the following trip during our 2017 season:

  • Friday June 23 – Monday June 26
  • Friday July 14 – Monday July 17

Our Edmonton Direct Flight will offer an early morning departure on Air North’s B737-500 from YEG to Masset Airport on the North coast of the islands. Check in for our charter flight will open at 6:00am MT at the Executive Flight Center with a scheduled 8:00am MT departure. Upon arrival on the islands you enjoy our deluxe helicopter service on Helijet Airways executive aircraft, traveling in total comfort for the scenic 15 minute flight to the Lodge. Arriving to QCL between 9:30 and 11:00 am, you’ll enjoy many hours of quality fishing time on your first day.

On the day of your return to Edmonton you depart the lodge between 9:00 and 12:00 in the morning, arriving back at the Executive Flight Center between 2:30 and 3:30 pm MT.

For Your Stay in Edmonton

We’re pleased to recommend the Hilton Garden Inn – Edmonton International Airport for our guests to enjoy during their stay in Edmonton. The hotel offers a host of services that are custom-tailored to meet the needs of the traveling angler.


QCL Travel Briefing Edmonton

Please click here for a copy of your 2017 Edmonton Departure Travel Briefing.

QCL Travel Briefing Edmonton

Here is a version more compatible for your phone or tablet, so you can always have it handy!

Click here for the compact version.


Edmonton Direct Flight – YEG Executive Flight Center

Parking and Check-in at the Edmonton Terminal

Parking is located opposite of EFC Terminal 1 from where the charter flight departs. Passengers will need to purchase parking pass from inside Terminal 1. They can park in the stalls labelled “EFC General Parking Only”. If more parking is need the Customer service agent will advise.

Edmonton Airport map

Please click here to view the site plan at the Edmonton International Airport. The Executive Flight Centre and T1 Parking Lot are near 53rd Avenue.

Edmonton Airport Parking - Executive Flight Center

Parking is available in the nearby T1 Main Parking lot.  Spaces 59-90 are designated for EFC users.  Click here to view the parking lot map.



We travel extensively world wide for business as well as pleasure. We have checked out many fishing lodges over the past couple of decades. Nowhere do you find such personal, professional and superior service. We use QCL exclusively for our fishing adventures year after year, two to three times per year.

~RRCS2016 on TripAdvisor


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