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Sneak Peek! South Vancouver Island Gala Live Auction Line-up
Thursday, 05 March 2020


Live Auction

1. Dual Scotty 1106 Downriggers
Donated by: Scotty Fishing, Marine and Outdoors

Scotty’s 1106 Depthwater Downriggers are the most popular Scotty Electric Downriggers on the market. They feature a 36 - 60” telescoping stainless steel boom for extra reach that collapses for storage. Scotty downriggers come fully assembled and factory tested with complete saltwater protection for a great “big boat” downrigger!

2. Vancouver Canucks Hockey Getaway for Two People
Donated by: Harbour Air and Pacific Salmon Foundation

Visit Vancouver to take in the Vancouver Canucks vs. Anaheim’s Mighty Ducks on Saturday, March 28th. You will take in the game from great lower bowl seats at Rogers Arena before your overnight stay at the Rosedale on Robson (based upon double occupancy). Longstanding supporter Harbour Air will provide scenic round trip flights from Victoria Harbour to Vancouver Harbour.

3. Winter Harbour Angling for Two People
Donated by: Oli’s Fishing Charters

Take in the rugged coast and wildlife while spending two days angling from an expertly guided, fully equipped 26’ Kingfisher in Winter Harbour. Excellent fishing is a short run away or choose to fish in the inlet for Chinook and coho runs near the Marble River and other runs. All meals and three nights of comfortable accommodation are included. Available fishing dates include: June 7 - 21 or September 1 - 4, 2020. Fishing licences and gratuities are not included.

4. Savary Island Getaway for Eight People
Donated by: Matt How Construction

Gather a group of eight people to enjoy a seven night stay on sunny, sandy Savary Island. This spacious cabin has three bedrooms, a full bathroom, kitchen, and a large deck with a BBQ and hot tub. Savary is well known for its white sandy beaches and it is the perfect destination for a getaway with family or friends. This package is valid for months of June or September 2020 and reservations are required and are based upon availability.

5. Shockwave S5 Suspension Module & Corbin2 Seat
Donated by: Shockwave Marine Suspension Seating

The S5 suspension module and a Corbin2 mid-back seat. These products come in either black or white. The S5 suspension module offers an air sprung shock with 4” of travel, and on-the-fly adjustments including rebound rates and softness settings. The Corbin2 Seat, is sleekly designed after a race car seat with plenty of lumbar support and folding armrests. If you have never experienced suspension in your boat, this is the duo you want to help you enjoy the ride, regardless of the sea conditions. Pedestal Stand and Swivel Slide on display model not included.      

6. Tofino Getaway for Two People
Donated by: Wickaninnish Inn and Oakcrest Park Estates

Escape to Tofino for a Winter Storm Watching or Spring Season
Getaway for two people! You will spend two nights in a deluxe guest room in the casual luxury of the Wickaninnish on the Beach. Also included is a three course dinner at The Point Restaurant courtesy of Oakcrest Park Estates (alcohol not included). Reservations are required and are subject to availability, excludes holidays. Valid March 8 - April 30, 2020 or October 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021.

7. 5 HP Propane Outboard Engine
Donated by: Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine is featuring this all new 5 hp propane outboard engine for auction tonight. This unit runs on conventional propane and is a convenient alternative to gasoline. It is eco-friendly and clean burning with 30% lower exhaust emissions compared to gasoline. This light, portable unit features an easy-to-reach shift lever and auto propane-shutoff valve.

8. Fraser River Sturgeon Trip for Two People
Donated by: Bent Rods Guiding & Fishing Co. and Nice Fish!

Join top guide Rod Toth to fish for the mighty White Sturgeon on the Fraser River! Television host Gary Cooper will film your full eight hour day on the water, and you can choose to be featured on Gary’s Nice Fish show or to keep the footage for your own personal collection. Date to be mutually arranged during April 2020, which is the ideal sturgeon fishing time during the Spring. Travel with Gary Cooper and overnight hotel accommodation in Chilliwack is included.

9. Port Hardy Angling Adventure for Three People
Donated by: Bear Cove Cottages Sport Fishing

Experience the ultimate saltwater fishing experience with Bear Cove Cottages and Wicked Salmon in Port Hardy! Three people will enjoy a three night/two day all-inclusive angling adventure while staying in a luxury ocean view cottage. You will fish from a fully equipped 27’ Grady White with all gear and custom fish processing included. Subject to availability during June 15 - June 30 and August 15 - August 31, 2020. Fishing licences and gratuities not included.

10. Pair of Walker Bay AiRis Paddleboards
Donated by: Sherwood Marine

Sherwood Marine is offering a pair of 11’ Walker Bay AiRis stand-up paddleboards for your excursions on the water. These inflatable paddleboards are equipped with paddles, pumps, bags and everything you need for a great day of SUP-ing!

11. Special Edition Purple MR3 Reel
Donated by: Islander Reels

Islander Reels recently featured a very special limited-edition run of purple MR3 reels which was fast to sell out! The large arbor, cork drag, interchangeable right or left hand retrieve, scalloped drag knob, and timeless design combine to form a reel that will catch fish for years to come. This special purple edition has been donated by Islander in recognition of the good work that PSF and our local volunteers do to ensure salmon for future generations.

12. Give ‘er with Island Outfitters
Donated by: Island Outfitters

Your group of four will enjoy both saltwater angling out of Port Renfrew and a freshwater float down the Cowichan on this very special trip! You will spend one full day salmon and halibut fishing on an Island Outfitters Port Renfrew charter boat. The following day, you’ll float down the Cowichan River, fishing for rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. Overnight accommodation in Renfrew and a two night stay at Ward and Darren’s private Cowichan River cabin are included as well as meals on both fishing days. Dates to be mutually agreed upon in May of 2020 or 2021. Fishing licences not included.

13. “Eagle in Flight” Carved Red Cedar Panel
Donated by: Pacific Salmon Foundation

This 24” red cedar panel was carved by Coast Salish artist Doug Horne. The unique piece depicts an eagle which is known for its industriousness, creativity and building skills.

14. World Class Angling Adventure for Two People
Donated by: Langara Fishing Adventures

This is an all-inclusive four or five day trip to the world famous Langara Fishing Lodge. This incredible package includes return airfare from Vancouver to Haida Gwaii and a scenic helicopter trip to the lodge. Accommodations, all meals, alcohol with meals, a private unguided 19’ boat, all fishing equipment and care of your catch are also included. You’ll enjoy Langara’s first class service, gourmet dining and luxurious accommodations, all just minutes away from the most abundant salmon and halibut fishing in the world. Optional guided fishing is available and the winner may purchase up to two additional trips at a $200 discount. Reservations are required and are based upon availability during May, June or September 2020.

15. Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort Bahamas Getaway For Two People
Donated by: Oak Bay Marine Group

Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort is located on one of the most beloved beaches in the Bahamas.  And some say one of the best in the world. Your getaway includes seven nights of accommodation for two in a beach front bungalow, all meals, a half-day bone fishing trip, and a half-day reef fishing trip.  At Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort everyone really does know your name. Crew members like fishing guide Bert is a local celebrity and his shouts of “You gotta hook ‘em to cook ‘em” and his laser vision for the bonefish will surely make this vacation one of your most memorable. Outside of the fishing excursions, you will fill your days with snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, cycling or nothing at all. There’s no more beautiful place to lie back and elegantly do nothing than Cape Santa Maria.  Whatever you choose, a different untouched world is waiting for you at the cape.Overnight accommodation near the Toronto airport is included as well as the short connecting commuter flight from Nassau to Long Island. Flights from Vancouver to Nassau are not included. Reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Travel is valid until February 15, 2021 (blackout dates include December 18, 2020 - January 5, 2021).