Category Archives: Entertainment

  1. Welcome Aboard Chef Steph!

    Please Help us welcome Steph to Ole's!   Born in Brisbane Australia Stephanie found her calling to the culinary arts in 2002 at the age of 16. She advanced in her trade quickly by competing in national culinary competitions, and working along side some of the best chefs Brisbane had to...

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  2. Welcome Aboard Rachel!

    Please help us welcome Rachel aboard!  She is joining Ole's team for the 2019 season.  Rachel is going into her third year of a teaching degree after this summer. She enjoy kayaking, watercolor painting and hiking. Rachel is very excited to meet everyone at Ole's and hope to have a...

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  3. Everyone’s Favorite Leaning Place

    A new wider BBQ area rail will greet guests this year!  The old rails are being replaced with some beautiful new live edge cedar which will be perfect for plates and drinks and wide enough to comfortably lean on while watching the dock goings on or catch up with friends... ...

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  4. Ahoy Sailor….

    The Man with the Hat is now the man with the cap, and a sailboat too! Some of you may have heard that Ernie purchased a sailboat this past winter. Keith and I have been having coffee dates with Ernie when we get the chance but our last get together...

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  5. A West Coast Ole’s Welcome from Keith & Sari Olsen

    Meet Keith and Sari Olsen!  Some of you already have during the 2018 season and many more guests will during the upcoming 2019 season as they take have decided to take a more direct hand in the leadership of the lodge after sadly, prior to the 2018 season Ernie announced...

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  6. And The Winner is….

    As you know each season with the help of our guests we support salmon enhancement through a trip draw.  2018 was no exception... Sari Olsen was pleased as punch to do the honors of drawing the winning name.... Many thanks to all who participated...  this year's lucky winner of the...

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  7. Cough it Up!

      Cough it up is usually something you say when you want something from someone.....  but when this guy came to the dock Cam noticed something was in it's throat!  So ... Cam pushed behind and literally out popped what was to be this guys meal!....   A little box crab!...

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  8. Happy Anniversary Angela and Ken!

    A little birdy let us that Angela and Ken were celebrating their 20th and had enjoyed their last trip to Ole's so much they had decided to spend it fishing at Hakai Pass.  We couldn't pass up the opportunity to help them celebrate with special cake on BBQ night!  We...

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  9. A “Sign”of the Times

    A "sign"of the times as we continue getting things ready for the upcoming season!  We introduced out updated logo 3 years ago and this year you will see many signage updates happening at the lodge including this new topper for the weigh station!

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  10. Humpback Feeding Frenzy

    In the News.... The National Post has launched a story March 13th about a congregation of  solitary southern hemisphere Humpback whales feeding in waters far from their usual  feeding spots and in huge numbers up to 200 individuals... For the details and story follow the link.... http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/solitary-humpback-whales-feeding-in-massive-groups-half-a-world-away-from-where-expected . The World Wildlife Foundation...

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  11. Welcome Back Justin!

    Your morning smile for 2017, we welcome back Justin to our Crew for our upcoming 2017 Season.  Justin was with us on the dock way back in 2007 with Joel and Elliott.  This year we will have Justin on our morning shift starting your day with fresh baking, egg sandwiches...

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  12. Welcome Back Lila, It Is Souper to See You Returning!

    Great news !  We have a Chef extraordinaire for 2017,  Lila Ruzicka returns to Hakai Pass.  Easily one of our best Chef’s at Ole’s, it is really exciting to have her back on board.  Seen here with the 07 Crew (with a very young looking Joel in the back) Many...

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  13. Our Own Back Yard

    If you are a fan of reality TV.... there is a fairly new show that takes place in our own back yard. Called Alone, this challenge takes place at the northern tip of Vancouver Island where 10 competitors are isolated in different bays and coves to challenge themselves for a...

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  14. COHOHOHOHOHOOOOO!

    Wow, can you say COHO. Fishing has been nothing short of spectacular at Bayley Point this season, the Coho just keep on coming and much to everyone's surprise the Chinook are getting into the action too. Here is just a sample of the happy anglers who have enjoyed the good...

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  15. Annual Paddle Board Challenge

    The annual Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge was taken up by Brad and Diana this year and it was a nail biter ! With Diana taking an early lead we thought for sure she had it in the bag while she was well ahead going around the 1/2 way turn....

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