The Flying O

Our charter boat the Flying O has undergone a complete renovation, inside and out. With more space and comfort, we can cruise and fish anywhere on the west coast. Read more!

Spring Salmon

Fresh from the ocean!

A little sampler of the fresh cooking found onboard the Flying O! Download our famous Fish Chowder recipe!

Fish Care

Your fish are cleaned when they come aboard and then iced away to retain maximum quality before the trip home. Freezing or smoking can be arranged also.

Dungeness Crab

Beautiful Northcoast Scenery

We try to anchor at night in quiet protected coves close to where we start fishing in the morning. Visit our gallery to see more amazing photographs taken from the Pacific Northwest Coast.

Kaien Sport Fishing Charters invites you to experience the most spectacular fishing off the northern tip of the majestic British Columbia Coast in Prince Rupert.

Northern West Coast Salmon and Halibut Fishing Charters in Prince Rupert British Columbia

Fishing Season: May - September

The breathtaking scenery with the best salmon and halibut fishing anywhere equals the BC fishing charter experience of a lifetime! Your North Coast Fishing Charter Experience. Our customized 40' commercial fishing vessel, The Flying O, has undergone a complete make-over. You can enjoy your Northern West Coast fishing charter in comfort and safety. With the most up-to-date electronics and equipment, we are prepared for any conditions.
The Flying O Prince Rupert Fishing Charter

The Flying O - Prince Rupert Fishing Charter

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Feel the excitement of reeling in a spring salmon or that elusive 100 pound “barndoor” halibut. Kaien Sportfishing Charters is your answer to breathtaking scenery and the most exciting sport fishing on the coast of British Columbia.

Call 1-250-624-5151 to book your trip today.


Halibut Fishing Charter British Columbia

Fish Species

Facts about all of the different species of fish we can catch:

Pacific Salmon
Pacific Halibut
Red Snapper
Rock Fish

Our Charter

Most saltwater sports fisherman dream of the chance to experience world-class chinook salmon fishing on the West Coast of British Columbia. Your host and captain, Colin Flaten, has made his living commercial and sport fishing in and around these waters most of his life and has intimate knowledge of these areas.


Criddle – 2011 Haida Gwaii Charter Highlights

Perry Criddle took his first trip up to Haida Gwaii last season with his son Derek and grandson Beau. The boys took their limits of both halibut and salmon home in 2011, enjoying perfect weather as you can see in the pic below. Perry is hoping to return in 2012 for another family fishing excursion with his wife Sue, son Derek and his wife Samantha.

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Nairn / Gardner Family – 2012 Fishing Trip from Masset, Haida Gwaii

For the past two summers we have enjoyed fishing charters with Colin Flaten aboard the Flying O. Colin has taken us to the waters off of Graham Island, Haida Gwaii’s most northern Island, where we have experienced the true beauty of British Columbia’s northern coast. In 2011 we booked our charter in August with June being the choice for 2012. The fact that we are repeat clients says it all. In fact I had to buy a freezer after the…

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Mag & Marv Kraeleman – 2011

The moment you step across the railing onto the deck of the Flying “O” , the adventure begins. We have been on a few charters over the years , have fished our own boat on the coast . None has compared to the experience of fishing with Capt. Colin. The sense of security and comfort is immediate with both captain and vessel. The fishing action was none stop from the crack of dawn until the captain says enough. It doesn’t…

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Marine Environmental Monitoring

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To book an excursion with Colin Flaten on the Flying-O, call 1-250-624-5151 or send an email to

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View a PDF version of the Flying-O Resume: MV_Flying_O-Resume.pdf [1.9MB]

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Your Fishing License

Everything is included: meals, bedding, fishing tackle, bait, etc. All you are required to bring is your Tidal Sportfishing License. Apply for your license online here.

Contact Us

Colin Flaten, Owner/Captain

Cell: 1-250-889-1310

Home: 1-250-624-5151


Address: 2130 Graham Avenue, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1C8

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