Mr. Discover Sooke and I decided to go out for a nice dinner for our anniversary. We always like to try new restaurants and had heard some great things about the Smokin’ Tuna Cafe. We were immediately impressed with the charming outdoorsy decor. Sitting on the modest patio we had a beachside view and watched [...]
Victoria Grizzles vs. Cowichan Capitals on Sunday Sept. 5th, 2010 at 2pm at the SEAPARC Arena. Fastest shot competition, Salmon Kings Tickets giveaway, chuck-a-duck, tailgate party BBQ and a bouncy castle. The BBQ and Tailgate Party starts at noon. Tix available at SEAPARC – call 250-642-8000 Adults $9, Youth 12 and under $6 All proceeds [...]
Article written by the Sooke News Mirror It would be tough to come up with a better location than Whiffin Spit for a beach art festival, and the high level of artistic talent in these parts is pretty much a given. Combine the two with good weather… a strong dash of public support… and a [...]
Salmon fishing in Sooke is EXCELLENT right now. Spring / Chinook, and Sockeye, are being caught in good numbers daily, there are some hatchery Coho and Pink Salmon being landed as well. There has been a very consistant Sockeye Salmon “BITE” come on daily, usually mid morning anywhere off Sooke in 100 to 500ft of [...]
The weather is wonderful at last – they must have heard me!! Art in the Park The Sooke Community Arts Council’s Premier Event is taking place this Saturday and Sunday, August 14th & 15th, 10am to 5pm (both days) at Ed Macgregor Park here in Sooke. LOCATION The park is located on West Coast Road [...]
Today I took out a full boat of keen whale watchers hoping to witness the iconic symbol of Vancouver Island, if not BC.. the Killer Whale, or properly known as the Orca. We left a very foggy Sooke Harbour heading towards the San Juan Islands of far. The last little bit, Sooke Coastal Explorations has [...]
July has lived up to its reputation for Salmon fishing in Sooke as being a SPOTTY month. There has been good sized Spring Salmon caught, but not many and not by many anglers. Currently there are fish at the Harbour Mouth which is normal for this time of year, we would expect more action from [...]
Tour Island wineries with the Sooke Philharmonic. Transportation, 4 tastings, lunch, silent and live auctions. Music by the Sooke Philharmonic Quartet. $100/per person (with $25 tax receipt) For more information and tickets: 250.642.3622 For more information on the Sooke Region, please visit the official Discover Sooke website.