A Heartfelt Encounter: Recollecting the Day a Mother Humpback Whale and Her Calf Engaged with Us for Hours
For hours, they swam around our boat, their graceful bodies gently breaking the water's surface before disappearing and reappearing again, as if playing an elaborate game of hide-and-seek. The mother, her colossal body reflecting the sunlight, was the epitome of grace, displaying a level of trust and curiosity in us that we were profoundly touched by. Her calf, though smaller and less coordinated, showed no less enthusiasm, bobbing up and down, flapping its small fins, and occasionally, surprising us with a playful leap.
Welcome to Rivers Inlet, nestled within the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest on Canada's Pacific Coast. Here, at Finn Bay Lodge, you're not merely a visitor. Instead, you become part of a thriving ecosystem that's as richly diverse as it is unique. Spanning millions of acres, this awe-inspiring temperate rainforest teems with life both above and below the waterline, providing a spectacle of nature at its most potent and beautiful.
Today, we have a whopper of a story to share from our beloved Finn Bay Lodge. Picture this - early morning on the tranquil waters of Rivers Inlet, the faint pink of dawn spreading across the sky, the air crisp with the scent of the sea, and the anticipation of a fresh new day of fishing. Then, the tug on the line, the adrenaline surge, the battle between man and fish. After an intense struggle, reeling in a staggering 36-pound Spring Salmon, a true goliath of the sea. Yes, you read that right - a 36-pounder!
As your prime destination for fishing and nature expeditions, Finn Bay Lodge takes pride in introducing you to the unique experiences and unmatched beauty of Rivers Inlet. Today, we're shining a spotlight on a key feature that sets Rivers Inlet apart from many other fishing destinations - its mostly calm waters.
We're excited to announce that Finn Bay Lodge, your preferred getaway in the serene wilderness of Rivers Inlet, has been featured on the esteemed ESPN podcast on July 8th, 2023. It's an honor for our world-renowned salmon fishing locale to be recognized on such a platform, and we're thrilled to share the details with you.
Welcome to yet another chapter in our series celebrating the ethereal beauty of Finn Bay Lodge! As you may already know, our floating cabins, majestically resting on the calm waters of British Columbia's wilderness, offer a retreat that goes beyond typical vacationing. Today, we're focusing on one of the most enchanting aspects of the lodge: its natural soundscape.
Welcome back to our blog series exploring the many facets of Finn Bay Lodge! Nestled in the heart of British Columbia's enchanting wilderness, our floating cabins offer a unique retreat that goes beyond ordinary vacation experiences. Today, we invite you on a journey to explore the profound tranquility that Finn Bay Lodge provides and how it nourishes the soul of every guest.