Tofino Saltwater Classic
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Hosted by Brendan Morrison

BREAKING NEWS: Fifth Annual Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby Fundraiser Set for July 4 - 6, 2014; Registration Open Now.

Tofino, British Columbia, Canada, January 13, 2014 – Former National Hockey League (NHL) player Brendan Morrison today announced that, for the fifth consecutive year, he will host the Tofino Saltwater Classic Fishing Derby fundraising event in Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, from July 4-6, 2014. Online registration for the event will be available beginning January 20, 2014.


Each year, the Tofino Saltwater Classic derby supports a variety of Tofino community initiatives.  The 2013 beneficiaries were:

  • The Wickaninnish Community School (PAC Healthy Food Program)

  • Tofino Hospital Foundation

  • Tofino Parks and Recreation Commission

  • Tofino Salmon Enhancement Society

  • Tofino Hospital Physical Therapy Department

  • Tofino Volunteer Fire Department

  • West Coast Multiplex Society

Thank you to everyone who supported and participated in our 2013 fundraising derby and sincere congratulations to the winners:

  • Top Chinook 27.6 lbs: Ryan Erickson & Ron Morrison (tie) - Prize: $4,000 each

  • 3rd Place Chinook 26.8 lbs: Corey Treend - Prize: $3,000

  • Top Coho 8.3 lbs: Brett Grimm - Prize $1,500

  • Top Halibut (hidden weight): Daryl Slack - Prize: $1,500

If you were unable to join our derby but would like to contribute to our beneficiaries, please click the 'donate online' button.  Your contributions have helped raise more than $130,000 for Tofino community initiatives. 

Click here to watch Wickaninnish Community School's "Thank You Mr Morrison" video.

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If you are interested in becoming a 2014 event, silent auction or marketing partner, please contact us:

Lynda Kaye, Kaye Public Relations for the Tofino Saltwater Classic


2013 Platinum Partners

Marina West The Wickaninnish Inn RedCan Gourmet Trilogy Fish Co. Lowrance

2013 Gold Partners

Coast Mountain Jay's Clayoquot Ventures Wildside Grill Kitetail Lures Method Marine Firststar The Shore Scotty Chicago Blackhawks Vancouver Canucks The Calgary Flames Celebrini Orca Air Kingfisher Boats Sutton Place Hooked On Miracles Browning Pass Charters Sysco Jamies Weldcraft Gibbs-Delta Hills Foods Ocean Village Chesterman Beach Beach B&B Linden Long Beach Lodge Resort Pacific Sands Spotted Bear Vancouver Island Brewery Berkley West Pacific Seafoods Rod's Power & Marine Wayne Gretsky Wines Long Beach Golf Course Harbour Chandler Surf Sister Nikka Fishing & Marine Long Beach Radio

2013 Marketing / Media Partners

Sport Fishing Adventures White Paper Kaye Public Relations Jenkai Internet BC Outdoors BC Outdoors Sport Fishing TV Tourism Tofino