The 100 Day Countdown Begins!February 26, 2019 | 917 Views
It’s hard to believe we are just 100 days away from the upcoming season. After a busy few off-season months, we are eager to welcome our first guests who will touch down on the beautiful islands of Haida Gwaii this June.
In anticipation of what’s to come, here’s a look at a few of the things we look forward to. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out our 2018 Season Summary and catch up on our milestone 30th anniversary year.
The David Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure returns for it’s 13th year. And as always, this event promises an exciting variety of adventure on the water, interactive cooking lessons and 5-star meals prepared by celebrity chefs. In case you missed it, the 2019 chef lineup was recently announced. See below for the guest chefs that will be joining us on this year’s adventure:
- David Hawksworth, Executive Chef & Owner of Hawksworth Restaurant & Hawksworth Group
- Marc-André Royal, Executive Chef & Owner of Le St-Urbain & La Bête à pain
- Adam Pegg, Executive Chef & Co-Owner of La Quercia
- Phil Scarfone, Head Chef of Nightingale
- Dino Renaerts, Executive Chef & Partner of Bon Vivant Catering
- Mark Davidson – Sommelier, Global Education Director at Wine Australia
Learn more about this event here.
Back for a second year, Survivorman – Les Stroud will be guest hosting this one-of-a-kind event. Les is an award-winning TV star, musician, keynote speaker and author. He will be sharing incredible stories of his survival, playing his acoustic guitar on the back deck of The Clubhouse and giving guests insider tips on how to survive out in the wild.
Learn more about our Father’s Day Derby here.
By the time Rodney Bennett touches down at The Clubhouse this June, it will mark 22 years since his remarkably rare catch. In the summer of 1997, after a 3-hour fight, Rodney managed to reel in an Opah – a species few have seen. Rodney’s complete story will be featured in our upcoming Tight Lines newsletter being published this week. Be sure to look out for the full story – The Greatest Fishing Story Never Told.
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In 2018 the largest fish of the season weighed an impressive 48 lbs and was caught by angler Mark Methot and guide William Mitchell. Will you be the one the catch the biggest fish of the 2019 season?
Indulge in refined barbeque with a bourbon twist. We are excited to introduce a new chef to this year’s event. Ernest Servantes from the Food Network’s Chopped. Ernest is an award-winning pitmaster from New Braunfels, Texas. This superbly talented barbeque champion and chef has been incorporating his innovative ideas of New American cuisine with a Texas flair for more than 20 years. The event also features the talented Chef Danny McCallum of Toronto-based restaurant, Jacobs & Co Steakhouse. In a few short days, Chef Danny will begin dry-aging steaks for the event as part of his 90-day aging process. We can’t wait to try them!
To learn more about this event, click here.
Keeping you informed of the current Langara Island fishing updates this year will be Mike Tonnesen, AKA Screamer from The Clubhouse, and Todd McIntyre from North Island Lodge. Over at The Outpost, lodge manager Jordan Knight will be keeping us informed on the exciting season in Port Louis. All three will be providing weekly updates with photos and commentary on the latest conditions.
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There’s no better place to enjoy the final days of summer at The Clubhouse during one of our September to Remember trips. These trips exclusively feature live music and hand-crafted cocktails courtesy of our guest mixologists.
Don’t miss the party this September at The Clubhouse. View trip dates and learn more here.
Learn more about the FFK Tournament here.
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