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Ray Chittenden,

Owner & Guide

 In 2008, Ray started his career as a professional fishing guide. It was a significant change in his lifestyle but it was a job he had always dreamed of doing. Since he was young he had that passion and energy to fish as often as possible. From his granddad’s knee to today operating ocean-going charter boats, fishing has always been what he loves to do. Whether it’s rainy or sunny, windy or flat calm, the ocean is his happy place and he still is passionate about what he gets to do every day. Watching a guest catching their first ocean fish and the smiles that brings him great pleasure.

In the off-season, he owns and runs a successful consulting business, has raised a family and has done the domestic lifestyle. He prides himself on being kind and generous. He enjoys's the challenges of being a leader and company owner.


Jody Bansemer (AKA the Pirate),

Jody started guiding with RSFC in 2020. Jody has been a professional guide for over 15 years. Fishing out of Campbell River, Rivers Inlet, Queen Charlottes, and the Tahsis area. Along with guiding he has spent his entire life on the water. Jody is also a certified diver with over 2500 hours under the water's surface.


He is a very competent captain and can read the ocean very well. He captains our 26-foot Weldcraft. Jody knows every good spot in both Esperanza and Tahsis inlet along with multiple spots on the ocean. 


Jody prides himself in putting his clients on fish! In his off-hours, he can be found out on the ocean, pleasure fishing, as a true guide this is his true joy.

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