The Little Qualicum
River flows northeast from Cameron Lake and crosses Highway 19 approximately
5km northwest of Qualicum Beach on the east coast of Vancouver Island.
Qualicum River, Vancouver Island BC
of the Little Qualicum River is 20km, and angling pressure is heavy.
Most angling occurs in the lower portion of the river, with access
principally by hiking from Highway 19, and from the Little Qualicum
Spawning Channel, accessed by car via Melrose Road off Highway 4 near
the Whiskey Creek service station (8km southwest of Qualicum Beach).
The upper portion of the Little Qualicum River can be reached via
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, off Highway 4, two kilometres
passed Whiskey Creek.
River supports a sizable run of steelhead, but is also noted for its
sea-run cutthroat trout fishery.
some brown trout are present, with chinook salmon runs in the fall.
Town: Qualicum Beach, Parksville
Lake: Cameron Lake
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
Info: Good campsites are available on the lower portion of the
Little Qualicum River, and in the community of Qualicum Beach.