High Seas Outfitters has an experienced crew to guide you to the best fishing

High Seas Outfitters is a Guided Mothership Fishing Charter, and Eco-tourism business operating on the Wild and Scenic British Columbia Coast of Western Canada.

The proud owners are Mike “Spike” Lewis and Leif Olsen along with their wives Kasey Lewis and Kellie Olsen as well as the support from their children and families!

We are a family owned operation specializing in going the extra mile to see that our guests and clients receive a trip of their lifetime!

Spike and Leif spent the last 16 plus years owning and operating two very successful guide areas in Northern BC. We have provided trips of a lifetime to over a 1000 very satisfied clients and pledge to continue the effort we are known for!

We care also very aware of the many Coastal First Nations whose waters we travel through in their traditional territories and pledge to operate with respect wherever we go!

Meet the High Seas Outfitters Crew

Spike Lewis
Spike LewisCO-OWNER
Fishing Guide and Transport Canada Certified Marine Captain, Spike has dedicated most of his career to the outdoor guiding industry. Spike, his wife Kasey and kids Timber, Dawson and Kimberly have owned and operated a successful guiding business in British Columbia for 18 years. Now residing in Blind Bay, BC, Spike eats and breathes everything saltwater and hopes to continue to help High Seas clients pursue adventures at the very highest level.
Leif Olsen
Leif OlsenCO-OWNER
Fishing Guide and Transport Canada Certified Marine Captain, Leif is a passionate saltwater angler, boater and mentor. He has developed a reputation of helping thousands of clients achieve success and enjoyment in the field. Leif along with his wife Kellie and children Madison and Bryce have owned and operated successful outdoor guiding businesses for over 18 years. The family now resides in Quesnel, BC and operates Cedar Stone Lodge B and B when not on the ocean.
Rick Rotluff
Rick RotluffCAPTAIN
Rick is a 60 Tonne Master Captain and one of the most experienced mariners and fishing guides on the West Coast of BC…. period! Rick grew up on Haida Gwaii and bought his first commercial fishing boat when he was 18. Fifty years later and still working his first and only career, Rick brings the enthusiasm of a teenager to his work! His knowledge of the coast and the fish here are unparalleled. We can not overstate how lucky we are to have Rick and his mentorship on the High Seas team!
Madison Olsen
Madison OlsenDECK HAND
A full time student at the University of Northern British Columbia and Certified Transport Canada Deck Hand and Small Vessel Operator, Madison has grown up in the tourism industry and brings a high level of experience and enthusiasm to the High Seas team. Madison spends her summers with High Seas Outfitters working as a Deck Hand and is a talented up and coming Angling Guide.


Our services are many and some yet to be determined. Our focus in summer is sport fishing and eco-tours. In mid September through early May all of our boats are available for hire. Operators and staff are included and available for any task.

Services include: Crew lodging aboard the Drifter, crew boat services, camp and industry support, day charters, hot shot services, supply runs and the many others left to your imagination.

Give us a call and we can discuss options and provide more details on our capabilities.

Let us help provide solutions to your needs!