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Specialty Lodging in Tahsis
| Port Eliza Inlet, Tahsis, British Columbia, Canada
+1 800-429-5288
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove all the way up to British Columbia, tried contacting Doug several times for where to meet. He emailed day before trip and said he had to cancel. BUT he had already charged our credit card for the trip. I found out later that you...More

2  Thank jonell2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

CAVEAT EMPTOR. July 8, 2018 booked a 5 day fishing trip and were supposed to be picked up at Vancouver airport on July 25th at 8:15AM. Instead, Rodgers booked us on an 11:15AM flight to Campbell River and we arrived at 5:30 PM at Port...More

3  Thank jimdavis25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had one of the best fishing experiences with Rogers Fishing Lodge. We stayed at April Point Lodge near Campbell River due to the bad weather at Port Eliza, but Doug took care of everything for us. Had one mix up when...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Beautiful place, food was super, sleeping area great, super fishing! Whale and wildlife viewing just incredulous! Super boats and Captains that know where the fish are! Fun days there!

Thank Lee R
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a trip for 4 people. Doug said 50% deposit, they ran it for 100%. When we called he said it was mistake, and corrected. Then three weeks later Doug ran cc again without any authorization. Amazingly this happened right before he shut down...More

5  Thank Ryan F
Doug R, Owner at Rodgers Fishing Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

We have over 1200 customers a season. It was our CC Provider First Data that put a hold on a deposit of $53K that was made through them on July 26th. We had no way of getting funds into our bank account so we had...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Rogers cancelled our trip one week out, charged us again for the full price of the trip we prepaid in Nov. we had to report a fraudulent charge to our visa.

4  Thank EventRider
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We had booked ten spots for a week of salmon fishing...Lodge we signed on for doesn’t even exist! I have an email confirmation of ten being booked into Duval Point Lodge. There is no such Rodgers location and it has subsequently been removed from their...More

4  Thank Keith H
Doug R, Owner at Rodgers Fishing Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

We changed the name of our Lodge from Duval Point to Rodgers North. The member of your party that had the medical issue should have taken out Trip Cancellation insurance as I am sure that he knew that he had a medical problem. Quadruple bypass...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Booked a trip in Oct 2017 for Campbell River from 29 Jul-4 Aug 2018 Had used them before and it was a superb experience. Paid all the money in June 2018. We were to fly to Seattle, pick up NW Seaplane on the 29th. About...More

6  Thank ireilly
Reviewed 21 August 2018

In May 2018, I booked a trip with Doug for July 2019. Doug took a deposit and gave me a money back cancellation policy, and informed me that the balance would be due 60 days before trip. Two months later, he charged me for the...More

4  Thank dcdana2018
Doug R, Owner at Rodgers Fishing Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

We apologize for the way that your reservation was handled. This billing mistake happened on July 26th. We had made a $53K deposit through our CC Provider on that date and on July 27th we were notified by our CC Provider that we had exceeded...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Even though our trip was paid in full months ahead of time, the operator cancelled it just days before our arrival due to his lack of operating funds.More

4  Thank Jay S
Doug R, Owner at Rodgers Fishing Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Our Credit Card Provider put a hold on transferring our CC deposits into our bank account on July 26th as they wanted to review some of the transactions. When doing a large volume of CC business this can happen from time to time as a...More

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17 August 2017|
Response from kulla3 | Reviewed this property |
Our party of 7 booked last winter (2018) and paid in full to fly to and from Vancouver to the lodge and fish 4 nights/5 days last week. We were regulars, this being our 5th trip to the lodge. It was always sketchy but we... More
3 July 2017|
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Response from Richard Del J | Reviewed this property |
Deb- Rogers charged myself and another client....total almost $10,000 USD. He canceled trips on both of us and will not refund the money. Do not deposit money with this business