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  1. Fish finder recommendation

    Freshwater Tackle Talk!
    Hi guys, I am looking to purchase a fish finder for use with my 10' harbourcraft...I will primarily fish lakes on the Island. What brand/unit would you recommend?... any advice would be much appreciated...thanks guys D
  2. Fishing Banff to Vancouver

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi Guys, I am coming over to Canada from the UK for three weeks from 29th August driving from Banff -Jasper- Whistler and Vancouver, mainly hiking sight seeing, but as a keen coarse and fly angler I hope to spend some time fishing for trout in the rivers/lakes on the way, maybe salmon in...
  3. Chum in the salt/Migratory patterns

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    Hi All, So we all hear of beach pinks and beach coho, and maybe the odd beach spring...but has anyone seen beach chum? I've never heard of them being caught in the salt...what's the deal? I'd assume the beaches toward squamish would produce some...advice? and the secondary question to...
  4. North West BC Fishing

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    http://www.noelgyger.ca Weekly Fishing Reports (Smithers, Terrace, Kitimat, Prince Rupert and Meziadin North) Noel Gyger August 8 to August 15, 2010 Dear Fishing Friends: SUMMARY: We are in a heat wave. Highs on Saturday expected to reach 34° C or approx. 86° F. Fishing for Sockeye...
  5. Crabbing/Prawning in Vancouver Area?

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hi BCFR! I think I need a little help. My grandparents are having a dinner in the middle of Sept and they've requested some fresh crab. I know that the commercial guys are out there right now, but will there be any left around during that time? I have a fairly long range with my boat and I'm...
  6. Prop boats in the Fraiser

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I have been fishing out on the Fraiser with a friend on his jet boat near chilliwack twice in the last week with good success. Been launching at the park for ten dollars. I noticed all sorts of types of boats from car toppers to fiber glass inboard outboards. My question is would I be crazy to...
  7. Fly or Spey for Sockeye in Lillooet?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hey gents was thinking of taking my spey or single hander up to Lillooet to try and get some sockeye instead of the gong down in Hope. Just wondering if any of you have some advice as to location? The mouth of the Seton River looks pretty inviting and have heard of guys fly fishing from Lillooet...
  8. Anti-Fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Peta, again.. http://blog.peta.org.uk/2010/08/know-someone-whos-overcompensating-for-something/ :wallbash: :wallbash: :wallbash: "In many cases, the fish’s throat is ripped out when anglers attempt to remove the hook. Fish are thrown...
  9. Stillwater gear?

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    A buddy and I will be doing a little tour at the end of next week between Merritt and Williams Lake area, we'll be hitting both lakes and rivers. I am typically a river fly fisherman, and haven't spent much time lake fishing. My 6 wt only has a floating line, do I need to pick up a 2nd spool...
  10. Sockeye--soft mouthed?

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I'm losing at least 50% of the sox I'm hooking at the boat... I've noticed they have extremely soft mouths. Anyone got any advice? Obviously I can't horse them into the boat.....
  11. Lundbom lake?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hello all I'm fairly new to fishing. I'm going on a camping trip next week and was wondering how the fishing was on lundbom lake? Any advice would be awesome. Thanks in advance.
  12. Year End Chinook Fishing

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Weekly Fishing Reports (Smithers, Terrace, Kitimat, Prince Rupert and Meziadin North) Noel Gyger August 1 to August 8, 2010 Dear Fishing Friends: SUMMARY: Weather has been good. Temperatures were very hot (28-29 degrees Celsius) until Friday. It is cooler on the weekend with rain...
  13. Sockeye fishing advice?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi everybody, My friend was telling me about this great way to catch sockeye. Can you give me some advice? I have got the dynamite, but I'm not sure what the best coloured fuse is. Also, how far out should I throw it? Is it best to let the stick sink all the way to the bottom before it...
  14. Sockeye Salmon Fishing in Steveston...

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hello Fellow Fishermen/Women, I live in Steveston and see lots of fish jumping in the river but was just wondering how do you fish for them? I have heard that people are going to Shady Island and flossing for them. I was wondering if I had a chance fishing from the dyke with lures or with a...
  15. First Trip to Desolation Sound

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello BC Angler, Just signed up as a new member of BCFR. Great site and serious anglers and sportsman. Nice change from others - a guy gets tired of the "crabs" jokes. Just moved to Kelowna and going to take a 14 day sailing trip to Desolation Sound. I lived for 8 years in Alaska and...
  16. Rivers inlet

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Been going to Rivers Inlet for the past four years I believe,and cant wait to go up there again this year. We always go up there third week of August,and fishing is great, even me who is a rookie at this type of fishing but with a great nose for finding fish LOL had no problem finding fish. Now...
  17. Birkenhead River

    Contributer Discussions
    I would like to give the Birkenhead a try this weekend for some trout fishing. Never fished there before but it looks like a beautiful spot! I'm not even sure if it's fishable this time of year or not?? Anyway some info about where to access the river would be great, and any other advice you...
  18. looking for help on the skeena river

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hey just looking for alittle advice on what to use and where to fish in the terrace area. and what i should be expecting Thanks Jordan
  19. Archery equipment/coaching

    Pay it Forward
    Well I've been trying to figure out what I could offer up as a "pay it forward" and decided that if you are in my area (Quesnel) and need some work done on your bow or would like some help with your shooting form etc....I could help. If you need arrows built or repaired i can help there as well...
  20. One day trip to Vancouver Island - where to go....

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I would appreciate some help from the members here. I am planning with a friend to haul my boat to the Island for a single day of fishing – it will be a whirlwind trip but with our various family and professional commitments, it is realistically all we can put together so obviously we want to...
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