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  1. Vancouver Island - Which Techniques/Tackle to use from an inshore boat in Sept?

    Saltwater Tackle Talk!
    Hi all, First post here so here goes. I'm taking a week-long yacht trip from Sidney around the archipelago in the first week of September. I am very interested in fishing while on the trip. The yacht comes with a 10ft dinghy with 4HP motor. My plan will be to fish wherever we moor up in the...
  2. [For Sale] NuCanoe (boat) for sale. Classic 12' w/ accessories, Coquitlam

    Buy, Sell or Trade - Classifieds
    I posted this a few days ago: http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/pml/boa/4567274854.html
  3. What were they fishing for?

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I went for a walk along furry creek beach last night and around 5-6pm i saw a small boat with to men and it looked like they were trolling.Because they had downriggers and had bent rods.I was wondering what they were fishing for because i never seen any fish in may .(other than flounder,cutties...
  4. Float tubes

    Freshwater General Discussion
    hey guys i just went on a trip with my buddy today and he let me use his spare "belly boat"it was realy cool to get off shore for once.Now im looking for a good quality not to expensive belly boat.He told me about u-tubes? Are they better or to they have the same quality.Im looking for something...
  5. Hello!

    Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone, My name is Deven, I am a avid sports fisherman, I have knowledge in "nova scotia mackerel fishing" and fish it every summer if you have any questions regarding that fishery, fire away! I do reside here in the lower mainland, I mostly river fish the squamish and vedder. But I do...
  6. Mod a SeaHawk for trolling

    Boating Forum
    The good thing about the 12' SeaHawk from Wal-Mart is the price at $139, and its 30 gauge PVC. Same gauge as the $600 SeaHunters. It also has the same motor mount hookups. The mods I added were - 3/4" Treated Plywood floor (hinged) - Motor mount - Mini Kota - Fish Finder Floor The floor you...
  7. Cost effective (read: Cheap) electric downriggers?

    Boating Forum
    Where is the most cost effective place to buy electric downriggers? (I know the used spots and am keeping a look out there too..... but haven't seen much and you really never know how well or even IF they work....). I have a friend that has reached the point in his life where the manual ones he...
  8. [FISHING REPORT] Fishing Derby

    Region 8 - Reports
    So I have to admit I dont know who exactly organized it, or if any bcfr members took part in it, but yesterday there was a fishing derby on the Okanagan lake which I, along with my stepdad and a friend took part in. We started at 8 sharp from Summerland. Besides stopping in Westbank to pay fees...
  9. just trying to get a handle on things for all of us

    Freshwater General Discussion
    First off let me say hi to all that may read this post. I am writing this post, to clear up some things and to help others understand what is going on with a lot things that are taking place on our rivers, and with a sport that we all say we love. I will start by apologizing for some of are...
  10. Port Mann Boat Launch

    Boating Forum
    Does anybody know what this launch is like at a real low tide ? Can it still be used ? ???
  11. a good day ruined

    Freshwater General Discussion
    well we got out at the crack of dawn thinkimg the launch was going to be a zoo since the langley launch was closed... well it was a great day the weather man was wrong again a the day was beautiful,,the fish was great..until we had to go home hit the boat launch it was packed with boat waiting...
  12. Wabimun Lake

    Angling Outside BC
    It was the second weekend of Oct 2010 and Edmonton was experiencing unseasonable warm fall weather.We were on Wabimun Lake 45 mins west of e-town on this fine fall day.Throwing spoons to the edge of the weed beds on the North Shore of this big lake moving West in direction when the first bite of...
  13. [SEEKING INFO] Harrison River Oct 23-25

    Region 2 - Reports
    Coming down to the Harrison from the Okanagan for the upcoming weekend. Primarily fly fishing, and we have a boat to get up and down river. Anyone been out on the Harrison lately? Any suggestions, and any feedback on how it's been lately is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance Sparky
  14. Bent Rods jigs for Chum

    Advertiser Specials & Updates
    Hi folks. I first would like to thank everyone for supporting our product by purchasing our jigs and spinners, thank you very much people. I just wanted to mention that I had received a email about a fellow who had problems with hooks bending on Chums. These were 1/0 sickles in pin and bead...
  15. Flyfishing Mabel lake, any ideas?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Next week I will be heading off to Mabel lake for a camping trip with some buddies before the winter hits. Since I mostly fish mountain lakes, I am not used to fishing on big lakes so I need a few hints. I would rather use my fly rod than my spinning rod, but I think that this might limit me...
  16. Brad's baits

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Has anyone tried the Brad's baits? I purchased a couple last spring and gave them a try but was slipping and sliding in the boat when I tried to use the tuna and oil mix. What a mess!!! I wonder if trying again would be worth the effort. I must admit that I did not separate the tuna from the oil.
  17. Need help with info on the I5 from Vancouver to California

    Boating Forum
    Hi, Can anyone tell me from experience what I should expect when going over threw oregon / california mountains in the first two weeks in November ? I am concerned about snow in the mountains in November , is there any ? I will be bringing back a 21' boat from California via the I5 to...
  18. Harrison River

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hey Guys Hoping to get out on the Harrison to chase some chum in the next few days. I've never drifted maribou jigs in this system before, and was looking for some advice on where to start out, and the technique to use. I have a boat, so moving around isn't a problem. Feel free to PM me if you...
  19. Sturgeon Abuse - reported to RAPP

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    Sunday Oct. 10, 2010. While sturgeon fishing we observed these absolute doughheads abusing a sturgeon. It wasn't particularly large but they dropped their anchor buoy and drifted more than 500m down to where we were anchored. They brought the fish to the boat about 100m above us and proceeded to...
  20. Kootenay KingFisher Fishing report to Oct.07‏

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Moved the boat over to Kootenay Lake yesterday. Got the boat in the water and started fishing by 10:00am. Looked like it was going to be tough conditions as it was bright and sunny,only a small ripple, and the water temp was 57 degrees which seemed a few degrees high still. But we were there...