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  1. Buying roe?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Is there anywhere in the l mainland where I can buy uncured salmon eggs? Need to cure them up a special way as the procured stuff catches wayyyyyy to many pikeminnow where I fish.lol
  2. Stave river chum: Closed to retention

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Yes folks, I'm aware that this is also posted in the 'DFO Announcements...' section on this site but with the hundreds and hundreds of people accessing the Stave recently I didn't think it would hurt to double-up a posting of this recent info..... Moderators can remove it if it's redundancy is...
  3. chum

    Freshwater General Discussion
    fished the stave friday with my fishing buddy and my son.we used the bent rod jigs,they are the ticket.we did real well.my sons arm is still sore.some people around us did take notice and changed there tactics. it is good showing others that you can catch fish this way.we caught and gently...
  4. Fraser sockeye methods on the vedder

    Freshwater General Discussion
    fished the ved yesterday, hiked in to the big run above tamahi rapids, just one guy fishing the hike in side and half dozen from the road side.....2 guys and one women across from me dredging the bottom, no floats, constant snaggging up, rippin away, the idiot across from me dredges up a dark...
  5. [FISHING REPORT] Punteldge River 10/20/10

    Region 1 - Reports
    I was up in Courtney for the evening and had an hour before meeting my buddy for dinner so I tried fishing at the wooden bridge at the end of Cliff. Before I made my first cast this year river fishing, I hooked into a 20lb spring... well it was before it started swimming upside down and had...
  6. [FISHING REPORT] Vedder this week

    Region 2 - Reports
    I don't normally do reports but I did have the week off and..... 3 days fishing: short floating roe. (almost wish it wasn't working so I could work on my Jigs and Spoons.) 7-8 hours with the bait in the water. 20 fish played, 8 landed, one keeper (10lb Coho doe) and a number of missed...
  7. [FISHING REPORT] Stave river Oct 19 - chum jig + short float works the best

    Region 2 - Reports
    Hit the west side of the river on 8:15. I will say not every many people out because it is Tuesday. My fishing buddy showed up about 8:45. I used chum jigs , the jig worked like magic. the second cast I landed the first one this year. It was a nice doe. I could see the float totally been...
  8. 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...
  9. Epic day!

    Contributer Discussions
    Had a great day fishing a few Squamish tribs today! Landed a coho, 4lb dolly, 2 lb dolly, 3lb rainbow, a few more bows around 1 - 2 lbs, and ended the day with a chum that broke my sage 8wt in half!!! good thing for lifetime warranty!
  10. [FISHING REPORT] October 15, 2010 - Stave River

    Region 2 - Reports
    Went to the Stave today around 3pm. Fished for three hours and it was really good. Between my friend and I we managed to hook seven chum.
  11. Lower Cowichan?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I know the cowichan is really touchy due to the spring "run" thats going through. Is there any pools in the lower reaches still fishable by law for either trout or some chum. Any info would be great, Id prefer not to have to go to skutz but I may end up doing that. Clayton
  12. Chum closure

    Freshwater General Discussion
    FYI- DFO's note Fraser chum escapement has been trending downward over the last 11 years. Both the 2007 & 2008 escapement was estimated at 1.0M; the escapement goal for Fraser chum is 0.8 M. An estimate of the 2009 escapement is not yet available although early indications are that escapement...
  13. How far and away?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    On my trip on Monday back to Calgary (after exceptionally successful 5 days of fishing -springs, cohos and chum), in the area of the Enchanted Forest - some 20-30 km before Revelstoke, next to the road there is a small river running along. There was a reduced speed zone, cars were parked and...
  14. 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...
  15. Stave river Oct 10 - illegal anglers

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi Everyone, It is a nice day. I can't stay in home anymore. Drove to Stave river . Start from the west bank. Hate the non parking sign. But I parked at Ruskin park where has a big parking lot. just need to walk 5 to 10 mins to the bank. fished two spots on west bank and only see 1 chum with...
  16. [FISHING REPORT] Lower Vedder Canal Oct 8th

    Region 2 - Reports
    Got the call out at 10:30 AM yesterday that my fishin bud was off work and on route. I figured I'd bring my first ever cured roe to see how it held up. Met him at KWB :oto see what was coming up and there was plenty of fish all through out the lower canal as the water was higher than I would...
  17. [FISHING REPORT] Vedder River October 8, 2010

    Region 2 - Reports
    Chum8888 and I decided to hit the Vedder today before the big rain that's coming tomorrow. We did OK today... ;) Not sure what will happen after the rain, but hopefully more fish will move in next week... A couple of photos from today: Nice hatch buck Releasing a wild coho
  18. [FISHING REPORT] Stave River Oct.7

    Region 2 - Reports
    The river is seriously slow, saw a bunch of people out there doing their usual snagging and couple of fly fisher. The spawning canal place only had like 3 fishes in there so i don't think its very productive fishing for awhile. But i manage to get out to stave river for an hour before sundown...
  19. Salmon on the Island.

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hey everyone, How are the runs heading into the river where everyone lives, The Cowichan is, supposedly, having some chum and coho show up, but cant verify. The pinks are all but gone, few left in the bay but are very developed. So how are the salmon in the flows you guys fish? Clayton
  20. [FISHING REPORT] October 2 2010 Port Renfrew

    Vancouver Island
    This was the coho derby weekend at Port Renfrew Marina. I don't go in derbies but was out with a few buddies anyways. There seemed to be enough coho to keep people busy, we had a slow morning but the afternoon picked up real good. All fish on green and white spoon and green flasher, not a hit on...