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  1. DFO - Epic Mistake w/Fraser Pink Salmon

    Freshwater General Discussion
    To the MLAs & MPs for Maple Ridge, On September 1st, I received my regular DFO email saying that there will be 4.8 million Fraser pinks, and under our agreement with the US, we gave them access to harvest 100000 of our pink salmon. The email went on to say in the email that there were so many...
  2. Mamquam river CLOSED to fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    This one I agree with. There was far too many unethical anglers snagging Pinks while they're trying to spawn in the Mamquam river. When will some people learn how to use ethics on the river? STOP DRAGGING SALMON ONTO THE BEACH AND KICKING THEM BACK IN THE RIVER. Buy waders or brave the cold...
  3. Scientists scared to talk about DFO cuts.

    Freshwater General Discussion
    After my experiences with the DFO this past September (Trying to get an officer, ANY officer down to the gong show of the Vedder during the rush of the pinks) and finding out that there's only 3 DFO officers for the entire region, (from the Fraser up past Hope, all the way down into Richmond...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. FN0941-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2 - Chehalis River, Harrison River, Stave River

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0941-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2 - Chehalis River, Harrison River, Stave River and Nicomen Slough - Chum Update Region 2 Further to FN0930 and FN0931 the coastwide returns of chum salmon have...
  7. FN0931-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Area 29 and Region 2 - Fraser River - Chum Update - Am

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0931-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Area 29 and Region 2 - Fraser River - Chum Update - Amendment to FN0930 Amendment to FN0930: Daily limit for marked coho corrected from four (4) per day to two (2) per...
  8. FN0930-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Area 29 and Region 2 - Fraser River - Chum Update

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0930-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Area 29 and Region 2 - Fraser River - Chum Update Fraser River: Area 29 and Region 2 To date, coastwide returns of chum salmon have been very poor and the current...
  9. Bill Otway has passed on

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    I wasnt sure where to post this. It is with a heavy heart that I bring news which you may already be aware of. Bill Otway passed away last night. His family has requested that no flowers be sent but that donations be made to BCWF in Bills honour. Bill was the single most vocal proponent of...
  10. FN0917-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Halibut - Reminder of Closure Oc

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0917-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Halibut - Reminder of Closure October 18 and Amendment of Variation Order Number Amendment to FN0891: Variation Order Number...
  11. FN0912-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2 - Chilliwack River - Chum Update‏

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0912-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 2 - Chilliwack River - Chum Update In the fall of 2006 a major flood event occurred after the majority of chum had spawned in the watershed likely affecting the...
  12. 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...
  13. Halibut Closure

    Saltwater General Discussion
    As posted by Rick this morning: http://www.bcfishingreports.com/forums/threads/17167-FN0891-Recreational-Halibut-All-areas-Halibut-Fishing-Closure%E2%80%8F?p=134476#post134476 This is Complete and utter BS! From First-hand observance, the hit from Bamfield, Port and Ukee was down substantially...
  14. FN0891-Recreational Halibut: All areas - Halibut Fishing Closure‏

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0891-Recreational Halibut: All areas - Halibut Fishing Closure Throughout the 2010 recreational halibut fishing season, the Department in conjunction with the Sport Fishing...
  15. Sockeye extension in Saltchuck

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Anyone read legit info on the DFO extending sockeye in the marine area? DFO say 9 million still staging to head up river. Courtesy of Berry's
  16. FN0831-RECREATIONAL - SALMON: Region 3 - Extension for Sockeye and Chinook Salmon fis

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0831-RECREATIONAL - SALMON: Region 3 - Extension for Sockeye and Chinook Salmon fishing in Thompson River. Conservation measures are in place to limit Canadian exploitation rates for Interior Fraser...
  17. FN0830-RECREATIONAL - SALMON: Region 3 - Extension for Sockeye in Fraser River near L

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0830-RECREATIONAL - SALMON: Region 3 - Extension for Sockeye in Fraser River near Lillooet Conservation measures are in place to limit Canadian exploitation rates for Interior Fraser River coho to...
  18. FN0829-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish - Areas 12 to 20 and 29 - Lingcod and Rockfish - Closi

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0829-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish - Areas 12 to 20 and 29 - Lingcod and Rockfish - Closing Time Recreational fishers are reminded that fishing for lingcod and rockfish will close as...
  19. FN0816-RECREATIONAL - Salmon: Fraser River Region 2 - Management Measures to Protect

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0816-RECREATIONAL - Salmon: Non-tidal waters of the Fraser River in Region 2 - Management Measures to Protect Interior Fraser River Coho - Amendment to FN0795 Amendment to FN0795: Date references of...
  20. FN0805-COMMERCIAL Salmon: - Seine Area A - Chum - Opening‏

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0805-COMMERCIAL Salmon: - Seine Area A - Chum - Opening Area 7 Seine – Area A SN open 13 hours, 07:00 to 20:00, Monday Sept 13, in Subarea 7-17 north of a line from a boundary sign located...
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