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  1. 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...
  2. Fishing off the dock with little ones

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hey guys, Theres a family friend in town who are staying with us right now, and their little boy is really interested in fishing, and since his dad told him about the sharks you can catch around here he has been obsessed with catching one. My question is, is there any way to get him into a dog...
  3. Visiting BC with family -fly fishing, kayaking, hiking, please critique our itinerary

    Saltwater General Discussion
    We are planning a trip and found a seemingly nice place through the VRBO web site on Half Moon Bay (this is my part of the trip). We are from Florida and the closest we have been to here is Banff National Park area so need recommendations. Our trip itinerary is the following: Fly in to...
  4. Pulling plugs in the Harrison

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I'm looking for a stress free setting to take the family Salmon fishing. Like everyone else I have filled up the freezer with sockeye and would like take the kids and lady out for some fun also. Setting the rod in the pull holder and pulling or back trolling kwik fish is always fun for me and...
  5. Penticton 1st week October

    Freshwater General Discussion
    My mum is flying in from the UK for the wine festival and we have some kind of family reunion deal happening at my cousin's place up the hill overlooking Skaha Lake. Just wondering what fishing opportunities will be available fairly close by that weekend? I'll have my kids with me. Thanks for...
  6. [FISHING REPORT] Sept 10th-13th Kalamalka and Beaver Lake

    Region 8 - Reports
    Launched at Kekuli bay on Fri and scooted over to the cliffs (south), went at 630am so I started flatline trolling with a lovely #3 pink/white Lyman Kokanee plug and 2ounce slipweight around 15' apart, within 30 mins I had a lovely 2 pound Koke thrashing on the surface! - thanks for the tip...
  7. how many is enough?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Not looking to be a smart ass here, just an honest question regarding the sockeye fishery. I was thinking today with such a long opening this year there must be a ton of fish being stacked into the freezers of many fisherman. i myself have been out 3 times with a total of 6 fish being put to...
  8. PFD PFD it's so important

    Freshwater General Discussion
    well we went out to fish for some soc's and end up catching one soc ,rescueing a boat of 5 people who ran into a sand bar in a fiberglass boat the only ones wear a pfd was the kids but those parent should have them on too.as we we're helping them we heard some yelling up river for some help i...
  9. So goodbye ogobogo...

    Member Introductions
    I suppose that this has been a couple of years in the making, but I felt that it was time to break the silence. As some of you already know, 2 years ago I began the transition from male to female. I have received support, and been roundly criticized by members of this forum. More importantly, I...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. [fishermenlist] Critical Public Input Required‏

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    Hello All The federal government has released their proposed Federal Pacific Aquaculture Regulations with a sixty-day public input period. These regulations role back the safe-guards we have in British Columbia to prevent heavy industrialization and privatization of the coast at the expense of...
  13. Family Friendly fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hello, It has been a while since I fished the area and I am looking to get back into it. I have a wife who wants to come along to watch and a young boy (6 months). I am looking for somewhere on the Fraser or Vedder river, which is family friendly and can provide easy access for them. Any...
  14. 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...
  15. Kitimat river fishing report July 15 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    WOW, Where has the last month gone, sorry for being off the radar, its for a good reason as we have been on the water for the last month fishing the Kitimat, Skeena and Saltwater fishing. I have updated our galleries of Salmon and Halibut. Guests from around the globe have been enjoying the...
  16. West Coast Trail Fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi All, I'm from Orange County, California and have family living all over Canada. In a few weeks a will be heading up to Nanaimo to spend time with my Aunt and Uncle for a few days before heading off along the West Coast Trail from Pachena Bay to Port Renfrew. I'm a die hard fisherman and try...
  17. [FISHING REPORT] Sheridan Lake - July 9-10, 2010

    Region 5 - Reports
    So got back from the Sheridan Lake fishout last night. Left early...and that should give some indication on how fishing was. Regardless, it was very nice to see some old friends again, and to be able to put faces to names and meet new friends. I was quite excited Friday morning as driving up...
  18. Howdy!

    Member Introductions
    Hi, My name is Matt Baggett and i am from central Texas. I have family in BC so i hope to learn alot before heading up there to fish.
  19. Loon Lake

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Went to Loon lake with the family last weekend. Had a chance to fish with the kids on a few occasions. The highlight of my trip though is the morning before leaving back home, I decided to do one last fishing at first light. I hooked my first fish, had it right in front of my boat and next thing...
  20. A bucket list trip for family---

    Saltwater General Discussion
    :cheers:Hi all --- sorry to bother you all, with another question, But I have a uncle that would like me to take him and his long time friend up through the scookum chuck and around to the Sechelt bay and porpus bay. would / or have any of you traveled through this area befor ,and if so could...
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