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  1. The fish are mocking me

    Member Introductions
    I am certain they sit under the water looking at my gear going by and sniggering among themselves. I have no trouble pulling all manner of trout from lakes large and small, and trolling for dinner out on the chuck, but this Fraser river shore fishing is another matter altogether! So this is me...
  2. Albion Test Fishery Counts

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Not sure if anyone is paying attention to the Albion Test Fishery counts yet but it looks like the numbers of Chinook passing into the Fraser for this time period is the second highest since they started record counts. There were 18 fish caught in the test fishery nets yesterday! Those are great...
  3. Tidal fraser coho barfishing

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Never tried before want try this year i got all the gear but need to know a couple productive spots. PM me if you want it secret. trout
  4. Pinks!

    Freshwater General Discussion
    just organizing the tackle box and gear for a pink season this year and wondering what everybody else has had success on. i have two young kids who love catching them, and they have always used their trout spin rods and usually a little pink spoon.(something easy to cast for little people)...I...
  5. Vancouver /Fraser Valley for May 31, STS Guiding

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Vancouver & Gulf Island Salmon Fishing Fishing has been up and down this past week, on Friday we landed 2 nice Chinook and a boat load of crab, Saturday was a tuff day producing no salmon but still lots of crab. Both days we fished the Gulf Islands in around Thrasher Rock area. South end of...
  6. Fishing Fever: Fishing the Fraser River Mission to Hope

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I heard about this book a while ago and tried to find a copy. I looked everywhere and couldn't find it, even checked online and only found this: http://amzn.com/0968479316 Sure enough, I was at the Army & Navy store in Vancouver and they had the third edition in stock. I think it was ~$35...
  7. hi every one new guy here

    Member Introductions
    hi everyone new guy here. i've checked out this site a few times now, finaly registred. desided to come over from SH.com I've heard enough on there about guys catching brood stocks at mill and lafarge for life time. I love salmon, trout, kokanee and bass fishing, i also go icefishing as many...
  8. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 25 to Nov 1, 2010 One of the keys to successful angling is analysis. I tell students in my fly fishing classes to analyze everything from start to finish, both good and bad, on every fishing trip. Analysis brings theory and theories proven or disproven bring...
  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. 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...
  11. Bent Rods Fishing report October 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Hello everyone, hope you had a great fall of catching fish. September saw a huge push of fall Chinook in the Fraser Valley and our guides had some great days fishing spinners on the Fraser and other systems for these hard fighting large fall Chinook. The odd chromer is still entering the...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. Fresh fish on the tides?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Do rivers like the Stave, Harrison and Vedder see fresh fish moving in as the tide pushes up the Fraser????
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 18 to 25, 2010 "In the best stories about fly fishing…big fish are caught, or lost; people say wild and spontaneous words; events become memory and sometimes; in the hands of a master, these bleed into art." Nick Lyons. Our BC angler's begin their years...
  18. Oct.14 tidal fraser

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hit the river in my 12 ft. with a buddy at about 1pm today. Hooked up a double header in the first 15min !!! We had a pretty steady day with 3 wild coho to hand for me and a real beauty stole my fav spoon in classic aerial style. My partner landed 1 and lost 3 on the day and only once we were...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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