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  1. Saltwater General Discussion
    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/124/389/037/keep-protection-of-habitat-in-the-canada-fisheries-act/ The link above is in regards to the future fisheries.....If we don't speak up we may not have any salmon! Thanks!
  2. Freshwater Professional Reports
    Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, Dec 23 Pacific Angler Outlook: Well, Christmas is just around the corner and it looks like it is going to be a wet one. Most anglers will be hoping for that centerpin reel or rod underneath the Christmas tree on Sunday. Well, if you have some free time try to...
  3. Advertiser Specials & Updates
    :)5 Year Anniversary Spring Super Sale:) Celebrate Pacific Angler's 5th Year in Business. The 5 Year Anniversary Spring Super Sale is here....so book off the dates, Saturday April 2nd and Sunday April 3rd from 9 AM to 7 PM. The staff at Pacific...
  4. Contributer Discussions
    Stand back, he bites: British fisherman grapples with ferocious 'giant piranha'... which has been known to eat CROCODILES By Richard James Last updated at 3:45 PM on 20th October 2010 British angler Jeremy Wade looks understandably anxious as he grapples with this ferocious-looking 'giant...
  5. Freshwater Professional Reports
    The last weeks have been Spey-tacular as guests were fortunate to catch the famous Steelhead Trout on the fly. With the rivers up and down in level like a frog in a frying pan the guys prevailed and never gave up. Fishing from the bush as the rivers are so high that finding a gravel bar to...
  6. BCFR Fishouts
    To the Members of BCFR.... I am posting this on the Freshwater Board to get a handle on who might be interested in mentoring or participating in this one day event????..Last year we had fishing, lunch speakers,and swapped a few fishing yarns during the day. It will likely be held in Feb. or...
  7. Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is IMPROVING and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. Salmon fishing is GOOD on the Nitinat River if you don’t mind the crowds. Fall stocking of local lakes with catchable rainbows has started this past week. If you...
  8. Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is IMPROVING and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. Salmon fishing is GOOD on the Nitinat River if you don’t mind the crowds. Fall stocking of local lakes with catchable rainbows has started this past week...
  9. Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is FAIR and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. CowichanRiver – The water level on the Cowichan River is at the summer lows. Fishing is tough and tubers will be out in full force if we ever get a warm, sunny...
  10. Saltwater General Discussion
    hi i am new to the forum and was wondering if anyone out there had any information about starting up a charter boat. i know there is a guiding liscene and that u need a minimum of 2500000 libility coverage. i also heard there is an exam, i was wondering where they offer it? and im also just...
  11. Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello all, Is a person required to hold an 'Anglers guide licence' while guiding fishermen in Tidal waters? This might be a silly question, but everything I can find on the subject pertains to freshwater fishing only, including the Wildlife Act. Any clarification on this would be greatly...
  12. Freshwater General Discussion
    This quote is from Ribwart in a closed topic. "Here's a tip for those interested in hooking Chum regularly using sporting and effective techniques, fishing ethically and catching more than all those anglers that are...
  13. Freshwater Professional Reports
    Halibut, Salmon, Crab and Steelhead. The past few weeks have kept us very busy and time to write a report has been non-existent. So with a few days off before the Irish flood the lodge with laughter, cheers, Lepricons and tight lines we are getting boats ready to go. We operate with 5...
  14. Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    I'm not too sure how much response this thread will get, but here it goes. In my mailbox today was a letter addressed to me from the University of British Columbia, Environmental Health Dept. When I opened it, I found it to be an invite to participate in a survey investigating fish consumption...
  15. Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi folks, I thought I would throw this question out as a little challenge to see how well people can interpret both the saltwater and freshwater regulations. If our good mods feel there is a more appropriate section for this post, feel free to move it. It is primarilya 'salt' question but...
  16. Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is FAIR and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. Cowichan River – The water level on the Cowichan River is at the summer lows. Fishing is tough and tubers will be out in full force if we ever get a warm, sunny...
  17. Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishingwas EXCELLENT this past weekend from Port Renfrew through East Sooke. Sockeye Fever has hit the lower Island although the numbers of sockeye caught this past week are down. There haven’t been too many big springs caught but they are still around. Some pinks and hatchery...
  18. Saltwater General Discussion
    Daily angler reports can be found in the "Freshwater Angler Reports Section" or the "Saltwater Angler Reports Section" upon obtaining 20 or more posts. Posting the typical "nice post dude!" or “I agree”, just so they can reach member status or view the angler reports, is not permitted. As it is...
  19. Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is FAIR and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. If you have any fishing info, notable catches, digital photos (please send as attachments) or tips that you would like to share or have included in our fishing report...
  20. Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    As much as I may have personal issues with Mr. Reid, he hits this one pretty close to the mark: DFO needs to make wild salmon priority By D.C. Reid, Times Colonist August 12, 2010 The B.C. Supreme Court transferring responsibility for fish farms from B.C. to the DFO has resulted in a document...
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