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  1. Freshwater General Discussion
    Seems quiet around here,gonna break the ice with a question I have in mind. What fish related volunteer work could a young one attend? I am in need of 35 volunteer hours (well only 10 but +25 hours gets me 100$). I have been looking around for brood stocking/capture programs between now and...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Freshwater General Discussion
    Hey my son took me sturgeon fishing on Sunday Oct 18th(Langley) Great sunny day--no kiddin for October Caught my first ever sturgeon, I think 5 feet kid says 4 feet --big fish good fight for my first. Gonna take weeks to get smile off my face. Tied up and fished next to 2 other BCFR members the...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  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. If you...
  9. Freshwater General Discussion
    almost all the lower mainland lakes are now stocked with catchable rainbows now gofishbc has the fall stocking details. was out with my son yesterday at one of them and he caught a couple of rainbows.. 1 just using a float with worm, and 1 with slip bell sinker with green powerbait. I caught...
  10. Region 2 - Reports
    I caught a beautiful 8 lb hatchery coho on the fly this morning downstream of Tamahi. I went to another spot this evening and tried for about 3 hours with no hookups. I don't think I've ever seen so many fish without hooking anything. The water was extremely clear, so maybe the fish were...
  11. Freshwater General Discussion
    hey, does anyone know where we can find the live hatchery camera. ive been looking for a little while now and havent had much luck. Thanks for the help
  12. 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...
  13. Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was FAIR this past weekend from Port Renfrew to Race Rocks. There were very few big springs around but a growing number of smaller winter springs. Most of the salmon being caught are wild coho but some fin clipped coho are also showing up in the mix. Halibut fishing was...
  14. Freshwater General Discussion
    Went out both afternoons and explored a few spots below the Tamihi bridge down towards the Railway bridge. The fish are coming in; hooked into one coho, a couple of springs and landed a chrome spring jack which is on the barbecue. Still quite slow but seems like every day more springs are coming...
  15. Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was FAIR TO GOOD this past weekend from Port Renfrew through East Sooke. There are a few big springs around and a pretty good number of smaller ones. Some pinks and hatchery coho are also showing up in the mix. Halibut fishing was SLOWER this past week. Port...
  16. Freshwater Professional Reports
    Fraser River Well it's finally over and the freezer is full!!! What more can we say, an amazing 8 week opening,34 million fish,everybody happy? Back to reality and proper fishing, Fraser river is now closed to sockeye retention but remains open below the boundry markers at Jesperson rd. This...
  17. Freshwater General Discussion
    I've been hearing talk about the Cultus Lake sockeye in the Vedder, and in my 15 years of fishing that river, I've NEVER seen one. Until today, that is. I've been watching the government website for the water levels on the Vedder/Chilliwack for the last two dismal weeks, and the recent rain we...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Salmon Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0798-RECREATIONAL - Salmon: Region 1 - Conuma River - Recreational Salmon Opportunities Effective through to December 31, 2010 the daily limit for salmon will be as follows: 1)Chinook salmon: Two (2)...
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