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  1. Locating Trout Under Ice and PB Brook Trout

    Freshwater General Discussion
    <span style="color: rgb(20, 20, 20); font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; font-size: 14.6667px; background-color: rgb(252, 252, 255);"> Catching trout during the ice season quite often comes down to putting your hole in the right location. In this video I talk a lot about you...
  2. 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...
  3. Storing Roe in a mason jar.... A how to

    Freshwater General Discussion
    For the last little while I have been opting to store my roe in a mason jar after curing. Some of you may have already seen this manner in which you can seal the jar, but for those of you that haven't, I thought I'd share. First, take a mason jar, some use pints but quart sizes are ok as well...
  4. How to care for breathable waders

    Freshwater General Discussion
    So i just picked up a new pair of redington cpx waders :) Taken them out twice and after eache use i lightly hosed off and sand/debris then hang them up to dry and leave them there until next use. Is there anything else i should be doing after/before use? Thanks:cheers:
  5. Right or Way on Saltchuck

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I had this situation happen to me a while back, and it's still kinda bothering me. I was trolling out at the Cap, and it was pretty busy out there. I do my best to keep out of people's way, and really try to anticipate what the other boats are going to do. I rarely get upset with people who...
  6. Cohen Commission

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    For those that didn't recieve this e-mail: Dear Friends: As you may know, over the past few weeks the Cohen Commission has been holding public forums throughout British Columbia. This coming Monday, September 20th, the Commission is holding a forum in New Westminster. This will be the...
  7. If you fish for sockeye, this is a MUST READ

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I took a drive down to Peg Leg today to check out the mayhem. It didn't take long until I stumbled upon this: Now hopefully everyone on this site realizes what is wrong with this picture. Of course there are some people who will not, hence the reason this picture was taken. The fish in the...
  8. Cleaning a Skate

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello fellas, Last year I caught and released a few skates as I don't know how to clean them. This year I'm going fishing to the same place, and will probably catch more skates. Could someone give me any hints how to clean them? Thx.
  9. Where is the Scale Bar Located in Hope

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Ok so I gave in and finally bought a expensive salmon rod as well as 60lb braided line. I got my leaders all set I am planning on going out to the (haig?)Scale Bar in hope...ive tried googleing it out BUt no sucess...could anyone pls point in the right direction as to how to get there or...
  10. how to have success at the bull river?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    title says it all... whatever is in there, how do you catch em? ive tried for bull trout and rainbow and only have caught a whitefish. haha any tips? or suggest find a better river?
  11. Back in the saddle

    Member Introductions
    Hi guys/gals, Well,I've decided there is not enough years left in me to learn how to golf properly so out comes the boat and gear for round 2.lol I'm planning to go out to Elk Lake in Victoria and troll around. Being summer and the water warm I'll fish deep and hopefully I'll have better luck...
  12. From spinner to baitcaster, now I ponder is Fly Fishing Right for me?

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    It's easy to learn to fly cast; more difficult to catch something. Investing in a lesson or two will get you on the right track from the beginning and will pay dividends. If you teach yourself to cast it is very easy to pick up bad habits which are difficult to lose later on. Other than that...
  13. Looking for swivel rod holders

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I am looking for new rod holders and heard that tony is the guy to talk to. Anyone now how to put me in contact with him. Thanks
  14. First Trip to Desolation Sound

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello BC Angler, Just signed up as a new member of BCFR. Great site and serious anglers and sportsman. Nice change from others - a guy gets tired of the "crabs" jokes. Just moved to Kelowna and going to take a 14 day sailing trip to Desolation Sound. I lived for 8 years in Alaska and...
  15. [FISHING REPORT] Port Alberni - Sockeye Fishing

    Vancouver Island
    Hi All Fished from July 26th to July 30, 2010 and the fishing was fantastic ! Fished from China Creek to Namint and caught my pos limit with ease ! Fished very deep from 85' to 120' at a fast 3.0 - 3.5 knott speed Used a MP15 on a 24" leader with a dummy flasher 10 below. The commercial...
  16. Chances?

    Member Introductions
    Hi people, My name is John, I never thought I would love fishing this much. This will be my 2nd year fishing . . . and never got the chance yet to hook a Spring. I would appreciate to hear any tips on how to catch those monster fishes. Ciao for now. John
  17. How to keep young punks busy while salmon fishing???

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I've had the unfortunate bomb dropped on me that I now have to spend a week with the young punk demco99 in Kyuquot. :p For those that fish with kids on the chuck how do you keep them busy? ??? Puzzles? Bring a portable DVD player with Dora the Explorer DVD's? Lego? Colouring books with...
  18. A bit of a salt water newbie????

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hi all you salt water fishing addicts.:thumbup:????????? I am a bit lost as to where to, and what times to fish for Springs and Coho in the lower mainland. I grew up fishing the hole in the wall when I was very young and I am itching to get back into the salt water action. I do not just want the...