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  1. 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...
  2. New Server - Report server issues here!

    Site Features, News & Issue Information
    Hey everyone, some of you might have been wondering what the heck has been going on over the last couple days. Well, because of the sites increasing traffic, BCFR had to get an new faster server. The migration has been completed with all posts & threads as normal :) Right now there is a couple...
  3. 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...
  4. chum

    Freshwater General Discussion
    fished the stave friday with my fishing buddy and my son.we used the bent rod jigs,they are the ticket.we did real well.my sons arm is still sore.some people around us did take notice and changed there tactics. it is good showing others that you can catch fish this way.we caught and gently...
  5. 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...
  6. Wabimun Lake

    Angling Outside BC
    It was the second weekend of Oct 2010 and Edmonton was experiencing unseasonable warm fall weather.We were on Wabimun Lake 45 mins west of e-town on this fine fall day.Throwing spoons to the edge of the weed beds on the North Shore of this big lake moving West in direction when the first bite of...
  7. [FISHING REPORT] Punteldge River 10/20/10

    Region 1 - Reports
    I was up in Courtney for the evening and had an hour before meeting my buddy for dinner so I tried fishing at the wooden bridge at the end of Cliff. Before I made my first cast this year river fishing, I hooked into a 20lb spring... well it was before it started swimming upside down and had...
  8. Grouse feathers

    Pay it Forward
    I have 2 bags of various grouse feathers available to the first 2 "I'll take it's" Very nice for soft hackles and many other trout fly tying applications. Be good for an experienced and creative fly tier looking for some unusual tying materials to experiment with for the winter. I will...
  9. Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for October 20th 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    The water temperatures are now in the zone where the fish are eating everything they can get their fins on before the ice man cometh. Reports from Lundbom are that black micro leeches are still the ticket for fish to 24 inches. Roche is fishing with, you guessed it, micro leeches in varying...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. [FISHING REPORT] Stave river Oct 19 - chum jig + short float works the best

    Region 2 - Reports
    Hit the west side of the river on 8:15. I will say not every many people out because it is Tuesday. My fishing buddy showed up about 8:45. I used chum jigs , the jig worked like magic. the second cast I landed the first one this year. It was a nice doe. I could see the float totally been...
  13. Great day fishin

    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...
  14. Shimano Citica 201E Broken???

    Freshwater Tackle Talk!
    I just bought my second baitcaster (Shimano Citica 201E) [third if you count my Walmart sturgeon reel] reel this afternoon and I notice that in the free spool, the line guide does not move back and forth with the line. I did a couple of research through google and found the term "non-disengaging...
  15. Kitimat Steelhead Report - October, 18 2010

    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...
  16. wanna help out ?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    short notice but here it is.... Hi Jim, I know this is short notice and all the work is during the week, but hopefully you could pass this along for me. I am looking for a couple volunteers to help out on the Silverhope next Wednesday (Oct. 20th) and Friday (Oct.22). We will be...
  17. [FISHING REPORT] would you want to fish there

    Region 2 - Reports
    we sat and watched this show for about 15 minutes, i think you would definitely call this a gong show had to do a lot of looking but found some nice water without the crowds, gorgeous day
  18. Happy Birthday nocoho!!

    OFF Topic
    Hope you were able to get out on the water on such a nice day! All the best to you for the coming year!!
  19. FN0917-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Halibut - Reminder of Closure Oc

    Recreational‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0917-RECREATIONAL - Fin Fish (Other than Salmon) - Halibut - Reminder of Closure October 18 and Amendment of Variation Order Number Amendment to FN0891: Variation Order Number...
  20. Spool Keepers Made Easy and easy DIY!!!

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Spool Keepers Made Easy an easy DIY!!! (mod wasn't sure where to put this because it is actually salt and fresh related) I recently saw this info on another site and appreciated the cool idea. With the posters permission, I wanted to share this idea for keeping your mainline and leader spools...
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