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  1. Trout Fishing on Lakes in the Fall

    Freshwater General Discussion
    HI, I'm new to this forum - what a great site by the way! I've gained some valuable knowledge by reading through a lot of the topics, and I really appreciate it. I've spent the whole summer repairing and refurbishing a boat that I bought in the spring (older 14 ft aluminum) and its finally...
  2. Brook Trout in shallow Lake

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi all, I am off for the weekend again, cant wait. I am fishing shallow lakes, Fish Lake and McCulluch or Hydraulic Lake as it is sometimes called (avg depth about 12-18ft) which are stocked with Eastern Brook Trout. Any tips? I hear they are easily spooked and mostly go for bugs, flies...
  3. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Sept 13 to 20, 2010 "My father was very sure about certain matters pertaining to the universe. To him, all good things, trout as well as eternal salvation come by grace, and grace by art and art does not come easy." Norman MacLean; A River Run Through It...
  4. Anyone been to Fish Lake?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi all, I'm off to a cabin on Fish Lake for the weekend, its on the way to Big White from Kelowna, nearby Lakes are Browne Lake (is it really fly fish only?) and Hydraulic/McCullough Lake. I have heard Fish Lake is stocked with Brook trout? Anyway I am looking for any info/tips on catching...
  5. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Sept 6 to 13, 2010 Last week I addressed the fact that this year's record Fraser River sockeye return did not just happen; it is the result of years of concentrated conservation efforts by many parties. While this return of the salmon is a wonder to some, it is one...
  6. Rivers/Streams/Creeks around 100 Mile House?

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I am going to be staying in Lac la Hache for a few days. Sadly, I am not taking a boat, so I won't be able to check out my favorite lakes. Does anyone know if there's any good streams/rivers between 100 Mile House and Williams Lake where I can get into some rainbows?
  7. "Virgin" lakes accessible because of logging

    Freshwater General Discussion
    a quote from a friend: "Also people with a little patients there should be a couple off new fishing lakes out by batanuni that you can try out.Fire Gaurds from the fire made us go to new unexplored lakes.Which never had access before and from the cat operators, fish in these lakes look...
  8. Vancouver Island Freshwater Fishing Report August 29, 2010

    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...
  9. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for August 30 to Sept 6, 2010 For everything there is a season, a time to be quiet and a time to speak. The last warm days of summer are heralded in farming communities as the time of the harvest. Here in British Columbia the harvest many look forward to is not a...
  10. Fish finder recommendation

    Freshwater Tackle Talk!
    Hi guys, I am looking to purchase a fish finder for use with my 10' harbourcraft...I will primarily fish lakes on the Island. What brand/unit would you recommend?... any advice would be much appreciated...thanks guys D
  11. Fishing Banff to Vancouver

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi Guys, I am coming over to Canada from the UK for three weeks from 29th August driving from Banff -Jasper- Whistler and Vancouver, mainly hiking sight seeing, but as a keen coarse and fly angler I hope to spend some time fishing for trout in the rivers/lakes on the way, maybe salmon in...
  12. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for August 23 to 30, 2010 One of my favorite fish to pursue is the desert trout. Though not prolific in numbers, like the rainbows in our high catch lakes, I find these fish to be well worth the time and study it takes to master them. This particular strain of...
  13. Hello

    Member Introductions
    Hello everyone... I'm the latest Noob! Originally an East Coaster (New Brunswicker), I transplanted to Courtenay, BC in 2007. My line of work has had me living in various locations across our great country, so I've had the opportunity to try various Canadian fishing grounds. I grew up...
  14. Bass Fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    i'm just looking for some good lakes to fish for bass in and around cranbrook. i know of wasa, tie, baynes, jim smith, suzanne, lund lake and would like some new places to fish. anyone want to join?
  15. [FISHING REPORT] Konni,Fish and Chaunigan lakes..

    Region 5 - Reports
    I headed up into Nemiah valley last week for some visiting and fishing, with an old friend who lives in the area. The fires in the area and the air quality, are just nasty right now. I had planned on a two week trip,but when the CRD shut the road down last night from Lee's Corner to Bella Coola...
  16. Victoria Lakes

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I'm getting back into fishing the lakes around here and was wondering which ones are hot and which ones are not. I don't have a depth finder so probably stick to trolling near surface. any/all tips well received. :)
  17. NVO Report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    NVO Report Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for August 17, 2010 Mizzoula Lake for kokanee with a wedding band worm says one of our regular trusted sources. They aren’t all that big, panfry size...
  18. Vancouver Island Freshwater Fishing Report August 16, 2010

    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...
  19. New Guy!!!

    Member Introductions
    Hey all, Jason is my name and i'm new to the forums and Fishing in the lower mainland!! I grew up in Barriere up near Kamloops and i can fish rainbow out of the lakes out there like nobodies business. Would love to hook into some nice Chinook/Sockeye/Steelhead and even some ocean fishing if...
  20. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for August 16 to 23, 2010 Some weeks ago I took my wife and daughter back to a lake in the Cariboo that we had not fished in ten years. After finding the fish (credit goes to my wife Kim for spotting the Damsel flies climbing up the bulrush stems), we were quickly...
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