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  1. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 25 to Nov 1, 2010 One of the keys to successful angling is analysis. I tell students in my fly fishing classes to analyze everything from start to finish, both good and bad, on every fishing trip. Analysis brings theory and theories proven or disproven bring...
  2. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 18 to 25, 2010 "In the best stories about fly fishing…big fish are caught, or lost; people say wild and spontaneous words; events become memory and sometimes; in the hands of a master, these bleed into art." Nick Lyons. Our BC angler's begin their years...
  3. Fish'n Buddy repairs

    Freshwater Tackle Talk!
    I've got a fish'n buddy 2200 fish finder that died this spring...is there someone locally (Vancouver/Lower Mainland) who repairs these things?:(
  4. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 11 to 18, 2010 "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was an age of wisdom, it was an age of foolishness," A Tale of two cities, Charles Dickens Every fall thanks to thirty years of good work in conservation, our rivers are filled with...
  5. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 4 to 11, 2010 "As a Presbyterian, my father believed that man by nature was a damn mess, and that only by picking up God's rhythms could we regain power and beauty." Norman MacLean; A River Runs Through It. Salmon season is upon us again and soon all our...
  6. rainbow stocked lakes

    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...
  7. Hello

    Member Introductions
    We just started fishing around the lower mainland a year ago after my five year daughter got interested. We mainly enjoy our "lazy" style of fishing around town. Looking forward to mining your experience to improve our abilities. Actually, my daughter usually outfishes us and she has the best...
  8. Fly Fishing Opportunities Harrison River

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    Guys, Just joined this forum. Has anyone been out flyfishing the Harrison River lately, I am travelling from Ontario this week and I am planning on spending the weekend in the Lower Mainland and want to fly fish for some Salmon, just wondering if the Coho have started in the Harrison or is...
  9. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Sept 27 to Oct 4, 2010 Proverbs 22:28 Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set. Another fishery is compromised. During the time that has passed since last years chum salmon fishery on the Stave River, no parking signs have been erected on...
  10. Presentation for fly-fishing salmon on Fraser Tributaries

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I'm fairly new to fly fishing and have only tried fly fishing for salmon in rivers of the lower mainland a few times. Can anyone point me to resources on learning good presentation for salmon? Is it heard of to use indicators for salmon? Without indicators, I get confused in my mending, on...
  11. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Sept 20 to 27, 2010 "You like to tell true stories, don't you? He asked, and I answered, 'Yes, I like to tell stories that are true." Norman MacLean; A River Run Through It. Telling the story; oh how we love to tell those tails. It has been a big part of...
  12. 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...
  13. Newbie in need of Help

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello, I have a fair bit of past experience on the water but I recently purchased my first boat (21' Seaswirl Striper) and I could use a little advice. I've been out three times and i only have a bullhead and a grilse to show for it. I live in South Surrey but I'm willing to drive anywhere...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Hello

    Member Introductions
    Hello all, First off, I would like to thank you for this excellent site. It is a great place to network with similar like minded people of all experience levels. I have fished the lower mainland area for about 40 yrs in both the chuck and local rivers, with the exception of fly fishing which...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. Definitions?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Not to sure if this is the right place to put this post... sorry if it's not and if an admin could move it to the proper spot i would not take any offense :) the title pretty much says what i'm asking per say... i'm new to fishing down in the LML and not to familiar with the terminology here if...
  20. 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...
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