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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. 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. 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...
  4. Does this knot pass the test?

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I've been practicing my knot tying for a few days now and finally getting past the quitting stage!! My eye sight ain't what it once was. :( The one knot I find easiest to do is the Duncan Loop/Uni-Knot. I would like to know if it's a acceptable knot to tie tippet to leader? If it's used for fly...
  5. Courtesy While Trolling

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I think I may need a course on courtesy whilst trolling. Today out at the Cap everyone was doing the back and forth very orderly, was very smooth. When the boat in front of me got a bite, he threw her into neutral and told me to go around him... His boat went sideways and F'd everyone up. I...
  6. 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...
  7. Porlier Pass and west of.....

    Saltwater General Discussion
    How is this area fishing right now? Anyone been through lately? Any tips for the area. I live in Yellow Point and would like to find a close fishery. Thanks.
  8. Low Tides Sep long weekend

    Freshwater General Discussion
    There are some seriously low tides coming this long weekend, with predictions at Pt Atkinson of 3.24 ft, 2.89 ft and 2.85 ft for Sat, Sun and Mon respectively. This is going to cause some major problems for those who launch at the Barrowtown Pump Station on the Sumas and I suppose for Dewdney...
  9. The Margaree

    Angling Outside BC
    Headed back to Nova Scotia to attend a conference last week, and was able to extend my stay and try a little atlantic salmon fishing up in Cape Breton on the Margaree River. I decided to hire a guide so that I could give myself the best opportunity to take advantage of the two days I had. As it...
  10. [FISHING REPORT] browns bay

    Vancouver Island
    went to browns bay last tuesday.moored boat there,stayed in campbel river.took a learning curve till thursday.then my buddy and i figured where to fish what to use and roughly how deep. after that it was awsome. sockeye were starting to really pass through friday morning. there were some pretty...
  11. [FISHING REPORT] aug 21 2010 active pass

    Vancouver Island
    well we haven't seen this in a while Two of us caught 3 sockeye lost 1, on the low tide inside of active pass this morning. saw another boat catch 5 in the same time, another boat lost 1. not much activity but we were on the good end of it and nice to be so close to home. a lot of fish jumping...
  12. the treatment of fish

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I would just like to add my 2-bits to the conversation on disgusting>:( things we get to wittiness while enjoying are favorite:o pass time. I am all for the -FN- to get there fish for the food fisheries8), but just a note for any one that knows any one that buys fish from said groups??????. As I...
  13. [fishermenlist] Critical Public Input Required‏

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    Hello All The federal government has released their proposed Federal Pacific Aquaculture Regulations with a sixty-day public input period. These regulations role back the safe-guards we have in British Columbia to prevent heavy industrialization and privatization of the coast at the expense of...
  14. Tunkwa Lake, Pass Lake, Roche Lake July 9-11

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Tunkwa on July 9 evening major surface feed in evenings. Saw quite a few fish caught in spite of the heat. July 10 morning Tunkwa very hot again, less fish but bigger. July 10 evening Pass lake west of Kamloops, only saw 1 fish caught, 6#, big fish in Pass Lake but hard to catch(shocker!!). July...
  15. Active Pass?

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Does anyone have the scoop on Active Pass? What tides are best? What are the general trolling points? Any info would be helpful!