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  1. 2017 Squamish and furry creek pinks

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Went for a scouting mission at furry yesterday. No signs yet. Any word on the limits this year?
  2. Pink Salmon Run??

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi not sure if this should be posted here, but I was wondering when the pink salmon run is coming through the Richmond bc area?? I have all of my equipment ready, and don't want to miss it. It should be coming through in the next few days I hope. Also, for bait I have some medium pink eggs...
  3. [FISHING REPORT] Lower Vedder Canal Oct 8th

    Region 2 - Reports
    Got the call out at 10:30 AM yesterday that my fishin bud was off work and on route. I figured I'd bring my first ever cured roe to see how it held up. Met him at KWB :oto see what was coming up and there was plenty of fish all through out the lower canal as the water was higher than I would...
  4. Mouth of Harrison

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I was in the Harrison yesterday. Tried trolling spinners and plugs for a while with not much luck. Noticed a bunch of boats right at the mouth. We decided to join this Chum jigging frenzy right at the mouth. At first we sat back on anchor for a bit and watched everyone to see what they were...
  5. lake trolling speed

    Freshwater General Discussion
    ok, my fishing buddy and I have this discussion every year. We normally troll Upper Arrow lakes for Rainbows and of course Dollies.. I have read that in spring time it is best to troll at slower speeds (under 2 mph) and faster if you like in the fall aka 3 mph and above. We normally use lyman...
  6. Chum jigs

    Freshwater General Discussion
    This quote is from Ribwart in a closed topic. "Here's a tip for those interested in hooking Chum regularly using sporting and effective techniques, fishing ethically and catching more than all those anglers that are...
  7. [FISHING REPORT] Sept 10th-13th Kalamalka and Beaver Lake

    Region 8 - Reports
    Launched at Kekuli bay on Fri and scooted over to the cliffs (south), went at 630am so I started flatline trolling with a lovely #3 pink/white Lyman Kokanee plug and 2ounce slipweight around 15' apart, within 30 mins I had a lovely 2 pound Koke thrashing on the surface! - thanks for the tip...
  8. [FISHING REPORT] Bar Fishing on Shuswap River Report (Enderby)

    Region 8 - Reports
    So ive gone out to enderby twice in the last few days.... and its my first time being out there or salmon fishing at all.. and i gotta say wow to the bridge where theres about 30 ppl in a line on the bridge... i dont even know how anybody could even fish together that close... if you can even...
  9. Sockeye by Sandheads

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Me and my dad fished on friday at 6 in the morning and got 1 sockeye and then when out around 5 and caught another sockey. Then the next day it was way to windy by sand heads, so then on sunday the 6th we went out around 3-6:30 in the afternoon and we caught 8 sockeye all together! At one point...
  10. Where are the pinks in BC?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Cutt / trout streams on western Vancouver Island I'm from the US and have not fished in BC before. I am looking for suggestions for streams close to the Campbell River area that are good for cutts or rainbows and have decent bank/ shore access. I'm planning to fish mainly for pinks but want a...
  11. Campbell river area pinks

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I'm new to fishing in BC and am planning a trip to the Campbell River area next weekend to fish for pink salmon. Does anyone know if they will still be around and somewhat fresh at the end of the week? Would the coho be in that area as well? Thanks.
  12. The elusive sockeye

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Arrrggghhh. Just curious if anyone can help me figure out what I was doing wrong. We were out yesterday from 2 until 7 in the pack of boats of the south arm. We watched a crazy amount of fish jumping everywhere. We watch what seemed to be every boat hook up multiple times. I got zilch. Not one...
  13. [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...
  14. Pink Salmon Fishing Campbell River OR are they Further down South??

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Im going to the island tomorrow from vancouver and my original plan was go to campbell river to fish for Pinks in the river as i dont have a boat. But i was wondering have the pinks made it further down south on the island so i wont have to drive from naniamo duke point to campbell river and i...
  15. FN0663-Salmon: Gill Net & Seine - Areas C & A - Areas 1 & 2 - Update

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net, COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0663-Salmon: Gill Net & Seine - Areas C & A - Areas 1 & 2 - Update Areas 1 & 2 All major pink populations have been assessed by either air or surface survey...
  16. Custom Spinning Rod

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I recently took up building custom rods, and decided that my latest build would be a rod for my neice. She lives in Kamloops and my brother takes his kids out to the local lakes quite frequently, either still fishing from shore, or trolling very light gear. I wanted to build a rod that she could...
  17. [FISHING REPORT] Campbell River, Aug 4, 2010

    Region 1 - Reports
    Chum8888 and I did the trip to Campbell River yesterday to get in on the pink action. Took the 5:15 AM ferry and was on the water by around 9:15. River is running clear, and the fish are in thick. Most are bullet chrome, with the odd fish showing just a hint of colour. River was busy, but...
  18. [FISHING REPORT] Fraser River-Aug. 4

    Region 2 - Reports
    Hello all; A freind and I fished the Fraser Mon. 8-2 around 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm. We launched at Island 22 and went to grassy bar. During this time, we hooked 2 kings around 15-20#'s, but lost them after a 20 min. battle. We also caught and released 5 sockeye. I was using bubble gum pink and...
  19. Southern island area pink salmon

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    Anyone know when the pinks'll be arriving in the duncan, victoria area, I've heard soon but being my first year on the island I'm a little unsure as I've not seen any signs yet. Any info would be great, Clayton
  20. Campbell River Pink Salmon Fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Me and few buddies want to go down to campbell river from vancouver to catch some Pink Salmon. we are noobs but apparently few guys have told me there is plenty of pinks in the rivers to catch. i was wondering is this true?? and what types of lures/ bait should we be using?? yesss we are Noobs...