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  1. Capilano lake

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Is it legal to fish in Capilano lake? Curious to know if there are lunker rainbows in there
  2. Incredible

    Freshwater General Discussion
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUAwwzjD1s0 Those are some huge rainbows.
  3. First Trip to Quesnel Lake - Need advice

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I am departing Dawson Creek on May 11, heading for Quesnel Lake. This will be my first sojourn into the interior lakes. Have fished nearly every wet piece of ground in northern BC over the past 40 years, but May in the north it's always hard to find water that isn't still hard. Time to try...
  4. Trout roe as bait?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Went out for a day of fishing today on Cowichan Lake. Spent the day fishing off what's left of the old mill pier in Youbou and managed to catch a nice little 15 inch doe rainbow. I decided while cleaning her to check out what they were feeding on mostly and was impressed to find a crayfish...
  5. 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...
  6. Kootenay Lake Fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    For those interested in Kootenay Lake fishing and Rainbow Trout, you may be interested in our website at kootenayangler.com. We've just posted a recap of our weekend at the 2010 Woodbury Resort Rainbow derby. Enjoy! We had lots of luck trolling flies such as the "grey ghost" polar hair fly.
  7. 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...
  8. Epic day!

    Contributer Discussions
    Had a great day fishing a few Squamish tribs today! Landed a coho, 4lb dolly, 2 lb dolly, 3lb rainbow, a few more bows around 1 - 2 lbs, and ended the day with a chum that broke my sage 8wt in half!!! good thing for lifetime warranty!
  9. 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...
  10. [FISHING REPORT] Edith Lake Oct 6th

    Region 3 - Reports
    Well in typical hot and cold fashion Edith slowed yesterday. Still into around 8-10 fish but nothing compared to the 5th. Still managed a nice football of a rainbow and the weather was unbelievable! Nice racoon eyes from my shades. Only a couple brookies to mention of both around a pound. Best...
  11. Kootenay KingFisher Fishing report to Oct.07‏

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Moved the boat over to Kootenay Lake yesterday. Got the boat in the water and started fishing by 10:00am. Looked like it was going to be tough conditions as it was bright and sunny,only a small ripple, and the water temp was 57 degrees which seemed a few degrees high still. But we were there...
  12. [FISHING REPORT] October 5, Okanagan Lake *OK Centre

    Region 8 - Reports
    Was such a sunny day when I woke up in Kelowna today I had to head out to do some shore fishing! I took the dog with me and arrived at Okanagan Centre around 10AM. Hopped the pesky fence they have put up half way down the pier (the dog just fit underneath the edge). I started out the day float...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. [FISHING REPORT] vedder oct 1st

    Region 2 - Reports
    finding the vedder incredibly slow this year.....should be in full swing by now but just not happening.....3 1/2 hours on the water today saw one jack, and one spring jump......caught a very fat white fish and a beauty 3 lb rainbow on a blade.....only saw one other fish hooked and that was a...
  16. 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...
  17. [FISHING REPORT] Chedder Sept 26

    Region 2 - Reports
    Hit the river with the buddy Sun.Started in the lower,saw some coho and some spring-jacks rolling.No action except someone releasing a foul-hook and my float taking a dip with nothing on the hook-set.Moved to the upper and found some action as soon as we arrived.Saw someone land a coho on a...
  18. coldwater river

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I was wondering if many people on this site have fished this river. i have heard it can be good for trout not sure at what times though. i fished it a week ago caught one small rainbow on a beaded nymph but that was it. also do the steelies make it up this far?
  19. Sept, 27, 2010, Squamish area rivers

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Had a look at the rivers in the Squamish area today, Howe Sound is BROWN, all the way up from Lions Bay,, never seen it quite that bad, Squamish river was the worst, running very high, looks like the Fraser Mamquam, high, and dirty but not blown out Cheakamus, running fast, brown, but looking...
  20. 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...