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  1. Galiano Island 2016 Salmon Derby

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I hear over 70 boats signed up for May 12th, 2016 Salmon Derby. This one sounds like a winner. Found them on Facebook search and you can buy tickets from that page.
  2. Mamquam river CLOSED to fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    This one I agree with. There was far too many unethical anglers snagging Pinks while they're trying to spawn in the Mamquam river. When will some people learn how to use ethics on the river? STOP DRAGGING SALMON ONTO THE BEACH AND KICKING THEM BACK IN THE RIVER. Buy waders or brave the cold...
  3. Fishing Report Ucluelet BC March 4, 2015

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Chinook fishing has been decent inside Barkley Sound in the 5-12 lb range mostly. Hotspots include Vernon Bay, Sail Rock, Kirby, Beg and Great Bear. This time of year there are usually a few halibut around Sail Rock and in a few spots inside Barkely Sound. The early season is the time we also do...
  4. BC Fishing Report May 20,2014

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Chinook Fishing As forecasted the BCChinook are starting to show up in great numbers. The past few yearsChinook fishing has been pretty good, but now fishing is literallybonkers! Our catches have been in the expected 10-25lb range, andthat is just the start. The commercial fleet is usually...
  5. Ucluelet, BC Early May 2014 Fishing Report

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    May Fishing Report 2014 ><>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Early May 2014 Pictures. Chinook Fishing: This time of year we normally get Chinook in the 7-20 lb range. We also have days like we did Saturday where we catch 5 good size Chinook all...
  6. Great Early Forecast & Teaser Videos!

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Great Early Forecast & Teaser Videos! ><>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Update: There is a great Chinook prediction this spring of 308,000 returns compared to last year's prediction of 141,400 amounting to an actual return of 123,100. If the run pans-out then...
  7. 2014 Fishing Forecast and 2013 Recap Ucluelet BC

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Early Season Chinook March to May fishing was up and down with a range of 2-8 Chinook on most days. The weather often kept us in close but we still had decent success around Beg Island and Great Bear. Summer Season Chinook June started with reels screaming accompanied by good weather. There...
  8. Fishing Report Sept 12, 2013 Ucluelet, BC

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    September weather has been great makingfishing that much more enjoyable. Coho fishing in Barkley Sound hasbeen very good for the returning Coho to local rivers. Coho arerunning from 5 to 12 lbs and have been providing some nice scraps.They are biting on 3-3.5 inch Silver horde and Coyote spoons...
  9. Awesome Fishing with Big Bear Salmon Charters out of Ucluelet

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    We just had an excellent charter with Big Bear Salmon Charters out of Ucluelet. The boat, the guide, the day, all were perfect. We had a lot of fun learning about fishing using their top-quality gear and catching lots of fish. They even provide boots and suits to stay warm and keep the fish goo...
  10. Chinook & Halibut Fishing Report August 8, 2013 Ucluelet BC Canada

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    The most consistently reliable hotspot for Chinook and Halibut fishing has been Big Bank. Although this can daily change, you will usually come home with 12-20lb Chinook, and the odd bigger fish are being taken there. The Starfish, Lighthouse and South Bank have seen spurts of Chinook coming...
  11. Pacific Angler Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, March 8th

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, March 8th The winter saltwater salmon fishing season can be described with one word, “challenging!” Fishing has been very tough locally with only a few small reports of fish being caught in the Vancouver harbour and Howe Sound area. Eddie was out on Monday...
  12. The Guide Journal, "Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, February 1"

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, February 1st The weather pattern seems to have changed from cold and dry conditions to our typical mild and wet conditions that we Vancouverites experience on the coast. You can expect to see this trend as we move further away from winter and closer to the...
  13. The Guide Journal, "Monday Vancouver Saltwater Salmon Update, January 21

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Monday Vancouver Saltwater Salmon Update, January 21 Well, it’s another winter Monday morning in beautiful Vancouver. At this time of year most people are hitting the fresh powder on the slopes. Few realize that this can be a great time of year to get on the water. Flat calm seas, mild...
  14. The Fisherman's Boxing Week Sale, December 26 to 31

    Advertiser Specials & Updates
    Pacific Angler Boxing Week Sale Come to Pacific Angler’s Annual Boxing Week Sale and enjoy the best prices of the year with savings of up to 60%. With 2013 just around the corner Pacific Angler is blowing out 2012 stock and discontinued items from name brands such as Sage, Rio and Simms. So...
  15. Pacific Angler December and January Courses, Dates & Availability

    Advertiser Specials & Updates
    December & January Courses, Dates, & Availabilities With Christmas just around the corner there is no better gift to give than the gift of fishing. As they say, “buy a man/women a fish feed him/her for a day, teach a man/women how to fish and feed him/her for a lifetime”. You can sign up your...
  16. Pacific Angler Blog, "How to Cure Salmon Roe"

    Advertiser Specials & Updates
    Dimitri’s “How to Cure Salmon Roe” As some of you salmon anglers may already know there is a shortage of pro-cured roe in the Lower Mainland. But have no fear, preparing your own roe is not as hard or complicated as it may seem. Follow these easy to follow steps to prepare your very own roe...
  17. The Guide Journal, "Hot Weather & Hot Fishing"

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    Hot Weather & Hot Fishing Well it looks like Wednesday was the turning point as the slow fishing of the last few days heated up in a hurry! The good coho fishing and good chinook fishing started on Wednesday and continued onto Thursday. The coho fishing off W. Van has been good to great. The...
  18. Vancouver Salmon Fishing Report, August 10th

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    I was out yesterday in the local waters of Vancouver on an 8 hour charter. We spent most of the morning off W. Van, in particular, the flats in about 20-30 feet of water just W off the Pink Apartment. There were about 20 other boats fishing the area for Capilano Coho and you could see the fish...
  19. Pacific Angler Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, August 10 2012

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, August 10 2012 Pacific Angler Outlook Welcome to the Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report. The staff at Pacific Angler is proud to be your source for fishing information throughout British Columbia. Last week we spoke of the heat winning the battle against...
  20. Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, June 8

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, June 8 Pacific Angler Outlook Where Is Summer?? I am tired of talking about unsettled weather and doubling up on fleece under my waders! Even with the unseasonal weather we have heard of great reports accompanying the high volume of fleece and long johns being...
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