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  1. Building New Rainshadow Downrigging Rod

    Rod Wraps!
    Decided to take on a fun project and build me a Rainshadow BP1265 downrigger rod. I am going with a Alps triangle reel seat and Tich guides with gold plating. She's coming along nicely so far!!
  2. Sturgeon Charter

    Hookup a Partner
    I've got a charter booked with MikeD this Wednesday, Oct 13th and again on the 14th with one of his hookups. One of my group just bailed so if anyone wants to take the seat let me know. :cheers:
  3. Kitimat Fishing Report Sept 30, 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    With the rivers in full blown out conditions, we sit and wait for the drop and clean, current color and texture resemble chocolate milk. Yes 200mm of rain in a short period took us from the lowest water levels of the year to a log jam moving tumble. All spawned out Salmon cannot fight the...
  4. brine for smoking fish

    Freshwater General Discussion
    anybody tried using more exotic salts for brining fish for smoker other than kosher or sea salt (non iodized)for a different taste ?
  5. fishing in Nanaimo area

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hello to all, I just started a new job in Nanaimo for next 2-3 months, get back home on weekends. Have a few hours after work during the weekdays and 'd be not bad to spend rest of the day some where on the lake/river/sea bar...with a rod. Does anybody have any suggestions/tips/advice of such...
  6. FN0805-COMMERCIAL Salmon: - Seine Area A - Chum - Opening‏

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0805-COMMERCIAL Salmon: - Seine Area A - Chum - Opening Area 7 Seine – Area A SN open 13 hours, 07:00 to 20:00, Monday Sept 13, in Subarea 7-17 north of a line from a boundary sign located...
  7. September 1st Fishing Report Kitimat Region BC Canada

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Halibut, Salmon, Crab and Steelhead. The past few weeks have kept us very busy and time to write a report has been non-existent. So with a few days off before the Irish flood the lodge with laughter, cheers, Lepricons and tight lines we are getting boats ready to go. We operate with 5...
  8. [FISHING REPORT] Upper Fraser

    Region 2 - Reports
    Was out today with the boat to unnamed bar,lol, thats what i call it because nobody fishes there.The Gong show going on in the lower bars such as Peg Leg don't interest me much at all as prefer to fish away from the crowds.I found the fish plentiful and very Dime bright today with sea lice still...
  9. What does the 'daily limit' mean to you?

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I'd like to point out and remind everyone that the daily limit IS the DAILY limit! This morning on my way out from Ambleside, I ran into a couple guys in a small aluminum boat who were on their way home after limiting out in a couple hours (I know this because they couldn't stop bragging). I...
  10. FN0680-COMMERCIAL - Green Sea Urchin - Green Sea Urchin 2010 Licence Issuance

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - General Information, COMMERCIAL - Invertebrates: Sea Urchin - Green Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0680-COMMERCIAL - Green Sea Urchin - Green Sea Urchin 2010 Licence Issuance Green sea urchin, 2010/11 licence issuance commences at 09:00...
  11. FN0674-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gillnet - Tlupana Inlet - Nootka Sound Opening Update‏

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    FN0674-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gillnet - Tlupana Inlet - Nootka Sound Opening Update‏ Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0674-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gillnet - Area D - Area 25 - Tlupana Inlet - Nootka Sound Opening Update The...
  12. pulling prawn traps

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I am thinking of getting an anchor puller to lift up my prawn traps. Does anyone have any tips or tricks on doing this? I've heard of people tearing or even ripping their traps right off with this method and am trying to avoid this by doing it right. I am hoping I can use the same buoy that I...
  13. FN0668-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net - Area 29 - Fraser River Sockeye - Opening

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0668-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net - Area E - Area 29 - Fraser River Sockeye - Opening Fraser River Sockeye: Gill nets open for 5 hours commencing at 10:00 hours Wednesday August 18 to 15:00...
  14. Vancouver Island Saltwater Fishing Report August 16, 2010

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was EXCELLENT this past weekend from Port Renfrew through East Sooke. There are sockeye just about everywhere and more big springs. Some pinks and hatchery coho are also showing up in the mix. This should be another real good weekend coming up. Halibut fishing was GOOD...
  15. Help wanted

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I've hurt my back and am having a hard time handling my boat alone. If someone can help with launching and anchoring I have a seat free. (boat's only 14ft but wide, stable and comfortable. P/M me if interested. In Chilliwack.
  16. FN0639-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine - Area B - Area 23 - Alberni Inlet Sockeye - Openin

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0639-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine - Area B - Area 23 - Alberni Inlet Sockeye - Opening Extension to FN0624 Area 23 - Alberni Inlet A meeting of the Area 23 Salmon Harvest Committee was held on...
  17. Vedder River today.

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Well, I've been watching this forum for the last couple weeks to see what was happening on the Vedder, and there hasn't been much on here, so -- with nobody sayin nothin..... I decided to just drive out there this morning and check it out. (Monday, August 9th). I figured since it was the...
  18. FN0624-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine - Area B -Area 23 - Alberni Inlet Sockeye - Opening

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0624-COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Seine - Area B - Area 23 - Alberni Inlet Sockeye - Opening The involvement of the Area B seine fleet in the Alberni Inlet sockeye fishery is dependent on the Area B...
  19. FN0618-Salmon: Gill Net - Area E - Area 29- Fraser River Sockeye - Opening‏

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Gill Net Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0618-Salmon: Gill Net - Area E - Area 29- Fraser River Sockeye - Opening Fraser River Sockeye: At this time there is a limited opportunity for the Area E fleet. Gill Nets open for 3 hours...
  20. FN0608-Area F Troll - Chinook ITQ Demonstration Fishery Closure‏

    Commercial‏ - Updates & Notices
    Category(s): COMMERCIAL - Salmon: Troll Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada Subject: FN0608-Area F Troll - Chinook ITQ Demonstration Fishery Closure Recent DNA sampling covering the period from July 7 to 26 has seen an increase in the WCVI DNA percentage to 5.2% from the previous...
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