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  1. The Pristine Coast: A documentary about our declining pacific salmon stocks

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    A good friend of mine, Scott Renyard has made a documentary about pacific salmon and the impact of fish-farms. Its premiering next weekend at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Thought some of you may find it interesting! If you like the trailer vote for it at the VIFF's website below...
  2. Tagged sockeye?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Was fishing at anderson lake and happened to stop by a spawning channel(i think) on gates creek.Full of sockeye,i noticed several fishing with long orange or yellow line on there dorsal fin.I would assume they are tags.If they are tags why are they on the fish? thanks
  3. Campbell River Sockeye

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Im from Campbell River BC and im wondering where to go for sockeye within an hour of Campbell River. I heard that Browns bay can be good but I have never gone. Anyone know where to go? and tackle and gear information would be good too since im new to sockeye fishing. Thanks.
  4. The Last Fish

    Saltwater General Discussion
    A few years back my father, who was suffering from late stage prostate cancer, really wanted to go fishing and had saved up enough to rent a boat out of Pedder Bay. So I managed to weasel a day off. Knowing that he would insist upon the "standard 40' or 80' on the down rigger" and the pinks and...
  5. Fraser sockeye methods on the vedder

    Freshwater General Discussion
    fished the ved yesterday, hiked in to the big run above tamahi rapids, just one guy fishing the hike in side and half dozen from the road side.....2 guys and one women across from me dredging the bottom, no floats, constant snaggging up, rippin away, the idiot across from me dredges up a dark...
  6. 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...
  7. Vedder Fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hey Everyone I have recently moved to Vancouver from Ireland. I would consider myself an experienced angler but it seems that the techniques used here, especially for salmon fishing are quite different so I suppose even after 15 yrs fishing back home I am in the newbie category. I joined...
  8. D.F.O. Screw-up!

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I have been away from the forum for quite some time,so I don't no if this subject has been brought up. I would like to share my complete frustration with D.F.O. The last week extention in this years Sockeye fishery was complete proof of how stupid D.F.O. really is. I was fishing in the last...
  9. Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for September 29 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sunny days ahead. It Looks like a fine time to get out and wet a line. The Kane Valley lakes were fishing well with chironomids on the weekend. Our source says fish to five pounds. The trolling in Nicola Lake continues to be steady for rainbows. A small Gomphus Dragon in Lundbom was the...
  10. 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...
  11. Pulling plugs in the Harrison

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I'm looking for a stress free setting to take the family Salmon fishing. Like everyone else I have filled up the freezer with sockeye and would like take the kids and lady out for some fun also. Setting the rod in the pull holder and pulling or back trolling kwik fish is always fun for me and...
  12. [FISHING REPORT] bar fishing pegleg

    Region 2 - Reports
    was out friday with a friend to pegleg. went to north side, had whole thing to ourselves. fished for 6 hours with spinglows, no takers. good day to be out warm weather light rain. lots of sockeye passing through. was wondering when not using bait with spinglows are the odds against you for...
  13. The number of license- holders

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I'm wondering if there is any info on the number of licenses purchased- year by year? It would be interesting to look at the difference which the sockeye run should have made? (BTW- there is some inaccuracy with the time for the post - indicates" Started by nemohm, Today 07:26 PM", actually...
  14. 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...
  15. Sockeye extension in Saltchuck

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Anyone read legit info on the DFO extending sockeye in the marine area? DFO say 9 million still staging to head up river. Courtesy of Berry's
  16. Chilliwack Dart & Tackle Report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Fraser River Well it's finally over and the freezer is full!!! What more can we say, an amazing 8 week opening,34 million fish,everybody happy? Back to reality and proper fishing, Fraser river is now closed to sockeye retention but remains open below the boundry markers at Jesperson rd. This...
  17. Trout Fishing on Lakes in the Fall

    Freshwater General Discussion
    HI, I'm new to this forum - what a great site by the way! I've gained some valuable knowledge by reading through a lot of the topics, and I really appreciate it. I've spent the whole summer repairing and refurbishing a boat that I bought in the spring (older 14 ft aluminum) and its finally...
  18. Post-Sockeye Fraser Tips Please

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Most falls I find myself fishing the Fraser Tributaries (Vedder, Harrison-Chehalis). After frequent summer excursions to different locations on the Fraser for sockeye this past summer, I wondered to myself, "What does salmon fishing look like here after the fall closing when the Fraser opens...
  19. carnage

    Freshwater General Discussion
    came upon this pretty disgusting site just above tamahi yesterday, all told it looks like about 14 sockeye, all roughly filleted, all smallish fish so don,t think they were adams fish from the fraser dumped there, not saying they were not from the fraser but pretty weird to find them that far up...
  20. Albion Test Sets & Increasing Chum Numbers

    Freshwater General Discussion
    I noted that the chum return numbers are now really starting to increase. Last few days to be specific. I took a run up the Stave yesterday and had a good look around. I didn't see anything for chums. No jumpers, nothing. It doesn't mean they are not there of course, but what other tributaries...