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  1. just trying to get a handle on things for all of us

    Freshwater General Discussion
    First off let me say hi to all that may read this post. I am writing this post, to clear up some things and to help others understand what is going on with a lot things that are taking place on our rivers, and with a sport that we all say we love. I will start by apologizing for some of are...
  2. Bent Rods Fishing report October 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Hello everyone, hope you had a great fall of catching fish. September saw a huge push of fall Chinook in the Fraser Valley and our guides had some great days fishing spinners on the Fraser and other systems for these hard fighting large fall Chinook. The odd chromer is still entering the...
  3. Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for October 20th 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    The water temperatures are now in the zone where the fish are eating everything they can get their fins on before the ice man cometh. Reports from Lundbom are that black micro leeches are still the ticket for fish to 24 inches. Roche is fishing with, you guessed it, micro leeches in varying...
  4. Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for October 6th 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Fish On! That is the cry being heard on lakes all over the area. Lundbom is producing well with dragons just off the shore under an indicator at about 8 feet deep. Roche and area lakes are producing as well. An olive damsel around size 12 seems to be good just about everywhere. Horseshoe is...
  5. Vancouver Island Saltwater fishing Report October 4, 2010

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was GOOD this past weekend from Port Renfrew to Race Rocks for Coho. There were very, very few big springs around and not too many smaller winter springs. Most of the salmon being caught are wild and/or fin clipped coho. Halibut fishing was GOOD this past week...
  6. 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...
  7. Vancouver Island Saltwater Fishing Report Sept 27, 2010

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was FAIR this past weekend from Port Renfrew to Race Rocks. There were very few big springs around but a growing number of smaller winter springs. Most of the salmon being caught are wild coho but some fin clipped coho are also showing up in the mix. Halibut fishing was...
  8. Vancouver Island Saltwater Fishing Report - Sept 22, 2010

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was FAIR TO GOOD this past weekend from Port Renfrew through East Sooke. There are a few big springs around and a pretty good number of smaller ones. Some pinks and hatchery coho are also showing up in the mix. Halibut fishing was SLOWER this past week. Port...
  9. [FISHING REPORT] Marmot Lake

    Region 5 - Reports
    Was out with my son visiting grandpa in Nazko, and decide to try our luck on Marmot Lake. The sun was shining brightly, a slight ripple across the water from a nice breeze and fish showing all along the rushes and plant life, to about 20 or 30 ft out. My 6 yr old son went with the traditional...
  10. Looking for a partner who wants to head to the valley from Vancouver

    Hookup a Partner
    Hey there, I am a fairly experienced fisherman but haven't fished the Vedder / Harrison that much. I work for myself and would like to find someone who wants to head out / meet up for a day of fishing. I am available most weekdays and every second Sunday. If you want to go explore and hunt...
  11. Fishing on pounded Steelhead in warm water

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    Just wanted to mention that the number one way to kill a Steelhead due to catch and release is to catch them over and over in warm flows such as those being experienced right now, in the Fraser Valley. Just becuase a fishery is open does not make it a well planned fishery. Sometimes leaving...
  12. Local land farmed salmon

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    Hey everyone I am not sure if anyone saw this or not but I thought it was a good little story. Good on him for trying something new and making it work. http://www.bclocalnews.com/fraser_valley/abbynews/business/101997508.html
  13. Drift Boating Guides Harrison or Vedder

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Does anyone know of any guides that specialise in drift boating the upper rivers? It seems like a great way of fishing the river, and enjoying the natural beauty of the Valley. Ideally it would be an early start Sat. morning, fish from the boat and shore when we find a school, camp, then fish...
  14. [FISHING REPORT] July 30, 2010 - Bella Coola Valley

    Region 5 - Reports
    Fished the Bella Coola River on July 30th. Pinks and Chums were running. The Chinook run was ending. Had 5 hookups. One big one peeled off all of my 20lb test line from my spinning reel and then snapped the line when it reached the end. One salmon and one trout/dolly spit the hook. In the...
  15. [FISHING REPORT] Konni,Fish and Chaunigan lakes..

    Region 5 - Reports
    I headed up into Nemiah valley last week for some visiting and fishing, with an old friend who lives in the area. The fires in the area and the air quality, are just nasty right now. I had planned on a two week trip,but when the CRD shut the road down last night from Lee's Corner to Bella Coola...
  16. NVO Report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    NVO Report Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for August 17, 2010 Mizzoula Lake for kokanee with a wedding band worm says one of our regular trusted sources. They aren’t all that big, panfry size...
  17. 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...
  18. NVO Report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    NVO Report Nicola Valley Outdoors Fishing Report for August 10, 2010 Thompson River Jacks. We have been hearing of good catches from some folks who live up the river. The fly fishing has been very good...
  19. Vancouver Island Saltwater Fishing Report August 9, 2010

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was MUCH BETTER this past weekend from Port Renfrew through East Sooke. The rain during the week has moved the fish along in their migrations. There are sockeye just about everywhere and the season opened for them this past Friday. It should be a real good week coming...
  20. Vancouver Island Saltwater fishing Report August 1, 2010

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishing was SLOW this past week except at Port Renfrew. In most places only one out of eight to ten boats is catching salmon. Halibut fishing was GOOD this past week. Port Renfrew – Salmon and halibut fishing has been EXCELLENT out at Swiftsure Bank for springs up to 30+...
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