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  1. Visiting BC with family -fly fishing, kayaking, hiking, please critique our itinerary

    Saltwater General Discussion
    We are planning a trip and found a seemingly nice place through the VRBO web site on Half Moon Bay (this is my part of the trip). We are from Florida and the closest we have been to here is Banff National Park area so need recommendations. Our trip itinerary is the following: Fly in to...
  2. Vancouver Island Freshwater Fishing Report Sept 27, 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is IMPROVING and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. Salmon fishing is GOOD on the Nitinat River if you don’t mind the crowds. Fall stocking of local lakes with catchable rainbows has started this past week...
  3. 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...
  4. [FISHING REPORT] Vedder River Sept. 22, 2010

    Region 2 - Reports
    So I had canceled all my plans to go fishing today, told 2 people I was not going...had things to do at home. But...I couldn't sleep, body woke me up around 4:30 this morning and felt wide awake. Said to myself screw it I'm going, yanked some roe out of the freezer and packed up my vest and...
  5. Vancouver Island Freshwater Fishing Report - Sept 22, 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is FAIR and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. CowichanRiver – The water level on the Cowichan River is at the summer lows. Fishing is tough and tubers will be out in full force if we ever get a warm, sunny...
  6. 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...
  7. [SEEKING INFO] Vedder River sept 21, 2010

    Region 2 - Reports
    Hey Bronjuan, no kidding:) Too bad it wasn't steelhead season, otherwise in dirty water where they snap and bite, a very short leader is the ticket!
  8. Cohen Commission

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    For those that didn't recieve this e-mail: Dear Friends: As you may know, over the past few weeks the Cohen Commission has been holding public forums throughout British Columbia. This coming Monday, September 20th, the Commission is holding a forum in New Westminster. This will be the...
  9. Vancouver Reports - Sept 15/16th onwards

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hey All, Just thought I would fire up this thread rather than reports being posted in seabuoy's "20 posts" thread. Those who are looking for some info in the "Saltwater General Discussion" may not see the info being posted in there. So fire away.....I am "hoping" for a good report after...
  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. Hello!

    Member Introductions
    Wow, what an amazing site! I'm very excited to join and learn from this group of like-minded fishermen. A bit about myself: I'm born and raised here in Vancouver, and have been fishing as long as I can remember. Most of the fishing I've done has been up at Savary Island near Powell River in the...
  12. Guiding in Vancouver area salt

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Already got my dream job - almost. Just wondering if it's possible or worth it to get a guide license these days. What are the requirements? Grant
  13. Good spots from shore around Vancouver?

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello All, I live in N. Vancouver and have tried Ambleside in W. Van a couple of times for salmon, but got schneidered (caught nothing) both times. I don't have a car and am wondering if there are any other good places to fish from shore (for salmon--or any other species--I'm getting desparate...
  14. [FISHING REPORT] Nootka Trip - mid August....smiles and smileys!

    Vancouver Island
    After reading the thread talking about Gary Cooper seeming a bit "giddy".....I figured I should throw up some pics from Nootka in early-mid August. http://www.bcfishingreports.com/forums/threads/16805-Any-one-choked.......?p=131886#post131886 I usually end up fishing with my GF on the bulk...
  15. Vancouver Island Freshwater Fishing Report August 29, 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Trout fishing is FAIR and bass fishing has been GOOD on the local lakes. Trout fishing is SLOW on the Cowichan River. Cowichan River – The water level on the Cowichan River is at the summer lows. Fishing is tough and tubers will be out in full force if we ever get a warm, sunny...
  16. Vancouver Island Saltwater Fishing Report August 29, 2010

    Saltwater Professional Reports
    OVERVIEW – Salmon fishingwas EXCELLENT this past weekend from Port Renfrew through East Sooke. Sockeye Fever has hit the lower Island although the numbers of sockeye caught this past week are down. There haven’t been too many big springs caught but they are still around. Some pinks and hatchery...
  17. Vancouver Island river fishing in September

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Well, the Pinks seem to be in the final stages in the Campbell. The Puntledge is virtually in my backyard, but is closed till Oct 1st. Being a new addict to the river scene on the Island, I need some dope for September, and don't know where to find it! Where's the good fishing in Sept? I saw...
  18. self guided fishing trips

    Saltwater General Discussion
    I am interested in trying to find out if anyone can recommend any affordable !?? self guided fishing lodges or a place that you can rent a boat to fish around Vancouver Island. I like boat Charters, but they often don't take single fisherman and sometimes I wish I had more time on the water. I...
  19. Red Snapper

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello fellow anglers, Could someone give me a good spot(s) to fish red snappers around Vancouver and/or the east side of Vancouver Island. Thanks.
  20. Sockeye Fishing from a boat - Where?

    Saltwater General Discussion
    Hey guys, Long time lake fisherman and north Vancouver island salmon and hali guy, but never spent any time around the Fraser or local waters fishing for salmon. With the sockeye coming in, I'd love to get out, but simply don't know where to go. Have an 18' double eagle, so don't want to get...
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