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  1. [For Sale] Spey rod,centerpin reel and spinning reel

    Buy, Sell or Trade - Classifieds
    Redington redfly 2, used a few times for short trips. Only a few scratches on the epoxy by the guides. Comes with rod tube that is not good condition but still holds the rod safe. Otherwise good condition. 180$ 85% condition Okuma Aventa 4.5. Reel goes for about 180-240 but will sell for 80$...
  2. Vedder river Steelhead smolts, release or not?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Every July, once the Chilliwack/Vedder re-opens for the beginning of Salmon season, there's a rush of people to the river. I am usually one of the people in that rush, and have -- in the past -- been really quite disturbed by watching some little family with tiny little fishing rods and a bucket...
  3. Rude people suck - A rant

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Got to the river at 07:00 Saturday morning middle of Coho prime time. Slowly pulled into the parking area, parked and got out in the rain. We were pleasantly surprised to see only 2 other cars parked; a VW wagon and a white mid 1990's 4Runner Toyota on the other side. The two people from the...
  4. Directions?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Drove down the Dyke towards the hyway bridge off of Kieth Wilson and noticed what looked to be a good spot on the other side. Wondering if someone can point me in the right direction on how to get my car close to that spot? Thank you in advance for the help and Good Luck!!!
  5. Lost fishing backpack on vedder river on Sunday October 9, 2011

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Please if anyone found a gray backpack today (Sunday Oct 9, 2011) on the Vedder please contact me by email. The backpack went missing at the upper fishing boundary by the rapids. Was fishing both sides and crossed the river. Backpack contained spare reel which was a gift , hunting knife and...
  6. Can you tell the difference between a Red or a White spring before bonking? (Vedder)

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Just got home from the Vedder with yet another attempt at getting one of those (apparently) delicious red springs. I know it's getting a little late in the season, but I had a few hours today so I went for it. I caught one. A spring, that is. I could I.D it as a spring long before I got it...
  7. hi every one new guy here

    Member Introductions
    hi everyone new guy here. i've checked out this site a few times now, finaly registred. desided to come over from SH.com I've heard enough on there about guys catching brood stocks at mill and lafarge for life time. I love salmon, trout, kokanee and bass fishing, i also go icefishing as many...
  8. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 25 to Nov 1, 2010 One of the keys to successful angling is analysis. I tell students in my fly fishing classes to analyze everything from start to finish, both good and bad, on every fishing trip. Analysis brings theory and theories proven or disproven bring...
  9. 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...
  10. [FISHING REPORT] Ravin the Stave

    Region 2 - Reports
    Too much southern comfort in the hottub on thursday night prevented me from going to the vedder early as planned so grabbed the drift-rod and headed to the Stave to get rid of some roe too long in the beer-fridge. Got there about 9:30am and the Harvest Festival was in full swing. Walked the...
  11. [FISHING REPORT] Vedder this week

    Region 2 - Reports
    I don't normally do reports but I did have the week off and..... 3 days fishing: short floating roe. (almost wish it wasn't working so I could work on my Jigs and Spoons.) 7-8 hours with the bait in the water. 20 fish played, 8 landed, one keeper (10lb Coho doe) and a number of missed...
  12. Fresh fish on the tides?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Do rivers like the Stave, Harrison and Vedder see fresh fish moving in as the tide pushes up the Fraser????
  13. 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...
  14. coho lures and bait

    Freshwater General Discussion
    hi guys just wondering what you have all been having luck with for coho on the vedder ??
  15. Another Theft on Vedder (Most pathetic EVER)

    Freshwater General Discussion
    We hear every week about theft on the vedder. Mainly cars being broken into Yesterday I fishing the vedder canal from about 10:30 am to 5:45 pm until I could not fish anymore. It was time for a break to relax and have a bite to eat I turn around and see that my lunch bag has been stolen >:(...
  16. Chum closure

    Freshwater General Discussion
    FYI- DFO's note Fraser chum escapement has been trending downward over the last 11 years. Both the 2007 & 2008 escapement was estimated at 1.0M; the escapement goal for Fraser chum is 0.8 M. An estimate of the 2009 escapement is not yet available although early indications are that escapement...

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Found :thumbup: on the Vedder, a Toyota, security bar and house keys, as well a remote and some other tags on the key ring, which I will ask you to identify if you are claiming this set of keys. It looks like it has been lost for a while because of the rust on two of the keys. Cheers:cheers:
  18. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 11 to 18, 2010 "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was an age of wisdom, it was an age of foolishness," A Tale of two cities, Charles Dickens Every fall thanks to thirty years of good work in conservation, our rivers are filled with...
  19. Blank Recommendations - Batson Or Talon?

    Rod Wraps!
    I am thinking about building a rod for my friend who breaks rods so often. The size will be 10 and half feet and rating will be 10-20 pound line and more or less $100 will be spent for the blank. He fishes mostly on Chilliwack - Vedder system. Which one do you think will last longer before...
  20. Rods Forgotten at Vedder River 500$ reward

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Yesterday at the vedder river at Borden Creek just above thurston Meadows me and my friend accidently in a rush forgot both of our rods. One was a shimano convergence matched with a Shimano Calcuta and the other was a Shimano Convergence matched with a Black 4" Hardy Conquest Center pin. Both we...