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  1. Region 8 - Reports
    So I have to admit I dont know who exactly organized it, or if any bcfr members took part in it, but yesterday there was a fishing derby on the Okanagan lake which I, along with my stepdad and a friend took part in. We started at 8 sharp from Summerland. Besides stopping in Westbank to pay fees...
  2. Advertiser Specials & Updates
    Hi folks. I first would like to thank everyone for supporting our product by purchasing our jigs and spinners, thank you very much people. I just wanted to mention that I had received a email about a fellow who had problems with hooks bending on Chums. These were 1/0 sickles in pin and bead...
  3. Region 2 - Reports
    The last I heard it was running dirty but that was a week ago after a big rain. Just wanted to make sure it is clear before I drive up Tuesday.
  4. Freshwater General Discussion
    Spool Keepers Made Easy an easy DIY!!! (mod wasn't sure where to put this because it is actually salt and fresh related) I recently saw this info on another site and appreciated the cool idea. With the posters permission, I wanted to share this idea for keeping your mainline and leader spools...
  5. Saltwater General Discussion
    Well we finally made the transition from West Coast to East Coast with the Sculpin. Made her in one piece no problems along the imfamous Tofino highway;). We left Salmon Beach around 8:30 this am and headed home for lunch and a short rest only to throw in the crab traps and launch down at...
  6. Saltwater General Discussion
    I would have posted this in the report section, but it's not a BC Report. I was in the States :) I just wanted to say thanks to everyone for the 'chovy rigging tips. I had a couple of friends come up from out of town and one of them had never caught a salmon of any sort. After reading the...
  7. Region 2 - Reports
    I headed out for first light this morning. Started down by Keith Wilson. I don't know the river very well, if at all, so my day was pretty experimental. The water was high and fast, in comparison to the one other time I headed out a couple years ago. I had my pin, so it was hard to get my...
  8. Freshwater General Discussion
    So after this summers crazy sockey run in the fraser i now have my reel full of 65 pound braided line. I know this is overkill for the vedder but is it nessary to switch back to mono? Is it possible for the fish to get spooked by my braided mainline because its much more visible than the mono. I...
  9. Region 2 - Reports
    well....looks like it rained. ;-) the river was UP and brown. vis was about 2'ish. Started early with some gymnastics to get in to where i wanted to be. once down the stairs it was all boil and trouble. fished roe on my new 9' Loomis gl 2. perfect rod for the day as i ended up bushwhacking down...
  10. Freshwater General Discussion
    I recently read a post that referred to someone being "lowholed" on the Vedder and it got me thinking about how I feel about this and what other people might think. Here's my position: On the Vedder in the fall almost no ones moves. I realize that rotational angling is the proper way to go...
  11. Saltwater General Discussion
    Hello, I have a fair bit of past experience on the water but I recently purchased my first boat (21' Seaswirl Striper) and I could use a little advice. I've been out three times and i only have a bullhead and a grilse to show for it. I live in South Surrey but I'm willing to drive anywhere...
  12. Freshwater General Discussion
    Just wanted to here what the action is like on the Squamish at the moment, heading over in 4 weeks - keepingmy fingers crossed for a good return thsi October.
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Saltwater General Discussion
    Hey guys, I wanted to see if anyone had some advice before I send these down riggers back again to scotty! Everything works fine, they come up fine but wont go down, I have to pull the line out with my hands to get it to go down. I have 10 LB cannon balls on? Is there something I can do myself...
  17. Saltwater General Discussion
    I just wanted to find out what most people are using for Coho fishing from the beach... I mainly throw the iridescent zinger, but I also use blue fox spinners with green bands. Does anyone fish with a float of the beach? If so, whats your setup?
  18. Saltwater General Discussion
    Arrrggghhh. Just curious if anyone can help me figure out what I was doing wrong. We were out yesterday from 2 until 7 in the pack of boats of the south arm. We watched a crazy amount of fish jumping everywhere. We watch what seemed to be every boat hook up multiple times. I got zilch. Not one...
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