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FRESHWATER FISHING REPORT
Stamp River
Submitted by David Murphy | Jan 27, 2015 12:26PM
Stamp River - Favourable Conditions - Thankfully the massive deluge of rain that hit the west coast over the weekend didn't dump its full wrath on our watershed!

River did rise and has peaked now. See the weather report and river levels graph on our report page for details on the latest conditions.

More fresh fish mo [...]
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SALTWATER FISHING REPORT
Report Image 1 Sooke
Submitted by Ron Neitsch | Jan 25, 2015 9:49AM
Strong winter Chinook fishing in Sooke - Fishing for winter Chinook salmon in Sooke has been great. We have enjoyed many flat calm days with low winds and some sunshine as locals and visitors alike have been getting out on the water more than usual this winter. There has been an abundance of porpoises and even a couple of transient O [...]
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Bamfield
Submitted by Doug Lindores | Jan 23, 2015 9:10AM
Winter Chinook Fishing Hopefully will Pickup - There have not been a lot of individuals out on the water in Barkley Sound and around the Bamfield area. This past mid week had a few great afternoons with a few hearty individuals from the Port Alberni area salmon fishing around Sarita Bay and the Bamfield Wall as far west as Scotch Bay. Th [...]
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FRESHWATER FISHING REPORT
Report Image 1 Stamp River
Submitted by David Murphy | Jan 23, 2015 6:45AM
Stamp River - Favourable Conditions - This past weekend again showed mixed results. We had one day out of three that was a very slow day while the others were productive with 3-4 fresh Winter fish in the boat. This fish in the photo below was one of four to the boat in a single morning Monday.

There are Winters in the upper [...]
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First Cast on the Pink Worm (via Youtube)
Written By: Admin Published: Jan 22, 2015 11:38AM
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FRESHWATER FISHING REPORT
Cowichan River
Submitted by Tom Vaida | Jan 20, 2015 1:11PM
Rains causing river to rise - Rains yesterday caused the water levels in river to rise once again.. As of today, it is at 1.44 meters by the lake and 1.55 meters downstream near Duncan. We’ve heard of increasing numbers of steelhead being caught and released in the river recently, mostly in the Riverbottom area. The Riverb [...]
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SALTWATER FISHING REPORT
Sidney
Submitted by Tom Vaida | Jan 20, 2015 1:08PM
Salmon Fishing Good - Salmon fishing was GOOD near Sidney this past week. Many of the springs have been in the 8 – 12 lb size this past week. Moses Point, Coal Island, Sidney Spit and the middle section of the Sidney Channel were good again this past week. Many anglers are fishing using anchovies in UV Green teaser [...]
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SALTWATER FISHING REPORT
Oak Bay
Submitted by Tom Vaida | Jan 20, 2015 1:07PM
Salmon Fishing Good - Salmon fishing was GOOD for those trolling out on the Flats and in the Gap. Winter springs up to 10 lbs are being caught on a regular basis. Anglers were using squirts, spoons, or tiny strip. The fish that were being caught trolling were caught on Coho Killer spoons and 3” to 4” G-Force & [...]
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Sooke
Submitted by Tom Vaida | Jan 20, 2015 1:04PM
Salmon Fishing Fair - The fishing for winter springs was FAIR this past weekend. Not too boats went out due to the weather but some nice springs up to 8 lbs were caught anyway. Most boats were fishing from the harbour entrance and over by the Sooke Bluffs. Choice of lures has stayed very similar to last week; Ancho [...]
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ARTICLE - HOW-TO / TIPS
Osmosis
Written by treblig | Jan 17, 2015
Osmosis
OSMOSIS

Diffusion of fluid through a semipermeable membrane from a solution with a low solute concentration to a solution with a higher solute concentration until there is an equal solute concentration on both sides of the membrane.

What has this got to do with fishing? It's the simple process of curing single salmon eggs. There are a lot of recipes out there and many individual are confident that they work.

The most natural way to toughen up a salmon single eggs is to obtain them from a ripe hen, store them in a bag with river water and mix it with some milt from the male. Once the eggs have been fertilized the membrane will change. You literally can throw those eggs against a wall and watch them bounce. They will collapse if you puncture them but for handling and making roe bags this is natures best recipe. Th [...]
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FishermansWife wrote: Hi, please, excuse my ignorance. I'm not the fly-fisher, my husband is. I am surprising him with a 6-hour day with Jon Jon, when we go to Maui in December. I'm hoping that, in addition to taking my husband out to the reefs, he'll also be able to point him in the right direction for some shore fishing, after his guided day out. My [...]
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curmudgeon wrote: Sidney Anglers 5th Annual Salmon Derby The 5th Annual Sidney Anglers salmon Derby is scheduled for May 1st and 2nd 2013. Cash and merchandise prizes total $30,000.00 Tickets are $125.00 per rod and this includes dinner each night. Tickets are limited to 300 and they are selling quickly so do not delay in getting yours. Ticke [...]
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Jan 20, 2015 7:00AM
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Jan 19, 2015 3:55PM
tiedown wrote: Wow thank you very much. Never knew the water moved different directions out in the strait.
Jan 15, 2015 10:14AM
cory wrote: Yes they work. A few years ago I had curmudgeon test my jig prototypes on the Cowichan and they caught fish.
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Gungadin wrote: 2015 is predicted to be a great year for the pink salmon fishing. They are one of the easiest fish to catch from shore, and they come down the east coast of the island in the millions. Last year the Campbell River had over a million come up to spawn. If you can get to the shoreline, you will catch them. There are caught off piers an [...]
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