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Barkley Sound
Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 25, 2015 7:45AM
Some Feeder Chinook and Clipped Salmon beginning to Show UP - The fishing over the past week in most of Barkley Sound was what one might say Up and Down. Weather and water conditions at the beginning of the week were ideal. The conditions deteriorated later in the week and some areas of the Sound due to wind were difficult to fish. The Best results we [...]
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Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 25, 2015 7:13AM
Some Great Fishing to Mid Week and Weather Change - Salmon Fishing out of Ucluelet up until Early Wednesday was relatively good. Weather Change definitely changed the opportunity of getting offshore to the inner South Bank but the islands and close to the rock piles was fairly decent through Wednesday. The past Saturday until Tuesday of this [...]
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South Van. Island Lakes
Submitted by Tom Vaida | Apr 21, 2015 12:15PM
Trout Fishing Fair, Bass Fishing Picking Up - Trout fishing was FAIR on most lakes in the South Island area this past week. The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC has started their spring releases of catchable rainbow trout from the Vancouver Island Trout Hatchery. On April 8th, Elk Lake received 2,000 trout, Lookout Lake received 175 tro [...]
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Oak Bay
Submitted by Tom Vaida | Apr 21, 2015 12:10PM
Salmon Fishing Good, Halibut Fishing Slow - Salmon fishing was GOOD for those trolling out on the Flats and in the Gap. This is the time of year, historically, when this area starts coming into its own, as far a s salmon are concerned. There were lots of needlefish around, keeping the fish in the area. Anglers were using squirts, spoons [...]
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Victoria Waterfront
Submitted by Tom Vaida | Apr 21, 2015 12:09PM
Salmon Fishing Good, Halibut Fishing Slow - Fishing for winter springs was GOOD off Constance Bank during the week. The fish were concentrated there and fin clipped springs into the low 20s in weight were being caught. The fish were feeding on needlefish that were schooled on the bank. Anglers have been catching fewer chinooks closer to [...]
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Submitted by Tom Vaida | Apr 21, 2015 12:06PM
Salmon Fishing Fair - The fishing for winter springs was FAIR this past weekend. Some hatchery springs into the teens, and a few oversize unclipped chinooks, were taken just outside the harbour and near Secretary Island. Bait is now out producing artificial when fishing for the springs. Anchovies are working the be [...]
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Report Image 1 Becher Bay
Submitted by Justin Wilson | Apr 20, 2015 9:47AM
Good Springtime FIshing - The Fishing has been Good for Feeders to 22lbs from Becher Bay to Beechy Head. Whirl Bay and the Bedfords have also produced aome nice fish. The majority are between 8-12 lbs. Anchovy seems to be the preference in a variety of Glow teasers. There are plenty of Hatchery Fish out there, so the s [...]
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Dry Fly for Pinks
Written by treblig | Apr 20, 2015
Dry Fly for Pinks
Pink Salmon - great things come in small packages. That fully explains the smallest of the salmon species that have powerful short runs. It is these little beauties that announce the beginning of our fall season.

Early in the season the salmon are not abundant and will school far from shore. Therefore it is essential to be able to cast a far distance.

As the pink salmon season advances onward, a lot of my fellow fishermen are still making great efforts to cast as far as they can. Rarely do they get a hit at that distance! Often the salmon can be found cruising within 40 feet of shore. Observation is essential to be successful when beach fishing. Most salmon are caught within 40 feet of the caster. The short cast allows for quick changes in direction when a school of salmon suddenly appears.

Retrieval speed of [...]
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Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 19, 2015 8:00PM
Perseverance and a Bit of Work Will Create Some Early Season Success - A few sport fisher persons had some opportunity to land a few Chinook Salmon and halibut within a few miles of the Bamfield Harbor Mouth over the weekend. Salmon fishing for feeders was best out in front of Brady's Beach and down toward Sarita Bay. A few sporty's travelled out to the one mil [...]
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Port Alberni Inlet
Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 19, 2015 7:46PM
Looking Forward To Sport Season In Alberni Inlet - The Alberni Inlet is a fantastic destination for summer fishing. The Inlet has very quiet and pristine water and is a very easy and relaxing area for individuals and families to fish. One does not have to worry about fishing in a big sea when fishing the Inlet during the summer months. Salmon [...]
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treblig wrote: (image) My days off are consistent and so is Mother Nature for bad weather that was holding us out. Tuesday was 30-mile winds white caps. I have all my gear ready for when I get the call. Wednesday comes and the weather is calm for the morning and then heavy wind in the late afternoon. That leaves a four hour window. Sure enoug [...]
Apr 23, 2015 10:15AM
Bushman wrote: Mid May to the end of June go to and have a look at fresh water fishing reports and click the elk river and then scroll through past years updates and you will see the dates time of year, flies, etc. Hope that helps give you an idea
Apr 23, 2015 10:02AM
Blainedrick wrote: Does anyone use Bradley's cold smoke unit? I'm considering buying one.
Apr 23, 2015 8:24AM
Blainedrick wrote: Rockfish reproduce slowly, are territorial and suffer decompression sickness when pulled from deep water quickly and generally die. They are a species at risk and best served tone left alone.
Apr 23, 2015 8:22AM
STEELMASTER wrote: I got ya. Thanks. I've never seen a fish like that before either. haha. I've heard of some monster fish coming out of this lake but that was my first encounter with one. Actually second encounter. I fish spooled me a few years back there. haha
Apr 22, 2015 9:27AM
Gungadin wrote: I recently installed a Roku streaming device, just to see if we could not watch cable so much. We really only watch about 10-15 channels (even with hockey). We found out that Telus is charging us if we go over a certain amount of usage, I think it's called bandwidth. We are able to check our usage on line and sofar we have doubled [...]
Apr 22, 2015 9:12AM
treblig wrote: I love to share. Lets me see how much it costs to mail them . gil Send me your address
Apr 21, 2015 3:42PM
treblig wrote: WiggleFin Dean from WiggleFin said he was sending me samples to give out. Great it will be nice to share a few. Again my few and their few are to different numbers. One hundred of #3,#2,#1, and the slide lock stoppers. Now the slow process and putting the samples together and then spreading the word with freebees. He s [...]
Apr 17, 2015 8:32PM
SeaFever wrote: Here's the KingSlayer site:- looks like carbon copy of CohoKiller......but he has them in longer sizes.. No idea where you buy them......
Apr 15, 2015 4:58PM
Reel_Time wrote: The companies dredging in the fraser are native owned I believe, stolo. HFN first nations in Bamfield agreeing to LNG terminal on their land, with tankers in Barkley sound. Wow Amazing the destruction natives are handing the environment today, no more stewardship. Game over.
Apr 13, 2015 5:00PM

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