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April 23, 2014

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Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 22, 2014 3:34PM
Areas Around Bamfield Picking up - There are plenty of small feeder Chinook around the Bamfield area. The Harbor and the Bamfield Wall have had some nice feeder Chinook from Whittlestone right down to Sarita. We are expecting the size of the fish to increase as we should begin to see the first push of Columbia River Chinook making their way to the Great Watershed to the South of us. Chinook have been eight to ten pounds although over the Easter weekend a few fish in the mid teens were landed. Anchovy in a chartreuse tea [...]
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Barkley Sound
Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 22, 2014 3:45PM
A few Nice Salmon Showing in Sound Especially Surf Line Locations - The Columbia River push is just beginning. The last ten days has seen a few good sized spawners landed in surf line locations of Barkley Sound. Cree Island and Austin have had a few fish just over twenty pounds in 90 to 100 feet of water in the last week. Swale Rock and Vernon Bay have also been very good but most of the salmon in those two areas have been feeder Chinook. Anchovy, hootchies, and various three and a half and four inch coyote spoons have been working for most sport fish [...]
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Dam The Honey Do List
Written by treblig | Apr 14, 2014
For me the honey do list is created by the task manager. That is usually me. Yes I know we call it a honey do list referring to the fact that it is created by another partner normally the wife, the girlfriend, the other. When I say it, it's in a more humorous tone as in reality it is ''I'' who is the toughest on myself.

The end of March is the official ending of both salt and fresh water licenses. This for me on the East Coast of Vancouver Island signifies the end of the seasons. From July to the end of March I dedicate myself to the sport I love fishing. I call it dedication but its an addiction. My days off, my holidays, my late shifts often in the morning before work, day shifts with the summer hours I can fish till 10pm after I come home from work.

Unfortunately from April to June I can only go out when my frien [...]
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Submitted by Silversides Guided Fishing | Apr 10, 2014 9:02AM
Fly fishing the Squamish river near Vancouver - Fly fishing on the Squamish river has been extremely good lately!
Salmon fry are plentiful and lots of big trout are gorging on them(that's a hint for fly choice). The river has big Bull trout, Rainbow's and Cutthroat PLUS Steelhead.
Our last trip a few days ago produced 2 Steelhead, numerous Bull's all the way up to 7 lbs, Cutthroat up to 3-4 lbs, Rainbow's to 3-4 lbs.
The Squamish should be an excellent choice for the next few weeks, as will the Cheakamus.
Or go for Salmo [...]
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Submitted by Regan Lall | Apr 9, 2014 11:41AM
I had to double check my calendar. - Just coming off a 6 days in a row of the most fantastic fishing I have seen in these water in..........ever, and Iíve been fishing these water since the mid sixties. I had to check the calendar to make sure it was still the 1st week of April.

The water around Gabriola went off April 2nd and has been phenomenal till Yesterday April 8th as a bit of a bloom has appeared. Only slowed the fishing down a wee bit, only got 2 on board. We have been boating up to 22#. loads of 14-15 [...]
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Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 6, 2014 9:16AM
Winter Chinook Improving. Early April Had a Few Good Days Bamfield Summer Fishing Looks Fantastic - The Bamfield Wall and adjacent areas has been improving for Winter Chinook over the last few weeks. Early April has seen quite a bit more bait move in which pushes a flood of feeder Chinook in also. The general rule for feeder Chinook is ''where one finds the bait the salmon will be there. The Bamfield Wall from as far as Sarita Bay to Whittlestone has had plenty of good sized bait balls. The best spots have been right in the Bamfield Harbor, Scotch Bay and areas closer to Sarita Bay. [...]
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Port Alberni Inlet
Submitted by Doug Lindores | Apr 6, 2014 9:08AM
West Coast Fishing and Port Alberni Inlet Salmon Fishing Opportunities Outstanding for 2014 - With the many outlooks now posted and forecast the sport fishing opportunities in all Pacific Rim areas look outstanding for the 2014 salmon sport fishing season. This is the year that everyone should have opportunity to celebrate the landing of a Pacific salmon. The migration of salmon to the large water sheds to the south of Vancouver Island are one of the biggest in years. Returns of West Coast Vancouver Island Coho are termed abundant with returns forecast to be better than 2013. T [...]
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Northern Coastal Rivers
Submitted by Noelgyger | Apr 6, 2014 8:46AM
Spring Steelhead has started... - Trout fishing has been pretty good, over the winter and now early spring. I have a report that some Steelhead are coming into the river now. This river has a spring run of Steelhead only.

PLEASE be careful when drifting I have a notice that a tree has fallen blocking the river above the Big Wedeene run.
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Submitted by Mark Janzen | Apr 1, 2014 9:24AM
March 2014 Los Suenos Fishing Report week 2 - March 11 out of Quepos what is decribed as ''Confirmed from IGFA and TBF this is the first albino blue marlin ever recorded in history'' what a catch and what an experience for this luck group, and to have video and photo proff well pricless. The fishing out of Los Suenos has been fantastic with Marlin releases and the Sailfish have been hungry as well with the daily average sitting at 12 per day.
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Submitted by Brian Mack @ Silversides Fishing Adventures | Mar 31, 2014 11:57AM
Fraser River Valley Fishing report by Brian Mack - Silversides Fishing Adventures - Fraser valley Fishing report by Brian Mack @ Silversides Fishing Adventures:
Fraser Sturgeon Fishing deal for April: $575 for up to 4 ppl for an 8 hour charter!
Fishing gift certificates are available for your loved one! Ideal for birthdays, wedding gifts, anniversaries etc. Lessons, guided Sturgeon or Salmon trips, fly fishing trips on the famous upper Pitt river, and more! Please call Brian @ 1-604-864-5445 to get yours today.
Fraser river Sturgeon fishing is quite good now, ma [...]
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SmokeyRiver wrote: It was an awesome trip with you Darren! I'd higher recommend you to anyone, you were the best I've been with so far. Fairly constant action for being so early in the year, even when the other boats around us were packing up and leaving. This trip was actually better for chinook (action wise) than any other trip I've been on with gu [...]
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RookieFisherPerson wrote: I didn't get the name of the person who answered the phone at the Parksville PNT on the day I called. Glad they are available this summer. Thanks for the update!!
Apr 21, 2014 4:13PM
raym wrote: sooke bluffs seem to produce
Apr 20, 2014 3:54PM
treblig wrote: SE 21 km/h Wind 27 km/h Wind gust 76% Humidity 102.5kPa Pressure 14.5 I went to Lantsville to take some product photos on the beach. Huge gusts of wind. This weather conditions and the high waves is perfect formula for me to chum. I find pizza with lots of anchovies is a perfect combination for a successful chum trail . treblig
Apr 20, 2014 1:35PM
Salmonchaser wrote: I'm not sure you would be able to see the action on the hoochie unless you were in the water with it.
Apr 19, 2014 11:27AM
Blainedrick wrote: I will be returning to Nootka this summer - I can't get enough. After 4 years, there are still a dozen or more places I'd like to explore, things I'd like to try. - get to the 7 mile halibut zone and get some halibuts - spend more time at Bajo Reef - Fish the mouth of Beano Creek - Moor overnight in Burdwood Bay under the stars - f [...]
Apr 18, 2014 11:58AM
Andiez wrote: only 32 to 42 inches
Apr 17, 2014 9:59PM
curmudgeon wrote: Bit of a push through the Cowie over the last week. Not a ton of fish but good size and fresh
Apr 13, 2014 7:13PM
Andiez wrote: went out on the 1st barely seen anything
Apr 5, 2014 8:21PM
LocalfishingknowledgeMaui wrote: Aloha gang, Here are some of the latest catches from Maui. A nice size Ono that had two trolling hooks in its mouth and still bit my love Opelu. Aloha and Hanapa'a, Capt. Jon Jon (image)
Apr 2, 2014 5:29AM

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