Trollers are catching the most trout with worms fished on Gibbs Wedding Bands behind Gang Trolls. At the present time we are still able to operate with our Covid protocols in place as we have had all summer. – Mike Bastone – Race Rocks – April 27th, 53.1 lbs. Freshwater Salmon regulations for retention opportunities and boundary restrictions, Be sure to check out the Region 2 freshwater salmon regulations for details. Green and glow white have been the hot colours in spoons. Information regarding BC's recreational freshwater fishing licences is provided, including links to the online e-Licence system and guidance on where you can locate a vendor to purchase a licence in person. We are taking reservations for Walk-and-Wade trips. The biggest problem is getting your lures to the bottom where the larger salmon are without hooking a grilse. UPDATE: We're offering a great deal for 8hrs of sturgeon and/or salmon fishing.

7oz – Stuart Triplett – Anchovy – Trap Shack - August 12th, 61.1 lbs.
- Head-off measurements are made from the base of the pectoral fin at its most forward point to the extreme end of the middle of the tail. A very high percentage of our winter fish originate from US hatcheries. Note: The stocking report is updated every Friday during the fishing season and lists waters that were scheduled to be stocked throughout the previous week.The date listed next to the waters is representative of when the water was added to the report.

Real Time Fraser River Level Near Agassiz, Click here for retention limits and up to date notices specific to Region 2 rivers​. Please send photos (in jpeg format) with name(s) and a description of your notable catch to our email Most successful spoons now have green and glow or bright in colour. – Kimberly Skillings – Langford Lake – Pink Powerbait – January 29th, 33lbs . Anchovies and herring are good baits for chinooks. 9ox – Bruce Cook – Camper Creek – Anchovy – August 5th, 31lbs. The list below identifies where catchable trout (approximately 10") were recently stocked. Good choices for teaser head colors were Chartreuse, UV Green and Bloody Nose. Conservation surcharge and Quality Water licence program information and costs are also described.

FN0565-Commercial, Recreational and Aboriginal - Salmon - Chinook - 2020 Fraser River Chinook Conservation Measures and Coast-wide Recreational Annual Aggregates, FN0561-Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery - Salmon Fishing Closures - Effective August 1 until October 31, 2020, FN0492-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Coho - Areas 11 to 20, 111 and Subareas 29-1 to 29-5 - Coho Management Measures - Effective June 1, 2020, FN0476-General Information: Information for BC Recreational Fishers on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Update, FN0859-RECREATIONAL - Shellfish - Prawn and Shrimp - Areas 17, 19, 23 - Closures, FN1131-RECREATIONAL - Salmon - Region 1 - Cowichan River - Non-retention Angling Opportunities - Effective immediately. Anglers are catching winter springs in the 4-6 lbs size range.
Halibut fishing was SLOW this past week. The second reason is that if a seal grabs a salmon that you have hooked, when you break off, you won’t lose an expensive flasher as well as your lure! Salmon are now in all areas of the river and anglers targeting them have had success.

Hopefully we will begin to see numbers of cases level off or start to go down after the spike that occurred after the Thanksgiving weekend, and additional closures of some activities don't get enacted so we can continue to operate through the winter months. On October 30th, Durrance lake received 1,500 trout and Elk Lake received 1,800 trout averaging 235.4 g in size.

They feed within our local waters during the winter months then we encounter them again during the summer months over off Gabriola when they are migrating back down to US waters. January, February, March, November, December The first is that a lighter leader will give your spoon or bait better action, and therefore get you more strikes.