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Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, June 1st

Pacific Angler Outlook For the last 3 weeks we have seen wet unsettled weather leading up to great weather on the weekends. It looks like that trend is going to continue and we are not complaining. This weekend the lower mainland forecast looks good with temperatures rising into the high teens. In the interior we will have descent weather with temps getting into the 20s. We would like to see it a little warmer.  The settled weather should make for some good fishing. Lake fishing in the interior has been very good with some great reports from across the Kamloops & Merritt regions. Local lakes are pumping out fish with scheduled stockings. A nice one on a lake in the 5,000ft region – Thanks Dean!…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, May 25th

Pacific Angler Outlook Unsettled is a good word to describe both the weather and the fishing this last week. We had a number of average to good reports from the lake country. We saw some action on the local salt when the weather cooperated and there were some good reports from both Fraser sturgeon and the rivers not affected by freshet. This is awesome news because the weather looks great for weekend and the fishing should just get better. Check out the forecasts below: Vancouver Forecast and Kamloops Forecast Another note of interest in the forecast is for some AWESOME SAVINGS Saturday June 2nd and Sun June 3rd, 9AM to 7PM at our official Grand Opening Sale  click to check out details! Please read below for the…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, May 18th

Pacific Angler Outlook The hot weather made for some great fishing the last few days.  Although the weather has also brought a few adversities for different fisheries around the province. Wind, whales and more wind slowed down the saltwater and we had a mixed bag report from the lake region.  Next week the weather is expected to return to seasonal norms – Check out the Vancouver Forecast and Kamloops Forecast The forecast for this weekend is a bit cooler but don’t put away your fishing rod. We expect great things from both the interior lakes and Vancouver saltwater fishing. Please read below for the marine forecast. This is a great resource to check the conditions before you head out on the salt chuck. Environment Canada…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, May 11th

Pacific Angler Outlook: Great weather is on the way! It looks as though we are going to see a major heat wave over the next 10 days. This means lake season is here! It also means that running the down riggers out in the salt chuck is an awesome way to spend the day and the fishing has been hot – Check out the Vancouver Forecast and Kamloops Forecast then brake out the shorts, sunglasses and fishing Rods! Here is the marine forecast for all you saltwater anglers. This is a great resource to check the conditions before you head out on the water. Environment Canada – Georgia Basin Marine Report Marine Forecast: Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, May 4th

Pacific Angler Outlook: I’ve got to say it has been an excellent week of fishing.  Everything from amazing chinook fishing locally in the Vancouver harbour to lake fishing in the interior, good sturgeon fishing in the Lower Fraser River, and even some late season steelhead reports.  Yes, it is all happening here at Pacific Angler and the British Columbia fishing scene. The boys at Pacific Angler have been gearing up all week stocking up on our favourite saltwater salmon gear and lake fishing gear.  Looking forward we are moving right into prime-time chinook fishing both locally around the Vancouver harbour and Thrasher Rock.  As well, the lake fishing will continue to improve as more and more lakes ice-off and turnover. The forecast for the weekend…

What’s New Wednesday on Thursday: Saltwater Salmon Gear

The saltwater salmon fishing has simply been on fire.  Our guides have been getting into big chrome chinook all week both locally and off of Gabriola Island at Thrasher Rock.  If you are a saltwater salmon fishermen then you need to get out on the water because it is going off… Jason has been working around the clock stocking up on saltwater salmon gear making sure we have the very best selection of flashers, spoons, hootchies, teaser heads, bait & pretty much anything you need for the local salmon fishing scene. If you want to know what has been working in the salt locally make sure to watch the video below. Fishing With Rod & Pacific Angler: Salmon Trolling Essentials Make sure to drop by…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, April 27

Pacific Angler Outlook: The boys at Pacific Angler have seen a lot of rain fall over the last week.  As we watched the river levels sky rocket up we shed a little tear and mentally checked out of steelhead season.  I am not saying that the steelhead season is over but it is not looking good at this point. But as one door closes several open for the Vancouver fishermen.  Saltwater angler extraordinaire, Jason Tonelli, just hooked into his very first Thrasher Rock chinook this morning.  This is what every saltwater angler has been waiting to hear.  The saltwater season is officially underway!  The other door that has opened for the Vancouver angler is the lake fishing season.  We’ve heard the first reports from our…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, April 13

Pacific Angler Outlook Well it’s lucky Friday the 13th.  Hopefully you are all enjoying the fine weather Vancouver has got to offer.  This weekend is definitely going to be a great one for fishing.  Sunny with some great daily temperatures. Within a two hour drive you’ve got your choice of fishing for steelhead and cutthroat trout in our rivers.  April is the peak of the run so if you are crazy about steelhead or cutthroat make sure to get out there.  The local lakes have been receiving their fresh stocks of fish as well.  Also, for the saltwater angler we’ve started to hear some good reports locally. The forecast for the weekend in Vancouver is looking good.  We are expecting sun on Saturday with a…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, March 30th

Pacific Angler Outlook It’s the last weekend of March and you know what that means…renewing your licence for the 2012/2013 fishing season.  You will need to renew your licence as of March 31st. To renew your licence just click on the links below.  We’ve provided both the freshwater and saltwater licencing systems. BC Freshwater Licence BC Saltwater Licence It is hard to believe it is almost April.  I thought spring was here last weekend with all of that sun.  But this week has brought rain and cloud, bumping up water levels for the river fisherman.  Rain is expected on the weekend as well. The Vancouver forecast is rain for both Saturday and Sunday with highs of 8 degrees Celsius.  The extended forecast is similar to…

Vancouver Friday Fishing Report, March 23

Pacific Angler Outlook: Well spring is kicking into full force.  April is an awesome time to be in Vancouver.  While the rest of Canada is recovering from a harsh winter with brown grass we Vancouverites have lush green grass and cherry blossoms popping out everywhere. Pacific Angler is enjoying the spring like conditions.  This morning I just picked up a large shipment of Simms waders, boots, and accessories.  The boys have been working hard to put it out.  We also received a bunch of Nautilus reels including the FWX.  Amazing reel for the price point. The outlook for this weekend is mild weather with a high of 12 degrees Celsius and lots of sun.  This is a great forecast for just about everyone except the…

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