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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: May 13, 2016

Outlook Well it’s another beautiful day in the neighborhood and we are going to see a great weather both in Vancouver and up in lake country. The temperatures are going to be in the mid 20s here and pushing 20 in Merritt so it should be a great weekend to get out and enjoy the sun! On the saltwater scene things were slower than normal but that is probably due to weather and wind we saw last weekend. We are going to see some wind in the forecast this weekend but we expect it to be manageable. Jason is down in Cuba this week fishing (yes we are jealous) so unfortunately we do not have his expertise weighing in on what is going on. Don’t…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: May 5, 2016

OUTLOOK Usually this time of year we would be casually dusting off the lake fishing gear and planning upcoming lake trips. This year the hardcore lake guys have already put in multiple trips and fishing has been excellent. If you are planning a trip don’t delay. Check out the lake report for more details. Most of our lower mainland river systems are in freshet bringing another steelhead season to a close. The coho salmon fishery on the Cap has not started yet but it shouldn’t be too long until we hear the first reports. If you are looking to do some freshwater fishing in the lower mainland, our local lakes are a great option especially for introductory anglers. Chinook fishing is heating up! This time…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 29, 2016

Outlook Obviously the big news today is that our SPRING SUPER SALE starts tomorrow! This weekend, Saturday and Sunday, everything in the store will be on sale and the store has never been this full of product! There are spots where she is literally overflowing! Make sure to look below for all the deals and features! If you have been debating a new rod or reel for this year or just need to stock up for the season, this is the weekend to do it! We know you guys don’t tune in for just sales and promotions – This is the Friday Fishing Report! Let’s get into the fishing. This week we saw the saltwater scene pick up with some descent (still not hot) reports…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 15, 2016

Big News,  Mark your calendars!  The Pacific Angler Spring Super Sale is back. Join us in store Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 1 for the most amazing deals of the season. As a weekly fishing report reader you’ll be the first to know of all the great sale items! Outlook Lake season is here! Good reports have been coming in all week from a number of iced off lakes up north, so if you are planning a trip move up your calendars! A number of friends are heading up to the lakes this weekend so we should have even more info next week. Check out the lake fishing report below for more information. In the saltwater scene the hump was slower than we hoped…

Booking Agent + Guide Manager

As we look to grow our team we have an incredible opportunity!  We are seeking a Booking Agent/Guide Manager to take on a dynamic role within the company.  Read on for all of the details. Job Title: Booking Agent and Guide Manager Location: Vancouver, BC Job Type: Full-time To Apply: Email your resume with cover letter in PDF format to Pacific Angler Operations Manager, Kathryn Sharp. Kathryn@pacificangler.ca. Pacific Angler – About us Pacific Angler is Vancouver’s largest and most energetic, full service fishing pro shop and guiding service. Our staff are avid, lifetime fishermen with a vast range of experience on rivers, lakes and ocean with a special love for and focus on British Columbia. General Summary The Booking Agent and Guide Manager position is…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 8, 2016

Outlook If you guys saw the “Special Report” we sent out yesterday, it is lake season 3 weeks early! With this in mind, we have Trevor Welton’s Chironomid course coming up on the 18th and Matt’s Introduction to Fly Fishing Lakes on April 27th. We are also ramping up inventory on lake flies, indicators, and all your lake fishing gear over the next 2 weeks. Andre’s famous mini and micro leeches have hit the floor. They are one of the best early season flies to use under an indicator, so come down and get them while they last! We have been keeping our ear to the ground and have a running list of iced off lakes in the lake fishing report below. The local lakes…

Special Report – Set Your Fishing Calendar Forward

As you may know we are seeing record temperatures across the province. You will want to set your fishing calendar ahead 2-3 weeks! This is great news for lake fishermen but you will want to get ahead of the curve. It is impossible to call it right now, but we have had seasons in the past where it gets too hot too fast. For the guys who got out early they had the best fishing of their lives but the guys who were little late struggled with warm water. Lake Fishing Course April 18th With this in mind we have a chironomid course taught by lake fishing expert and biologist Trevor Welton. This course is specifically designed to get you ready early so you can…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 1, 2016

BIG REMINDER – IT IS A NEW LICENSE YEAR!  You can purchase your 2016-2017 license HERE! Outlook What an awesome week of weather! I think spring is here. My only concern is that we might skip spring and go right into summer! For a number of fisheries that would not be a bad thing and this weather is awesome.  For a couple, the heat will cause some issues but let’s focus on the good news first. Saltwater salmon season is in full swing and the guys enjoying the weather are also catching fish. The harbour had some good fishing again late this week and we also heard whispers of good fishing on the hump. The South Bowen Island “Hump” fishery historically kicks off in about…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: March 11, 2016

Outlook Well here comes another storm. That said the weather man was a little off last weekend. We predicted that rivers would blow out. On Saturday we were not far off the mark and the Squamish coloured up by mid morning but we missed the call for Sunday. The river was very high but the clarity was ok. We had to reschedule one trip but Ryan was fishing on Sunday and had limited access but solid fishing in the upper river. This just goes to show that watching river levels and taking a gamble can pay off. This weekend we are seeing another big storm. The wind ripped yesterday and and there is quite a bit of rain in the forecast but with most of…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: February 19, 2016

Outlook Well it has been another wet week in Vancouver. River conditions have been a challenge and the valley rivers have been blown out. The Sea to Sky rivers have been up and down but the guys who know how to watch river levels have had some good fishing. Looking into the weekend, the valley will still have water level issues but when things have been blown out for an extended period of time the fishing will be hot when water levels drop. It is not a bad idea to start looking at your schedule  to book some time off for next week or the week after. The Squamish system came down into fish-able levels yesterday and depending on how much water comes, we may…

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