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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: June 4, 2021


OUTLOOK  What a week of weather!  This little hot spell on the coast was well received, but it has tweaked a few fisheries.  Unfortunately, it looks as though it will be back to the mid-teens for the weekend, but that is not exactly a bad thing for fishing.   We have heard reports from the interior that the lower elevation lakes in the 1800-2200ft range…

Chinook 2021 Update #2

We had hoped we would have a more positive update on regulations but unfortunately DFO has yet again chosen to ignore science and data.  After an inexcusably long wait DFO has finally provided the subsequent Fisheries Notice (see below for the full notice) to the interim regulations put out in April.     We couldn’t say it…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: May 7, 2021


OUTLOOK  It looks like another good-looking fishing weekend on the horizon.  We have been in many ways blessed locally over the last 3 weeks.  It has been not too hot to blow out rivers and not too cold to be unpleasant outdoor weather.  With a little rain, temps in the low teens and some sun, it looks like the trend will continue for the weekend.    We were holding our…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 23, 2021


OUTLOOK  Well, the world continues to move in interesting ways.  We hope that everyone is staying safe, respecting health measures and also enjoying proper social distancing – ideally alone, in nature with a fishing rod.  If you haven’t already, we remind everyone to please familiarize yourself with current Public Health orders/travel restrictions and focus on your local waters.  The weather this week put…

Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: April 16, 2021


OUTLOOK  Epic weather incoming for the weekend!  We are going to see temperatures in the 20’s across the lower half of the province!  This means we should see most of our local fisheries picking up.   We have seen relatively low water on our local rivers and the cool night temps. have kept the water clear.  This warm high-pressure system might change things and we should see some snow melt this…

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