Has anyone ever fished Vancouver, BC?

Discussion in '360 Degrees Lounge' started by bluedude, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. bluedude

    bluedude Senior Member

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    I might be heading up there in April or May and would like to plan a fishing trip, probably for salmon or halibut, if I end up going. I've never been to the area and have found lots of information about fishing opportunities, but it's almost too much information. I'd like to hear some first hand accounts of fishing there-time of year, areas to fish, lodges or guides, etc-if anyone has any.
     
  2. lite-liner

    lite-liner troll enforcement Staff Member

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    fished there as a kid one summer back in the early '80s.
    all I can say is:
    GIANT LINGCOD!!
    also april might get you into the spring Steelhead run.
    good luck and post a report!
    -Brian
     

  3. BretABaker

    BretABaker Guest

    lingcod are cool.

    its also interesting that saying 'ling' can mean 3 fishes in the US. popular name :)
     
  4. Pope

    Pope Senior Member

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    I fished BC in Apirl 99' for steelhaed. I only caught dolly varden, but had a great time. I liked BC a lot.
     
  5. kraken33

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    I live about 60 minutes from the canadian border and fish up in BC several times a year. Where are you thinkinh about fishing in BC bluedude?
     
  6. SRUPP

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    hmmm I live here in BC Canada..and fished west coast for YEARS..40 APPROX LOL

    are you staying in Van ? heading up Van Isand?? whats your primary species??
    Its too early for best of either spring salmon (Kings) or even hal..but both can be found..

    PM me for any help I can provide..

    cheers

    Steven
     
  7. jureal

    jureal Senior Member

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    I does seem a bit early. I have fished Vancouver Island in June and July for salmon. It's been a while since I last fished there but had good luck out of the Campbell river area. Check to see if Lucky Louie is still in operation.