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Record Coho Year!!!

Record Coho Year!!!

Posted by Steve Vavrik on 2024 Jun 21st

It is turning out to be a record Coho year. I am getting excellent reports from everywhere in Georgia Straight. Basically from Campbell River down to the South end of the Island most fishermen are get … read more
Big Chinook and Coho

Big Chinook and Coho

Posted by Steve Vavrik on 2024 Jun 13th

It was a week of excellent Chinook and Coho fishing in local waters. With large schools of Coho around Entrance and Five Fingers Islands, and even more down at Thrasher Rock. The Coho's averaged in de … read more
Blueback Time!

Blueback Time!

Posted by Steve Vavrik on 2024 Jun 7th

 Despite the wind fishermen (and fisherwomen!) are out loading up on Coho. It is like the old blueback days, except the fish are larger than your typical blueback Coho. I don't have many rep … read more
Mystery Fish & Coho Opening Weekend

Mystery Fish & Coho Opening Weekend

Posted by Steve Vavrik on 2024 May 31st

We have a very interesting mystery fish caught buy a local top rod in Cowichan lake. Kurt sent in this photo of an unusual trout we are having trouble identifying. Is is a Cutthroat, a Rainbow or a mi … read more
Coho Countdown!!

Coho Countdown!!

Posted by Steve Vavrik on 2024 May 23rd

The countdown to the Coho opening has begun. We expect it to open up June 1st for hatchery Coho here in Georgia Straight. (Check the regulations prior to fishing). And everything is pointing to a bann … read more
Sunshine and Lingcod

Sunshine and Lingcod

Posted by Steve Vavrik on 2024 May 15th

The lingcod fishing has been great when the wind lets up. The fishermen that have zipped out when there has been a break in the wind have done very well. Lingcod are a short lived species that begin s … read more