2018-03-06 Fishing Reports

Fresh Water:

  • Barry, at Durrance Lake, had nothing to brag about. Jim, who doesn’t brag, caught a number of fish in Durrance, using a clear line, a type 3 sink, trolling with March Brown, fishing deep. The bite, as usual, started at 11:00 AM and lasted for half an hour.
  • GRR fish-out, at Durrance Lake tomorrow 7 Mar. Hot dogs will be served at 1:00 PM.

Salt Water:

  • Ron reported fishing Whirl Bay on Sunday, no fish.
  • An article on in Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Magazine cited new research by American fisheries biologists that showed that sea lions and seals are seriously depleting Chinook salmon stocks.
  • In BC, Chinook fishing will be curtailed in some way this year. DFO is currently proposing a closure from Sheringham Point to Port Renfrew, as well as areas off Pender and Saturna.
  • DFO has closed the commercial herring fishery in the Bella Bella area in response to complaints from the Heiltsuk First Nation.