2019-05-07 Fishing Reports

Fresh Water:

  1. Rob – Fishout for Langford Lake Thursday, 9 May. 2019
  2. Dennis – Elk Lake – went fishing last Tuesday, successful day. Possible new member. Plugs, off Hwy off weigh station, 39 ft deep and trolling at 24 ft.
  3. Bob – Elk Lake, very busy yesterday, lots of bites on Pumpkinhead
  4. Bill – Durrance – took Tommy Wong fishing, 1 fish, lots of hits
  5. Barry – Durrance – lots of fish
  6. Dale – Prospect – 2 Cut Throats, lots of RB
  7. Art – Langford Lake, 1 strike.
  8. Jim – showed Dagger Boards he used for his Pontoon Boat. Pontoon Boat available.

Salt Water:

  1. Island Outfitters – Salmon Fishing is hot at Oak Bay, 18-20 lbs
  2. There will be more pressure on Rock and Ling Cod with Coho and Chinook closures. This will cause a problem with Rock and Ling Cod stocks.

2019-04-30 Fishing Reports

Fresh Water:

  1. Rob – Fishout on Langford cancelled, decide next week which day.
  2. Jim – Prospect – 18” RB, Nymphs, March Brown, Hares Ears, Bob – Pumpkinseed, 3 RB, Barry –  some nice RB, Pumpkinseed, Gray Woolly Worm and new fly with Rabbit Hair, Bill and son 6 RB, sinking line with Boobies and Beaded Leech Dave – 3 RB, “I have to learn how to fish from Pontoon Boat” as there is no  Keel and is very much effected by wind. A dagger board or bucket were suggested.
  3. Ron –  Cowachin – 40 hits, 11 fish to hand, RB, Prince Nymphs and Hares Ear
  4. Sandy – Would like to rent small car topper, middle May to middle of June.

Salt Water: 

No reports.

2019-04-23 Fishing Reports

Fresh Water:

  1. Bill  and son – Prospect – 6 Rb, 2 on Boobie, 4 on Beaded Leech, Barry – 15 RB, Pumpkin Heads, Robs Fly, off bottom, Dale – Pumpkin Head, 52 Buick, Boobie. Bob – sinking line, RB.
  2. Don’t eat big Bass over 4 lbs, Mercury Level High out of Elk Lake.
  3. Dennis – Elk Lake – plugs, trolling 23’ down, 4 RB, off Hwy by Handrail.
  4. Ron and Sandy – Cowachin – 23”RB, on Prince Nymph

Salt Water:

  1. Ryan – Chinook is closed. Protest is being organized. 
  2. Ron – divers saw Ling Cod off Breakwater 40-60’

2019-04-09 Fishing Reports

Fresh Water:

  1. Robert hosted the final fly tying session of this season with only he and Dave in attendance.
  2. Fly tying meetings will recommence in November.
  3. Island Outfitters report that two large trout were caught on Langford Lake weighing 5 lb. and 4 lb. 8 oz. on flies.
  4. The Cowichan River has risen slightly and is perhaps more fishable. Barry had great fishing success last week at Durrance.
  5. Jim fished Prospect and fed a hungry eagle at his feet.
  6. Last Thursday Sandy and others fished Durrance and they all catching fish.

Saltwater:

Fishing is slow. Wardens at a stream in West Vancouver reported no herring returning to spawn.