2019-05-21 Fishing Reports

Fresh Water:
Colin – Durrance – 12 fish, lots of hits, on fly with Gold bead, UV Dubbing and black tail (not Maribu)
Mike – Large and Small Mouth Bass have higher Mercury Levels, Still looking for Mercury Levels in Carp in Elk Lake
Bob – 2 RB, 1 Coho, in Prospect, watch for Eagles, they go after your catch

Salt Water:
Ryan – Fishing Ling Cod, Rock Cod –
Mike mentioned Sand Lance spawning in the area
10 Jun – Halibut and Salmon fishing – $200 per person, for 8 hours, 2 spaces still available
Art – Run of Sockeye starting now, last 2 weeks of Jun – 10 Jul, Campbell River.

2019-05-14 Fishing Reports

Fresh Water:

  1. Rob – Prospect 8 RB 1.5-2.0 lbs (gang troll), nothing on Flies
  2. Colin – 11 RB and 1 Bass, Robs fly, Pumpkinhead, Leech, Beaded Nymph.
  3. Bill – Durrance – 2 RB on Beaded Leech
  4. Brian – Langford – Choronimid – Small Black fly
  5. Bob – Cowachin River – no fish, ant hatch, lovely nature walk and casting practice, river was beautiful, insect hatch was up river of  Spring Pool
  6. Sandy – saw a float tube on Elk Lake today in the wind and the rain
  7. Match colour of fly to leaves, may increase fish caught.
  8. Members were asked to bring in a sample of the flies used to catch the fish they report.

Salt Water:

  1. 10 Jun – 2 spaces Available on Good Time Dave

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’