2020-06-30 Fishing Reports

Freshwater Fishing Report:

  • Winston was at Prospect Lake two rods out, different depths, quite a few pulls. Black leech fly . One bass.
  • Bill T had hits on Kempt Lake but didn’t land anything.

Saltwater Fishing Report:

  • Ken reported on his trip to Nootka Sound lots of large fish chinook, coho, halibut and a 50 lb. octopus

2020-06-23 Fishing Reports

Freshwater Fishing Report:
1.       Winston was at Prospect Lake-Windy but fishing OK.  Had two rods out, different depths, quite a few pulls.  Black leech fly much more productive than Pumpkin Head. One trout quite large.
2.       Colin had luck at Prospect—a 3 and a 2 lb. bass and a 2 and a 1 ½ lb. rainbow.  Fishing with a dry fly and also a wet fly.
3.       Bob C skunked at Elk Lake.
4.       Bill T had hits on Prospect but didn’t land anything
5.       Ron D reported on Peter Hope Lake trip and other Okanagan spots.  Had a good time but very poor weather.  Caught quite a few rainbows 15-18 inches.  Then fished Community Lake, clear water-could see big fish near bottom.  Had luck on Boobie near the bottom.  4 i.p.s. sinking line, down to 25 feet or so.
 
Saltwater Fishing Report:
1.       Tony O. went out of Esquimalt Harbour.  Caught 1 halibut which was 1 cm short of legality.  Lots of baitfish around.  Got some crabs.
2.       Ken going to Nootka Sound shortly.
3.       Considerable discussion of Port Renfrew Offshore Swiftsure Bank trip, with 10 people interested. 1 spot still open.  15, 16 July.  $230 per person.

2020-06-16 Fishing Reports

Freshwater Fishing:

  • Barry continues to have success on Prospect Lake but the size of the fish has become smaller.
  • Bob C did well in Elk lake catching 4 rainbows about 18 inches.
  • Mike told us a story of his continuous relationship with a large bass that he has now caught several times over the years.

Salt Water:

  • Dennis advised that a couple of people had been out to Port Renfrew and caught a couple of small salmon but did well on halibut.
  • Peter and Bob C were out in middle bank off Oak Bay and caught plenty of unwanted dog fish.

2020-06-02 Fishing Reports

Freshwater:
Langford Lake: Barry F. Fri. – – landed 6 fish on a bunny leech. Dale – Fri.- landed 12 – arrived at 6:00 and leave by noon. Gord K. landed 6 including some larger 17-18 inch trout on a medium sink line and size 12 pumpkin head.
Prospect Lake: Barry – Mon. – landed 6 mostly 10-12 inch fish-Dale landed 12- including some larger 16- 17 inch fish. Winston- wed. out for 90min had good luck with black leech with a red hackle on a medium sink line.
Spectacle Lake: Winston. had success with a pumpkin head on a medium sink line-popular park with other users making access difficult
Elk Lake: Dennis G. – – lots of hits – surface active – wee tad plugs – June is good for catching large trout
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Salt Water: No report