During years with strong Fraser salmon runs mid August usually marks the period when anglers flock towards Little Shushwap Lake in the Thompson region to try their luck for Chinook Salmon. Little Shuswap Lake (aka Little Shu) is a small lake located near the town of Chase within the Thompson River basin of the southern BC Interior. The lake is a transition on where the … [Read more...]
How Barometric Pressure Affects Fishing
Majority of anglers can agree that there are many natural elements that come into play which affects fishing. These include air and water temperatures, winds, currents, water clarity and the level of light available. However, the one element that is most critical to understand and sometimes goes unrecognized by anglers is barometric pressure, also known as atmospheric or air … [Read more...]
Kokanee & Sockeye – Catch & Release or Keep?
Kokanee & Freshwater Sockeye Salmon fishing are quickly becoming one of the most popular sought out fisheries in the Pacific Northwest. Kokanee are second only to rainbow trout as the most popular game fish in British Columbia. Our fisheries continue to gain popularity for its abundant, trophy-sized Kokanee and fish in the 2 to 4 pound range are becoming more common. Now … [Read more...]
How to Fish for Osoyoos Sockeye
One of the finest freshwater Sockeye fisheries in British Columbia is not found only in the lower mainland, but in the Okanagan in Osoyoos Lake. Thanks to combined efforts by the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA), Nation Leaders on both sides of the border and Department of Fisheries, Osoyoos Lake is now experiencing incredible sized Sockeye runs. How to Fish for Osoyoos Sockeye … [Read more...]
Prince Rupert BC Fishn’ Trip 2014!
Nestled within British Columbia’s North West coast lies one of the world’s finest salmon fishing destinations; welcome to Prince Rupert! With the multiple world class wild run salmon rivers that flow into the Pacific Ocean near Prince Rupert this area is truly an “untouched” gem! When one comes to fish this area its truly like no other. The fishing pressure is much more minimal … [Read more...]