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On the Little Q. 19 09 21

On the Little Q. 19 09 21

As the old saying goes; “you should have been here yesterday”. Then again, I was there yesterday. More precisely, it should go; you should have fished here yesterday. For me, the big storm blew in one day too soon. River levels rose dramatically. I was stuck at work...

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Gold River Springs  08-10 09 21

Gold River Springs 08-10 09 21

In maturity, it seems to have become a biological imperative with me: make another pilgrimage to my old stomping grounds and waters of my formative years, the Gold river valley. Not for the legendary, now extirpated, steelhead, but for the other giants of this big...

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Elk River 08 09 21

Elk River 08 09 21

At first blush I thought there had been a landslide in the headwaters. But, on second sight, there was not any telltale-brown stain of soil in the water. It was more of a chalky, milky hue. Like the kind often seen in glacial runoff streams. And it looked awful! The...

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Tangled Lines

SEINING THE OYSTER – 14 SEPTEMBER 2021

The hatchery manager, Lyle, called for the first netting of the season, the target fish were pinks.  Unfortunately, the volunteer turnout was rather disappointing ~ although we had three DFO swimmers, the number of others was pretty small, requiring some members to...

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On the Little Q. — New Technology Installed

On the Little Q. — New Technology Installed

On a recent trip up to the salmon hatchery on the Little Qualicum river a discovery was made. In the spawning channel entrance there were some 3” diameter black ABS plastic pipes attached to the concrete raceway walls; two sets of them spaced a few metres apart. Each...

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ORES SEINING FOR BROODSTOCK

This coming Tuesday, 14 September, the volunteers at ORES will be entering the river to obtain pink salmon broodstock.  This is a job requiring many bodies, so we are appealing to CVFF members to come and help.  Although a lot of the action takes place in the river...

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