Fishing Reports

ELK FISHING – 1 JULY 2022

TheCourtJester drove TheDagger to the Lady Falls parking lot; there were several vehicles parked, most carrying hikers.  A few NCAs came and went, this included one chap who fished beside our boys; he was a most accomplished caster, but a poor fisherman, having not...

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Horseshoe River Rainbows

Horseshoe River Rainbows

You may remember seeing the photo displayed above in a previous post to this CVFF club website. It was taken last year when a new fishin’ friend and me went high up into the hills to escape the “heat dome”. That was a Tenkara style fly fishing trip employing long,...

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On Stream on a Sunny Day

On Stream on a Sunny Day

‘Twas another quick fish day on a couple of local streams... the Big and Little Qs. My fly fishing logbook referenced some good Cutthroat trout being caught during the last week of June in years past. These trout appear to be resident fish, or may be sea-runs which...

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Memorable Adventure on Spider Lake

Memorable Adventure on Spider Lake

June 25/22: Arrived at Spider Lake with my 7 year old grandson, JM at around 11:30 am. Expectations were low, given the temperature and only 2 other boats observed fishing. But 🤞. As I rowed the boat, JM selected the fly of the day- a red sparkle body leech with black...

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Dardanelles Lake

just got back from Leighton Lake up out of Logan Lake Was there a month ago. Different animal this time! Tough sledding. took a few on leeches and a handfull on chrommies. moved on to Dardanelles which is 25 km above the stump lake ranch. Tough sledding again! saw...

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QUINSAM FISHOUT – 18 JUNE 2022

QUINSAM FISHOUT – 18 JUNE 2022

     The purpose of the exercise was to introduce a river and a style of fishing to some of our newer members, especially those new to flyfishing in general.  In addition, two non-members came ~ one accompanied by Cathy York and another by himself.  The latter claimed...

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ELK FISHING – 17 JUNE 2022

ELK FISHING – 17 JUNE 2022

     TheDagger drove TheCourtJester to the Lady Falls parking lot; a few vehicles were parked.  A number of NCAs came and went, including Uwe of Campbell River.  Most others past our boys on Cervus without comments.        Conditions were vastly improved since the...

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Spider Lake – June 06, 07 and 15, 2022

Spider Lake – June 06, 07 and 15, 2022

Missed posting last weeks outings so here's a summary. Met Roy on the 6th. Forecast was light drizzle and light winds - they got it right on the wind but there was almost no rain. Midges and small and larger caddis were hatching most of the morning. Water temp was...

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2 Rivers and 3 Lakes

2 Rivers and 3 Lakes

Another multi-day sojourn into the hinterlands and the fishing was great. Every so often it happens; fish are willing to bite wherever you might drop your hook. Such was the case this time around. Not overly easy fishing, but with some thought and patience the trout...

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