Fishing Reports

CAMPBELL FISHING – 16 AUGUST 2019

            Hoping to repeat his last performance, theCourtJester drove to the Haig-Brown bar.  The two former club members, Chainsaw and Cliffee had long since departed. Before gearing up, Jester spoke with a pair of NCAs who were leaving; they reported some fish...

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CAMPBELL FISHING – 14 AUGUST 2019

            Hearing some encouraging news, theCourtJester drove to the Haig-Brown bar.  After gearing up, he walked across Hwy14 to find two former club members, Chainsaw and Cliffee about to leave with their catch.  They reported a “sh*tload of fish” present.  Jester...

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Campbell Pinks – July 30

My son Alex made his 3rd annual pilgrimage here to fish the Campbell for pinks. He was forced to take his vacation a few weeks early so when the Campbell did not produce the past days he was quite disappointed. Alex has a bit of a unique approach. He wades out often...

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SCOUTING OUT THE CAMPBELL 30 JULY 2019

‘twas a dark and stormy night ~ well, not exactly.  It was a cool, overcast and spitting morning when theCourtJester drove to the river after the hatchery “work”.  His first stop was the Haig-Brown bar, where neither fish nor angler was seen. Then he drove to Sandy...

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Marble River Coho

Tuesday July 23rd 3 of us headed for Winter Harbour launching out of Coal Harbour. We had good weather so did some bottom fishing that day and got a 25lb ling and a 126 cm halibut. We stayed in a cabin at Winter harbour that nite and am of 24 was good fishing weather...

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The Shopkeeper’s Tale

And we sat there, like two bumps on a log, high above the emerald pool And trout were down there, circling ‘round there, in water so clear and so cool One rose, then another, leaving rise rings in the flow “I could cover that one while sitting here”, so he had to give...

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QUINSAM FISHING – 19 JULY 2019

            With both theRedPrincess and HisRoyalDashness opting out, theCourtJester drove to the river alone.  No other anglers came, but a few dog walkers passed by on the upper trails while a number of families were seen at the Playground.             Conditions...

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Spider Lake – Last Week x 2

Gotta love those spectacular Arbutus trees around Spider! A bit late but just to keep you informed. Went to Spider last week on the 8th and again on the 12 with a most productive day on the 8th and not so much on the 12th. Tremendous activity on Monday with hits,...

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BIG QUALICUM FISHING – 12 JULY 2019

            TheCourtJester drove HisRoyalDashness to the river’s hatchery; our boys fished upstream, as downstream was native land.  No other anglers were seen, however the trails attracted many visitors ~ walkers (with and without dogs), cyclists and three young...

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