Campbell River fishing report

It’s mid August in the Northern Strait of Georgia and the Chinook fishing is great!Big numbers and big fish seem to be the “new normal” around the south end of Quadra Island. The last few hours of the ebb tide at the Hump & Red can to the lighthouse has been productive. Lots of herring … Continued

Campbell River fishing report

Happy Canada day! Only 14 more days until we can keep a Chinook salmon! This season we have to release any fish above 80cm or 31.5 inch long from July15-Aug31. This size is usually 17-18LB, I did have one fat fish last year that tipped the scales @ 20LB below the 80cm limit!! Sept1 our … Continued

July Campbell River fishing report

With these recent nonsense Chinook closures thrown at us by DFO,  there hasn’t been much to talk about.But now we are days away from being able to retain ONE Chinook, better than nothing I guess! Although catch and release the last few months has been fun, it’ll be  nice to get some blood in the … Continued

Campbell River & Comox May fishing report

​May has had awesome Chinook fishing in the northern strait of Georgia this season!Some days it’s non stop action with easy limits of nice chunky red springs.​These fish are all feeding on medium to large herring. Big spoons have been a staple for these fish but running 6″ Tomic plugs is working just as well … Continued

April fishing report

​Spring is finally here and the fishing and weather are great! ​The last few weeks ​​around Campbell River we have seen some good spring salmon action with fish weighing into the teens! The south end of Quadra Island and Shelter Pt is a sure bet. Sentry Shoals is hot or cold but worth a few tacks. … Continued

Ready for 2018 salmon fishing season!

The 2018 salmon season has started! The boat went through a major refit over the winter, New fuel tank, wiring and a bunch of smaller improvements. The new 200HP Evinrude Etec G2’s have been installed by Parker Marine in Courtenay B.C. and are performing perfectly!The herring spawn has started around Denman and Hornby Islands attracting … Continued

2017 season review

2017 summer in the Northern Strait of Georgia was a good season for Chinook. This will make a solid 6 years of consistent Spring fishing! Not so good for coho though, but there seems to be more and more Halibut getting caught every season!I had a late start this season do to boat re-power taking … Continued

June Campbell River / Comox fishing report

The northern strait of Georgia is the place to be right now! Huge schools of large herring are keeping the salmon well fed.  I was watching 6 Humpback whales feeding last week around Campbell River, it takes a lot of herring to keep them happy!The fishing last week was a little slower do to the … Continued

Campbell River Fishing Report May 2017

Its mid May and things are looking good for another busy season!I was out yesterday (May17) just to target Lingcod which opened up May 1  in our area. One of the best spots around here for Lings is the south end of Campbell River. I like to slow troll the hump to the Lighthouse the … Continued

Campbell River & Comox fishing report

Happy youngster June 30th Happy Canada Day!!! June ended with some fantastic fishing all over the northern strait of Georgia. Yesterday, June 30th was non stop Chinook action off the Green can in Campbell River!The bait (extra large herring) was over 100ft thick on the sonar in places!Fishing the bottom under the bait with plugs … Continued