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YAY Fishing is still Good

Fishing Department - Saturday, August 13, 2016

Just a very quick update.

For the first time this year I can say fishing is still as good as last weekend!!!.

French Creek, Entrance Island, and Thrasher Rock are all on fire. 5 Fingers and Double Bumps have been a little slower, but still decent. I expect the French Creek Fish to move to 5 Fingers fairly soon too. Also these are still the big marbled Springs. averaging 15-25lbs. And there are lots of 4-6 lbs. Coho.

Blue and white Hootchies are still working well. Oatmeal and Green/Glow Spoons in 3-4" has also been good.

Silver Betsy and Lemon Lime flashers are what I'm using. 

Salmon Jigging is decent with Lil' Nib and Delta half jigs.

All the fish are still mostly around 150 feet. If you mark shallower fish its probably Pinks. There where some of Hammond Bay, but I haven't heard if they are still around.

Prawning is finally starting to get good again.

Tips up,

Steve Vavrik


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