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Chinook Opening Monday

Chinook Opening Monday

We have been eagerly counting down the days until Chinook opens for retention this Monday July 15. Sadly we have just learned there will be a slot size imposed, with a Chinook maximum size of 80 cms. This notwithstanding Chinook fishing is excellent. I’ve never...

Best Chinook Year Since the 1980’s

Just a quick update: Nanaimo fishing and all of Georgia Straight is incredible fishing this year. Fishermen are reporting catching more than 30 legal Chinook in an afternoon. Five Fingers and Thrasher Rock have been best for Chinook. Everything is working, from spoons...

Boat loads of Salmom

Just a quick up date before the weekend. Chinook fishing is incredible right now. Catching 30 legal fish a trip is a possibility, with one local charter guide saying he had 53 to the boat. Average fish is mid teens, with some much larger fish starting to show. There...

Finally, fish on the BBQ!

Coho has opened and Georgia Straight fishermen are finally able to retain salmon! The current limit is 2 hatchery Coho, 12 inches are larger. The only issue is there are so many big Chinook also in our area that you may have trouble getting your gear past them. There...

Coho Opening

Local catch and release fishermen are doing very well off Nanaimo. There are loads of mid-sized Chinook passing by right now. They are not too deep and closer to shore now. Try Five Fingers instead of heading all the way out to Spoil Grounds or Double Bumps. Best lure...

Coho Show

I’ve had several fishermen report Coho showing up Off Five Finger Island, Entrance Island and down at Porlier Pass. While not yet open for retention, this is still a great sign for us. The Chinook run is incredibly good right now, with 20 fish trips very...

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