Fishing was good today, and one of the fish was an acrobatic, cart wheeling, chrome 8lb doe that I happened to get on video. Here is a video of that doe we caught today, this is a must see: (When viewing enlarge to full screen)
Archive for June, 2010
I got up really early and made my way down the inlet and I found the Sporty Fleet just past Franklin River, as I was pulling up there were 3 or 4 boats with fish on! That was very encouraging. I fished that area for about 2.5hours and witnessed dozens of fish caught. It took us […]
This is fishing for Sockeye at the papermill dam. The Sockeye run has been steady and unwavering, since the opening of the fishery June 1st the run has been strong and the catch has been high. I do not doubt that this years Sockeye run of 600,000 fish will be as predicted. Good news to you […]
The Port Alberni Inlet is very slow right now for Sockeye fisherman. The cool weather is to blame, but 2 weeks of forcasted sunshine is on the way, which will force the Sockeye to school in the inlet. I talked to the boat ramp operators today, and they have not seen any sockeye at the cleaning […]
I’ll post our recipe up later, in the mean time here’s how we make Candied Smoked Sockeye ^^ If you like this post become a Facebook fan to get notifications.
Today, we tested the Somass River for Sockeye. Yesterday, everyone was getting limits in the river but not today! The river is still very high and the weather is unseasonally cool, these factors allow the Sockeye to shoot straight into the lake. The inlet has been pretty slow, but when the weather warms up so […]
Last year the sport opening for Sockeye was June 15th, this year the DFO moved it up two weeks to June 1st. I think that June 15th is more likely the better time to start fishing for Sockeye, as there really isn’t large schools in the inlet yet. So don’t rush down here quite yet, […]