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Cowichan River Coho and  Everything Else

Cowichan River Coho and Everything Else

| November 29, 2014

Whether you like to fly fish, spin cast or drift fish with a float, the Cowichan River in November has plenty to offer. Nymph fishing with a long leader and a strike indicator will yield rainbow trout, brown trout or even this lovely cutthroat trout.. If spin casting is more your game there are plenty […]

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Steelhead – Late Fall Stamp River

Steelhead – Late Fall Stamp River

| November 23, 2014

Steelhead fishing.  Where else would you rather be than on the Stamp River in late November? As the Coho start to fade away, the steelhead to move in and over the last week the water has been steelhead perfect. On Tuesday I was out with my salmon fishing buddies “Rowdy” Rob Rowden and Conor Stookes and […]

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Cowichan River Steelheading

Cowichan River Steelheading

| November 20, 2014

The Cowichan river is one of the nicest rivers on Vancouver Island to drift with a boat and I have been spending a lot of time doing just that.  Almost everyday for the last few weeks we have been fishing, getting ready for our guiding season for steelhead which is in full swing each December.  If […]

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Winter Steelheading the Cowichan, Gold and Stamp Rivers – Special Deals:

Winter Steelheading the Cowichan, Gold and Stamp Rivers – Special Deals:

| December 2, 2013

December is the start of the winter Steelheading on Vancouver Island. The three major Steelhead rivers, Gold, Cowichan and Stamp rivers, start to get their winter Steelhead runs. Winter Steelhead average between 6 and 20 pounds on Vancouver Island and are without a doubt the hardest fighting freshwater fish pound for pound. The Gold and […]

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Cowichan River Coho Fishing Report

Cowichan River Coho Fishing Report

| November 6, 2013

The Cowichan River Coho have arrived and are coming up in large schools, they are bright silver and some of them are weighing in at over 15lbs.  It’s been a few years since we were able to fish the Cowichan river in early November for the Coho, hopefully this will be the new trend.   […]

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Tips For Winter Steelheading

Tips For Winter Steelheading

| October 28, 2013

I love this time of year! November 1st, marks the beginning of the greatest fishery on the planet, Winter Steelheading! Beautiful, hard fighting, Chrome Winter Steelhead. My favourite fishery. Hunting Steelhead: Steelheading is synonymous with hard work. Nobody should get into Steelheading if they think its going to be like trout fishing or trolling for […]

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Stamp River Dry Fly Fishing – Trout Opener

Stamp River Dry Fly Fishing – Trout Opener

| May 2, 2013

I haven’t been fishing the Stamp river in the new year because it was suffering from chronic low water since January 1st. Luckily for me the Cowichan, Gold and Salmon rivers were all fishing well, with lots of big Steelhead and trout for my guests to catch and release, which kept me more than busy […]

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Cowichan River Fishing Report for Fly Fishing

Cowichan River Fishing Report for Fly Fishing

| April 24, 2013

The Cowichan river has seen some fantastic weather over the last few days, the river has dropped significantly as well. Conditions are pretty ideal for Dry Fly fishing! The Mayflys, Pale Morning Duns, Stonefly’s and even some Caddis flys are thick in the air. Yesterday the hatch was so crazy that it slowed fishing for […]

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Cowichan River Dry Fly Fishing is “On”

Cowichan River Dry Fly Fishing is “On”

| April 18, 2013

Mid April is typically the start of the Dry fly season on the Cowichan river as the Mayflies and the Stoneflies begin to hatch in earnest.  This year is no different, everyday rain or shine, the hatch occurs.  Last week we were having a hard time getting the fish to the surface.  This week has […]

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Cowichan River Fishing Report – Steelhead

Cowichan River Fishing Report – Steelhead

| January 13, 2013

  Cowichan River Guided Steelheading Fishing Report: The rains last week raised the water level almost to a height of 2 meters but dropped extremely fast the next few days and is now at around 1.2 meters.  The water clarity is good with 5-7ft of visibility, clear water conditions for the Cowichan. The fishing has been consistent […]

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