Trip Summary

In late July, I was heading down to the beach with the family so I brought my waders and beach tackle for a quick last minute fishing trip. This was my first time out on the beach this season and fished for about 1.5 hours. I got on the tidal shelf just after low tide (slack tide) mid morning.

Shortly after arriving I noticed a few Coho jumping within casting distance (at slack tide), so I felt pretty optimistic. I casted a spinner and buzz bombs to no avail. Although, I did see Bon Chovy Fishing Charters land a nice Coho which was encouraging for this fishery, as I’ve been hearing/reading about a lot of poor fishing reports this year.

The weather started off overcast but quickly burned off and turned out to a be a beautiful sunny day! You see all the details in my short YouTube video below.

Video




Tackle Used

Cabelas Fish Eagle 50 Salmon/Steelhead spinning rod (10 ft)

Website

POWER PRO 20 X 1500 Yd Green - 21100201500E
Buzz Bomb Jig, 2", Hot Pink
Fishing Spinners Set of 5, Best selections from Mepps, Savage Gear, Blue Fox - Best Lures for Bass, Trout, Salmon, Crappie and Musky Fishing (#3, S/C/P/BS/TR)
PENN Battle II Spinning Inshore Fishing Reel, Size 3000 (BTLII3000), HT-100 Front Drag, Max of 15lb, 6 Sealed Stainless Steel Ball Bearing System, Built with Carbon Fiber Drag Washers
POWER PRO 20 X 1500 Yd Green - 21100201500E
Buzz Bomb Jig, 2", Hot Pink
Fishing Spinners Set of 5, Best selections from Mepps, Savage Gear, Blue Fox - Best Lures for Bass, Trout, Salmon, Crappie and Musky Fishing (#3, S/C/P/BS/TR)
PENN Battle II Spinning Inshore Fishing Reel, Size 3000 (BTLII3000), HT-100 Front Drag, Max of 15lb, 6 Sealed Stainless Steel Ball Bearing System, Built with Carbon Fiber Drag Washers
POWER PRO 20 X 1500 Yd Green - 21100201500E
POWER PRO 20 X 1500 Yd Green - 21100201500E
Buzz Bomb Jig, 2", Hot Pink
Buzz Bomb Jig, 2", Hot Pink
Fishing Spinners Set of 5, Best selections from Mepps, Savage Gear, Blue Fox - Best Lures for Bass, Trout, Salmon, Crappie and Musky Fishing (#3, S/C/P/BS/TR)
Fishing Spinners Set of 5, Best selections from Mepps, Savage Gear, Blue Fox - Best Lures for Bass, Trout, Salmon, Crappie and Musky Fishing (#3, S/C/P/BS/TR)
PENN Battle II Spinning Inshore Fishing Reel, Size 3000 (BTLII3000), HT-100 Front Drag, Max of 15lb, 6 Sealed Stainless Steel Ball Bearing System, Built with Carbon Fiber Drag Washers
PENN Battle II Spinning Inshore Fishing Reel, Size 3000 (BTLII3000), HT-100 Front Drag, Max of 15lb, 6 Sealed Stainless Steel Ball Bearing System, Built with Carbon Fiber Drag Washers

Fishing Location

Ambleside Beach, North Vancouver

During a low tide of 2-7 feet (Point Atkinson location) you can walk out quite far onto the tidal shelf at the mouth of the Capilano River.

Point Atkinson Tidal: http://www.tides.gc.ca/eng/station?sid=7795

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