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Epic Salmon Fishing Season, Setups & Videos

Epic Salmon Fishing Season, Setups & Videos

This past year was a great salmon fishing season for me. A big part of this was my ability to get out every Friday in October. That may not even sound like much but 4 times in a month with my current family situation (2 young boys) is a lot. This journal is a summary...

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BC Mule Hunting – Getting back into the bush!

BC Mule Hunting – Getting back into the bush!

I grew in the foothills of Alberta near the Rocky Mountains. There I did a bunch of hunting primarily on friends ranches or our acrage. I've now lived in British Columbia for 12 years and have not gotten back into hunting until fairly recently. Last year I did a...

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The Official Kickoff of the Salmon Fishing Season!

The Official Kickoff of the Salmon Fishing Season!

The Official Kickoff of the Salmon Fishing Season! It's the first week of August and I've been hearing reports of Pink Salmon starting to trickle into our local rivers. The Squamish valley and Howe Sound area often will see the Pink Salmon before the greater Vancouver...

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Pier Fishing for Dogfish Sharks

Pier Fishing for Dogfish Sharks

Dogfish Shark Fishing off the Pier Recently I've really enjoyed getting into Dogfish fishing off the pier! Fishing off the pier there are a bunch of anglers all tossing a line and waiting for a bite, while doing that the social aspect is great! I love meeting new...

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Starting up the 2019 Winter Steelhead Season!

Starting up the 2019 Winter Steelhead Season!

It's mid-February 2019 and I've finally gotten a chance to get out Winter Steelheading on the popular Vedder River in Chilliwack, BC. This time frame is ridiculously late for this water system as the season typically starts around late December. This late start won't...

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Fishing for Early Fall Vedder River Coho Salmon

Fishing for Early Fall Vedder River Coho Salmon

It's mid September and I made my first Fall trip out to the Chilliwack / Vedder River in pursuit of early Coho Salmon. The river levels recently bumped up with a few heavy rain days, when you see those levels spiking and plateauing it's go time! For my first Fall...

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Fishing Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River

Fishing Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River

Sockeye salmon fever has hit the northwest! Typically, this fishery only opens once every four years on the Fraser River. This iterative 4-year cycle has continued to bring in the largest return of Sockeye so the Fisheries open it up for recreational anglers. For me...

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BC Salmon Openings on the Fraser River

BC Salmon Openings on the Fraser River

This Salmon season of 2018 is already kicking off with a buzz here in NW area with many counts already exceeding expectations, starting in the northern Vancouver Island and throughout British Columbia systems. We've been hearing excellent returns already of Chinook,...

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My name is Jesse, I’ve been obsessed about fishing since I was a toddler trying to catch fish with my minnow net in any type of water. These articles are another fishing outlet for me as I have a passion to promote fishing in an educational, fun and respectful format. Feel free to reach out to me with any fishing questions or business inquires, see contact page.
Jesse

BC Fishing Journal

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