2015 Gulf Islands Reports

Discussion in '2015 Saltwater Fishing Reports' started by tincan, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. SSIREELACTION

    SSIREELACTION Member

    Thats the same slop I had seen on sunday morning coming out of active pass.I was going to run up to polier but to sloppy. I went and fished over by thieves bay got nil. on saturday heavy fog leaving ganges harbour so i went and fished in front of beddis beach picked up two 23 ' winter springs let them booth go but good to see them in the harbour area.
     
  2. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    how deep were you trolling at tent?
     
  3. tincan

    tincan Well-Known Member

    We were in 160-200 feet of water and close to bottom at all times. Didn't mark much bait most of the day so the one keeper we did get we were happy with. I've heard it's been better this week so I may try again this coming weekend, weather permitting as usual.
     
  4. vanislehunter

    vanislehunter Member

    Fished Porlier today. Lots of boats out there but we only saw one net out. We had one hit at 155ft in 172 feet of water. didnt stick for more than a few seconds. Beauty day out there, but not a lot of bait and not a lot of fish either. How'd everyone else make out?
     
  5. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    i fished the inside today near chemainus and i limited out on springs and prawns . ik the pulse closure starts today so thats why i set my traps by yellow point where its open biggest was 16lbs wild chinook then a 12lb hatchary chinook , i would post some pictures but dont know how , with my ipad
     
  6. fshnfnatic

    fshnfnatic Well-Known Member

    Now there's a report.Way to go,I55.Glad to here you've got another boat rigged up and back fishin'.
     
  7. vanislehunter

    vanislehunter Member

    If you guys could go anywhere from nanaimo to pender bluffs tomorrow, where would you find yourself trying for springs? I55, you got any more info you can share? I'll be leaving from Crofton so Chemainus is an easy run for me. Depth of water, depth of lures etc?

    Cheers!
     
  8. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

     
  9. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    image.jpg heres the ones i got in the inside
     
  10. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    heres some more pictures from this weekend
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  11. walleyes

    walleyes Well-Known Member

    Good stuff islander,, like your set up..
     
  12. getbent

    getbent Well-Known Member

    Nice work 55!!
    I remember heading out and getting er done in the same style, although we didnt have pullers back then!

    Good stuff...
     
  13. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    thanks , im heading back out to my zipper hole this weekend,
     
  14. jeffywestcoast

    jeffywestcoast Well-Known Member

    Nice work bud, really have er dialed in :cool:
     
  15. Sculpin

    Sculpin Well-Known Member

    Great report Matt. Thanks for sharing :).
     
  16. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    I headed out yesterday, super foggy couldn't even see my bow , just went off with wat my chart plotter said, jigged some herring near thrasher rock, trolled tux stab pass lost a beauty, in about 200ft trolling 150 going 1.8 knots with green glow flasher and copcar spoon image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg
     
  17. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

    Sorry just getting use to my new phone I ment to say I was trolling ruxstan pass
     
  18. Dackoda

    Dackoda New Member

    Ruxton Pass

    Careful Mat Ruxton Pass is closed to fishing its a rca
     
  19. islander55

    islander55 Well-Known Member

  20. FisherTim

    FisherTim Active Member

    Off of Hope bay on Pender Island is good for Winter Spring (although they may be gone by now), Hoochies and literally dragging bottom worked best for me. Bottom is silt, so as long as you stay clear of crab and shrimp pods, you're good, and not going to get snagged.

    Around these Co-ordinates: 48.783776, -123.244168

    Good Luck.
     

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