Christmas Wish List

Discussion in 'Saltwater Fishing Forum' started by I Love Haida Gwaii, Dec 21, 2017.

  1. I Love Haida Gwaii

    I Love Haida Gwaii Active Member

    So, I am sure most folks have a Xmas wish list of something for next season. There are many gear junkies out there.

    I will start off with mine. If Santa got me any one of these I would be a happy guy. They are pricy so I wouldn't be to disappointed if its out of Santa's budget. I have realized that Santa cant carry a new boat on his sleigh due to insurance reasons, so I am going to have to do that one on my own.

    Material Things:
    - Rapala Shift Mooching Reel
    - Shimano Game Type J Saltwater Jigging Rod

    Wishes that might need Xmas magic:
    - Keep our salmon safe & well feed
    - 20% TAC on 2018 Halibut
    - 2018 be known as the year of bait fish
    - Catch a Lingcod over 40 lbs (Which I promise to release)
    - Increase in DFO funding
    - SRKW acquire a taste for seal meat

    Thanks to everyone on this forum for all the discussions in 2017. While we don't always agree on everything, we are all passionate. We all share a love of our waters & the fish who inhabit it. I can truly say I have learnt a lot this year & even changed the way I look at things.
     
  2. wayne marwood

    wayne marwood Member

    My list is sounder downrigger rod and reel
     
  3. RogersonCrusoe

    RogersonCrusoe Active Member

    Those are some pretty great Christmas wishes. Mine are:

    Material Things:
    - Literally anything from leftcoastlures and aptackleworks
    - 3 9' mooching rods (Boat's not big enough for longer)
    - Catch and Release rubberized Net

    Wishes:
    - May the calm winds fall on my days off
    - At least once have the trifecta of fish in the hold at the same time (Halibut, Salmon and Ling)
    - SRKW develop taste for seal meat
    - Safe, happy and fat fish populations
    - I lose all my old/unwanted gear, so I can replace with new and shiny
     
  4. profisher

    profisher Well-Known Member

    My wish is that we can organize all BC charter fishing operators to add a $5.00 environmental fee to every trip they provide and then have those funds donated to an agreed apon salmon project in their local area.
     
  5. Dogbreath

    Dogbreath Well-Known Member

    Those two Tekota reels that guy in Chilliwack has for sale on Craigslist.

    Two rods suitable for dragging divers/deep sixes.

    A Kone Zone Daisy Chain in Purple like they have hanging @ PN&T in Steveston.
     
  6. Fishtofino

    Fishtofino Well-Known Member

    http://ospray.com/1-for-the-fish/
     
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  7. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    A ShockWave helm seat----- Wowser !! Guess what just showed up today ?? Its here.
     
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  8. spring fever

    spring fever Well-Known Member

    Another Hi speed scotty rigger preferably at a sale like Cabela's had last year!!
     
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  9. BCRingo

    BCRingo Active Member

    Roger that! ;)
     
  10. N2013

    N2013 Active Member

    Hopefully Santa is good to me this xmas and leaves some cash under the tree so I can sell my 2 trophy reels and get a couple islanders . Time to drink the kool-aid. Other than that, just keep working and saving and watching the new boat fund grow.
     
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  11. kingblazer84

    kingblazer84 Well-Known Member

    Scotty Rubber Snubbers for my downriggers, couple new plugs and I would like a Black on Black with Double Glow Flasher, hopefully santa patrols forums... haha
     
  12. Waterwolf2230

    Waterwolf2230 Active Member

    That's a fine list my friend. That jigging rod is badass! What reel would you run with it. I caught a 65lb hali on a big butterfly jig last summer with that rod and a Trinidad 16NA. Probably the most fun I've ever had fighting a fish...

    My list...

    Material Things:
    - 2 matching Amundson TMX5's in blue
    - a shiny new blue anodized Beckman net

    Wishes:
    - For our government to pull their head out of their a$$ and start dismantling the fish farms...what a sad state of affairs that program is.
    - That the dogfish find a new home away from Campbell River :)
    - For people to just relax and stop sweating the small stuff. I can't tell you how many times I've almost seen guys get in a fist fight while launching their boats.
    - Take my wife on a multi-day adventure with the boat and have her see a whale in the wild for the first time.

    I hope you all have the opportunity to spend quality time with family and enjoy some R and R.

    Cheers,

    WW
     
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  13. Dogbreath

    Dogbreath Well-Known Member

    A&N fishin' boutique has 20% the whole store on Boxing Day!
     
  14. RogersonCrusoe

    RogersonCrusoe Active Member

    Merry Christmas from my house to yours. Wishing you all a safe, happy and fishy holiday season. I hope I wake up tomorrow to find Santa has hung more ornaments on our tree :)
     

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  15. spring fever

    spring fever Well-Known Member

    They don't show any D/riggers-do they carry a S2106B?
     
  16. fishin_magician

    fishin_magician Well-Known Member

    More time on the water....and a chance to try an Islander TR3 without buying one.
     
  17. RODNREEL

    RODNREEL Active Member

    After many sleepless nights and careful concideration.
    Material things
    New electronics

    A wish that WILL need Xmas magic.
    One law, one set of rules for all Canadians.
     
  18. wildmanyeah

    wildmanyeah Active Member

    I wish that the sockeye return to the Fraser next year and that ocean water temperature cools.
     
  19. Stizzla

    Stizzla Member

    I wish for my new baby coming this spring to be healthy and love fishing with daddy. Which brings me to part 2... daddy wants a couple of new technium rods!
     
  20. bullyjack

    bullyjack Active Member

    I would be happy to just get some fish on the deck, everything spat the hook or got lost right at the stern!
     
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