Nanaimo Fall/Winter 2014

Discussion in '2014 Saltwater Fishing Reports' started by Sculpin, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. Fisherf

    Fisherf Active Member

    No, lowtide
    It's just amazing what a big fall the salmon population has had. I know it fell a bit, but it fell alot more than people think!

    I guess when you see all the numbers lined up it's kinda suprising.
     
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  2. Fisherf

    Fisherf Active Member

    I'm not to experienced at winter spring fishing. Is there a hot spot right now?
    I wish the fishing was like it use to be in cow bay.
     
  3. Stoisy

    Stoisy Member

    Fished Tent and Bold Bluff yesterday. An hour at Tent pre high tide led to nothing so we scooted down to Bold and got one about 8lbs. Lots of bait in the area out in deeper water, 130 and out.
     
  4. SpringVelocity

    SpringVelocity Well-Known Member

    I must have been next to you then when you were at tent but we only pounded it from 11-2... Prawning was decent again, and that is it for the season until spring.... Yah we stayed at tent while filling traps.... Absolute zero on chinook front... I am surprised anyone could prawn with that big commercial set off tent...That was kind of ridiculous.. was that first nations fishery? Didn't seem like it to me, and was huge boat. He was setting just before big log boom went by....Multiple strings..

    Last day for prawning get out there!
     
  5. Fish Assassin

    Fish Assassin Crew Member

    Maybe a test fishery, worst thing about a test fishery....... They keep their catch
     
  6. Turbo

    Turbo New Member

    From what I read on the fisheries website prawning in areas 17-5 and 17-6 will continue pulse fishing for Jan,Feb and March. I could be wrong but that's the way it reads to me
     
  7. SpringVelocity

    SpringVelocity Well-Known Member

    some other areas are open.... but general high use/popular areas are not...
     

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