What was new! - 1997 to 2010
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Queen Charlotte Safaris to its list of advertisers.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Powell River Outback Adventures to its list of advertisers. For anglers looking to experience wilderness fishing at its best, Powell River Outback Adventures offers all-inclusive heli-fishing, 4x4 excursions, and outback fishing adventures into the Coastal Mountains of BC.
At Powell River Outback Adventures you have the opportunity to experience world-class salmon, trout, dolly varden, and steelhead fishing that only this remote experience provides. Fish amongst glacier capped mountains, pristine waterfalls, or rugged ocean environments. Suitable for novice or skilled anglers alike, this adventure is not one to miss!Visit Powell River Outback Adventures today to book your next wilderness adventure.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Gold River Fishing Lodge to its list of advertisers. A 14 bedroom fishing lodge, Gold River Fishing Lodge provides anglers the opportunity to catch trophy salmon and halibut at its doorstep. Enjoy world-class angling, moments away, in the pristine maritime wilderness environment known as Nootka Sound BC. You’ll find everything you need at the lodge which comes fully equipped for your comfort while off the water. At Gold River Fishing Lodge you can choose to fish from one or their private boats, or have one of their professional guides charter you. When planning your next fishing adventure, be sure to check out Gold River Fishing Lodge . Visit their website today to plan you next great adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Harrison’s Cove Lodge to its list of advertisers. Nestled in the heart of Barkley Sound, Harrison’s Cove Lodge offers anglers incredible opportunity to catch trophy salmon and halibut in this pristine and remote wilderness environment. With decades of experience, Harrison’s Cove Lodge will ensure your comfort, enjoyment and success as you realize your angling dreams in this renown west coast location. You’ll find everything you need right there at the lodge. Whether you’re looking for a family adventure, corporate vacation or pure fishing enjoyment, be sure to check out Harrison’s Cove Lodge first. Visit their website today to plan you next great adventure with Harrison’s Cove Lodge!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Duncanby Lodge & Marina to its list of advertisers. This full service lodge facility is situated at the entrance of some of the most famed waters on the west coast of British Columbia…Rivers Inlet.
Rivers Inlet is home to some of BC’s best trophy salmon fishing, not to mention the majestic beauty of this remote and historic marine environment. With the expansion of Duncanby Lodge & Marina, you can now become witness to some the exceptional outdoor opportunities that exist at its doorstep, whether you fly-in or visit by boat. Feature services available include:
However you plan your trip to this trophy fishing destination, be sure to visit Duncanby Lodge & Marina along the way! Now is the time to book your next great adventure with Duncanby Lodge & Marina. Visit their website today!
Sport Fishing BC.com would like to welcome Baitrix Fishing Products to its list of advertisers.
Producers of soft, artificial herring and anchovy baits, Baitrix Fishing Products are an effective alternative to using live bait. Lifelike, these versatile baits are suitable for saltwater and freshwater use and come with a proven track record. Designed and tested in Port Alberni, Baitrix soft baits were created with salmon fishing on the West Coast in mind, with rigorous commercial and recreational testing used in the development process. The end result is a quality product that produces results while saving you time and money.
Visit their website, read their testimonials, and order yours today.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Pacific Buccaneer Charters to its list of advertisers. Pacific Buccaneer Charters is a family run operation with decades of coastal fishing experience. Located in Prince Rupert, Pacific Buccaneer Charters is home to world-class fishing in some of BC’s most productive coastal waters. Fish aboard the luxury of a 39’ Sea Ray as Captain David Emes whisks you and your guests to the best fishing grounds. Trophy salmon and halibut fishing await you! When you’re not reeling in the big ones, take advantage of the numerous historical and eco-tours available. Visit their website today and start your next great adventure with Pacific Buccaneer Charters!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Fraser River Lodge to its list of advertisers. Fraser River Lodgeis a brand new lodge tucked away on a quiet parcel of land outside the rural farming community of Agassiz, BC and is surrounded by nature and the relaxing sounds of the mighty Fraser River. It is the only lodge on the entire Fraser and provides all-inclusive service for both veteran and novice anglers alike. Fish one of BC’s most productive rivers for salmon, steelhead, and sturgeon as experienced guides ensure your success. After a productive day’s fishing, you can relax and enjoy the many amenities the new lodge has to offer. Visit their website today to plan you next great adventure with Fraser River Lodge!
Sport Fishing BC.com would like to welcome Cartwright Sound Fishing Charters to its list of advertisers.
Located in the famed waters of the Queen Charlotte Islands, Cartwright Sound Fishing Charters puts you atop of some of the best saltwater fishing British Columbia has to offer! Amidst a backdrop of breathtaking views and rugged scenery offered by the west coast of the Queen Charlotte Islands, you’ll experience world class fishing at it’s finest as you pursue trophy salmon, halibut and other gamefish.
Cartwright Sound Fishing Charters’ experienced, knowledgeable guides and exceptional equipment will ensure your comfort and success as you experience this once in a lifetime adventure. Since 1991, Cartwright Sound Fishing Charters has been providing its guests with exceptional service and commitment.
Book your next great fishing adventure to the west coast of the Queen Charlotte Islands with Cartwright Sound Fishing Charters! Visit their website today.
Sport Fishing BC.com would like to welcome The Lodge Tahsis Harbour to its list of advertisers.
This luxurious lodge is located at Tahsis, the gateway to remote Nootka Sound, renown for world class saltwater fishing for trophy chinook and coho salmon, halibut, lingcod, red snapper, steelhead and trout. The Lodge Tahsis Harbour is committed to providing guests with quality saltwater and freshwater sport fishing charters and packages along with luxurious waterfront accommodations. They cater to individual anglers, the whole family or corporate groups
Imagine your fishing vacation set against a backdrop of spectacular scenery with breathtaking mountains, majestic old growth forests, crystal clear mountain streams and Pacific sunsets... Now you have an idea of the fishing experiences offered at The Lodge Tahsis Harbour. Visit their website today to plan your next fishing adventure!
Sport Fishing BC.com would like to welcome Oona River Retreat to its list of advertisers.
Located 40km southwest of Prince Rupert on Porcher Island, Oona River Retreat boast some incredible fishing opportunities for the whole family or your favorite fishing friends! Enjoy abundant fishing for trophy chinook, coho and other salmon, as well as halibut and other bottomfish. World-class fishing is at your doorstep in this pristine wilderness environment. Relax and kick-back as you enjoy the many amenities the resort has to offer. Visit their website today to book your next adventure!
Sport Fishing BC.com would like to welcome Cowichan River Wilderness Lodge to its list of advertisers. Cowichan River Wilderness Lodge is a great destination for someone looking to get in touch with nature. Enjoy some of the 16 acres of marked trails along the Cowichan river, book a custom fishing adventure with professional, licensed guides at the lodge, or relax and get away from it all in luxurious surroundings with a view overlooking the world class Cowichan river! Also the perfect environment for mountain biking, nature watching, hiking, photography, and a variety of other outdoor activities. Whether you're looking for some fun and adventure, or tranquil rest and relaxation, book the Cowichan River Wilderness Lodge for your next vacation. Visit their website today to book your next adventure!
Sport Fishing BC.com would like to welcome Giver on the River to its list of advertisers. Based in Mission, in the heart of the Fraser Valley, Giver on the River guide services is your gateway to fishing the renowned Fraser River. Choose from a variety of angling pursuits as experienced guides whisk you away to the hotspots in the comfort of custom-built jet boats. Whether you fish for legendary sturgeon, or one of the 5 species of majestic salmon, Giver on the River will be sure to provide the firsthand knowledge to make your trip a success! Visit their website today to book your next adventure!
Fish the renowned Bamfield area noted as one of the finest and most productive marine environments in the world. It is the perfect spot for anglers wanting to access exceptional fishing on Vancouver Island, and it’s also a quiet place for those who are just trying to get away from it all.
Whether you’re catching trophy chinook salmon, seeing marine life up close, or just exploring the edge of the world, you will quickly realize just how awesome it is at Mills Landing. Visit their website today to plan you next sport fishing adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Northcoast Tugboat Adventures to its list of advertisers. Located in Prince Rupert, as a guest with Northcoast Tugboat Adventures you’ll stay aboard their comfortably renovated vintage tugboat in one of the premier, world-class locations for extreme sport fishing.
As you fish within British Columbia's pristine inside passage just south of Ketchikan, Alaska, you'll find trophy salmon and colossal halibut, and some of the most beautiful and untouched scenery in the world. If cruising is of interest, be sure to ask about their ‘ Inside Passage’ cruise.Visit their website today to start your adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Royal Discovery Cruise Lines to its list of advertisers. Vacationing with Royal Discovery Cruise Lines offers abundant wildlife, unparalleled scenery, rich native cultural experiences, historical sites, fine dining, delightful accommodations and more all wrapped up in a luxury yacht cruise. All this and more but at a price much less than you would expect.
Royal Discovery Cruise Lines offers more than just fine dining, spectacular vistas and great service! They put adventure into your dreams and make your dreams a reality. Cruise with Royal Discovery and experience the raw untamed wilderness of the inside passage and the option of fully-guided fishing, while enjoying the immense wildlife in its natural habitat. Customize your own fishing adventure or choose from a variety of available packages.
Visit their website today to start your adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Ocean Outdoor Gear to its list of advertisers. Shop on-line and enjoy the many products Ocean Outdoor Gear has to offer. Ocean Outdoor Gear provides top quality camping, fishing and marine gear and accessories as well as some specialty items.
Whether you are looking for boats or boating gear, rods and reels, lures, or campstoves, tents and sleeping bags, be sure to check out Ocean Outdoor Gear first!As a special incentive you can join Ocean Outdoor Gear now as a lifetime member for a low, one-time fee and receive 15% discount on all orders! Start getting geared up now, visit their website today to purchase all your outdoor needs.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Klahanie Fishing Adventures to its list of advertisers. Klahanie Fishing Adventures offers guided fishing tours in the spectacular Fraser Valley, in the heart of beautiful British Columbia, Canada.
While fishing with Klahanie Fishing Adventures, guests have the opportunity to catch world renowned salmon, steelhead, trout and sturgeon as they enjoy an abundance of wildlife and breathtaking mountain views. A number of rivers are at your disposal including the mighty Fraser, the Chehalis, Chilliwack and Vedder.
With close attention to your satisfaction, Klahanie Fishing Adventures will ensure your pleasure and success whether you are an ardent angler or novice to west coast sportfishing. Visit their website today to plan your next adventure.
Sport Fishing BC.com would like to welcome Silver King Lodge to its list of advertisers. Located in the Salmon Capital of the World, Campbell River, Silver King Lodge offers fully guided charters and private accommodations for up to 30 people. Their facility and packages are perfect for family reunions, corporate retreats and small events.
Fish for salmon and other species of game fish in the famed waters of Campbell River, or for that real West Coast experience let one of their guides take you to the bountiful waters off Nootka Sound. Fish with expert guides in comfortable cruisers powered by safe, dependable, quiet, 4 stroke motors.
For the freshwater fisherman, Silver King Lodge also offers getaways to the Campbell and Gold rivers, as well as some mainland rivers for trout and stealhead adventures.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Jay's Clayoquot Ventures Guide Service to its list of advertisers. Located in Tofino, B.C., on Vancouver Island's rugged and beautiful West Coast, Jay's Clayoquot Ventures Guide Service is equipped to fulfill an anglers dream vacation.
Catering to the discerning angler through Fresh and Saltwater excursions with top producing local guides, as well as their full service Fly & Tackle Shop, Jay's Clayoquot Ventures can outfit all.
The coastal community of Tofino offers a quiet village atmosphere with whale watching, kayaking, eco-tours, trail walking, surfing, unparalleled fishing opportunities, and an array of accommodations.
Come discover why the Clayoquot Sound has earned the title of Vancouver Island's pristine aquatic playground. To plan your next adventure, visit their website today.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome “The Vedder River Inn” to its list of advertisers. Located within walking distance of the one of BC’s best producing rivers for salmon and steelhead, The Vedder River Inn puts you at the heart of the action. Known for its close proximity to Vancouver, the Vedder River bolsters one of the best catch rates of all British Columbia rivers. Visit their website today to start your next adventure.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome The Lodge at Weirs Beach to its list of advertisers. Located minutes from Victoria, The Lodge at Weirs Beach has access to world class fishing at its doorstep. Situated at one of the most desirable waterfront locations on all of Vancouver Island's southern coast, guests are sure to appreciate the natural beauty that this lodge affords. Relax and unwind in the oceanfront hot tub after a long day’s fishing, or take in a stroll along its majestic white sand beaches. The surroundings, coupled with spectacular fishing and a multitude of amenities, make this one destination worthy of your attention. Be sure to visit their website to plan your next adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Sooke Salmon Lodge to its list of advertisers. At Sooke Salmon Lodge there is so much to offer….world class fishing, exceptional equipment, guided fishing, luxurious accommodations and much, much more. If a West Coast experience is what you seek, be sure to consider Sooke Salmon Lodge as your destination. Visit their website today to plan your next adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Super Vise to its list of advertisers. Manufactured locally in Sooke BC, Super Vise was developed by G & S Arndt Enterprises. These individually hand crafted vises feature stainless steel heads and quality components, ensuring superior craftsmanship. If you tie your own flies or have considered getting into the art of fly-tying, be sure to visit their website today to purchase your own Super Vise!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Salmon King Fishing Lodge to its list of advertisers. Enjoy the ultimate fishing adventure with Salmon King Fishing Lodge at Rivers Inlet, British Columbia. Rivers Inlet, approximately 600 air kilometers north of Vancouver, is one of the most spectacular areas in the world and home to beautiful, untouched wilderness that hosts huge salmon runs, eagles, killer whales, gray whales and much more.
Salmon King Fishing
Lodge provides luxury accommodation in a refurbished heritage
lodge, fine dining and friendly service during the peak salmon
Visit their website today to plan your next adventure.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Kens Fishing Adventures to its list of advertisers. Experience world-class salmon, steelhead and sturgeon fishing that is synonymous with the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia. Your host Ken Sheers will guide you on a variety of famed waters in pursuit of your trophy catch. With years of guiding experience and a great sense of humour, Kens love of introducing people to fishing in British Columbia, make him a natural to be your fishing guide for any type of fishing adventure be it a family vacation, corporate incentive package, or just a couple of buddies wanting to hunt down some real big trophy Chinook Salmon, Sturgeon or Steelhead. Visit Kens Fishing Adventures to plan your next trophy fishing vacation.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Reel Obsession Charters to its list of advertisers. Enjoy professionally guided trips with Reel Obsession Charters in the renowned Nootka Sound region off the west coast of Vancouver Island. World-class salmon fishing awaits you, and your experienced guide will ensure your success as you take in the breath-taking beauty of this rugged and remote coastal region. This awesome fishery also produces exceptional catches for halibut, rockfish, and ling cod. Click here to plan your adventure with Reel Obsession Charters today.
Record Setting Event: $81,000 Raised for Conservation and Spinal Cord Injury
Vancouver, BC · The 3rd Annual Rick Hansen Sturgeon Classic on October 17th was an event of records, selling out with 68 participants on 17 exclusive teams fishing the Harrison River. Funds raised will support sturgeon conservation, spinal cord injury (SCI) quality of life initiatives and research leading to a cure. For more information, click here
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Siwash Lake Ranch to its list of advertisers. Nestled high on the Bonaparte plateau in the heart of the Cariboo region, Siwash Lake Ranch offers wilderness freshwater fishing at its best! Embrace the mystique of back country fly-fishing, or saddle a horse for the day and indulge in your dream of riding the range on your own or with a guide. Enjoy freedom, adventure, and the finest of comforts at this secluded hideaway. Their 160-acre working ranch is a luxurious, world-class destination, with a grand log ranch house that is surrounded by 80,000 acres of pristine British Columbia wilderness. An abundance of wildlife thrives among its natural grasslands, forests, lakes, and rivers. Siwash Lake Ranch offers you a private, customized western adventure, featuring lots of friendly personal service and attention to detail - the perfect place for a family vacation or adult oriented getaway. Visit their website today to plan your luxury fishing vacation!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Tyee Resort to its list of advertisers. Located just minutes from the quaint fishing village of Bamfield, famous for its boardwalk, art galleries, beaches, and wilderness. Tyee Resort offers an unparalleled wilderness location, with access to some of the best fishing and adventure opportunities in Canada. Professional fishing, kayaking, and hiking guides are on staff all season. Fabulous seafood dining. Tyee Resort has 25 years of professional fishing charter experience, with its own fleet of Coast Guard-approved vessels. Visit their website today to plan your next adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Fraserview
Angler’s Retreat to its list of advertisers. Fraserview
Anglers Retreat is a 2 bedroom Anglers Inn that is located
on Hatzic Bench over looking the Fraser River just 2 miles
east of Mission on Hwy 7 or 50 miles east of Vancouver. This
comfortable private accommodation has 2 bedrooms, 2 common
rooms with billiards table, foosball table, dart board, summer
kitchen area, wine cellar, private lower deck and a hot tub
on the upper deck with a great view of the Fraser River and
Cascade Mountain range. Fraserview
Anglers Retreat overlooks one of the most productive sturgeon
fishing grounds on the entire Fraser River. Your hosts Vic
and Teresa Carrao also own STS Guiding Service which is one
of the premier guiding services in the region. Click
here to learn more…
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Quatsino Lodge to its list of advertisers. Specializing in both freshwater and saltwater fishing vacations on Vancouver Island, Quatsino Lodge is sure to have a trip lined up for every enthusiast. Choose between salmon, halibut, steelhead, trout and a host of other species. At Quatsino Lodge each guest is the primary focus of the staff. Their equipment is always top-of-the-line: rods, reels, downriggers, tackle, etc are all the best on the market. Seasoned guides round out your vacation. Visit their website today and plan your next sport fishing adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Minette Bay Lodge to its list of advertisers. Minette Bay Lodge is home to soaring snow-capped peaks, deep glaciated valleys, rushing mountain rivers, and incredible wilderness adventures, to name just a few of the attractions!
Minette Bay Lodge, revered as the most traditional and comfortable lodge in remote Northern BC, is nestled beneath towering coastal mountains and secluded in forested wilderness on the shores of the pristine Douglas Channel, not far from Kitimat.
For the sportfishing enthusiast, a wealth of world-class fishing opportunities exists. Choose from guided helicopter fishing adventures into remote trophy fishing destinations, or from world-class chartered saltwater fishing in the famed Douglas Channel.
Start your next adventure with Minette Bay Lodge! Click here to visit their website.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Long Beach Charters to its list of advertisers. Operating from the remote coastal town of Ucluelet on Vancouver Island, Long Beach Charters offers ultimate fishing packages in the famed waters of Barkley Sound. Expert guides, with knowledge gleaned from years in the commercial fishing industry, will take you on "the best fishing trip of your life." Fish comfortably from well-equipped 24 foot cabin cruisers, as you enjoy a magnificent West Coast experience! Long Beach Charters has everything you'll need to make you fishing vacation a reality. Visit their website today to plan your next adventure.
Airing its second season on Global TV is the show "Full Contact Fishing". Hosted by Todd Million, a 10 time Canadian Tournament Champ, the TV show features many hockey greats such as Chris Pronger, Owen Nolan, Wendel Clark, Mike Ricci, as well as many, many others.
The concept of Full Contact Fishing is bring action fishing adventure into your living room as Todd Million hooks up with some NHL hockey greats in this half hour segment. Great for both hockey fans and anglers alike!
For more information and air times, visit www.fullcontactfishing.com
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Pitt River Fishing Lodge to its list of advertisers. Located in the remote town of Alvin on the lower mainland, Pitt River Fishing Lodge offers some of the closest wilderness fishing to Vancouver, British Columbia. Access is by air or boat only, owing to the opportunities for great fishing and to Alvin's local population of only six people. Fish for abundant sockeye, coho, steelhead, sturgeon and trout. Offering some of the finest British Columbia fishing adventures available, Pitt River Fishing Lodge is a beautifully appointed lodge ready to greet anglers and adventure-seeking enthusiasts alike. To plan your next adventure with Pitt River Fishing Lodge, click here.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Ole's West Coast Adventures to its list of advertisers. Located in the bountiful waters of Hakai Pass, BC, Ole's West Coast Adventures offers remote wilderness fishing in some of the most pristine and historically productive fishing grounds BC has to offer. This spectacular wilderness lodge features spacious rooms, exquisite dining, and of course, great fishing. Visit their web site today and plan your next wilderness fishing adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Valley Fishing Guides Ltd. to its list of advertisers. Operating from Whistler BC, Valley Fishing Guides Ltd. has much to offer! Notably, they provide the best overall experience fly fishing has to offer, with highly experienced guides and quality fly fishing equipment, including Sage rods and reels. A premium guide service, Valley Fishing Guides Ltd. is licensed to guide for fish in over 35 lakes and rivers in BC including lakes and rivers in Regions 2 - Lower Mainland, Region 3 - Thompson-Nicola, and Region 5 - Cariboo. A unique feature offered is their attention to education. From tactics and presentation to entomology and limnology, you will learn how to fish, what to use, and where to use it. Visit their website today and plan your next adventure with Valley Fishing Guides Ltd.!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Thuya Lakes Lodge to its list of advertisers. Thuya Lakes Lodge's remote wilderness setting is ideal for families and anglers alike who are looking to get away from it all. Located 65 miles NW of Kamloops, Thuya Lakes Lodge is situated in the heart of some of the most renowned waters in British Columbia. Choose from over 30 lakes, joined by streams with naturally producing wild Kamloops trout. Perfect for fly-fishing and float tubes. When you're not out catching trophy trout, you can relax at the fireplace, enjoy a hearty meal, or simply kick back and enjoy the surroundings! Visit their website today and plan your next sport fishing adventure!
Fly rods with so many choices, so many brands, how does one decide which to buy? Check out Bill Luscombe's recent installment which provides an overview of some of the more popular brands and makes. Making a choice on a new fly rod to buy, can be a difficult one at best. To complicate matters, pricing can be inhibitive and not an accurate reflection of overall quality. In this article Bill provides some helpful guidelines in finding a rod that is just right for you.
Ernie Fedoruk, in his most recent column , describes recent changes to outdoor journalism over the past few decades and how organizations like the Outdoor Writers of Canada and the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association, as well as individual writers help to foster and encourage growth in the valuable area of journalism. To read on, click here
Looking for a great saltwater fishing vacation? If so, be sure to check out our recent article by David Wei describing the action and adventure found while vacationing on the M.V. Marabell. Oak Bay Marine Group's M.V. Marabell is a grand old luxury vessel which is touted to 'Follow the Fish', anchoring in some of the most pristine and productive angling waters to be found in British Columbia. Aside from fantastic fishing offered, witness the pampering and attention to careful detail which rounds out a perfect fishing vacation. Click here to read on
"There are lots of huge trout here, and they often bite with abandon." This is just one of the quotes author Dave Vedder uses in his most recent article to describe some of the incredible trout fishing found at Stoney Lake and other lakes accessible through Douglas Lake Ranch. Another quote, a visitor from Boston took a twenty-seven inch trout on his first cast, reinforces the message. There is no question, as this article will attest, that ranch fishing certainly has its merit, especially when one is considering Douglas Lake Ranch as their destination. Click here to read this article, which will certainly have you making plans to visit this dramatic BC freshwater fishing destination.
Marc Laynes and Alexis Heaton of Cascade Fishing Charters have been involved with the Fraser river sturgeon study since 1995. Marc is a graduate of BCIT in both Fish and Wildlife Management and Forest Resources, while Alexis is a graduate of Selkirk College in similar studies. Marc has extensive knowledge of the Fraser and its inhabitants and Alexis provides 8 years of fisheries work in the Kootenays. Working in conjunction with the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Cascade Fishing Charters provides expertise in capturing and tagging sturgeon. In an article entitled "Which Came First; The Sturgeon or the Egg?", Mark Laynes provides insight into this fascinating research through his own accounts. To read this article, click here ).
Langara Island has been long recognized as one of the premier salmon fishing locations in British Columbia. In his new article (Langara Island), David Vedder explains firsthand the magnificence of this remote angling area and what makes it so special. Informative and entertaining, this article (Langara Island) provides a close look at the repertoire the area has amassed through the eyes of a season angler. Learn some of the things to consider, tips from the pros, run timings, what to bring and more click here to read this article.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Rodgers Fishing Lodge to its list of advertisers. Rodgers Fishing Lodge is the place to go for a memorable B.C. West Coast fishing experience. With a backdrop of tall mountain peaks, sparkling ocean waters, pristine beaches, abundant marine wildlife, and, of course, great fishing, this area is what British Columbia is all about!
At Rodgers Fishing Lodge they have created an intimate, relaxed atmosphere, and their goal is to do everything possible to ensure that their guests experience an enjoyable and memorable outdoors adventure. Whether or not you have your own boat and equipment, Rodgers can provide you with whatever you need to have that relaxing fishing holiday.
Visit their website today and plan your next vacation at Rodgers Fishing Lodge.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Wet
Affair Charters to it's list of advertisers. Leave behind
the phones, faxes, and frustrations. Experience Vancouver's
splendor from the water…fishing and sightseeing with
Wet Affair Charters.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome "Bluewater Rockies Sportfish Guiding Co." to our list of advertisers. Targeting salmon, steelhead, trout and char, Bluewater Rockies Sportfish Guiding Co. offers a wide variety of angling opportunities and have customized their packages to suit your angling pleasure. Operating out of the Fraser valley and Whistler area, they offer a multitude of unique, world-class angling opportunities for fisherman from all walks of life. Visit their website today and plan your next great adventure with Bluewater Rockies Sportfish Co.
Bob Preston of the UK, provides us with a great article describing the many virtues of fishing steelhead on the famed Copper River. Entitled "Steel from Copper", this informative and entertaining article gives anglers a full description of the exceptional experience offered on the Copper, and provides readers with an in depth look at what you need to consider before planning your trip on the Copper, or northern BC steelhead rivers in general.
In describing his piece on fly fishing the Copper, Bob Preston exclaims: "It just goes to show that that even us stray wandering Brits can catch in BC occasionally". To visit this fun and informative article, Click Here.
In his recent article, Dave Vedder describes the benefits and methods of fishing jigs for steelhead, in what he describes is the Ultimate Lure for stealhead fishing:
" Western anglers have recently discovered a hot new lure for steelhead . The age-old lead head jig that has proven deadly for walleye, crappie, perch and bass has been reinvented, redesigned and tricked out to become the hottest steelhead lure to hit the west coast in years. The reason for this boon in popularity is simple . . . jigs are deadly steelheading lures. Those who have switched to jigs swear that they are the ultimate steelhead lure."
If you're an avid steelhead angler, than this is a must read. Click here to visit Dave Vedder's article entitled "The Jig is Up".
Sport Fishing BC is delighted to introduce you to a unique fishing experience on Vancouver Island...West Coast Charters . Operating from Campbell River, they offer guided adventures that target salmon, bottom fish, and halibut in the Campbell River area and Tahsis/Nootka Sound areas. Fish from their 26 ft. covered and heated cabin cruisers, equipped with marine toilets for your comfort.
Their freshwater fishing targets steelhead and trout on some of the most productive rivers on Vancouver Island. Wade, fish from a drift boat or directly from shore... the choice is yours.
Enjoy the great fishing and marine activities available in this panoramic and diverse environment.
Visit their website today and plan your next adventure with West Coast Charters.
In a recently submitted article, David Wei and Suzanne Clouthier describe the magical fishing moments that occurred while fishing with Ken Nastrom of Kingjigger Charters, using "Riptide Striker Lures". Entitled "Vertical or Horizontal", this article gives readers insight into effective jigging methods effective for salmon, halibut and other bottomfish. Great fun was had by all in this informative and entertaining recollection of exploits of fishing in the Campbell River area with Ken Nastrom. To read this article, click here.
In his recent editorial, Ernie Fedoruk speaks about the benefits of angling during the so-called 'odd years'. Looking at the year 2001 for inspiration, Ernie describes the often pandemonium fishing opportunities available during the pink salmon runs, that are to be found in the south coastal waters off Vancouver Island . Entitled "Start Thinking About 2003", this look at fishing 'odd years' is a fun way to approach fishing for the whole family, and neighbors too. Click here to visit this article.
"New" from Sport Fishing is our fully moderated Discussion Group forum, full of exciting new features, which allows you to post your fishing questions and answers, so that replies can viewed at a later date. Involve your friends and fishing partners in Sport Fishing BC's Discussion Group. We welcome you to become part of the Sport Fishing BC web community. Click here to go directly to the forum.
Spey flies can be labeled as some of the most beautiful and
rewarding fly patterns for both salmon and steelhead. While
the conventions for tying these flies are somewhat many, their
sleek design is often characterized by long-flowing, soft
hackle that provides effective movement through the water.
Columnist Ernie Fedoruk makes a confession and offers a number of apologies, including one for the American misconception that once north of the 49th parallel, all things are frozen. That is NOT the case with his back yard -- a.k.a. Vancouver Island or "Canada's Mediteranean," where we fish 364 days and golf for 383 days. The 11 non-duffing days are to let fairway grass regain its strength and color. To visit this article, click here.
Proving that there's more to tourism in Victoria than tea and gardens, Brian Johnson's article on a fishing excursion with Steve Hepburn's Riptide Fishing Charters reveals what locals have known all along...fishing is great around southern Vancouver Island! To visit this article, click here.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome "Rivers Edge Lodge and Zymoetz Guiding Services" to its list of advertisers. Operating 15km East of the City of Terrace alongside the world famous Skeena River in Northwestern British Columbia, at Rivers Edge Lodge and Zymoetz Guiding Services you will have the benefit of 25 years experience in providing exceptional fishing vacations.
Fish for trophy salmon, steelhead and trout in some of the most famed rivers in BC. Family run and operated, your hosts have a tradition of providing exceptional fishing opportunities, a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere, good home cooking, camaraderie and knowledgeable to its guests. Cabins with washrooms, home cooking and warm hospitality await you in a timbered, 20-acred rustic and relaxing setting, nestled alongside the Skeena River. Visit their website today to plan your great adventure.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome "Joe's
Salmon Lodge" to its list of advertisers. Joe's
Salmon Lodge begins their 17th season of operation with
pride and confidence having built a reputation for providing
great fishing trips, lots of fun and the great value for your
fishing dollar on the B.C. coast.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Sonora Resort to its list of advertisers. For anglers looking for a special vacation, this premier destination resort is by far one of the finest offerings in British Columbia.
Sonora Resort has built it's reputation as a wilderness retreat that offers luxurious accommodations and first class service in a casual and fun atmosphere. The resort can accommodate group sizes from 2 to 44 guests, with overflow capabilities for groups up to 80 in size. Located in Bute Inlet, the calm protected waters adjacent to Sonora Resort are world renown for Chinook (Kings), Coho (Silvers), Sockeye, Chum and Pink Salmon. The resort offers plenty of activities, after a day of fishing, where you will discover whirlpools, saunas, entertainment centres, a lap pool, a fitness centre, and a game room with billiards, darts, snooker and shuffleboard. Fully guided fishing rounds out a perfect wilderness retreat.
Visit their web site today to plan your escape to Sonora Resort
Their main lodge on Trembleur Lake is approx 300km or 190 miles North West of Prince George. There are no roads to it, and Trembleur Fishing Adventures will bring you there by boat, float plane, or helicopter. They also have two remote cabins on small fly-in lakes, and each are teeming with trout. The salmon and steelhead fishing takes place East of Prince Rupert in the Terrace area. They have licences for 15 different rivers and creeks. Some of them accessible by vehicle, and some of them they fly in with a helicopter. Visit their web site today to plan your Canadian wilderness adventure.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Sportsman Fishing Adventures Ltd. to its list of advertisers. Based out of Gold River, Sportsman Fishing Adventures Ltd. is a charter operation catering to outdoor adventures and eco-tourism. Sportsman Fishing Adventures offer guests the opportunity to choose the adventure they wish to partake in. Primary adventures to choose from are: Saltwater Fishing, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Steelhead Fishing, Trout Fishing, Halibut and Bottomfish Fishing, Wilderness Hiking and Backpacking Excursions, Photo Tours, Whale Watching Charters, West Coast of Nootka Island Trail Hike, Storm Watching Packages and Kayaking. Sportsman Fishing Adventures takes pride in offering guests the relaxation and enjoyment they seek from the everyday stresses of life! Visit their web site today to plan your adventure with Sportsman Fishing Adventures .
The world-famous Sooke Harbour House has announced it will host a major salmon and fishing golf tournament in June, 2001! The "Sooke Harbour Sea Spray & Fairways Tournament" will be held on June 8, 9 and 10th during Sooke's traditional peak chinook (king) salmon fishing season. The tournament's winners will take home a $100,000.00 jackpot. This is the largest cash jackpot offered for any competition involving salmon fishing. The tournament is a very limited entry and exclusive event. Only 28 mixed couple teams will be allowed to compete for the 1st place bragging rights.
This tournament promises to be the fishing/golfing event of the year. An unforgettable 4 days of the world's finest gourmet food, with absolutely stunning accommodations, 2 days of exciting professionally guided trophy chinook salmon fishing, 18 holes of golf at one of Canada's premier golf courses, the possibility of winning $100,000.00 and more. Secure your team's spot in the tournament early as the first to register get the pick of the best rooms at the Sooke Harbour House Hotel. This event will sell out, so don't hesitate. Click here for further details.
As the final in a series of articles covering major trout food sources, the article entitled "Attractors" by author Bill Luscombe provides an in-depth look at properly tying and fishing these tried-and-tested fly patterns. A great resource for all flyfishermen, novice or experienced, this article covers everything from tying effective patterns, to presentation and techniques. To view this article, click here.
Congratulations to Pete Steinmetz of Edmond, Oklahoma, for being the latest winner of the Peetz Screamin' Reel alarm clock. Pete wins the clock for being drawn at random from all of our guest book visitors, and Pete, we at Sport Fishing BC.com hope this clock will help you get that lake cabin to keep it in. Tight lines, and Congratulations again! Your Peetz Screamin' Reel alarm clock is on its way to Oklahoma. To enter our next draw, click here.
Continuing the series of articles covering major trout food sources, the article entitled "The Other Foodstuffs" by author Bill Luscombe provides an in-depth look at properly imitating these various aquatic insects. A great resource for all flyfishermen, novice or experienced, this article covers everything from tying effective patterns, to presentation and techniques. To view this article, click here.
Continuing the series of articles covering major trout food sources, the article entitled "The Stoneflies" by author Bill Luscombe provides an in-depth look at properly imitating these aquatic insects. A great resource for all flyfishermen, novice or experienced, this article covers everything from tying effective stonefly patterns, to presentation and techniques. To view this article, click here.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome King Pacific Lodge to its list of advertisers. King Pacific Lodge is surrounded by the righest salmon fishing grounds in the world. But there's more.... they can bring you to secluded lakes to cast for trout. Introduce you to the adrenaline rush of salt-water fly fishing. Take you way up river in a jet boat to remote streams. Even helicopter you in to a rushing river. And, immersed in a world of Nature at her most spectacular, you'll discover that fishing is only a part of the total experience. Visit their web site today and plan your next adventure.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Dolphins Resorts to its list of advertisers. Choose from two world-class resorts, Dolphins North Resort and Dolphins Resort in Campbell River. With so much to discover, these resorts truly have "something for everyone". Visitors to Dolphins Resorts though, will find that there is a catch:
"Fabulous, world-famous fishing, golfing, cozy ocean side cabins, legendary meals, breathtaking scenery, abundant coastal marine life, tours and activities, pristine wilderness, absolute relaxation, heart pounding adventure, family fun, corporate and personal retreats".
Whether you are looking for an exciting outdoor adventure, world-class fishing experience, corporate retreat or intimate getaway the Dolphins Resorts have it all! Visit their web site today and plan your adventure at Dolphins.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Bulkley River Lodge to its list of advertisers. The Bulkley River Lodge is located on a remote section of one of the worlds finest Steelhead fly fishing systems, the Bulkley River. The river is blessed with over ninety miles of classic fly water holding scrappy Steelhead ranging from 6 to 30 pounds which commonly attack flies on the surface. Visitors to the lodge stay in the absolute comfort of the custom built log resort, including a main lodge with a host of amenities.
Bulkley River Lodge guides are among most knowledgeable, experienced and friendliest in the province of British Columbia. These guide will constantly put you over Steelhead and also instruct you into advanced Steelhead fly fishing techniques. To plan your world-class steelhead adventure, visit their web site today.
Sportfishing BC's regular columnist, Ernie Fedoruk scored strongly in this year's Northwest Outdoor Writers Association's Communication Awards. Winners were announced early May during NOWA's annual convention at Oregon's Flying M Ranch south of Portland. Fedoruk's 1999 story in Sportfishing BC, The Whale Story, earned him second place in NOWA's Electronic Publishing category. He also won a first in the newspaper column category, another first in newspaper's Any Other Subject category and a second in the humor competition. All his newspaper successes were published in The Fishing News.
Author David Wei also placed high in the NOWA's Electronic Publishing category with a third prize awarded for his article on Sport Fishing BC entitled "Tyees at Hakai"
Tomic Lures has been a staple for anglers in British Columbia and internationally for many years. In his recent article, David Y. Wei explores the process behind the making of these fine lures and how Tomic Lures came to be. Time-tested, these lures have been fooling fish for decades, as David explains. Great for both saltwater and freshwater fishing, Tomic lures are welcome addition to any angler's tackle box. To visit this article, click here.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome A.Rippingale's Famous Grouse Charters to our list of advertisers. Since 1980, A.Rippingale's Famous Grouse Charters has been providing world-class fishing charters with fully-insured guides, each with a minimum of 15 years experience on local waters. Operating from Campbell River, Knight Inlet and Nootka Sound, A.Rippingale's Famous Grouse Charters offers exceptional value and comfort as you fish from fully-equipped 24' cruisers. For world-class fishing opportunities be sure to visit their web site today
Fishing with jigs in rivers for both steelhead and salmon has become an increasingly used technique for a lot of resident anglers here in BC. In his inaugural article, Justin Gyger of Westcoast Fishing Adventures, explains why this technique is becoming so popular, and some of the steps you'll need to take to start catching fish using jigs. Helpful and informative, this article is great for anglers wishing to try something a little different this season. To visit this article click here.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Rivers Lodge to its list of advertisers. Located in the bountiful waters of Rivers Inlet, BC, Rivers Lodge offers remote wilderness fishing in some of the most pristine and historically productive fishing grounds BC has to offer. This spectacular wilderness lodge features spacious rooms, exquisite dining, and of course, great fishing. Visit their web site today and plan your next wilderness fishing adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome "Quality Flies Tied By G.G.B." to our list of advertisers. Specializing in Spey flies, Quality Flies Tied By G.G.B., offers some of the finest steelhead flies in some of the most proven of patterns. To order your quality steelhead flies, visit their website today.
Sport Fishing BC would like to congratulate the Szilagyi Family, the winner of our recent draw for a Peetz Screamin Reel Alarm Clock.
Winter spring fishing is in full swing in the lower Vancouver Island region. Those brave enough to combat the cooler temperatures have been rewarded handsomely. For more information, visit our Saltwater Fishing Reports.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Ospray Charters to its list of advertisers. Operating out of Tofino/Clayoquot Sound area, Ospray Charters offers some of the finest fresh and saltwater recreational fishing opportunities available in the waters surrounding southern Vancouver Island. Enjoy the trip of a lifetime as guides with over 25 years experience targeting salmon, halibut and rockfish show you the way. Experience steelhead fishing on a number of coastal streams and rivers. Visit their web site today and plan your next fantastic fishing adventure.
In his most recent article, Arne Pedersen presents the lighter side of competitive fishing amongst friends. Owing to an eventful excursion with his good friend Gord, this article shows that even the most knowledgeable and experienced anglers have days where just getting the equipment to work properly can be even a greater challenge than the act of catching the fish itself. A fun read, this article also provides useful tips for catching smallmouth bass in the winter months. To view this article, click here.
In a recent editiorial, Ernie Fedoruk explains the inherent problems found in the approach of a good many protectionist organizations, and how government is quick to adopt these doctrines into policy as a means to compensate for their own malpractices in preserving wildlife and habitat. Such naivety and ignorance can easily create obstacles for the sportsman wishing to pursue recreational activities that least affect the resources these organizations set out to protect. To view this editorial click here.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Campbell River Lodge, Fishing and Adventure Resort to our list of advertisers. The Campbell River Lodge, Fishing & Adventure Resort is a small lodge nestled on the banks of the "famous" Campbell River. The lodge itself was built in 1948, and is the oldest and most unique fishing lodge in Campbell River. This beautiful and charming resort sits amidst the world-class salmon fishing waters of Campbell River, BC. Fully catering to the needs of the outdoor enthusiast, this lodge offer exceptional value and service to anglers and recreationalists alike.Visit their web site today and plan your next adventure in world famous Campbell River.
"The Caddisflies" is a comprehensive article by Bill Luscombe, covering the life cycle of caddisflies and how to imitate them. Full of exceptional information for the flyfisherman, "The Caddisflies" looks at the various stages of the caddisfly, and provides tying instructions for imitating each stage. This look at fishing caddisflies is a great resource for novice and advanced anglers alike.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Sailcone Wilderness Fishing to our list of advertisers. Located in the remote and bountiful waters of Knight Inlet, BC, Sailcone Wilderness Fishing offers remote wilderness fishing in some of the most pristine and productive fishing grounds BC has to offer. Visit their web site today and plan your next wilderness fishing adventure!
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Adam's Fishing Charters to our list of advertisers. Reputedly one of the best charters in Victoria BC, Adam's Fishing Charters has over 10 years experience fishing the renown waters that await you at this doorstep. Enjoy the great fishing and marine activities available in this panoramic and diverse marine environment. Visit their web site today and plan your next saltwater fishing adventure.
In his new article entitled "Fishing Smallmouth Bass in New Waters", expert fisherman Arne Pedersen, describes what it takes to successfully challenge new waters in search of smallmouth bass. With a little research and experimentation, new waters can be easily mastered, adding results to your fishing excursion. To visit this article, click here.
In his informative introduction to making your own lures, Sebastian Perez provides an in-depth look and making your own crankbaits. Entitled "Crankbait Making 101", this article covers a topic seldom explored and provides readers with necessary tips and techniques needed to create your own lures used to attract BIG FISH. A great resource for the hobbyist, the article covers everything from selection of materials, tools required, techniques, colors, finishes and much more. To visit this article, click here.
Sport Fishing BC would like to welcome Big Fish Tackle-The On-line Fishing Superstore to our list of advertisers. Big Fish Tackle carries a huge selection of saltwater, freshwater, and fly-fishing tackle, as well as a vast array of clothing, electronics, accessories, and much more. With great prices, ease of purchase, and weekly specials, this is undoubtedly on of the web's best fishing resources. Visit Big Fish Tackle today and you'll agree that this really is an on-line fishing superstore!
In their inaugural article at Sport Fishing BC, David Wei and Suzanne Clouthier provide us with an entertaining trip review while fishing the bountiful waters of Hakai Pass, BC. Entitled "Tyees at Hakai", this article gives you a feel as to how it is to catch a 41.5 lb salmon! Learn of the many comforts and amenities offered at Hakai Beach Resort during their stay. Centered in an enchanting and rugged marine environment that is unspoiled, this lodge provides a gateway to great fishing and good times!
"The Mayflies" is a comprehensive article by Bill Luscombe, covering the life cycle of mayflies and how to imitate them. Full of exceptional information for the flyfisherman, "The Mayflies" looks at the various stages of the mayfly, and provides tying instructions for imitating each stage. This look at fishing mayflies is a great resource for novice and advanced anglers alike.
In his inaugural article with Sport Fishing BC, Vic Carrao provides us with a look at an innovative technique to catching salmon and steelhead. His article entitled "Float'n Spinners for Salmon & Steelhead", provides anglers with a refreshing alternative to the traditional method of casting and retrieving spinners in rivers. Based on a number of fundamental river fishing techniques, this new technique, is tried and tested by the author who is a well known river fishing guide in the Fraser Valley. To view this article, click here.
An exciting new addition to Sport Fishing BC is Bill Luscombe's article entitled "Imitating Midges." In this article, the first in a series of articles on trout food and its imitation, award-winning writer Bill Luscombe covers the life cycle and flies that imitate the midges. With midges being the most profuse of aquatic insects that trout feed on, as well as the most difficult to imitate, "Imitating Midges" is an exceptional reference piece for all anglers interested in fly fishing for trout. The articles covers everything from entomology to fly-tying and fishing techniques required to master fishing midges effectively. Watch for similar articles from Bill Luscombe in the near future.
Sport Fishing BC is delighted to introduce you to a unique fishing experience on the west coast of North America, Westwind Tugboat Adventures, owned and operated by Bob and Kathy Jordan since 1974. You will experience the true flavor of a west coast, wilderness adventure with magnificent scenery and spectacular wildlife as they cruise the pristine, calm waters of the Inside Passage of British Columbia. "Follow the Fish" is their truthful motto as they move a few hours daily, anchoring on the fishing grounds, so that you can anticipate the best sport fishing for trophy salmon and halibut without the crowds while surrounded by unspoiled, scenic vistas. There is also plenty of time for you to put out the crab pots and go ashore for clam digging, beachcombing or fishing on a secluded stream.
Two 1941 heritage tugs, PARRY and UNION JACK, have been extensively rebuilt and designed to provide deluxe accommodations for only 8 - 12 guests. They supply all the tackle, clothing, licences and expert supervision to make your trip first class in every way. Pick your choice of area, fishing and activities and let yourself be pampered for one week of fabulous food, service and accommodation in a relaxing shipboard atmosphere. Visit their web site today and plan your next adventure.
Langara Island, on the northern tip of the Queen Charlottes, has been recognized as a premier saltwater fishing destination. Some of the best trophy salmon fishing in all of BC, is known to these waters. In his article "Langara Island - Land of Legends", Dave Vedder describes the formidable fishing opportunities found here, while providing expert advice on planning a trip to this remote wilderness location. Click here to view this article.
"Rainbow Alley!" That's the name given to one deserving British Columbia location to catch trophy sized rainbows. Those fortunate enough to fish it knows what it is all about...superb rainbow trout fishing. In a recent article entitled "Babine River Rainbows", Jim and Carolyn Z. Shelton walk you through what it is like to fish these purely magical waters. For anyone who enjoys rainbow trout fishing at its best, this is a "must read".
With so much attention being given to right of access to wild fish stocks, we often overlook one of the most instrumental causes to declining fish stocks...habitat destruction. Understanding the greater need for public awareness of this issue, a very special thanks goes out to Katie Stewart for providing her article entitled "Saving Fish Habitat". Katie Stewart is a volunteer director of the TLC, The Land Conservancy of British Columbia. A provincial land trust, their primary mandate is the protection of natural ecological communities critical to maintaining biodiversity. Through efforts of the TLC, large steps are being made to repair watershed damage in critical areas affecting spawns of wild fish in BC. We encourage you to read the article "Saving Fish Habitat", and help out the commendable efforts of the TLC.
Caamano Sound has long been recognized in BC for its trophy salmon and halibut fishing. In a recent article, Cro Lucas of BC Golf and Fishing JourneyMakers guide explains the attraction to this remote saltwater destination, by describing the phenomenal adventures that await visitors to this veritable 'hotspot'. Cro Lucas captures the experience firsthand and lets you in on some of the awesome action found in these waters. Visit the article entitled "Caamano Sound - BC Salmon and Halibut Fishing Adventure," for more details about this world class salmon and halibut fishing destination.
In his recent article entitled "The Vedder River-BC's Crown Jewel", Dave Vedder describes the allure of one of British Columbia's most productive rivers. This highly informative article explains why so many anglers visit the banks of the Vedder each year in pursuit of exceptional salmon and steelhead fishing. The article encompasses the many seasons of the Vedder and stocking levels, reasoning why this is a favored river by locals and visitors alike. To visit this article, click here.