2019 Bamfield and Barkley Sound Reports

Discussion in '2019 Saltwater Fishing Reports' started by SFBC, Jan 1, 2019.

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  1. ExFlyGuy

    ExFlyGuy Well-Known Member

    Any gone fishin location I believe.
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  2. At Ease

    At Ease Active Member

    I picked up my ticket yesterday at Gone Fishing in PA. Father-in-law in my boat and the Step father-in-law and his son in another.
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  3. Olde School

    Olde School Well-Known Member

    Tickets bought a month ago, crew is hot to go!
    Last week it was surreal to think that we'd be fishing in 2 more weeks. Be gone, snow!
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  4. sparrow139

    sparrow139 Member

    Fished Vernon bay and Pill point Sunday morning with a buddy , caught and released 4 keeper springs and around 6 undersized in a few hours. herring aid and Irish cream spoons were the ticket. lots of bait around.
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  5. UkeeDreamin

    UkeeDreamin Well-Known Member

    Any size to any of the keepers? Thx for the report!


  6. Redfisher

    Redfisher Well-Known Member

    Am packing my long Johns in the bag for the weekend. Hopefully a bit of sun will warm my old bones this weekend. Looking forward to a Cariboo Sunday at the Nook.
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  8. Sea.P.P.

    Sea.P.P. Member

    How was the derby last weekend
  9. Redfisher

    Redfisher Well-Known Member

    Great weekend out there. Weather awesome, lots of sun. Lots of small fish around and derby winner was close to 18lbs. Lots of boats out. Great start to the year.
  10. John s

    John s Crew Member

    Brad and I went over to the nook for the weekend. We just went over to hangout ( boat not ready to go yet . It was a little cold in the mornings Saturday am the book was froze over. You guys place look good . When are you guys heading over cpp ?
  11. PrawnStar

    PrawnStar New Member

    Hey guys wondering if you could point me in the right direction, I've never fish halibut this time of year and going to go give it a whirl this weeken. Do I have to go a lot further out this time of year or can I still pick some up in close? Any coordinates would be a great help.
    New halibut fishermen here
    Thanks in advance
  12. John s

    John s Crew Member

    We don’t usually get over to Poett nook till May. But when we go Hali fishing we head off shore , usually 5 mile. I don’t anchor up , we troll for the Hali. Long as the weather and tides behave it’s pretty fishing . we run 20lb downrigger balls to stay close to the bottom keep our speed around 1-1/2 mile hr. I’ve never tried inside ,
    Anyways just give it a whirl. And good luck.
  13. Sea.P.P.

    Sea.P.P. Member

    Halibut should be close following the spawning herring any rock pile near swale might be good look for 300 feet going to 210 should be okay this early John looking at April 1 weather depending
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  14. PrawnStar

    PrawnStar New Member

    Awesome much appreciated!
  15. Sea.P.P.

    Sea.P.P. Member

    Watch you tube trailing halibut there are about 5 good ones
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  16. pennel

    pennel Active Member

    Nice to see some guys giving positive help. Wasn’t expecting much as most of us tend to be tight lipped.
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  17. trophywife

    trophywife Crew Member

    no such thing as inside halibut ;)
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  18. Island Fish Lifter

    Island Fish Lifter Well-Known Member

    Anyone have a weather report? Thinking of running outside tomorrow. Weather report has been changing daily.
  19. Oil & Water

    Oil & Water New Member

    Is there any chance of winter springs around Pill Pt. I have some family visiting and wondered if I should bother
  20. RBL

    RBL Active Member

    It’s worth a shot. Done well there for winters in the past. Haven’t been there recently though.
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