2019 Campbell River Reports

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

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  1. Crow

    Crow Active Member

    Fished separation and deep water bay 10 -4. No wind, smooth water, with little currents, very enjoyable conditions. After completely missing our first hook up noticing the flasher on the surface with the squirt 3/4 up the leader we converted at 11 am 55’. #2 hit about 3pm at 90’, all three liked the mp15 mini squirt, close to Separation Head. Nice to see the chum starting to show.
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  2. Crow

    Crow Active Member

    I guess uploading PDF is the way to go
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  3. Jwolfe

    Jwolfe Active Member

    Went 2-3 yesterday at browns bay off the light house ,one fish was caught at 25’the other was around 50’ longer ltr dead slow
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  4. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    Nice to see a few starting to show up-- even if its slow. I was out a week ago for zip-- the tides had messed up Deepwater, Separation and wall with a lot of floating logs , stumps, kelp etc. I gave up rather quickly. Question...... couple of guys I know fish chovies behind a flasher with an almost dead drift- just kick the engine enough to turn over the flasher and the chovie every now and then.. I have tried it but never got it to work. Anyone else had any luck with chovies ?
  5. N2013

    N2013 Active Member

    I ran meat for them a few years ago and had success. Chrome/blue/purple head. Dead slow troll, 6' leader. Plastic is just easier to fish.
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  6. Bear

    Bear Active Member

    Years ago, we mooched them at Deep Water on the wall. Also at Seperation , Racpoint. Once in a while at Copper Buffs. 4' cut plug. 30 - 50 ft.
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  7. Bruce Lee

    Bruce Lee Active Member

    Anyone been out for Chum recently? Thinking of making a run up to BB this weekend.
  8. triplenickel

    triplenickel Well-Known Member

    I haven’t, please post up a quick report if you do!
  9. Gong Show

    Gong Show Well-Known Member

    Best of luck. Looks like you may get a good weather window.
  10. RiverBoy

    RiverBoy Well-Known Member

    my understanding is they have closed the commys to chum fishing as the returns are so bad. test sets of five or six fish up at Robson Bight. have not been able to confirm closure online yet.
    not good
  11. Gearbox Paul

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  12. Jwolfe

    Jwolfe Active Member

    Heading out Sunday
  13. CR Bill

    CR Bill Member

    I can see about 10 boats today in the Green/Francisco area...any update Soon?
  14. Teal

    Teal Active Member

    Fished Browns Bay for chum from 11-4 yesterday. No fish for us and saw only a couple of fish caught that being said it was a beautiful day on the water and we had a lovely Humpback show off salmon point.
  15. CR Bill

    CR Bill Member

    Fished the Green yesterday- 11 to 2. Quiet for us but did see a boat on a double - prawn traps at Francisco we’re decent.
  16. Jwolfe

    Jwolfe Active Member

    6 for 10 today at deep water ,not worth getting up early the bite came on after lunch and was steady until around two ,little faster then usual and rocking Mario Lemieux depth’

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  17. Gearbox Paul

    Gearbox Paul Member

    Fished at Deepwater Bay on Saturday from about 9:30 to 3:30. Not one bite. 8-9 other boats. Saw 6-7 fish caught, 4 from one boat alone. All caught before 11:00 am. Very slow.

    Fished Deepwater again on Monday from 8 to Noon. Went 2 for 2, both chum. About 6 other boats fishing in the area. Didn't see anyone else playing a fish. Again, very slow. One commy seining inside the boundary in Deepwater Bay. I was too far away to see how well he was doing.
  18. Bear

    Bear Active Member

    Commercial not allowed inside boundary. Probably native or Fisheries.
  19. Gearbox Paul

    Gearbox Paul Member

    Allowed or not, I've seen seiners in there several times before. On Monday, I was too far to tell who was running the seine boat.
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  20. Bear

    Bear Active Member

    Read the above post again.
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