Campbell River Reports 2014

Discussion in '2014 Saltwater Fishing Reports' started by RiverBoy, May 17, 2014.

  1. RiverBoy

    RiverBoy Well-Known Member

    Finally got the boat all tuned up, and ready to give her a go this long weekend. Thought I would also start a new thread. How's it been out there?
  2. Barnacle Bill

    Barnacle Bill Well-Known Member

    A few fish being caught at the Green Can early this am. ......BB
  3. Prawn Star

    Prawn Star Active Member

    A few fish being caught at Shelter Pt in 250 of water down 200. Too deep, too many small lingers. Some keepers which is always a bonus. 4" Tomics.
  4. On The Rocks

    On The Rocks New Member

    1 keeper and 2 lost at the hump this morning, dragging bottom with a purple needlefish.
  5. Ugly Betty

    Ugly Betty Active Member

    Did you pour a little frosty wildcat on the bow for good jube jube.
  6. Libbs

    Libbs Member

    Good afternoon bite at the hump today. Very active. Challenging fishing solo! 6 p-cod (all quite large), 1 half descent ling, 5 chinook (only one worth keeping) to the boat. Lost another that felt really good. Plus a few bites I couldn't tend to while fighting other fish. All action between 1:30-3:30 around high slack. UV green flasher with army truck hoochie got top honors for me today. Fished 230' of wire in 250-260' of water on south edge of the hump.
  7. Prawn Star

    Prawn Star Active Member

    I was fishing the east side of the hump. Let the current carry us over the hump and banged off two double headers. Six keepers to the boat kept four. Three on purple haze and three on blue meanie.
  8. 17 ft sea ranger

    17 ft sea ranger Active Member

    any reports......anyone been out?
  9. Gearbox Paul

    Gearbox Paul Member

    Talked to my buddy who went out on Tuesday May 27th. He fished the Green can and lost a keeper. Other than that, he released a couple undersized. I am heading out on Sunday but it would nice to have some reports before going out. Stay in touch.
  10. Prawn Star

    Prawn Star Active Member

    The green can was hot on Tuesday evening. Down 220 over 300. They move around between there and the hump. Know the tides and look for fish if you don't see any keep moving.
  11. Fish Nutz

    Fish Nutz Member

    Cannon ball question. I know most guys run 15# balls on the hump but i'm wondering how the pancake ones react in the current? I could see them getting pushed around quite a bit more by the tides with the increased surface area. Any input would be appreciated.

  12. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    I use round finned 15lbers, my fishing buddy uses 12lb pancakes we see no difference that affects our ability to fish deep. He is also able to "tune" his weights by bending the stainless fins so that they pull away from each other.

    He is using stainless cable-- I use 250lb Scotty braid (because I got a deal on it and it will not wear out!)
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  13. Gearbox Paul

    Gearbox Paul Member

    any other reports ? I'm going out on Sunday.
  14. salmonkiller01

    salmonkiller01 Well-Known Member

    Did the first fishing trip on the hourston, we ended up with 6 crabs and 2 ling, one about 22 pounds. Salmon is my next venture.
  15. Island Fish Lifter

    Island Fish Lifter Well-Known Member

    I think I talked to you this afternoon at the discovery launch, the gf and I were getting back on our 18 explorer heading back to big rock. the water was just high enough to get in.
  16. Island Fish Lifter

    Island Fish Lifter Well-Known Member

    seen a few caught today at the hump, fished the last half of the ebb. couple bent chovies for us but couldn't make anything stick.
  17. salmonkiller01

    salmonkiller01 Well-Known Member

    I thought that was you dave, should have called you ifl!!! What an awesome day.
  18. chopperdude

    chopperdude Member

    Yesterday caught 4 undersized, 1 keeper and a 18 pounder at the hump

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  19. salmonkiller01

    salmonkiller01 Well-Known Member

    Nice! Went out Monday night and what a performance. Usually we fish the ebb, Monday we fished a huge flood with moderate nw winds, everything that you don't want out there. But we still managed to get an undersize
  20. Fish Nutz

    Fish Nutz Member

    Any recent reports? Headed out for the weekend so i'll report back with hopefully some good news!

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