Pender Bluffs

Discussion in '2015 Saltwater Fishing Reports' started by Weinstein, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. carpeweekend

    carpeweekend Crew Member

    Out for a quick fish this morning from 7:30 - 10:30. Ran chovies/flashers for Springs. No Springs but a nice 7 pound Coho. Around 6 boats out. Not a lot of nets out but saw a few other fish caught. Beauty day.
  2. Steve.o.

    Steve.o. New Member

    Picked up this nice 25lb spring off the bluffs this morning .. looks like there is some nice fish hanging around still ! Picked up a 12 lb spring as well. 25 was white.

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  3. Arjento

    Arjento Active Member

    Two coho today at the bluffs, and one at hambley definitely had to work to get fish unlike beechy head right now. Heading back to beechy tomorrow.
  4. ziggy

    ziggy Well-Known Member

    Fished the bluffs from 0730 to 1300. Lots of boats but little action seen. We never got a sniff, but did see a couple of small fish boated. Pretty slim Pickens!
  5. mhbradley

    mhbradley Well-Known Member

    Any reports from Pender or the Sidney area?

    Looking to head out with some friends tomorrow for the afternoon tide change.
  6. mhbradley

    mhbradley Well-Known Member

    Saw a dozen boats out there on Friday and Saturday, surely someone is on this forum?

    We went out Saturday for the afternoon and boated 1 of our 2 strikes... a medium sized coho.

    Right at the white face cliff in 100 feet ... right on the bottom.
  7. Sparkie

    Sparkie Member

    Fished from 10am to 1pm today. Had 8 hits. Landed 4 wild coho. Released 2. Fished Irish Cream spoon with gold flashed. 100 to 110ft, off the white cliffs. About a dozen boats around....fair number of nets out. Not Sooke but a good morning.
  8. tincan

    tincan Well-Known Member

    Awesome day at the bluffs Sparkie! I hear it's been quite spotty there most of the Summer so good to see there are a few productive days sprinkled in. Any springs being caught or all coho?
  9. Sparkie

    Sparkie Member

    No springs lately, although getting out early with anchovy can reward. Other point about yesterday was that a fast troll seem to create the most action. 3.5 mph plus seemed best. Fast troll(4 mph) also worked great out from Pedder Bay/Whirl Bay on Saturday morning.
  10. carpeweekend

    carpeweekend Crew Member

    Fished the bluffs on Saturday from 7:30 till 1. A nice wild 10 pound Coho and a hatch 5 pounder for our efforts but overall fairly slow. Lots of guys got skunked and nowhere near the action of a earlier in the week. Tried again this morning and a little more action. We managed to limit - 2 wild and 2 hatchery and done by 10:30 so the Coho are definitely around but you need to work a little for them. Usual location in front of the white bluff. Fished anchovies. Purple flasher and teaser seemed to out fish a green set up on the other side. Beauty weekend to finish the season for me. Warm out and dead calm water.
  11. ziggy

    ziggy Well-Known Member

    Fished the bluffs today from 9 to 1. Pretty good coho action and picked up a spring as well. Anchovy at 80-100 ft seemed to be the ticket.
  12. mhbradley

    mhbradley Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the report, Ziggy.

    Anyone with a report from this week? Thinking of chasing Hos on Saturday at the bluffs.
  13. ziggy

    ziggy Well-Known Member

    Out today fishing was still good. P M'd you.
  14. Rum Buddies

    Rum Buddies Well-Known Member

    spill the beans ziggy!
  15. ziggy

    ziggy Well-Known Member

    No secrets lol. Sorry just haven't seen much interest. Fish were in 80 to 120. Hit pretty much anything we put down, anchovy, coho killers and coyote. Pretty much steady coho action including a triple header.
  16. Sparkie

    Sparkie Member

    We were out this morning at about 7:30 and quit at noon. Hooked 9 fish. Lost 2. Kept 2 hatchery and 2 wild. Fished deep 100 to 120 ft) along the cliffs. Used spoons...coho killer and Irish Cream 4". Nice morning. Flat water. Lots of fish being caught around us. Seemed to be a good day for all.
  17. kaelc

    kaelc Well-Known Member

    image.jpg Yesterday got a couple wild in 20 minutes and then watched the whales and pulled our crab traps with 5 keepers. Anyone know who owns this Hwewscraft from pender? They might want a hd picture
  18. Tips Up

    Tips Up Well-Known Member

    Great photo!
  19. Pudsey

    Pudsey New Member

    Crabs at Pender Bluffs

    Where do you set your crab pots in the Pender Bluffs area?
  20. tincan

    tincan Well-Known Member

    Great pic there kaelc! Not my boat but I'm sure that guy would like to get his hands on the photo. Good to hear the coho action has been steady and Pender Bluffs. I won't be able to get out there for another 2 weeks unfort. Does anyone have a good idea when the action is expected to die off?

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