Victoria Reports 2015

Discussion in '2015 Saltwater Fishing Reports' started by porcupine, Jan 2, 2015.

  1. Oakbayfishin

    Oakbayfishin Member

    Anyone have a report? How's oak bay been! The front? Constance? Looking to get out tomorrow but not sure where to go yet
  2. Fisherman Rob

    Fisherman Rob Well-Known Member

    I hit OBF for a couple of hours last Friday from about 10am. Trolled up and down Chatham as it was too rough out at Brodie, had one strike that took my anchovie, but that was it.
  3. Pitre

    Pitre Member

    No love today fished Constance then Mcauly pt then Breakwater lots of fish scattered throughout couple bites....
  4. Stosh

    Stosh Well-Known Member

    Fished Breakwater from 8-10 this a.m. No luck. Ran to Constance for an hour, and hit many shakers under 12".
  5. DuroBoat

    DuroBoat Active Member

    I went off Albert head around 11 am and had a nice coho on an anchovie before I could get my second line down but lost it at the net. 30 mins later, I had another smaller one in the boat around 6-7lbsq hatch. Good enough for dinner and decided to head in
  6. vanisland

    vanisland Member

    Completely dead when i was out a few days ago. Fished in front of esq and the breakwater, not one bite. Would try farther out if you are going to fish the waterfront.
  7. steveotway62

    steveotway62 Member

    Good morning, hooked 3 landed 1

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  8. Rayvon

    Rayvon Well-Known Member

    Waterfront springs

    We had a great summer ,the best I can remember,for springs off the breakwater,but it appears to be over for the big guys at least.Fished Friday with only one coho in 3 hours.
  9. steveotway62

    steveotway62 Member

    Great day springs go home lost 4 fish to sea

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  10. steveotway62

    steveotway62 Member

    We took home a 22 lb 17 lb and a 15 lb all nice spring . Lost 4 to sea . He just would not go away.

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  11. Oakbayfishin

    Oakbayfishin Member

    Nice! Where was that at? It was pretty much dead off the breakwater for me today
  12. rockdog

    rockdog Well-Known Member

    image.jpg ... image.jpg ..I went out this morning as well. I figured it was my last chance at Springs for this year. Tried a new spot I've never tried before, using a different method I've never tried before....
    I left my main boat, the electric riggers, sounder and all that other stuff at home. I took out my 12 foot tinny, with a small manual rigger,my son took his Kayak, and we rendezvoused with AP and his kids at an undisclosed little cove. We worked it, and I ended up hooking a nice 15 pound spring on an AP Sandlance spoon, with no flasher....and no net! Played the fish until I was able to slide my hands onto the fish and in the boat she went.
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  13. Dave S

    Dave S Active Member

    Nice work Rico!
  14. steveotway62

    steveotway62 Member

    Anyone seen the whales too . wife want to see them

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  15. Wireman

    Wireman Member

    Has any one heard of the halibut season coming to a close?
    I am hearing a lot of rumors end of Sept.
    Is there any truth to this
  16. scott craven

    scott craven Well-Known Member

    I heard the rumor as well and called DFO, they had no info on a possible closure.
    but that could change in a few hours...
  17. ziggy

    ziggy Well-Known Member

    From DFO

    DFO and Sport Fishing Advisory Board (SFAB) Halibut Committee meets monthly
    throughout the season to review estimated catches. At the most recent meeting,
    it was determined that the halibut harvest by the recreational fishery to
    August 31 was approximately 958,280 pounds of the recreational fishery’s Total
    Allowable Catch of 1,063,550 pounds.

    The fishery will remain open to December 31, 2015 under the current management
    measures in effect noted on Fishery Notice FN0134.
  18. Wireman

    Wireman Member

    Thanks for the heads up Craven, Ziggy
    I better get out there and catch my last one on my lic.
  19. SpringVelocity

    SpringVelocity Well-Known Member

    Thanks for clarifying I did hear of an upcoming closure. That is fantastic news again for our fishery . Looking forward to fall/winter halibut fishing again.
  20. scott craven

    scott craven Well-Known Member

    Back to reports , saturday on the hook in the back eddy of the strong flood off Chatham island. 6 large dog fish, no Halibut. :(
    saw Humpbubble a little farther out, any luck ?

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