Winter Steelhead Fishing Report

Old man Winter didn’t take this season off and that is great news for pursuing the winter run steelhead.  Stamp River fishing has been nothing short of amazing these past few weeks and gets better every day. The river has come into fine form with water levels and colour being perfect for winter steelhead. These fine specimens were caught this morning in the lower part of the river. If you look closely you can see that there are sea lice on these fish… that’s how fresh they are! We have some excellent upcoming fishing dates...

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Fall Steelhead starting on October 15th.

  As the salmon season is tapering off, we will get a few more days in for coho and the fall steelhead will start to take focus. Steelhead will really get on the bite as the chinooks and coho start to spawn. The fall is one of the only times throughout the year when steelhead actively feed with an abundance of salmon eggs washing through the gravel. There is typically a good mix of steelhead, cutthroat trout, and coho to catch from mid October till the end of November where we will start to see our first winter runs entering the Stamp...

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Fishing Report – September 19th 2014

Fall Salmon 2014. This is what are guests have been up to! Some great days already happening on the water with some nice catches of Chinook and Coho. The water is very low and clear but the fish are still making their way in the river. DFO have just updated the run size to 40 000 chinook this year and only a couple thousand have entered so far. The next month should see some intense action. Coho and Chinook season will continue till the late fall till we turn our focus on to steelhead. Bait casting is the method of choice using wool ...

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Fishing Report – More Winter Steelhead

March is here and the Winter Steelhead season continues. Good fishing has been going on in all conditions from low water to high water. Nice hatchery fish as well as some wild fish around this year with our biggest fish being an 18lb hatchery and wild slightly smaller around 17lbs.  The Stamp tends to see a couple dandy fish every year. We have days available and there is still time to get a day on the water before licenses expire at the end of the month. We do fish all through April and the first part of May. Quality jet boat and drift...

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Fall Steelhead Fishing with West Coast River Charters

Great salmon fishing this fall and with  some time to go, we are starting to think about steelhead. Early numbers through Stamp Falls fishway indicate some awesome days ahead. October – November can see some of the best steelhead action of the year so you won’t want to miss out on great fishing. With 23 years on local rivers, we let that lead the way to unforgettable fishing trips. Some space is still available for the end of October and a few spots in November so give us a call today to book your next fishing trip with West Coast...

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Fall Fishing is just around the corner!

Only a few days before the fall starts up for some tremendous Coho fishing.  Numbers are looking very good with DFO stating that survival is above average for the coming season so some great days are on the way.  We have some limited availability and you won’t want to miss out. Retention is 2 per day and opens on August 25 and we fish well in to October and then switch our focus to steelhead. For updated pictures from our trips, check us out on Facebook and give us a “like” West Coast River Charters is entering its 23rd...

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