Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: 10,16, 2020

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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: 10,16, 2020: We hope that you all had a great Thanksgiving Long Weekend and enjoyed an extra day on the water or around the table with family.  Last week we saw a ton of water but we also saw less water than was forecasted.  Things came into shape on the river fast and we heard good river reports across the board.

There is more rain expected this weekend but, not half as much as we saw last week, and we will see the first cold nights early next week.  We expect things to clear up fast and drop when those low nighttime temperatures hit.

We will touch on all the river fishing in the Freshwater Fishing Report Section below updates on the Squamish, Stave, Harrison, Capilano, and Vedder...

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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: 10,9,2020

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Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: 10,9,2020: A? big storm?is?coming today and we will see how it affects things.  In the video version of the report filmed earlier this week, Matt? went out on a limb and bet against the weatherman.  As of filming time, the forecast was for 100mm+ over the long weekend.   As of writing this outlook on Friday morning, the forecast has been downgraded.  It will still be wet for sure but not looking as much as originally predicted earlier this week.   It will be?interesting?to see who is correct? when we get the actual rain level numbers.  Either way, you will want to keep a close eye on water levels if you are a river fisherman and make sure to stay safe.??

Weather aside, we are looking forward to getting out on the water this week and ...

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: September 4, 2020

The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: September 4, 2020

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: September 4, 2020: It’s been a big week, especially if you are a saltwater angler.  With the September 1 regulation change, we have been able to fish off the mouth of the Fraser all the way down to the South Arm.  Tides are mellowing and for the most part, the weather looks great for the weekend but be sure to keep an eye on that marine forecast as the winds may kick up on Sunday.  Jason has all of the details in this week’s saltwater fishing report.

With that in mind, we know many of you will be putting a couple salmon in the freezer...

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Some Freshwater Fishing Equipment for Beginners

Some Freshwater Fishing Equipment for Beginners

Some Freshwater Fishing Equipment for Beginners: No matter how advanced someone becomes with a skill or hobby, we all start out as beginners. Fishing is one of those sports that can seem intimidating at first as there are so many factors to consider—gear, location, technique, fish behavior, weather, temperature, tides—but the best advice for all beginners is to keep it simple. There are a few basic things you’ll need to get started. Here’s a list that encompasses essential freshwater fishing equipment for beginners.

Freshwater fishing gear for beginners

  • Rod and reel. For your first setup, go for a pre-spooled, pre-assembled rod and reel combo...
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Boating Basic Right of Ways

Boating Basic Right of Ways

Boating Basic Right of Ways: Without traffic lights, stop signs, marked lanes, and clearly defined passageways it might look like a boater can just steer any which way he or she pleases while piloting a boat on an open body of water. Sometimes you can. But proper and judicious navigation is an important component of responsible boat use, and there are boating rules you should adhere to for the sake of safe boating, as well as to avert accidents.

Most boaters try to avoid interfering with other boaters, even if they are not exactly following established boating right of way procedures, but not all of them do it in what is the generally accepted and uniform manner...

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Alaska Halibut Fishing For Barn Door Sized Fish

Alaska Halibut Fishing For Barn Door Sized Fish

Alaska Halibut Fishing For Barn Door Sized Fish: Standing on deck allowing the wave action to bounce your weighted herring or plastic lure off the bottom a hundred or more feet below is called ringing the dinner bell. Halibut will travel hundreds of yards to investigate the thumping of your lead lure as it will swallow the noisy lure…

The recognized tug, tug, then a strong pull begins the underwater rodeo. The heavy one pound lead nose on a split tail white scampi bounces off the ocean floor actually calling the halibut to the lure. At 200 feet deep the ocean is totally dark. But a white lure seems to be the best color for halibut. A 20-pound “chicken” halibut fights like a 60-pound salmon...

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Topwater Bass Fishing

Topwater Bass Fishing

Topwater Bass Fishing

Topwater Bass Fishing: Bass fishing with topwater baits is without a doubt the most fun you can have fishing for large or smallmouth bass. People watch these bass tournaments on the tube and see all these pros using plastic and spinnerbaits jigs and crankbaits, forget about the fun and excitement you get with topwater baits. Topwater baits create great action and stories to pass on to family and fishing friends.

Bass fishing with topwater baits is without a doubt the most fun you can have fishing for large or smallmouth bass. People watch these bass tournaments on the tube and see all these pros using plastic and spinnerbaits jigs and crankbaits, forget about the fun and excitement you get with topwater baits...

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: August 7, 2020

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The Pacific Angler Friday Fishing Report: August 7, 2020: What a long weekend!  We hope everyone had a chance to get out and enjoy the great weather. We are getting hit with a little rain as we head into the weekend but this is a good thing to keep river levels stable and forests damp.

This week we have updates on the Skagit and Thompson trout fisheries.  Matt just got back from an excellent trip and has lots of details.  We also have some great interior lake updates. Brendan was out and we have intel from our friends at  Corbett Lake lodge as well.  Things are obviously warming up and slow but there are still strategies to consider if you are heading out that way.

We also have reported on the Chilliwack and Capilano and we expect good river fishing this weekend.

For the ...

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The Best Time to Sell a Boat?

The Best Time to Sell a Boat?

The Best Time to Sell a Boat?

The Best Time to Sell a Boat?

The Best Time to Sell a Boat? If you’re in the process of deciding the best time to sell a boat, chances are you’ve stumbled across endless advice on the internet. From a certain month to the best season; or dependent on the type or the condition. The short answer is: there is no perfect answer. Here are a few things to consider when deciding the best time to sell.

Are you looking to buy a new boat? If the answer is yes, the best time to sell a boat is ASAP. Boats depreciate quickly at 15-25% in year one, according to some boat-selling specialists, and continue south at a reasonable rate each year until leveling out...

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Good Fishing Spots Near Me This Summer, 8 Ways to Find One

Good Fishing Spots Near Me This Summer, 8 Ways to Find One

Good Fishing Spots Near Me This          Summer, 8 Ways to Find One

Good Fishing Spots Near Me This Summer, 8 Ways to Find One: Fishing can be one of the best ways to social distance outdoors this summer, but it’s important to practice responsible recreation by finding multiple options for good fishing and camping spots.

You might be asking yourself, “Are the fishing and camping spots near me going to be busier?” The answer is that some spots might be busier than usual because more people are spending time outdoors than ever before, but if you use tips like these to locate “good fishing spots near me,” you’ll have more options available for you and your family.

  1. Use the “Places to Fish and Boat” Map...
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