Fishing

High unfishable water on the Salmon River. Don Daniels Photo

Local rivers are fishable but water levels will vary

Local rivers can go from low water to blown out conditions

These fly fishing items were donated to the Habitat For Humanity Restore here in Campbell River. The items include a book, vest and belt and an assortment of fly patterns from days gone by. They are up for auction which began Sept. 13 and will continue until this Saturday and conclude at 4 p.m. Photo by Ron Odowichuk

October is a great month for fishing and indoor fly tying

By Don Daniels It was a summer of hot-weather fishing for salmon…

  • Sep 29, 2021
Rhys Lewis from Victoria with his pink caught in Sayward. Don Daniels photo

The end of hot weather is relief for anglers on the Island

The hot days hopefully are behind us and we can get out fishing without worry about sunstroke

  • Aug 25, 2021
Rhys Lewis from Victoria with his pink caught in Sayward. Don Daniels photo
Rick Gogol fishing with Captain Ron. Photo supplied

Sundre, Alberta couple did not the miss the boat for salmon fishing

Whether you live in Campbell River or are now visiting, fishing activity…

  • Aug 4, 2021
Rick Gogol fishing with Captain Ron. Photo supplied
Jerson Marroquin conducts creel survey with local anglers. Don Daniels Photo

Creel survey in place between Comox and Browns Bay

Here we are, at the end of July, and fishing activity has…

  • Jul 28, 2021
Jerson Marroquin conducts creel survey with local anglers. Don Daniels Photo
Flash frozen prawns still sitting in cold storage. (BC Prawns image)

3 million pounds of flash frozen, delicious prawns sitting in B.C. cold storage

Global demand for the B.C. specialty plummeted as the COVID-19 pandemic grew

Flash frozen prawns still sitting in cold storage. (BC Prawns image)

B.C. boaters on lookout for unwanted American travellers

Ad hoc group scanning boat data to catch boaters violating border rules during COVID-19

Longtime Vancouver Island fishing family hooks into local market over wholesale

Locally caught fish are scarce in fishing towns, an irony one Sointula family is working to change