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Morty

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Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« on: October 15, 2008, 12:37:40 PM »

Where are all the fish??

Albion Test is showing fewer Coho and Chinook,  but 1,000 more Chum for 2008 than this time last year.  (30 days up to date)  By this time of year we normally can't keep Chum off the hook.  There's sometimes so many they get dorsal hooked even when short floating.   

They don't seem to be at Stave, or Harrison, or in the Chedder.  Is there some black hole just above mission that they are all getting pulled in to?
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Re: Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2008, 01:28:07 PM »

For the Vedder, coho numbers seem to down by the niumbers caught by our group as 5 of us have only landed 7 adults to date, lots of fresh chum now, chinooks and coho jacks were strong for a while but are finished now, fresh ones that is. I think the coho season is and will be a bust this year.

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Re: Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2008, 03:05:33 PM »

I was out on the vedder this morning from first light until noon.  I saw a ton of fresh chum in the system.  Managed to hook and release about 6 of them for the time I was there.  They were all shiny and ocean fresh.  I think they finally hit the system big time with the last big rain we had.
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Re: Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2008, 04:04:53 PM »

Well I've landed a lot of coho jacks this year but only 1 adult so far. Not that they aren't in there, but I really haven't seen or heard of a whole lot being taken. Seemed to be a good number of Chinook this year just from what I saw and I've hit spots that have had quite a few chum in them but haven't seen a whole lot of them around everywhere like they usually are.

I've done alright myself for hookups this year but it does seem like it's been slower then previous years.
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Re: Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2008, 04:11:53 PM »

i've only landed one chum, only one hooked, no adult coho yet, a truck load of springs, hooked well over 60 fish so far. (only problem is i suck landing them on light tackle, they dont come as easy as coho!  ;D )
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Re: Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2008, 06:07:05 PM »

I went to one of my secret all morning coho spots last Sunday and not a sniff of anything? I thought to myself that's fishing but now am wondering about this years ho numbers!

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Re: Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2008, 08:38:39 PM »

Well coho fishing has definaly not been the best i have seen,  But i am happy with how i have done.   I have caught 5 coho in the last 3 weeks, 4 of them being hatchery.  Already better then last year where i only caught 4 all year. (2007)

The year before that was the best yet as i caught 21 coho for one season.(2006)

In 2005 i think i caught around 10 fish for the season.
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Re: Is the Fall run decimated as well?
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2008, 09:52:36 PM »

yeah... its been slow for me too...just chums and chinooks
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