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Author Topic: 2011/12 Chilliwack River steelhead fishery information & water condition updates  (Read 61142 times)

DRP79

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Thanks again Chris, your reports are much appreciated for us commuters.
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chris gadsden

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The river seems to be improving from when I first looked at it this am saying it was around 8 inches, Fred's site reported around 10 to 12 inches so it must be improving. I see the snow level is down on the mountains now with a cooler front moving in. At noon by the Hydro Bridge I would say visibility is around 18 inches now, a few anglers out in the rain that is still falling. Trip was worth while as I found another Drennan float, a 20 gram. ;D ;D
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Fred's site reported around 10 to 12 inches so it must be improving.
Or business is slow ;)
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The river seems to be improving from when I first looked at it this am saying it was around 8 inches, Fred's site reported around 10 to 12 inches so it must be improving. I see the snow level is down on the mountains now with a cooler front moving in. At noon by the Hydro Bridge I would say visibility is around 18 inches now, a few anglers out in the rain that is still falling. Trip was worth while as I found another Drennan float, a 20 gram. ;D ;D

Hey Chris, next time Searun is out that way I will get him to leave a couple of our cork floats for you to try. These ones are way nicer then the ones I gave you last time.
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how was she looking at dark? ,thinking of heading out in the early AM
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gone to the dark side, poor levelwind probly never going to see the water again.

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how was she looking at dark? ,thinking of heading out in the early AM
Sorry I was not down there, check Fred's Custom Tackle Facebook page as they often post water conditions most mornings.
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Sorry I was not down there, check Fred's Custom Tackle Facebook p-age as the often post water conditions most mornings.
no problem im already on the way to the river, the water level seems to be holding, i think it'll be fine , besides were going up past the clay banks.
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gone to the dark side, poor levelwind probly never going to see the water again.

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 Just came back from Sat.- Sunday fishing. Had 2 wild males to the shore(11 & 12lb) and lost one in the middle river :). Did not see any other fish caught.
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Water was ugly at the crossing when we drove over at 5:30 pm, weather was nasty all day today.
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fished from tamihia to ranger run today. The water got uglier as the day went on, at about 2:15 seen a huge chunk of clay and trees fall in the river from the top of a clay slide between allison and tamihai  :o watch those clay banks, there givin way, and slippery as hell everywhere around them. Above the prison camp the water was mint, with about 3/4 feet of vis and a deep green colour but a tab bit high. Seen a nice one landed on the other side of me, along with 2 more lost. I had a nice buck on but lost it as i was trying to tail it. Poured rain and snow all day, and to top it all off my dads reel broke not even 2 hours into the day  :-\ Luckily later that day we meet up with a friend who had a spare reel, he got 2 in the morning at lickman.
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gone to the dark side, poor levelwind probly never going to see the water again.

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Went out for an hour this afternoon with no success other than found another Drennan and 2 DNE's. ;D ;D Visibility was around 2 feet in the rain.

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Snow on the ground this AM. ???

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What's the weather like out there right now? Mostly concerned about the wind...
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What's the weather like out there right now? Mostly concerned about the wind...
No wind at the present, visibility had slipped from last night, I thought the visibility was about 18 inches. Saw no fish caught.

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Thanks Chris. Would the water clarity be better above Allison?
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