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Author Topic: 2011/12 Chilliwack River steelhead fishery information & water condition updates  (Read 62065 times)

kid fisherman

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Thanks for the info today Chris, I will be out there tommorow!
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chris gadsden

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Thanks for the info today Chris, I will be out there tommorow!
Hope it remains clear for you tomorrow and you tangle with one of the good sized ones that are out there.

Remember to check your leader and not be so careless like I was today. :'(
« Last Edit: March 09, 2012, 07:24:10 PM by chris gadsden »
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kid fisherman

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Even if its not so great it still will be good to get out! I am thinking  12lb leader for the fast water.
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chris gadsden

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And Chris use your head 8lb????? :(
Yes I know but have hardly broke off very many after over 30 years of steelhead fishing but will go to 10 tomorrow. ;D

Did you look at the river at dark?

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Less then a foot clay banks atleast the ones in the lower end will get a break
Thanks, I will check the lower in the AM.

kid fisherman

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Well if you are out tommorow chris I might run into you!
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finished up in the lower (peach) at 6:30 pm today and the water was still mint with about 3' of vis so you never know. I thought it would blow at any time today as is came down in buckets but even Tam remained very fishable. The only reason I say this is I am not fishing tomorrow or sunday :P
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DRP79

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 Any word on how it looks today? The graph indicates the river is on the rise.
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chris gadsden

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Any word on how it looks today? The graph indicates the river is on the rise.
Not sure will drive down for a look for you, back in about 10 minutes.

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Thanks Chris, much appreciated.
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chris gadsden

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At 8 AM visibility in the Vedder Canal at the Freeway Bridge it is 6 to 8 inches, glad I slept in. ;D ;D

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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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