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Author Topic: 2011/12 Chilliwack River steelhead fishery information & water condition updates  (Read 61065 times)

Dave

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Id say it would bring less money in...the amount of gear guys coming from all over BC and the US to fish it now is crazy.
I disagree.  This one month fishery could become a relatively affordable and quickly famous destination for not only the fortunate locals who choose to fish a fly, but also for the already savvy Japanese, European and American anglers who fish this river for salmon. The potential for a quality, fly only fishery like this, so close to so many people worldwide through both Vancouver and Seattle airports is immense. 
The spin offs in watershed improvements alone would be worth it, IMO


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Fin

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When are they gonna have a "bait only" season? Us gut chuckers have a hard enough time finding water that hasnt been pounded by speyguys all day, we need our own season.
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When are they gonna have a "bait only" season? Us gut chuckers have a hard enough time finding water that hasnt been pounded by speyguys all day, we need our own season.

I think a year round bait ban is in order. :o
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I think a year round bait ban is in order. :o
I could support that.  Good to see we agree on something Sandman :D
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Totally off topic. Start a new thread or just resurrect one of the old ones. Nothing new here.
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Old Blue

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I was out this morning for 4 hours around the train bridge.  Water level was decent and good visibility but no love for me.  Had one hit and countless steelhead parr taps and didn't see anyone else hook up. 
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Carich980

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As stated above Water was in great shape. I had a good strike on a Purple Hobo but missed it. Caught a small trout on a muddler.
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Totally off topic. Start a new thread or just resurrect one of the old ones. Nothing new here.

Absolutely correct typhoon...water conditions are great...perfect for flyfishing.
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Anyone else out today see that boat going up and down the river, Lowe with a blue stripe on the side and a merc outboard? I was debating slapping him in the face with my spey line. Water is still good and appears to be lowering. I saw a new float go drifting by??? Interesting events but no takes for me...
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HOOK

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whats the river looking like these days ?

im thinking of heading out before work monday morning but dont wanna make the drive and get up that early for no visibility conditions  :-\

thanks guys
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Old Blue

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I would think it's pretty high considering all the melting higher up, on tuesday when i drove over highway 1 bridge it looked up considerably compared to the previous week.  Maybe call Fred's.
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I already know its up,  Im more concerned with clarity. freds hasn't updated since May 6th :-(
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chris gadsden

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whats the river looking like these days ?

im thinking of heading out before work monday morning but dont wanna make the drive and get up that early for no visibility conditions  :-\

thanks guys
Will check later today and on Sunday.

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River is in good shape this morning ,not too high. Tight line.
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I appreciate the condition updates from you Chris and yes i realize your stop once the river goes 'fly only'  ;)

thank you Tyee and i lok forward to your sunday update Chris  ;D
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