Salmon Fishing Report Ucluelet BC

2009-08-06 01:43:15
Ucluelet, British Columbia - Saltwater Fishing Report
Offshore and Barkley Sound
Sam Vandervalk

Salmon fishing continues to be great. Coho are everywhere and the amount of large Chinook caught every day is incredible. Big Bank has been the place of choice for most fisherman as we have been getting our limits of Chinook, Coho and Halibut all in one spot. Chinook have been ranging from 15-40 lbs and there are lots of them—so much so that I have been throwing back Chinook under 18 lbs the last few days! Chinook fishing is also good at the Starfish, Inside south, Inside Lighthouse, Outside Lighthouse, The Wreck, Great Bear, and many other places. You can go almost anyplace and get nice Chinook! We have been using Tomic Plugs, large Tomic or Wonder spoons, coyote spoons and hutchies. Are guides are all fishing different lures and doing very well. Coho fishing has been very good in most areas as Chinook and they seem to moved here in force.

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Halibut Fishing

Halibut fishing is picking up. We have had consistent fishing, but it hasn't been as quite as good as years past in June, but July is getting much better. Big Bank is still the best choice and we have been trolling and bottom bouncing for them. We have been trolling glow hutchies and spoons and bottom bouncing Berkley Power bait.

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Sam Vandervalk

About The Author: Captain Sam Vandervalk

Company: Salmon Eye Charters

Area Reporting: Vancouver Island - Ucluelet, Tofino, Port Alberni BC

Bio: Sam Vandervalk, the owner of Salmon Eye Charters has now guided for 12 years. He grew up around mid-Vancouver Island. You could say that fishing is in the family as his older brother Ray also guides for Salmon Eye Charters. Salmon Eye Charters has grown and is now going to be operating 4 boats mostly in Ucluelet as that is where the fish seem to be the most. Happy customers are made every day here!

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