Halibut season is in full swing, here's some tips to help you on and off the water.
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The winner of the derby, and $7,500 in one hundred-dollar bills, was Kael Campbell who landed a 61.1 lb. halibut in Oak Bay.
The Sport Fishing Advisory Board (SFAB) South Coast Meeting, Dec. 2018 featured an action-packed agenda covering a significant number of important issues. 2019 Fishery Planning, ,Rockfish Conservation Areas, Glass Sponge Reefs, Halibut and the Five Nations Court Decision.
Island Outfitters held their 22nd Annual "Just for the Halibut' Derby" April 21 & 22. This derby kicks off the fishing season for many southern Vancouver Island anglers, and annually draws participants from Western Canadian provinces and the United States.
Fishing out of Tofino makes having a guide like Rob Frawley vital. If you haven’t fished there, you should know the seas get very nasty, the threat of which can be dissipated greatly with local knowledge.
After several years of relative stability, the management regime for the recreational halibut fishery on Canada’s Pacific coast has undergone some change for the 2018 season.
When choosing fresh bait to dredge along the bottom for deep-water species like halibut, lingcod and yelloweye rockfish, you should consider the findings of the US National Marine Fisheries Service.
Port Hardy has some 4,100 residents, and one of its mainstay industries is forestry, plus it is the Northern Vancouver Island hub for commercial salmon fishing.
Hakai Land & Sea Fishing Club is a non-profit organization, currently with 85 members, something totally different on the west coast of BC.