It’s been roughly another week in the Vancouver salmon charter scene with great results all over.
In the last week Howe Sound has really started see big numbers of Pinks showing up. Spin casting for them with Gibbs minnows has been dynamite in the 3 quarter ounce pink color. There are several areas to do this fishery off Furry Creek golf course and Porteau Cove. Keep an eye out when running, there are large schools heading up the shoreline. Stop and fish if you see Pinks finning or jumping! We have been keying on Potlatch which is an area just south of Defense Islands. It’s one of the most beautiful places we fish all year. If you like light tackle action this is a great fishery for you and it’s great for kids with so much activity.
There are several other areas providing the chance of a great day on the water. In the last week Seal Rocks just off the West Vancouver shoreline has been on fire most days. There has been massive schools of Pink salmon and most trips we have had a shot at some nice Springs. Other great trips have been off Point Atkinson (Lighthouse Park) toward Passage Island. We have hit some real nice Springs with a mixture of Pink salmon and have even released some Sockeye salmon. Also seeing great results T10, Bell Buoy, and the West Vancouver shoreline near the mouth of the Capilano River. All have produced Pink salmon, a few Coho salmon and some nice Springs. In all these areas should continue to have great fishing for quite a while.
In the last week I have been spin casting or jigging for the Pink salmon up Howe Sound where I use Gibbs 3 quarter ounce pink jigs. For trolling I use exclusively Gibbs Delta flashers chartreuse glow, or the Watermark continues to rock! Rhys Davis heads with anchovies and a small mini hootchie UV with pink splatter has been great for Pinks (see picture to get an idea of the hootchie.)
Call to ask questions or about our different fishing charter options. Feel free to call if you are trying to catch them yourself I have no problem helping you guys out any way I can. Until next time good luck.