Fishing in Powell River
Welcome to Powell River Fishing. This website provides information about opportunities, techniques, and resources for fishing in the Powell River and Upper Sunshine Coast area.
The Powell River Salmon Society is expanding their Mill Hatchery Facility. Wayne sent us this movie clip, A Fish Tale, on the work in progress to install
5 new rearing tanks.
The Powell River Salmon Society held their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday June 13, 2006. Here is a copy of the Managers Presentation in pdf
Fisheries and Oceans has changed the regulations regarding Lingcod. Check the Powell River Sport Fishing Advisory Committee page for more details.
Read about the 31 pound Winter Tyee that Hugh landed on February 18.
I have heard several excellent reports on Trout Fishing from local lakes. If you have any reports or pictures, send them our way, and we will post them on our site.
Check the Powell River Fishing Message Board for local fishing information, issues, closures, restrictions, etc.
Bill's grin shows how happy he was to get up early to land this 22lb Chinook. This fish fell for a coyote wonderstripe at 80 feet near Grant Reefs.
This pair weighed 17.5lbs and 18.5lbs and were caught at the Iron mines and Mace Point respectively. Herb was fishing on July 16 at 4:30am and back before 11:00am. Check the Message board for more details.
Herb with a 26lb Chinook caught near the Iron Mines on a wonderstripe Coyote at 50ft.
Gerard was visiting from Mackenzie and reeled in this 18.5lb Chinook. He caught this fish trolling a herring at 90ft in front of the Westview ferry terminal.
Kyle caught and released this trophy at Lois Lake on March 17, a week before his 16th birthday. He was fishing a 5/6 weight fly rod with a leach pattern on 6lb tippet. It took him 20 minutes to land this 28 inch Rainbow that weighed 9lbs 8oz.
Jeremy with an 18lb Chinook June 30 at Grant Reefs. One of many in his new boat.
Peter caught this 15lb Chinook June 24 at Grant Reefs on an Army Truck spoon in 90ft of water. While fighting this fish, the reel fell apart, so Peter brought this fish back to the boat by hand.
Glen sent this picture of a 21lb Chinook that he caught June 22 near Grief Point . He was fishing a wonderbread spoon in 80ft of water.
Here is a pair of Chinook salmon caught March 2 by Andy and Rusty on the backside of Harwood Island. These fish weighed 18lbs and 19.5lbs and were caught fishing anchovies at 110ft.
Nice Catch Hugh! This Tyee that weighed in at 31.8 pounds was caught by Hugh on February 18 on a black and white hoochie fishing between the ferry dock and the view point at a depth of 160 ft.
I only had a few hours to fish, so I went out at the tide change Feb 11, and landed this 24lb Chinook
You can view more photos in the Powell River Fishing Photo Gallery.
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