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I want to tr and do some steel heed fishing. I have a week of in Feb. Thompson? Vedder? The island? The Upper Pitt? Any thoughts or Suggestions will help.
stink finger

the thompson is closed.the vedder should be good.the stamp and the gold should be good.catch and release on the gold only. the returns were not that great on the gold last year but its one of the rivers you have to need a jet boat to access the stamp and upper pitt

Catch and Realease is the only way to fish.

I'm leaning towards going to the island. Any good rivers that can be walked? Mid or upper island?
Louis Vuitton

Not sure where it is on the Island, but the Stamp is good for Steel.

Kispiox Special

The Stamp river is in Port Alberni

hows fishing on the vedder this time of year? what can you cath there?

The Yak

check out for the best time to go there to fish for Steel

Ya, if I had $1,500 to go fishing for a week I'd be in Mexico drinkin tequila.
The Yak

if you have a boat go up there yourself. you dont have to stay at the lodge you know.

Better yet... if you have a boat bring a bike with you too and then it makes it easier to access the upper reaches without a sh*t load of walking.


I'm guessing you need a jet to get up the pit. Is there anywhere to dock in the estuary?

thanks for the repy, but I started this post in 2006. I've landed 8 steels since then. Tip Up!

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