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Hey guys and gals i just wanted to say that Sockeye is NOT open yet for the long weekend. I know it sucks but oh well.
stink finger



Ah Beak your at it again this year. I have no beef with what you say, you are right about the flossing.

But with that said, ill get to another issue. The issue is that i have been fishing pretty hard on the fraser lately and i have seen a few sockeye jump but i havent even hooked into one fish. So i believe that DFO isnt lying about the the low amount of sockeye.

There seem to be alot of huge springs jumping and rolling over. I have been bouncing up from Pegleg. I think i might switch to bar fishing with spin and glo and roe.

Thanks for sharing some wisdom Cagey, and ya that water is reaching a high temp. I have been fishing the fraser alot lately and im going to head out to scale or seabird all day monday. I have been seeing many SEALS this year in the river and found a sweet 30+ lbs spring dead on the river with just its neck bite out a few days ago. Very strange ????? I hear that guys are doing well high up the river by herling island and scale.

Nice one fishingforlife LOL. Ya im not going to say im not a snagger. Im not a sport fisherman, I have one goal when i get up at 3:00am and hit the river. Its get my limit to bring home to my family for the winter. Doesnt matter how i get it, as long as i stay in the regs, respect the people around me, and clean up after myself. Sometimes it take a spoon or two, mabey some roe, or a little bouncing. We have all heard the whining before and its really simple to stop bouncing. Make a law that the leader line is not to be longer then 24 inches on any river. Simple as that, and ill still get my fish. Roe works WONDERS.

No beak, i will agree with you again LOL. Whats wrong with me Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Anyways im not a big fan of fishing with rod, but i dont go trashing him.

No Sockeye in 2009.. TV said.

I was watching the news today, and they said they were expecting upwards of 13 million sockeye salmon to return, and so far there has been less than 2 million. They said there will be no open season fore sockeye this year.

a native person tried to sell me sockeye the other day in lillooet.

Shitty , a white guy tried to sell me crack the other day ???? LOL

must have come from the illegal crack fishery

better to smoke fish !!! lol

fish must be hard to get into a pipe and light though because they have smoker machines to do it now

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