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I've been to most of the popular rivers here in the lower mainland; fraser, vedder/chilliwack, stave etc. Most people i've seen either float or bottom bounce, but I don't see many people casting lures. I know how to do all three, but I must say I do like casting lures the most. So my question is this, what is a good place to cast & retrieve lures that doesn't impede on those that are doing other methods? Any input would be appreciated. Thanks!

Alot of people in the vedder short float lures. I have my Float-->Weight-->Swivel-->2ft leader-->roe or lure

You can also cast a retrieve in the pools and such.

Alot of the fraser river, dewdney slough, Harrison river or pit river is available for casting lures

2 years from now will be pink season again.. which means you can cast spoons anywhere in the Fraser and catch pinks (spoons are the most popular method). I did it for the first time this year and it was great.
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You can toss spoons in any river your fishing. When you see 20 guys tossing all sorts of gear into a pool go the the tail out and swing a blade/spoon through it. Most times you will get something. This is coming from experience. I'll walk into an area see a bunch of guys and instead of trying to get a spot, right away i'll take the float/weight off and throw a spoon on. Go to the tail out and swing a variety of blades/spoons through, whihc usually results in something within minutes. The fish get pressured and either move up and out or down to where everyone isnt trying to yank a 3od into their face.

Every year, tossing spinners at Coho in the tidal Fraser.
#3 or 4 mepps brass Aglia, never fails, many times out fish the guys with the bar rigs using roe, they nail the little jacks, and I hit the big aggressive fish.
Get out there, try the Stave too with spinners.
Love short floating them on the Vedder.

For sure the fraser is good i caught lots of coho there last week on lures with the odd chum thrown in. I had to keep changing different lures to keep the catch rate up though !!!!

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