Fishing Report March 2015
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March 2015 FISHING REPORT
WINTER SPRINGS - Lots around 8 – 18 lbs fish deep on contours. Hecate Channel around Ceepeecee, at the mouth of McBride Bay, both sides of Steamer Point “fish the lee side Depending on tide & wind”, Centre Is., Low & Outer Black Rocks. They are taking anchovies, small glow lures & Glow Hoochies. The Columbia River Chinook will be HERE at the mouth of Esperanza by the time you read this newsletter. “We will see the 1st 20lb+ on the cleaning tables SOON!!”
“THEN 30 lb+ and as always a select group of Lucky Fishers will CATCH the 40 lb+ Chinook”
HALIBUT – Herring on a spreader bar, weight dependence tide. There are lots of schools of herring starting to spawning in Esperanza Inlet right now. It will continue well into next month. The hali are hang out near the spawning fish. About a 1/3 of the school will die after spawning making it easy feeding for the Halibut. Thousands of herring are in Nuchatlitz Islands & Bay, Rosa Harbour is loaded as well as the entire mouth of Esperanza Inlet from Brodick Creek at Garden Point. The Rolling Roadstead behind Catala Island is also loaded with spawn herring. Halibut hit the cleaning tables today 20- 50lbs. also reports of 100lb+ being released. As the water settles down Halibut will be holding in the Whales Tail out to the Whistle Buoy area. The Halibut Limits are 1 per day, 2 possession.
Lingcod Season opens April 1st - limits 3 per day/6 possession
“The 2015 Fishing/Catching season has begun!!!”
“Come join the FUN and the CATCHING”
You choose which service you want for your fishing trip.
We also have all Inclusive Pkg. for BYOB - which includes Moorage, Lodging, All Meals & for those who wish a chart orientation with GPS coordinates as to where & how to fish in our Area.
PRAWNING - remains strong with limits, 200 per day/400 possession, generally the result after a weekend of pulling the trapes is limits.
Generally the results after a weekend of pulling prawns traps is limits
CLAMS & OYSTERS - Good tides have put folks on the beach lately gathering Pacific Oysters and several varieties of Clams. “Yum Yum!!!” We get lots of Fishers going after fin fish of all types with GOOD Success but not so may gathering the HUGE Abundance of Oysters & Clams.
Tahsis Inlet, McBride Bay and Graveyard Bay are HOT SPOTS in Esperanza Inlet. In Hisnit Inlet, top end of Ewin Inlet, Hoiss Creek, Nesook Bay at the river & Marvinas Bay at the creek are ALL GOOD Gathering areas. Clams limits vary by type from 75 to 6 per day so check the regs. The most common here in our area are 75 per day 150 possession. Pacific Oysters 15 daily & 30 possession.
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We have been very busy getting the Marina back up and running over the past 2 weeks
Everything is open but the Restaurant which will be opening May 10th.
See You Soon
Cathy and John Falavolito