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If you want to get the most out of Powell River and the surrounding areas, put PRO on your list. Our specialty is ensuring that people get the most out of this area. This comes naturally, due to the fact that all our staff have many years of local knowledge and hands-on experience behind them. Our store acts as a gateway to all the resources that are offered here.  Whether it be fishing, camping, or hunting, we will ensure you receive the info and equipment needed to make your stay one you’ll be guaranteed to enjoy. With Powell River comes some of the best fishing you will find anywhere. Not only do we have excellent salmon fishing, we also have possibly the biggest cutthroat trout in Canada.

POWELL RIVER AREA FISHING GUIDE - 2021

Know Your Limit – Fish Within It!

SPECIESLIMITMIN. SIZECOMMENTS
Ling Cod126" (65cm)May 1 - Sept 30
Halibut1See Online RegulationsSee current tidal licence for more details
Rock Fish
(Quill, Copper etc.)
1Any SizeMay 1 - Sept 30
Yellow Eye (Snapper)0-Closed
Bocaccio1Any SizeMay 1 - Sept 30
Cabazon8Any SizeOpen
Chinook - Area 15-1, 15-2 & 15-3126.6" (62 cm) - 31.5" (80 cm)Starting July 15, 2022
Chinook - All other areasSee PRO Report for details
Coho12" (30.5cm)TBA
Dungeness Crabs46.5" (16.5 cm)Males Only
Red Rock Crabs44.5" (11.5 cm)Males Only
Oysters12--
Clams60-See Regulations for Size & Species
Prawns125-Release All Egg Carriers

FISHING TACTICS

COD

  • Retrieve bottom fish slowly
  • Use descender to release
  • Both will help the survival rate.

HALIBUT

  • Troll bottom 2.5 mph (More Halibut – Less Cod)
  • Use 150-200 cable

SALMON

  • Troll speed 2.5 mph
  • Spoon leader 6′
  • Hoochie leader 3-4′
  • Cannonballs 12-15lb
  • Don’t forget to jig

 

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PRO NEWS

Nice weather the last couple days and there have been a few people getting outdoors hunting and gathering. Hunting There have been a few local hunters that have cut there( LEH) Elk tags so far in the past week, The transplant of the ELK to Powell River Years ago has...

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THE PRO REPORT

What’s Going On!

L.E.H IS OUT!

The L.E.H draws are now out, there will no longer be a paper synopsis. Simply go online to view synopsis. you can them bring your choices to PRO and we will enter them for you. Limited Entry Hunting (LEH) - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

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Be Bear Aware!

Definitely plenty of talk of Grizzly bears in the Powell River area, heads up if you are venturing out. George and I headed on on a spur of the moment fishing trip yesterday to Freeda Creek, a trip we had done countless times. This time we had our pontoon boats and we...

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May The Fish Be With You.

May is here and we are now able to retain Lingcod and Rockfish. Lingcod Lingcod must be 65cm or larger to retain.You may retain 1 per licenceLook for rocky bottom and use larger jigs (6-12oz) for Larger LingsLocally 40-150' seems to produce Lingcod regularly.You may...

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