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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 - September 30
Halibut1See Online RegulationsCheck License for more information
Black Cod
(Quill, Copper etc.)
1Any SizeMay 1 - Sept. 30
Snapper / Yellow Eye
(Bocaccio)
0-Closed
Chinook126.6" (62cm)July 15
Coho12" (30.5cm)TBA
Dungeness / Crabs46.5" (16.5cm)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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HUNTING SEASON 2020

With hunting season about to begin now is a good time to service your firearms and head to the range.If you need any type of firearm maintenance stop in at PRO and have our Gunsmith Rocco Wenzel help you out.Rocco has been with PRO for a couple years and we are very...

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Prawn Fishing Closures.

Easy way to manage, just shut er down! I am sure they could have left some sub regions open as they have in the past. I believe there was no test fishery DONE (spawner index) so D.F.O. decided to close most areas. Have a look below. Winter closures protect large,...

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Nice Day In PR..

Was nice to get out on the water today, a few Chinooks to the boat and a quik soak of Prawn and Crab traps. Be sure to stop in at PRO and pick up the Spirit Spoon and the Loony spoon by Spirit Lures, they catch.. Thanks to the Bounty.. Crab Dinner.

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DECEMBER IN PR..

This time of year no shortage of outdoors activities in Powell River's Outdoors. Salmon fishing remains steady and picking up in some areas. East side of Texada has been probably the most consistent and some nice size Winter Chinook up to 14lbs. Anglers reporting non...

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