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Thanks for viewing my first blog. For more info about my guide service view www.bcflyguide.com or if you have questions about flyfishing Vancouver Island in general please feel free to ask. This site's all about Flyfishing Vancouver Island with some great pictures from guided & personal fishing trips, new flies I'm tying, whats new & all that other good stuff related to casting a fly on island waters! Flyfishing, guiding and my passion for this sport is always growing. I hope this blog will assist those of you in keeping up on what I'm up to here, and why I think Vancouver Island BC is so under rated for it's Flyfishing opportunities. Thanks for visiting and come again, regards.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Incidental Catch!

Well not really! Fly-fishing the ocean beaches has its benefits even when the salmon fishing gets put off! We had a great day on the water last Friday, the conditions were beautiful, glassy waters most of the day with migrating salmon of all kinds pushing through our gin clear waters, simply put you could see everything swimming by! We had managed to hook some fish through out the day, fresh chrome salmon chasing our flies, sometimes denying our presentations but what could be more exciting than watching pods of chrome Salmon coming and going with the push of the tides occasionally taking interest in our flies!!...     The day was coming to an end with tired smiles on our faces as we gave in to picking up the crab traps and calling it a day! The undersized crabs loved our traps, with several just under the legal limit, crabby deal I'd say! The fish seemed to have completely disappeared within our range of sight and everything seemed quieter, then some odd blowing noises, Whales! We quickly pulled the traps and headed towards the point of the bay anticipating an encounter, in the distance were large Orca fins working right towards us. We shut down the motor and waited... Peaceful quiet surroundings, glassy crystal clear waters and then up they came right beside my 15 foot boat were these awesome creatures. The young one of the pod swam just under the surface beside the boat and turned and looked at us as it progressed on by followed by other adults from this pod of giants. I certainly couldn't think of a better way to end a trip on the water. For a moment it made our serious fishing moment feel so insignificant, but just for a moment....:)