News

5

BC Winter Fishing Update.

Posted on December 12th, 2018

Feature images show saltwater salmon and halibut catches.

Noel Gyger reports. Chance of a shower with highs to +5 degrees Celsius. Skeena River is low and still in good shape despite the rain we are having. Water is very low please be careful if you fly around in a jet boat. Coho fishing closed October 31st. Tyee Test Fishery showed a record run of Steelhead this seaon.     Coho run was way down this year. Kalum River is in great shape and fishing well for Steelhead. Both fly and spin fishing are working well. Water is very low and dangerous for jet boat…so go with drift boat or raft only. Be safe my friends! Kitimat River is closed to Salmon fishing. Zymoetz (Copper) River has had a good rain but conditions are holding and many Steelhead are being landed. In the upper Copper Steelhead fishing will close December 31st. One will be able to angle for them in the lower end. Ocean fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Prawn, Dungness and Alaska King Crab is good out of Kitimat.

If you would like to book a river fishing guide or ocean charter for 2018-19 you can contact Noel at, www.noelgyger.ca .

Posted in:   News | Comments Off on BC Winter Fishing Update. Like me   Follow Me  
Subscribe youtube   Newsletter Subscriber   InstagramFollow in instagram
5

BC Fishing Report.

Posted on December 2nd, 2018

Featured image saltwater salmon & halibut. Would you like to catch a Chinook and Halibut like this TODAY? Caption by Tracey John Hittel of Kitimat Lodge, Halibut and winter springs have arrived want to get out this month call Kitimat Lodge.

Noel Gyger reports. Mostly sunny but there is a chance ow showers with highs to +5 degrees Celsius. Skeena River is dropping and may be fishable for Steelhead by the weekend. Coho fishing closed October 31st. Tyee Test Fishery showing a record run of Steelhead this season – this is good news. Hope this trend holds! Coho run was way down this year. Kalum River is in fair shape and fishing well for Steelhead. Both fly and spin fishing are working well. Kitimat River is closed to Salmon fishing. Zymoetz (Copper) River has dropped and may be fishing again for Steelhead. Ocean fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Prawn, Dungness and Alaska King Crab is good out of Kitimat.

If you would like to book a river fishing guide or ocean charter for 2018-19 contact Noel at www.noelgyger.ca .

Posted in:   News | Comments Off on BC Fishing Report. Like me   Follow Me  
Subscribe youtube   Newsletter Subscriber   InstagramFollow in instagram
5

Maurice Sporting Goods changes name after acquisition.

Posted on November 29th, 2018

Maurice Sporting Goods has changed its name to Maurice Outdoors following the acquisition by its owner, Middleton Partners, of O2COOL. Maurice Sporting Goods, a major distributor of fishing tackle across the United States, has changed its name and added to its product offering following the acquisition of a major supplier of hydration and portable cooling products, Its parent company, Middleton Partners, has purchased O2COOL and plans to leverage the synergies of the two companies to establish Maurice Outdoors, a collection of powerful industry brands with ‘best-in-class’ distribution. “This is a great opportunity to spur the growth of O2COOL and our brands,” said Eric Lockwood, O2COOL, CEO. “We know that Middleton is the right partner and I am thrilled about the potential for Maurice Outdoors to thrive in the future.” Maurice Outdoors will be focused on the outdoor consumer through products lines that include fishing, marine, hunting, portable cooling, camping and outdoor-themed gifts.” “We are extremely excited to bring O2COOL and its tremendous team into our group,” said Keith Jaffee, Principal of Middleton Partners and Chairman of Maurice Sporting Goods. “It has built innovative products that resonate with consumers. Our vision is to leverage this team’s strengths with the distinctive platform and strong customer relationships of Maurice Sporting Goods. “The acquisition of O2COOL builds on our strong momentum as we enter 2019,” said Jory Katlin, CEO of Maurice Sporting Goods. “We are looking forward to collaborating with its team to better serve our customers, while remaining committed to the highest level of service.”

(Posted by Anthony – Angling International)

Posted in:   News | Comments Off on Maurice Sporting Goods changes name after acquisition. Like me   Follow Me  
Subscribe youtube   Newsletter Subscriber   InstagramFollow in instagram
5

Raymarine launches Ice Fishing kit in time for new season.

Posted on November 28th, 2018

The new Ice Fishing Kit from Raymarine is shipping this month and has been described as the ‘ultimate’ ice fishing machine. With a waterproof bag and rugged base designed specifically for the Dragonfly, this portable kit is built to withstand the harshest winter elements. In time for the ice season in the US, global brand Raymarine has announced the launch of its Ice Fishing Kit.

Shipping this month, it includes a full complement of all the right components to transform any Dragonfly Pro, DVS or first generation Dragonfly (not included) into what it describes as the ultimate ice fishing machine. With a waterproof bag and rugged base designed specifically for the Dragonfly, this portable kit is built to withstand the harshest winter elements. The Ice Fishing Kit also houses a rechargeable 12v/7Ah battery, charger and high-frequency CHIRP CPT-S ice fishing transducer with float. Full-sized cargo pockets provide ample room for tackle and the integrated rod holders make it easy for ice anglers to travel with all their gear and stay organized.

Raymarine Ice Fishing Kit:

Kit includes waterproof bag, 12v/7Ah battery with international charger, base, CPT-S ice transducer with float and clips;

High-frequency CHIRP CPT-S ice transducer targets bait and fish down to 900 feet;

Rugged, waterproof bag with an easy-stay-open door for easy screen viewing;

Pre-drilled provisions for mounting any size Dragonfly Gen 1 or Gen 2;

Extra storage for various size tackle boxes and integrated rod holders to carry all your gear.

(Posted by Anthony – Angling International)

Posted in:   News | Comments Off on Raymarine launches Ice Fishing kit in time for new season. Like me   Follow Me  
Subscribe youtube   Newsletter Subscriber   InstagramFollow in instagram
5

BC Fishing Update.

Posted on November 26th, 2018

Featured image; “Would you like to catch a Coho (Silver Salmon), like this? Caption by Tracey John Hittel of Kitimat Lodge, Gary from England with a pipe in his mouth. The Coho (Silver) Salmon love to chase the fly but it has to be presented properly and of course using the correct lines.”?

Noel Gyger reports. As mix of sun and clouds with highs to +5 degrees Celsius. Skeena River is dropping and may be fishable for Steelhead by the weekend.. Coho fishing closed October 31st. Tyee Test Fishery showing a record run of Steelhead this season – this is good news. Hope this trend holds! Coho run was way down this year. Kalum River is in fair shape and fishing well for Steelhead. Both fly and spin fishing are working well. Kitimat River is closed to Salmon fishing. Zymoetz (Copper) River is really dropping and may be fishing again for Steelhead. Ocean fishing for Salmon, Halibut, Prawn, Dungeness and Alaska King Crab is fair out of the ports of Kitimat and Prince Rupert. If you would like to book a river fishing guide or ocean charter for 2018-19 you can contact Noel at www.noelgygler.ca .

Posted in:   News | Comments Off on BC Fishing Update. Like me   Follow Me  
Subscribe youtube   Newsletter Subscriber   InstagramFollow in instagram