… Our 3 day weekend hunt for Fraser Valley Rainbows & Eastern Brook Trout!
WOW! What a weekend! When we decided to focus on fatso Fraser Valley Bows & Eastern Brook Trout this weekend we never thought we would end up with some of the monsters that we did! Kudos to our BC stocking program!
The weekend consisted of 3 days and 3 lakes … Black Lake, Red Lake &, one of our favourites, Horseshoe lake! The results were good fishing and beautiful fish at all three lakes with a bonus double digit Rainbow trout to top it all off! 😯
And the Eastern Brookies were not that shabby either!
But wait there’s more … here’s a video clip of a nice plump FV bow caught and released:
At all three lakes the fishing was exclusively chironomid pupa during the day with micro leeches in the early morning and late evening hours. The zone was either right on or about a foot off the bottom and, although many different patterns were working, the top producing ties were the KKK, the Black N Red, the “Johnyfly” (I’ll try to get this pattern posted soon), and when the chironie action slowed down the KGB leech took up the slack!
What a blast! Can’t wait till next days off! Get out there folks … there’s still a lot of great fishing to be had!
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OK boys, I couldn’t let you hog the FV rainbow & brookie section of the gallery all to yourselves!
Very nice Benny! I’ll add this and some of the others you sent me to the 2011 Gallery and our Facebook page! Thanks! 😀
Wow, that is amazing…. how did you catch that beast?
Well, the toughest but most important part was postponing my wife’s request for me to stay home and do stuff around the house… the rest was easy! 😉
oh how true it is!!! 😀
all those years we went hunting and fishing after nite crew u should be used to the body and mind fatigue
Got to say guys…..AWESOME
Big Brookies, Huge Bows, on tiny flys, does’nt get much better.
Nice meeting you guys, you can definitely pic the lakes.
Nice to meet you guys too Scott! Thanks for sharing a pic and don’t be a stranger! 🙂
nice fish benny when u coming out with old soldiers again