iGuideBC Steelhead Fishing Fishing Reports

action packed days and warmer weather

March 16, 2018

As the end of our winter steelhead season approaches here on Vancouver island we switch our focus to the trout fishing with the salmon fry hatching and the warmer weather there no other place id rather be. if Im… Read Full Report →

winter steelhead are here....

December 17, 2017

With the most recent rain to hit us on the west coast of Vancouver Island brought in the first push of fresh winter steelhead.that being said it will only get better as January February and march are the best… Read Full Report →

chrome coho

October 23, 2016

with the October rain bringing in waves of fresh fish. theres no better time to be on the river .. the coho are here in great numbers and the fishing has been fantastic.. most streams on Vancouver Island are… Read Full Report →

Salmon on the fly

October 07, 2016

Well now that the cowichan river is open for business. We are back fishing for fall salmon the coho are in this is a great time to get out on the water this is a catch and release fisherie… Read Full Report →

low low low

June 24, 2016

Well this is the time of year we are normally out in search of the summer run steelhead. But with the great summer weather we have been having.. it been very hard on the fish no water and very… Read Full Report →

cowichan river steel

March 22, 2016

Well today was a great day on the water with lots of action, The steelhead fishing was a bit slow but the rainbow and brown trout made up for it. Couldn't have had a better spring day here on… Read Full Report →

rain rain rain

February 11, 2016

Well it was a great day fishing with several steelhead caught in the mid section of the river.. With the majors rains we've been having the past few weeks its been touch and go just trying to get out… Read Full Report →

bring on the sunshine!!

January 26, 2016

Well the fish are here now its just a matter of letting the river levels come down.. with the recent rains the river levels on the south end of Vancouver Island have come up considerably making the fishing conditions… Read Full Report →

first steelhead !!!

January 16, 2016

The water levels were a bit high today after the rains but still managed to catch 4 fish! one of which was the first Steelhead ever!.. Congrats kristie good job today.. Im sure we will have her out on… Read Full Report →

First Steelhead of 2016

January 01, 2016

Well it was a good start to the new year and the Steelhead were biting this morn.. The single egg and yarn was the bait of choice. Even with the low water conditions we still managed to hook several… Read Full Report →

chrome is my favorite color

December 16, 2015

Today was a beautiful day on the river again. the steelhead were biting first light on gooey bobs and jenson egg clusters with yarn. the fishing will continue to get better as the winter progresses check back for weekly… Read Full Report →

Fresh fish

December 13, 2015

well the steelhead are entering the rivers here on Vancouver island and the fishing has been great. due to the heavy rain the water level have been up and down but thats all part of living on the west… Read Full Report →