Join Date: Oct 2019
Location: BC - Upper Columbia
Lower Mainland Steelhead
I am heading down the coast Dec 15-28 for the holidays, hoping to spend a day out on the water for winter steelhead. Grew up in Surrey and never river fished until I moved away 12 years ago. I know of the popular places to go for steelhead; the Vedder and Chilliwack River.
Wondering, where should we go? Are the Vedder and Chilliwack ridiculously busy every day of the week this time of year? If so, any suggestions of alternative places? Chehalis? Others? Stay with the tried and true Cheddar?
I've been rooting around for tactics, an old forum thread basically said go opposite of what the gear folks are casting, so purple and blue intruders and the like opposed to orange and pink, which is what they're seeing day in and day out.
Any tips or tricks or spots greatly appreciated!
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