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Sam F 01-01-2012 09:38 PM

Vancouver Island fishing help
 
Hi All,
My Father is visiting me in Vancouver and is heading to Vancouver Island for a week and would like to do some Winter steel fishing.
He will be based Comox, tofino and a night in Victoria and another in Sooke.
Can anyone recommend a guide or would anyone be willing to join him for a days fishing while he is out on the island.
He is only looking for a fly guide- no indicator stuff.
Cheers
Sam

whiskeyjin 01-02-2012 11:31 AM

Hi Sam F
 
This guy will help you out.
westcoaststlhdr .He is speypages member try to PM him.
His name is Courtney Ogilvie.
Jin

fredaevans 01-02-2012 01:57 PM

Sam, PM sent (with a link). Great fora for that exact area..

fae




Sam F 01-02-2012 08:56 PM

Thanks Jin
All the best
Sam

wonderfulremark 01-02-2012 09:08 PM

Stamp/Gold are the places to be.

Sam F 01-02-2012 09:15 PM

Yep those are my thoughts, the gold would be my choice but its a bit of a drive on a morning from Comox I guess 3 Hours, but worth it.

BCBound 01-03-2012 01:07 PM

I second contacting Courtenay. I'm headed out with him and a group tomorrow on the Stamp.

JetB 01-03-2012 01:24 PM

There is Ken Moreau of Single Spey Fly Fishing Adventures and Mark McAneely in Campbell River. There is also Perry Wilson of Northland Fly in Port McNeil. They are all fly guides and they all operate on the same rivers in the area. I have never hired them but know people who have and they had a good time.

Sam F 01-04-2012 12:04 AM

Thanks to all
He is going fishing with Courtney I think, he is getting very very wet in Tofino tonight and will be meeting Courtney for some fishing at some point over the next couple of days.
Thanks for the help
Sam

Sam F 01-04-2012 12:05 AM

Ps have a great day out on the stamp.
Cheers
Sam

whiskeyjin 01-04-2012 08:43 AM

Hi Sam F
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Sam F (Post 386608)
Ps have a great day out on the stamp.
Cheers
Sam

Good to here that Sam F and courtney is really nice and good guy.
He have a good heart.
Jin.

Taft 01-07-2012 12:17 PM

Recommend Mark McAneeley
 
Mark is the head guide at the Silver Hilton on the Babine and guides on the Gold River among others on Vancouver Island in the winter.

Recommend you give him a call (250) 202-1341 or his cell (250) 202-1341
email [email protected] (there is an _ between mark and mcaneeley in his address)

:)

Flyfish4trout 01-07-2012 06:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by whiskeyjin (Post 386229)
This guy will help you out.
westcoaststlhdr .He is speypages member try to PM him.
His name is Courtney Ogilvie.
Jin

I have worked with this guy over the years he is a very fishy dude and knows that area very well!! I am sure he will get him into some fish, not to mention C is a good all around guy period!!

Hope ya get into those bigguns out there!

cheers,

Mikey

Sam F 01-08-2012 01:22 AM

Thanks all,
Sadly my father was washed out on the island, He says that the rain was unlike anything he had ever seen and he is a dinosaur so it must have been wet.
Thanks for the help guys- much appreciated
Cheers
Sam


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