Lingcod Fishing

Tofino Fishing Report - May 2019

Tofino Fishing Report - May 2019

With the new regulation on Chinook Salmon closure, it's easy to get confused. In Tofino, we are allowed to fish offshore within 1 NM of the surf line until July 14th. See link for details: http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/tidal-maree/a-s24-eng.html

The area 124 is from Estevan point to Florencia Bay, and don't forget that the inshore is open for retention with 2 Salmon over 45 cm per day.

Halibut fishing is great now, with no need to go very far, usually going maximum 3 NM offshore has been enough. Fresh bait is important for these bottom feeders, salmon or octopus are the best. When it's added to a Grubb it's a deadly combination!