Stamp River Vancouver Island Fishing Report

Winter Steelhead

March 1 2016 (see March 5 river level update below)

 

This Weeks Highlights & First day of Spring!:

Last weeks conditions were great and had welcomed the lower freezing level and perfect river levels. Mixed rains started on Sunday with a really good downpour Sunday and part of Monday. Surprisingly the river levels have remained fairly static since we can see the snowline on the mountains.

Looking forward there is rain in the forecast all week. Today's rainfall was downgraded from 60mm to 30mm but there is another front coming in behind it. Different models are showing different amounts of rainfall, so its a wait and see.  The river did come 10cm today.

*Mar 5 6:30am Update. River height and colour too extreme for fishing. 3.5 M. Saturday is now a day off as will be Sunday.

March 2nd Hatchery Doe


There are still fresh fish showing in the system and we are fishing the middle and lower sections of the Stamp and Somass. 

This nice hatchery fish was kept today. 8 hookups all together - great day! 
 
Weekends getting booked up.
  • Sunday March 6 boats available, March 12/13 Boats available
  • Weekdays lots of options available
  • (David not fishing this winter - sorry)
  Guides:
  • Kevin Barabash
  • Shaun Evans
  • Carey Evans
  • Ken Meyers


River Conditions as of March 1 2016 (click to expand charts)
*Mar 2 12:19 pm update - River height now at 2.3, guys fishing today doing well. Water high and coloured but not blown out.


Stamp River 7 day River Level Trend   Stamp River 30 day River Level trend  
Stamp River 60 day river level trend    

This weeks weather forecast:



Winter Steelhead Fishing Options from $225

Winter Steelhead Fishing Options from $225

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