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"French Creek Fall 2017 Fishing Report"
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Category: Fishing  |  Location: French Creek
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Lingcod and Rock Cod
Last chance... We really are having an excellent salmon fishery this year. At the time of writing this report (early September) the salmon fishing around French Creek has kept the fisherman pretty busy most days. It was nice to see our local waters so alive with Humpback whales, Orca pods, huge bait balls, and lots of salmon! The Coho and Pink salmon return was good with solid fishing throu

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Posted By: Darrell Jobb on Sep 13, 2017
Category: Trails
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Coombs to Parksville Rail Trail
The new 7 km Rail Trail follows along the south side of the E&N tracks between Coombs and Parksville. Except for the first 200m of trail in Parksville's Springwood Park, the Coombs to Parksville Rail Trail is fully accessible. At the Coombs end, the Rail Trail starts across from Station Road and there are a number of spots where you can hop on. At the Parksville end, the Rail Trail begins at

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Sep 8, 2017
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions
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10 Ways for Families to Get Moving
Yes, relaxation is a pretty big deal when it comes to Parksville Qualicum Beach family vacations. But sometimes, you want to get out and get moving! Here are 10 great ways to do that. 1. Ride horseback at Tiger Lily Farm in Errington or Paradise Acres Ranch in Nanoose Bay. A trail ride is a rejuvenating way to enjoy this area's natural beauty! 2. Walk from Parksville to Coombs on the Rail Tr

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Aug 31, 2017
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions
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Have Fun with these Quirky Ideas
Have you seen the goats lounging on the rooftop, visited the giant Old Woman's Shoe, or perused the area's distinctive antique shops? If not, you're in for a surprise. We revel in our uniqueness and you can be sure when you leave Parksville Qualicum Beach, you'll have some interesting stories to tell your friends back home. Coombs Old Country Market Take a drive to the Coombs Old Country Mar

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Aug 29, 2017
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions
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9 Places to Experience in One Week
So you've got about a week here in Parksville Qualicum Beach. Your calendar is WIDE open. Are you the kind of person who wants to see and do all the best things a region has to offer? Work off this list and you won't be disappointed! While you're out there exploring, be sure to tag your photos and videos with our #myPQB hashtag to give us permission to share. 1. Wall Beach in Nanoose Bay (end o

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Aug 25, 2017
 
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