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"Last Chance - September 2014 Fishing Report"
"Englishman River Estuary Bird Walk"
"Epic Salmon Run This Year"
 
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Category: Fishing  |  Location: French Creek
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31 Lb. 2 Oz.
We really are having an incredible salmon fishery this year. At the time of writing this report (early August) the salmon fishing around French Creek has been quite steady to say the least, and heading into September there should still be some good opportunities. In September most of the returning Chinook salmon to the Big and Little Qualicum Rivers will be staged in front of their respectful

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Posted By: Darrell Jobb on Sep 12, 2014
Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: Parksville
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Warbling Vireo
It was the first Tuesday that we have seen rain all summer and the Tuesday bird walk resumed for the year! We went to the Shelly Road side of the Englishman River Estuary in Parksville. The morning saw light rain then heavy rain then no rain and finished off with heavy rain. The big highlight of the morning was the rare sighting of an American Redstart with a flock of Chestnut-backed Chickade

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Posted By: Neil Robins on Sep 3, 2014
Category: Fishing  |  Location: Parksville
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Epic Salmon Run this Year
Parksville Qualicum Beach is experiencing its best season of fishing in the last decade. That's the word on the dock at least - from experienced guides, weigh scales and tackle shops in the area. French Creek Harbour Store owner Kari Wheatley described this year's salmon run as "epic." Wheatley said the store extended their hours of operations to seven days a week - up from six days - jus

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Aug 29, 2014
Category: Camping  |  Location: Parksville
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Effective at noon on Thursday, Aug. 28, campfires will once again be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction. The Coastal Fire Centre will rescind its existing campfire prohibition due to cooler weather in the forecast, which will result in a decreased wildfire risk in the region. The following activities will now be allowed: Campfires, as defined by the Wildfire Regulat

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Aug 26, 2014
Category: Fishing  |  Location: French Creek
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27 lb Chinook Salmon
Big Chinooks are coming... 

August truly is the month saltwater anglers in our local waters await with great anticipation. Mature Chinook salmon heading for the Big and Little Qualicum River will provide all sorts of excitement for trollers and jiggers alike. In early to mid August these Chinook salmon will move into our area looking for lots of food to store energy for their s

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Posted By: Darrell Jobb on Aug 14, 2014
 
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