LOWER BASE CAMP FISHING REPORT
REPORTING FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 9th to 16th, 2022
WATER TEMPERATURE AND CLARITY:
Water temps are holding in low to mid 50s. Clarity is great. Visibility is ~6ft, even more on the sunnier days.
Weather this week has been quite cool, rainy, and grey with most days reaching highs in low 50s.
HOT FLY OF THE WEEK:
Pink Teeny Nymphs have been the go-to fly for chums, humpies, and sockeye while pink and orange beads have been deadly for dollies, trout and the occasional grayling.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK:
THE BRITS ARE BACK!
Notable bird sightings include surf scoters, yellow and yellow-rumped warblers, greater yellowlegs, and immature bald eagles. There’s also a resident snowshoe hare in camp that’s making nightly visits to the sleep tent area.
COMMENTS FOR THE WEEK:
The chum bite is on fire! Kings have slowed down but we are seeing a heavy influx of sockeye, chum, humpies, dollies, and small jack kings. The river is really coming to life!
PHOTO OF THE WEEK:
Our picture of the week is displayed at the top of this article.