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Sooke Fishing Report

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Saturday, May 22, 2010

May 22 report for Fishing in Sooke

Fishing in Sooke this week continues to offer a variety of fun opportunities. The salmon fishing remains steady, with some 8-10 pound feeder springs and the occasional larger hatchery (fin clipped) spring salmon landed in the 20 pounds. The "slot limit" regulation has been extended indefinitely, meaning you can only keep unclipped wild salmon between 45 and 67 cm. See regulation excerpt below.

There are still reports of halibut being caught in local waters, mostly towards Jordan River.

Crabbing is reported to be excellent in Sooke harbour.

So...all in all, conditions are fair...not super hot fishing maybe, but definitely good enough to be worth getting out there.

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Sooke Fishing Regulation update

* Fraser River Chinook: Subareas 19-1 to 19-4 and Subarea 20-5 (those waters near Victoria between Cadboro Pt to Sheringham Pt.): Effective March 1, 2010 until May 21, 2010: the daily limit is two (2) Chinook salmon per day which may be wild or hatchery marked between the size limit of 45 cm and 67 cm or hatchery marked only Chinook over 67 cm in length. Listed on 23/02/2010 FN0092
Update: These restrictions will continue effective May 22, 2010 and until further notice. Listed on 19/05/2010 FN0352

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