Coordinates: 49° 12€² 0€³ N, 49° 12€² 0€³ N
Location: British Columbia
Why we chose it
In 2009, Coho salmon; Good fly fishing for coho in sheltered water
When to fish: June through August is best.
Where to fish: Anywhere you can find bait inside the sound, such as kelp beds, small islands and passes.
Tip: Either stationary or drifting, toss bucktails or baitfish imitations.
—Barry Stokes, manager at Islander Reels
In 2008, Coho salmon; Big numbers of feeding coho
When to fish: August.
Where to fish: Around kelp beds near the breakwater.
Tip: Cast orange Clouser Minnows on sink-tip lines.
—Don Freschi, host of Sport Fishing: On the Fly