Friday, 21st of November 2014

Angler's Atlas Field Staff Program

Check out the members who are helping grow our local content. To sign up as for the Field Staff program send an email to our content curator, Mike Youds - mike@anglersatlas.com.

2014 Photo Contest Winners

With over 1,300 photos submitted by our members, the judging was challenging for all of us at Angler's Atlas. However we have finished the judging (with a few internal battles for best photos) and have selected the winners of the 2014 photo contest. As always, the breadth and quality of photos amaze us and wish there were more prizes to give away for the great photos submitted from across the country.

KIDS

Publishers PickPublisher's Pick: Family Fun

"Jeff Hilton with his son Matteo and his buddy Ethan McDonald having a good of spring fishing in Port Renfrew, BC", submitted by Scott McDonald. The grand prize for this category is a full day of guided fishing for salmon / halibut out of Westview Marina in Tahsis, BC for up to 4 people aboard, plus $100 cash provided by Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC.

The other winners in the kids category are shown below and will receive a Rapala rod and reel combo with hat from the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association

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ACTION

Publishers PickPublisher's Pick: Golden Arc

"Friend fighting his first ever bull trout of a good size to the beach on the Skagit river.", submitted by Daniel Krenz. The grand prize for this category is $100 cash provided by Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC plus a complete set of a Backroad Mapbooks for the province of choice.

The other winners in the action category are shown below and will receive a Rapala rod and reel combo with hat from the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association

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FISH

Publishers PickPublisher's Pick: Chinook

"Fishing the Kitimat River.", submitted by Heather Press. The grand prize for this category is $100 cash provided by Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC plus a complete set of a Backroad Mapbooks for the province of choice.

The other winners in the fish category are shown below and will receive a Rapala rod and reel combo with hat from the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association

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GENERAL

Publishers PickPublisher's Pick: Patience

"My fiance and I were trolling around the Lake when we saw this female Loon sitting on a nest waiting for her newborns to hopefully arrive soon. We were close enough that the father had got upset and started to come for us so after getting a few quick photo's we backed off to let nature be at peace. Photo taken at Vedette Lake BC near Savona BC, June 7, 2012", submitted by Anna Haldorson. The grand prize for this category is $100 cash provided by Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC plus a weekend getaway at Elysia Resort.

The other winners in the general category are shown below and will receive a Rapala rod and reel combo with hat from the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association

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SCENERY

Publishers PickPublisher's Pick: Lost Lakers

"After a 45 min hike and a raging river crossing with a canoe and gear the trees open up to this. These kind of trips are what it's all about. The fishing was amazing!", submitted by Brad Murphy. The grand prize for this category is $100 cash provided by Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC plus a complete set of a Backroad Mapbooks for the province of choice.

The other winners in the scenery category are shown below and will receive a Rapala rod and reel combo with hat from the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association

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FACEBOOK WINNER

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With 373 votes (as of April 1) the winner of our Facebook "Vote for your favourite photo" is Big Fish For Mommy!  submitted by Tim Ansley. 

"Had my little good luck charm along to land this beautiful 29lb Chinook out of Alder Bay Resort in Port McNeill."

Tim Ansley wins a downrigger from Cannon.

Thanks for the great photos and for everyone who took part in our second annual Facebook section of our annual photo contest. To look the votes for all photos, just visit our Facebook page and hover over the image to see the number of votes each picture has received.

Chrysler's Catch of the Day

Have you ever wanted to receive regular fishing reports about your favourite BC fishing region? Now you can!

In partnership with Chrysler Canada we are offering regional fishing updates for British Columbia. Just visit our REGIONS page and follow your favourite region. You will then receive regular updates via email.

These updates will provide you with detailed, local information that our team has brought together from a variety of sources. The types of content we will be bringing you include:

Fishing Reports
Through our network of anglers in the field, tackle shops, resorts and other "on the ground" sources, we will be providing updates on the latest fishing reports from across British Columbia.

Events
Through our partnership with Learn to Fish we will provide regular updates on their events held across the province.

Hot Spots
Our members often want to more than just fishing reports, they want to know where they should go for the best chance at catching fish.

User Submissions
Our website gets a lot of great photos, map markers and comments from our users and when we spot something that should be shared, we'll add it to the regional page.

Regulation Changes
Make sure you know when the latest openings arrive. The B.C. Ministry of Environment also updates the regulations periodically, and we will regularly check on any updates to let you know of any in-season changes.

Related Content
We know there are many topics that can are related to local fishing, and as we come across local stories, we'll send them along as well.

 

2014 BC FISHING MAGAZINES ARE OUT!

Vancouver Island Fishing 2014

 

Lower Mainland Fishing 2014

 

Thompson Nicola Fishing 2014

 

Kootenay Fishing 2014

 

Cariboo Chilcotin Fishing 2014

 

Skeena Fishing 2014

 

Omineca Fishing 2014

 

Peace Fishing 2014

 

Okanagan Fishing 2014