Camp Bonaventure Fishing & Report August 13th to 19th, 2018

We Finally received a bit of rain, not the 25 to 30 mm they were announcing but just enough to freshen up our rivers and keep us going for another week. We're supposed to get more next week but not what we are hoping for. Temperatures are supposed to cool down in the coming days, it will nice to get a break from the heat.  2018 has been the hottest and driest summer for the past 60 years.

  John Rocha, is a Camp Bonaventure regular and good friend. Nice one John, congratulations!

John Rocha, is a Camp Bonaventure regular and good friend. Nice one John, congratulations!

  This was James French's second trip to Camp Bonaventure, we know why he keeps coming back, well done James

This was James French's second trip to Camp Bonaventure, we know why he keeps coming back, well done James

The water levels are low on all our rivers but we still have plenty of salmon in our pools. The Bonaventure, Petite and Grand Cascapedia all have good runs of fish and there are plenty just waiting to enter the river on the next bump in water. All the rivers on the Peninsula are low at the moment but very fishable. We are fortunate that our rivers run cold from the Chic-Choc mountains and remain cool even when the weather warms up.

  Tim Ingram has become a good friend to us over the years, a fine gentleman and wonderful angler, nice one Tim!

Tim Ingram has become a good friend to us over the years, a fine gentleman and wonderful angler, nice one Tim!

The Bonaventure is flowing at 7 Cubic meter per second, it should be in the 20 range at this time of the season.  The Petite Cascapedia is flowing at 6 cubic meters per second, for this time of the season 20 is the norm.  The Grand Cascapedia is flowing at 12 cubic meters, normal for the mid August is 25.

  Don Grosset has been part of Camp Bonaventure since day one. here is is playing salmon no. 3 in as many days, well done Don!

Don Grosset has been part of Camp Bonaventure since day one. here is is playing salmon no. 3 in as many days, well done Don!

  Tom Stoker sure knows how to get it done, good start Tom, see you next year!

Tom Stoker sure knows how to get it done, good start Tom, see you next year!

Small flys have been working the best, in particular the Undertaker, John Olin and Green machine in sizes 8,  10 and 12. We are still doing very well on bombers especially the Green, Dark Brown and Blue.

  John Lowery (right) and Chris Davis have been part of Camp Bonaventure for many years. Not only great anglers and good friends, they were high rods for the week with over ten landed in four days! way to go guys!

John Lowery (right) and Chris Davis have been part of Camp Bonaventure for many years. Not only great anglers and good friends, they were high rods for the week with over ten landed in four days! way to go guys!

  Celebratory fist bumps and back at it! 

Celebratory fist bumps and back at it! 

  John Lowery releases a nice on back on the Bonaventure, congratulations, John!

John Lowery releases a nice on back on the Bonaventure, congratulations, John!

  The water might be low, but we're not missing salmon!

The water might be low, but we're not missing salmon!

Until Next Week,

Tight Lines,

Glenn