Kerry Reed

COLUMN: Cold days fishing on the water

Kerry Reed gives an update on local winter fishing.

COLUMN: Kootenay Lake produces rainbow bounty

Although fishing tourism on Kootenay Lake is way down, the main lake has still been producing lots of the usual two to four pound rainbows.

COLUMN: Another fantastic month of fishing

March was a pretty good month for fishing. The weather started out a bit miserable, but it seemed to turn around during the second half.

West Kootenay Fishing Report: Hot and cold days on the lake

"After enjoying a nice month of February weather, we are now paying for it in March."

COLUMN: Winter brings hard water fishing

'Tis the season everyone, and winter fishing is here!

West Kootenay Fishing Report: Cold weather angling heating up

Lots of Rainbows between two and five pounds and a few Bull Trout from three to eight pounds in Kootenay Lake.

West Kootenay Fishing Report – Spetember 2015

With a lot of tourists around to enjoy our local resource, Reel Adventures Sport Fishing guides did fairly well on Kootenay Lake.

Fishing heats up on Kootenay Lake

Our fishing columnist Kerry Reed: "We have had lots of days with over 15 to 20 fish to the boat."

West Kootenay Fishing Report

"Reel Adventures did spend a lot of time on the rivers chasing early spring bull trout and we had a blast."

COLUMN: Skiers happily surprised by February fishing

February's warm weather brought lots of fishing activity.

COLUMN: It’s our ‘big fish’ season

We spent a lot of time on the lake throughout December and the results were similar to November.

West Kootenay Fishing Report: A winter primer

The Kootenay Lake supplement for the West Kootenay Fishing Report is submitted by Kerry Reed at Reel Adventures Sport Fishing Charters.

COLUMN: Good days on the lake

We have been experimenting with lighter gear as well as fly reels and mooching reels to make the battles even more exciting.

COLUMN: Fish are starting to wake up

With all the predictions from fisheries hailing this as the biggest run of salmon ever, we certainly didn’t see anything spectacular.

COLUMN: Perfect water temperatures

May was pretty good fishing. Lots of days with 10 to 15 fish to the boat.

COLUMN: Showing signs of spring

The fishing remained slow for the month of March, however we did hook into some big fish, mostly Bull Trout.

COLUMN: Patience will be rewarded

December saw similar fishing to the previous months. However, the last couple of weeks have produced some big fish for us.

The Fishing Report: It’s happening…

We saw some great fish for that month: Rainbow trout up to 22 Lbs. and dolly varden (bull trout) up to 16 Lbs. were being caught.

Spring fishing on Kootenay Lake holding on

Well summer is finally here. With the forecast calling for more sunshine, we are getting a break from the rising water levels.

Kootenay Lake temperatures perfect

May was a decent month for weather, but an even better month for fishing.