BC fishing for salmon, trout, steelhead, sturgeon, halibut and other sport fish in British Columbia Canada!

December 2018

Latest BC Fishing Videos
Rockfish Green Curry Soup Rockfish Green Curry Soup
In this video recipe, we use rockfish and lingcod to make a delicious pot of green curry soup.
Halibut and Potato Chips Halibut and Potato Chips
Here is a really simple yet delicious halibut recipe which everyone enjoys!

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Latest BC Fishing Reports
Lower Mainland Fishing Report Lower Mainland
Coho salmon fishing is winding down in some systems while good in others. Chum salmon fishing is also good.
Updated on December 4th, 2018
Tunkwa Lake fishing report Tunkwa Lake
Ice fishing is ready to start at Tunkwa Lake. Ice thickness is currently 5" close to shore as of December 5th.
Updated on December 5th, 2018

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Latest BC Fishing Deals, News & Events

Tunkwa Lake Winter Ice Fishing Specials
Winter is fast approaching and ice is almost safe at Tunkwa Lake. The resort is offering mid-week specials for its cabins throughout this season.
Posted on November 23rd, 2018

Chilliwack River Guardians
Beginning in December 2018, Chilliwack River Guardians will be collecting information from anglers and providing information to increase compliance during the winter steelhead fishing season.
Posted on November 20th, 2018

Fraser River Salmon Fishing Reopens
Posted on October 26th, 2018
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has reopened salmon fishing for the Lower Fraser River. Please see the following fishery notices for daily quotas in opened areas:

Featured BC Fishing Articles & Videos

Q & A Number Four: Can You Take Me Fishing?
Rod and co-host Kitty sit down at Murphy Sportfishing's Riverside Lodge for a Q & A session to answer your questions!

Chilliwack River Fall Salmon Fishery
Chilliwack/Vedder River offers a productive fishery for chinook, coho and chum salmon between September and November.

Fish Selectively During Sockeye Closure
While the Fraser River is closed to sockeye salmon fishing, anglers should practice selective fishing methods for chinook salmon.

Video Tutorial: Line Setup for Lure Spinning
Kitty Kanhoffen demonstrates how to connect the braided main line to the fluorocarbon leader for salmon and steelhead.

Planning the Perfect River Salmon Fishing Trip
Salmon fishing in Southwestern BC's rivers can be excellent in October and November, here are some useful tips for new anglers.

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Latest BC Fishing Regulation Updates

Squamish River Chum Salmon Retention Closure
Due to low abundance, Fisheries and Oceans Canada has closed chum salmon retention for the Squamish River.

Chum Closures in Lower Fraser Tributaries
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is closing chum salmon retention in some tributaries of the Lower Fraser River.

Harrison River Chinook Salmon Closure
Due to abundance not being able to meet this year's escapement requirement, Harrison River chinook salmon retention is closed.

Puntledge River Chinook and Coho Openings
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced fishing opportunities for chinook and coho salmon in the Puntledge River.

Southern BC Marine Waters Sockeye Opening
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced sockeye salmon retention opening for Southern BC marine waters on August 1st.

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Featured BC Fishing Spots

Marquart Lake, Merritt
Located just outside of Merritt in the Thompson-Nicola Region, this little lake offers good rainbow trout fishing and other activities.

Jones Lake
Also known as Wahleach Lake, this reservoir produces rainbow trout, cutthroat trout and kokanee in spring and summer.

Durrance Lake, Mount Work Regional Park
This so-called urban lake is surrounded by dense forest and abundant wildlife while providing good trout fishing for families.

Tunkwa Lake
Located just north of Logan Lake in Thompson-Nicola, Tunkwa Lake offers excellent ice fishing for rainbow trout from December to March.

Tidal Fraser River
The Lower Fraser River between Steveston and Mission provides excellent fishing spots for pink salmon in September.

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Fishing Retail Stores
Army and Navy
New West, Langley & Vancouver
Berry's Bait & Tackle
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Fred's Custom Tackle
Abbotsford & Chilliwack
Hatch Match'r
Maple Ridge
Mike's Reel Repair
Pacific Angler
River City Marine
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Trout Waters