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August 2018

Latest BC Fishing Videos
Vedder River Coho Salmon Vedder River Coho Salmon
Rod targets coho salmon on the Vedder River by spincasting spoons and jigs in October 2017.
Double Trouble on the Fraser Double Trouble on the Fraser
Gill and Rod spend a cold November day on the Fraser River targeting white sturgeon. Are they up for the challenge?

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Latest BC Fishing Reports
Lower Mainland Fishing Report Lower Mainland
Fraser River salmon fishing opens on August 7th and is expected to be excellent. Sturgeon fishing is also hot.
Updated on August 6th, 2018
Vancouver Saltwater fishing report Vancouver Saltwater
Bon Chovy reports excellent chinook salmon fishing, and sockeye salmon in marine waters open on August 1st!
Updated on July 31st, 2018

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Latest BC Fishing Deals, News & Events

Fraser River Salmon Fishing Openings!
Posted on August 3rd, 2018
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced that the tidal and non-tidal portions of the Fraser River are open to salmon fishing on August 7th. Please see the following fishery notices for details:

Good Fishing Manners Are Always In Season
Fraser River Peacemakers would like to remind both recreational anglers and First Nations fishermen to be respectful of other fishers on the river this Fraser River salmon season.
Posted on August 7th, 2018

Fred's Custom Tackle Grand Opening!
Fred's Custom Tackle has reopened its Chilliwack Store and there will be a grand opening event on June 23rd and 24th!
Posted on June 19th, 2018

Fraser River Sportfishing Alliance public Meeting
FRSA is hosting a public meeting in Chilliwack on May 30th where you will have an opportunity to address your concerns on fisheries in the Fraser Valley.
Posted on May 18th, 2018

Berry's Bait and Tackle Spring Sale
Berry's Bait and Tackle is once again having its annual spring sale from April 16th to 22nd, with door crashers and free hot dogs on customer appreciation days!
Posted on April 11th, 2018

Featured BC Fishing Articles & Videos

Spooling a Fly Fishing Reel
In this video tutorial, Gill Steele from Highwater Tackle demonstrates how to properly spool a fly fishing reel with backing and fly line.

Fishing Bloopers of 2017
Check out this compilation of behind-the-scene fishing bloopers from our episodes in 2017!

Chum Salmon Tagging
This video provides a detailed overview of Fisheries and Oceans Canada's chum salmon tagging study on the Chilliwack River.

Okanagan Lake Rainbow Trout
The latest episode of Gibbs Delta TV features Okanagan Lake's rainbow trout fishery with Rodney Hennig from Rodney's Reel Outdoors.

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

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

Lingcod and Rockfish Opening Information
On May 1st, Areas 12 to 20, and part of 29, will open for lingcod and rockfish fishing. Please see the fishery notice for details.

Alberni Inlet, Barkley Sound Sockeye Opening
On May 1st, sockeye salmon fishing opens for Barkley Sound, Alberni Inlet and tidal portion of Somass River on Vancouver Island.

Halibut Management Measures
Recreational halibut fishing in BC is open, please note the management measures that are in place starting on April 1st.

Lingcod and Rockfish Opening Information
Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued a fishery notice on 2018's lingcod and rockfish openings.

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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.

Find more fishing locations!

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