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July 2015

Latest BC Fishing Videos
Roadside Surprise Roadside Surprise
Shore fishing can be surprisingly productive. Find out what Rod hooks when he stops beside the highway at Nicola Lake near Merritt.
30 Minutes, 20 Kokanee! 30 Minutes, 20 Kokanee!
How many kokanee can be hooked in 30 minutes when the bite is on? Rod finds out when a thick school of fish is located below the boat.

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Latest BC Fishing Reports
Lower Mainland Fishing Report Lower Mainland
Hot weather and low water level have resulted in challenging fishing in the Lower Mainland lately.
Updated on June 30th, 2015
Zeballos fishing report Zeballos
Reel Obsession's Adrian O'Connor reports excellent salmon and halibut fishing around Zeballos right now!
Updated on June 30th, 2015

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Latest BC Fishing Deals, News & Events

Fishing is Free This Father's Day Weekend
The annual BC Family Fishing Weekend is coming up on June 19th to 21st! Find out where events are happening in this province.
Posted on June 15th, 2015

Vancouver Island Rainbow Trout Stockings
Many lakes have been stocked and restocked with catchable rainbow trout by Vancouver Island Trout Hatchery this spring.
Posted on June 15th, 2015

Lower Mainland Rainbow Trout Stockings
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery has been busy stocking many lakes in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley since mid March.
Posted on April 15th, 2015

Hyde Creek Salmon Release
Hyde Creek Watershed Society in Port Coquitlam will be hosting its annual salmon release and open house on April 25th.
Posted on April 6th, 2015

Region Two Freshwater Regulation Changes
Starting on April 1st, there are some new changes to Region 2's freshwater regulations. Here is a summary of the main changes.
Posted on April 1st, 2015

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Featured BC Fishing Articles & Videos

Video Tutorial: Spoon Jigging for Kokanee
In this fishing video tutorial, we demonstrate how to catch kokanee successfully by jigging a 1/16oz Gibbs Croc spoon.

Video Tutorial: Summer Kokanee Tactics
In this fishing video tutorial, we discuss how to catch kokanee by using bait such as krill, deli shrimp and salmon eggs in the summer.

Article: Chubby Fishing, A Good Opportunity
Peamouth chub are minnows which are widely abundant in the Fraser River throughout the summer and can easily be caught by kids.

Article: Beach Fishing for Pacific Salmon
Before salmon return into their spawning streams, they can be caught from inshore beaches where they stage in the summer.

Blog: A Hot Kokanee Morning
Kawkawa Lake offers a productive kokanee fishery from May to July. Read this story on a recent trip where good fishing was experienced.

Video: Spoon Casting for River Trout
In this video feature, we target rainbow trout and bull trout in the Skagit River with Gibbs-Delta Tackle's Croc spoons.

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Latest BC Fishing Regulation Updates

Squamish River Pink Salmon Opening
Sections of Squamish River and its tributaries open for pink salmon fishing on July 6th. Daily quota is two per day.

Howe Sound Pink Salmon Opening
Pink salmon recreational fishery opens for Howe Sound on July 6th 2015 until March 31st 2016. Daily quota is four per day.

Southern Vancouver Island Stream Closures
As the region enters level 4 drought conditions, streams in Southern Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands are closed for fishing.

Stamp, Sproat, Somass River Salmon Closure
Due to the high water temperature and low river level, Fisheries and Oceans Canada has closed the SSS system for salmon fishing.

Tidal Somass River Sockeye Closure
Due to the high water temperature and low river level, Fisheries and Oceans Canada has announced upcoming closure.

More information on BC fishing regulations...

Featured BC Fishing Spots

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.

Chilliwack River
Winter steelhead fishing is available in this river system for Lower Mainland anglers from December to May.

Belcarra Regional Park
This is the perfect location for families in the Lower Mainland who wish to do day trips for crabbing, fishing and BBQing.

Find more fishing locations!

Fishing Retail Stores
Army & Navy
Vancouver, New West, Langley
Berry's Bait & Tackle
First Light Fishing & Tackle
Fred's Custom Tackle
Chilliwack & Abbotsford
Hatch Match'r
Maple Ridge
Lodestar Outfitters
Mike's Reel Repair
Pacific Angler
Sea-Run Fly & Tackle
Fishing Guides & Lodges
Bent Rods Fishing
Bon Chovy Fishing Charters
Crystal Cove Beach Resort
Fishing Tofino
Great River Fishing Adventures
Murphy Sportfishing
Stamp River
Nomad Sport Fishing Adventure
Reel Obsession
Victoria & Zeballos
STS Guiding Service
Tunkwa Lake Resort
Tunkwa Lake