It is All About Fishing on March 9th 2019!


Would you like to learn how to cast a fishing rod, tie a fly, or catch a salmon and steelhead? Now you have a chance to do all that under one roof! On March 9th, join us at Chilliwack Heritage Park to learn all about fishing in Chilliwack! Local fishing experts at the show will demonstrate the basics of different fishing techniques. Find out where you can go fishing in the Fraser Valley. Learn about conservation efforts being done by local watershed stewardship groups. From novice to experienced anglers, this is a FREE event for all ages!

  • Date: Saturday March 9th 2019
  • Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Location: Chilliwack Heritage Park (44140 Luckakuck Way)
  • Admission Cost: FREE!

Event Highlights

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bait Preparations
  • Kids Casting Games
  • Fish ID Activities
  • Fly Casting Lessons for Adults and Youth
  • Fly Tying Workshops
  • Introduction to Coarse Fishing
  • Introduction to Fraser River Bar Fishing
  • Introduction to Float Fishing for Salmon and Steelhead
  • Introduction to Fraser River Sturgeon Fishing
  • Introduction to Ice Fishing
  • Introduction to Lake Fishing
  • Introduction to Saltwater Trolling for Salmon
  • Jig Tying and Fishing Demonstrations
  • Knot Tying Practices
  • Learn to Fish Sessions
  • Lure Fishing for Steelhead
  • Live Fish Displays (trout, steelhead and juvenile salmon)
  • Rod Building Demonstrations
  • Scheduled Presentations
  • Used Fishing Tackle Sale! NEW!
  • Watershed Stewardship Exhibitions
  • Where to Fish in Chilliwack

Scheduled Presentations

The followings are the presentations at this year's show!

  • 10:00am - Stillwater Fly Fishing in BC Interior
    by Jordan Oelrich, Interior Fly Fishing Co.
  • 11:00am - Fly Fishing Film Tour
    Hosted by Mariko Izumi
  • 12:00pm - Hook a Prize and Fishing Tips with Rod and Kitty
    By Fishing with Rod
  • 1:00pm - Chilliwack River Winter Steelhead Fishery
    By Nick Basok and Dean Worrall
  • 2:00pm - Fraser River Salmon and Sturgeon Fisheries
    By Fred Helmer

Participating Groups

  • BC Wildlife Federation
  • Bent Rods Fishing and Guiding
  • Chilliwack Dart and Tackle
  • Chilliwack Fish & Games Protective Association
  • Chilliwack River Salmon Hatchery
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Elevated Fishing Adventures
  • First Light Fishing and Tackle
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Fly Fishing Film Tour
  • Fraser River Sportfishing Alliance
  • Fraser Valley Salmon Society
  • Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition
  • Fred's Custom Tackle
  • Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC
  • Gibbs Delta Tackle
  • Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
  • Interior Fly Fishing Co.
  • Loons Flyfishing Club
  • Mike's Reel Repair
  • Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society
  • Osprey Flyfishers
  • Tourism Chilliwack
  • Watershed Watch

Win Some Great Prizes!

Every participant at Chilliwack's All About Fishing will have a chance to win some great prizes in our door entry draw! This year's prizes include:

  • THREE Gibbs Delta packages (kokanee, river and saltwater) valued between $120 and $180 each
  • Tunkwa Lake Resort winter ice fishing package (two-night rustic cabin stay, ice fishing gear provided)
  • 4 hour guided Fraser River sturgeon fishing trip with Chilliwack Dart and Tackle
  • FOUR gift packages from Fred's Custom Tackle valued at $300 each
  • TWO Moby Kamloops Trophy catch and release nets

Chilliwack's All About Fishing is proudly supported by:

Tourism Chilliwack | Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC | Fred's Custom tackle | Chilliwack Dart & Tackle | Fishing with Rod

For more information, please check our Facebook event page or email us!