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Meet the Author

Brian Mack
Owner/Operator & Head Guide

Brian established Silversides in 1996 after working for a few years at some of BC’s finest coastal fly-in Salmon resorts such as Ole’s Hakaii Pass, Rivers Inlet Lodge and West Coast Resorts. He is an avid outdoors person with a particular interest in sport fishing and lately outdoor writing. Brian runs a 21 foot Customweld ‘Storm’ jet boat powered with a 5.7L V8. Brian fishes and guides for just about everything in this part of BC. That includes White Sturgeon, Salmon, Steelhead and Trout. He has fished a lot of waters in BC. Throughout the Fraser River Valley and Vancouver area he has extensively fished the Squamish, Fraser, Chilliwack/Vedder, Harrison, Chehalis rivers plus quite a bit on the ocean too. On his spare time he really enjoys sitting in a float tube pursuing Rainbow Trout on BC’s interior lakes.

The Oktoberfest of Salmon and Sturgeon fishing!

Hooking big White Sturgeon and lots of Salmon in October is easier than taking candy from a baby The abundance of Salmon Ever dreamed of going Salmon Fishing in a place where it’s almost too easy? Well, this is it. It boils down to an abundance of fish and knowing…

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Everyone was blown away by this Giant Sturgeon!

This White Sturgeon delivered the fight of a lifetime! Tuesday June 6 and our repeat clients(the Brockstar group) had booked another Sturgeon fishing trip on the Fraser River. The last time they were here was early November 2 yrs ago. That was a very productive trip for some big fish…

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9 foot White Sturgeon for the Captain

Jaws dropped when this Sturgeon first exploded out of the Fraser River! What do guides do after a charter? Well, they go fishing. Yesterday was no different. Mike(one of our guides) hooked up with company owner Brian Mack around 5pm to hit the river and go Sturgeon fishing for a…

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2017 Salmon Forecast – Fraser River & Vancouver BC

The 2017 Salmon Season is Gone Now but our fishing guides will have you hooking up in 2018! This article will have Zero relevance to the 2018 salmon season, Please Read our 2018 Best Fishing Opportunities  ← click here or Best Times for Sturgeon Fishing in BC article or Call…

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Fraser Sturgeon Fishing Report April 20, 2017

Great News on the Sturgeon Fishing Front Everyone who has gone Sturgeon fishing with us this month in the Mission BC area has had excellent results! See pics below. Mission is only 1 hour from downtown Vancouver so doing a day trip is very easy. They also enjoyed our Sturgeon…

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Fraser River Sturgeon Report for April 5, 2017

April Sturgeon Fishing is simply incredible right now! Some of the seasons most productive White Sturgeon fishing happens every April on the Fraser River in Mission, British Columbia! And you can take advantage of our Sturgeon Fishing Deal too! Contact us today 1-604-864-5445 or 1-604-505-0361 info@silversidesfishing.com Contact us NEVER MISS A POST!…

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Fraser River Sturgeon Report for March 25, 2017

Sturgeon fishing is great! On March 24 head guide and owner Brian took 3 Vancouver Island anglers out on a Sturgeon Deal charter. It was dad and his 2 sons. They were self proclaimed ‘Sturgeon virgins’ and looking for the cure. They got cured alright, several times over for each…

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How to catch Fraser River Pink Salmon

Catching Fraser River Pink Salmon 101 Millions of Pink Salmon will return to the Fraser River in September 2017! This is how to get’em. Read our 2017 Salmon Forecast for some GOOD NEWS! Catching Pink Salmon from shore on the Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada is relatively easy by sport…

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Last day of Salmon Fishing is a winner!

One last go at the Chum Salmon The Squamish River has been good to me since the first visit there in 1988 so I keep going back. I have enjoyed incredible Salmon Fishng here more times than not. The river is gorgeous and the surrounding landscapes are pure eye candy.…

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November Fishing recap – Fraser River Valley

It’s been the best fishing we’ve seen in years November rolled in on the coat tails of October’s awesomeness. If November wanted recognition it would need to have some semblance of October’s flury of activity on the Sturgeon Fishing and Salmon Fishing front. November just might have been better! And…

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Our very own articles, reports and recaps on Sturgeon, Salmon, Steelhead and Fly Fishing for the Fraser River Valley & Vancouver BC