It’s Steelhead time on the Vedder – Chilliwack River!

It’s Steelhead time on the Vedder – Chilliwack River!

Vedder Steelhead are here! The Vedder River has both wild and hatchery clipped Steelhead. All wild fish must be released and never removed from the water. Steelhead fishing picks up after some much needed rain after a rather lengthy Arctic domination of our weather. The Vedder river shot up to a level that drives fish into the system instead of the pee trickle we had for several weeks. When the river starts to drop this is always a key time to hit the river. Fresh Steelhead only 2 days from the ocean are back home to their birth place and eager to smack some morsels of bait drifted in front […]

The little red Steelhead jig that could

The little red Steelhead jig that could

Steelhead love jigs Was out yesterday on the Vedder river in pursuit of a chrome Steelhead. My arsenal? A red jig and some finely cured prawns. The outcome was a silver bullet hooked into in the first 10 minutes. A beauty hen of about 10 lbs. Had 2 other float disappearances after that but no connection. A kind angler who had just got himself a beauty Steelhead 30 minutes earlier took plenty of photos for me. Steelhead season will be upon us until late April. Give us a shout if you want to book a  guided trip with a Steelhead expert.

Steelhead Green: The best colour ever.

Steelhead Green: The best colour ever.

The Steelhead Green light Ever since I can remember the term “Steelhead Green” has inspired myself and many local anglers to abandon everything and hit the river. There’s probably a spike in the number of people with the flu when this happens. “Sorry boss, I don’t feel well today”. We know this strain of flu. The only cure is to be on the river. In most cases Steelhead Green occurs after some high water and the river is dropping. It’s a stage between dirty & high and low & clear. Steelhead will be happy to enter a river when it’s high and dirty. There’s awesome cover and plenty of depth. […]