Our BC Fishing Guides

“Our top goal is to be excellent, not big.”

We only hire the best we can find even if it means postponing bringing on new team members. Our current team is very impressive with amazing abilities and accolades in sport fishing and fly fishing. All our fishing guides are top guns in their field. So we can always provide you with the finest Sturgeon fishing, Salmon fishing, Steelhead fishing and especially fly fishing! All our guides are licensed and insured. Meet the team:

Brian Mack fishing guide since 1996

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Brian Mack head fishing guide/owner

Brian Mack was raised in Vancouver, BC and grew up surrounded by sport fishing family and friends. His passion for fishing and the outdoors has always been strong and continues to grow today. Brian is the owner and head guide at Silversides and leads the team by sharing knowledge, insights and leadership.

Brian is fully experienced in Fly Fishing for Salmon, Trout & Steelhead and has been tying flies since the early 90’s. He is also fully experienced in Sturgeon fishing and all methods of Salmon fishing including bar fishing and lure fishing. Brian has been fishing the Fraser river valley since the mid 1980’s. He is also well known for his guiding expertise on the Squamish river where we fly fish for Trout & Steelhead.

Jason Gemperle fishing guide

Amazing fishing abilities for Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead and especially Fly Fishing! Jason has been with us since 2014.

Jason has won top awards for World Fly Fishing Championships in the Junior class so he knows a thing or two about hucking feathers. He is fully capable in Spey or single hand. If you want Spey lessons he’s the man.

Jason very quickly became proficient in Sturgeon fishing and has no problem getting you into giant White Sturgeon. He’s also very good at bar fishing for Fraser river Chinooks! We hope he sticks around for a while!

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Jason G fishing guide

Ash the Sturgeon guide

Ash has been with us since 2015 and fishing BC since he could hold a rod(over 30 yrs). He is nuts about Sturgeon fishing, well it’s an obsession really. He’s also got tons of experience in bar fishing for Spring salmon and Coho fishing in the Fraser river Valley.

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BC Sturgeon guide ‘Ash’

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