November 16, 2021 Fishing Report

Fishing reports for Vancouver - Fraser River - Vedder River - Squamish River - Harrison River

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big fat sturgeon are common in november!

sturgeon fishing is always memorable in November!

Fraser river sturgeon fishing report

Sturgeon Fishing Report – Fraser river at Mission BC

THE FRASER RIVER IS NOW IN GOOD SHAPE FOR STURGEON FISHING. THE RIVER ITSELF IS BACK DOWN TO NORMAL LEVELS AFTER THE CRAZY FLOOD A FEW DAYS AGO.

Our Sturgeon fishing charters are completely open and our guests are catching lots of fish! Rely on our 24 years of experience.

HOW’S THE STURGEON FISHING?

Currently Sturgeon fishing has been good this month as usual. Huge fish are in the Fraser River. Charter guests are getting punished with the brute power of these Fall fish.

Regarding the recent flooding it has paused the fishing everywhere but should resume by around November 21 – 24. Call us for updates at 604-864-5445.

If you want to have some fun on the Fraser River book now. It will be very good from now until mid to late November. The Contact form is below.

Q: Do Sturgeon care if it’s raining? NO. They love it!

2021 bookings are very busy so plan ahead and be open to book a weekday. Want to know some key times for the big ones? Read: Sturgeon Fishing Best Times on the Fraser River.

We got loads of top baits to help our clients hook up with their quarry.

FRASER RIVER WATER FLOWS:

The Fraser River is in very good shape.

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fraser river valley salmon report

Fraser River Valley
Salmon Fishing Report.

SALMON FISHING IN THE FRASER RIVER VALLEY IS ALMOST DONE FOR THE YEAR.

There might be a few fish around but for the most part it’s done for the year.

Fall Salmon for 2022: Make sure you book early to get in on the great Salmon fishing action that goes from late September to later November. These trips require the use of our jet boats to access the prime spots.

Chum Salmon fishing is extremely good right now! Success rates are 100%. The parent generation of the 2021 Chum run was HUGE so we are seeing another great return!

Coho Salmon fishing is also producing some fine results!

» Dates always sell out in advance so make sure to contact us ASAP.

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vancouver fly fishing report

Vancouver
Fly Fishing Report

Squamish River:

The Squamish River Salmon fishing is done for 2021. This is mostly catch and release. This is a gorgeous place that offers a high quality outdoors experience. It’s walk n wade here, and we supply the best equipment available.

Upper Pitt River:

The Upper Pitt will be a great option once we hit later May and continues through until early/mid July. We do not fish here outside of these times. This river is accessed only by jet boat or helicopter and thus offers a very quiet setting with awesome scenery and flyfishing for sea run Dolly Varden that go over 10 lbs.

Lake Fly Fishing for Rainbow’s:

May & June offer fantastic results on several lakes we guide on in BC’s interior region. We have spent a lot of time on a few lakes near Merritt with amazing results for Rainbow’s in the 18 – 24 inch range. It’s a 3 hr drive from Vancouver but if you love still water it’s totally worth it on these wilderness lakes. Scenery is extremely nice. We can also provide multi day trips here with lodging in some nice cabins.

Vedder-Chilliwack River:

Steelhead season starts early February. The best fly fishing happens here in March – April. Gear fishers dominate this river mostly but we do get the odd one on the fly.

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Steelhead fishing report

Vedder-Chilliwack River
Steelhead Report

Steelhead fishing on the Vedder-Chilliwack River is available Dec 15 – April 30. Peak times are Feb 7 to April 7.

Winter Steelhead are being caught recently. Some rather nice ones too. Be prepared to cover lots of water on foot.

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If you are having a tough time finding fish you might need some in depth coaching from one of our pro’s. It’s a great investment and will save you time and money.

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vancouver salt water report

Saltwater Fishing Report

Salmon fishing opportunities exist almost year round in the salt water surrounding Vancouver BC. Call Warren at First Fish Charters or Mark at Watermark Fishing Charters for all saltwater bookings.

First Fish Charters: 1-604-202-6522

Watermark Fishing Charters: 1-604-816-8944

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interior lakes fly fishing report

Interior Lakes
Fly Fishing Report

A very good option for May – June. We have spent about 2 weeks on these lakes this May and were blown away by some very impressive fly fishing for Rainbow Trout in the 18 to 24 inch range. A load of fun on 4 & 5 weight fly rods! Chironomids in sizes 10 – 16 are the mainstay. Use chromies in various colours. But when they aren’t biting chromies try dull dark colours.

For all the best chironomid fly patterns visit FLYGUYS.NET

We do provide single day trips or multi day fly fishing packages to some very productive lakes just 3 hrs from Vancouver. If you go without a guide be well stocked with midges in all colours in sizes 8 to 16. Other flies to keep in your box include Damsels, Dragons, May flies, micro leeches, bead head wooly buggers in black, green, brown and maroon.

» We offer fly fishing lessons for Rainbow trout too. Our experience will give you the edge!

Call Brian at 1-604-864-5445 to inquire about a lake fly fishing trip.

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