July 1, 2019 Fishing Report

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

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Sturgeon Fishing Report

» Sturgeon fishing is VERY GOOD Now! Success rates are 100% on all charters over the past week. Some VERY big fish are in the river now! Sizes are mostly in the 5 to 7 ft range but we’re hooking up with Sturgeon well over 8 feet now. Who will be the one to hook up with one of these true river monsters??

Our Sturgeon charters are highly popular and also very productive. Sturgeon success rates are over 99.5% year round !

» Prime dates are limited, please book soon to avoid missing out.

Multi day Sturgeon packages with lodging are always available from March 15 to November 15!

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Salmon Fishing for 2019

» Salmon fishing opportunity will start July 10 on the Squamish River for Pink salmon. This is a Incredible fishery and our guides will be super busy for this so best to book in advance.

Hotel pickup from Vancouver is available year round for all our walk n wade trips.

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Fraser River
Sturgeon Fishing Report

Booking one of our Sturgeon fishing charters is now a great choice as Sturgeon fishing is solid and the BIG fish are here in big numbers. Our guides are consistently finding plenty of Sturgeon up to 9 feet long, and a few much bigger.

Plan ahead for 2020: Book for our Spring Sturgeon Special which is running from January 1 to April 30. April Sturgeon fishing is epic!

See our Instagram feed for photos from the entire season.

We are always well stocked with the right bait that will get you the fish of your life.

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Booking your charter or multi day Sturgeon package well in advance is strongly recommended as we are very busy!

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Fly Fishing Report

The Squamish River will start producing Pink Salmon and Chinook starting July 10. This is a truly remarkable fly fishing experience. Hotel pickup from downtown Vancouver or Whistler is available.

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» 2019 offers a big Pink salmon run from July 10 to late August !

» Upper Pitt River flyfishing is done for the sea run Dolly Varden and Bull Trout due to very low runoff. For details click Here.

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Vedder River
Steelhead Report

Steelhead fishing on the Vedder-Chilliwack River is done for the year now. Steelhead will return come December.

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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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Fraser River Valley
Salmon Fishing Report

Fraser River Valley Salmon Fishing will resume mid September 2019. Possible openings may occur in August so stay tuned by signing up for our newsletter and don’t miss a thing!

Fall Salmon: Make sure you book early to get in on the intense Salmon fishing action for Chinook and Coho starting in mid September. Then the Chum salmon arrive in early October. This will go well into November.

» Prime Salmon fishing happens from mid September to early November for Coho, Chinook and Chum. These dates always sell out.

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Saltwater Fishing Report

Salmon fishing opportunities exist almost year round in the salt water. Call Warren at First Fish Charters for all saltwater bookings.

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Interior Lakes
Fly Fishing Report

A very good option for May – June. 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 colors 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!

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