August 20, 2019 Fishing Report
Fishing reports for Vancouver - Fraser River - Vedder River - Squamish River - Harrison River
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Sturgeon Fishing Report
» Sturgeon fishing has been amazing over the past week for BIG fish!! These giants are punishing our guests by the sheer power of these river giants! Success rates for BIG fish(over 7 feet)are very near 100% on all charters over the past month. Who will be the one to hook up with one of these true river monsters that exceeds 10 feet??
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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!
Salmon Fishing for 2019
» Salmon fishing on the Squamish River for Pinks is Extremely GOOD. Expect good fly fishing for these Pinks right up to early September. Suitable for all levels of experience from ages 15 and up. It’s walk and wade and we supply all high end tackle and waders. Our guides will be super busy for this so best to book in advance.
Fraser River salmon fishing is still closed due to a corrupt and wreckless Fisheries Minister lying about low Chinook numbers despite the best Chinook fishing in decades out in the ocean(those same fish are going up the Fraser River). Having said that we are hopeful that a opening on this river will happen soon.
>> Fraser River Coho and Chinook fishing will be available starting September 15 at many tributary mouths.
Hotel pickup from Vancouver is available year round for all our walk n wade trips.
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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.
Book for 2019 Now
Booking your charter or multi day Sturgeon package well in advance is strongly recommended as we are very busy!
Fly Fishing Report
The Squamish River is producing Pink Salmon now. Pinks will be available from July 10 to about September 1st. Chinook salmon can be caught too in July. October/November on the Squamish is great for Coho and Chum salmon. This is a truly remarkable fly fishing experience. Hotel pickup from downtown Vancouver or Whistler is available.
» 2019 offers a big Pink salmon run from July 10 to late August !
» Fraser River Salmon is good from September 15 to early November. August openings TBA.
Steelhead fishing on the Vedder-Chilliwack River is done for the year now. Steelhead will return come December.
Visit Steelhead Fishing Page.
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.
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.
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.