Starting up the 2019 Winter Steelhead Season!

It’s mid-February 2019 and I’ve finally gotten a chance to get out Winter Steelheading on the popular Vedder River in Chilliwack, BC. This time frame is ridiculously late for this water system as the season typically starts around late December. This late...

Fishing for Early Fall Vedder River Coho Salmon

It’s mid September and I made my first Fall trip out to the Chilliwack / Vedder River in pursuit of early Coho Salmon. The river levels recently bumped up with a few heavy rain days, when you see those levels spiking and plateauing it’s go time! For my...

Fishing Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River

Sockeye salmon fever has hit the northwest! Typically, this fishery only opens once every four years on the Fraser River. This iterative 4-year cycle has continued to bring in the largest return of Sockeye so the Fisheries open it up for recreational anglers. For me...

BC Salmon Openings on the Fraser River

This Salmon season of 2018 is already kicking off with a buzz here in NW area with many counts already exceeding expectations, starting in the northern Vancouver Island and throughout British Columbia systems. We’ve been hearing excellent returns already of...

How to Fish for Flounder, Bottom Fish and Crab

If you live in the Vancouver area (or near any Ocean) you’ve likely got more fishing options available than you may have known about. The Ambleside pier in West Vancouver offers many multi-species fishing opportunities paired with some great crabbing as well! I’ll be...

How Many Steelhead are Returning to the Chilliwack-Vedder River?

Each year there is an ongoing conversation around the strength of the adult Steelhead population in the Chilliwack-Vedder (CV) River.  There is little to no enumeration data on these returning fish, so much of the conversation is speculation. Whether amongst local...

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