Tackle Guide: Best Casting Rods for the Money

Tackle Guide: Best Casting Rods for 2018 There is a handful of information on fishing rods in this guide from rod types, ratings, lengths, etc. If you’re not interested in any of that and simply want to what to see our highest rated rods skip down to the rod...

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...

Tackle Guide: Best Spinning Rod for 2019

Tackle Guide: Best Spinning Rods for 2019 First off, there is a bunch of information on fishing rods in this article from beginner to advanced. If you’re looking for the best spinning rod recommendations skip the initial educational sections and jump down to the...

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...

Best Fishing Sunglasses for 2019: Gear Guide

Best Fishing Sunglasses for 2019: Gear Guide When fishing on brighter days and scanning sections of water quality sunglasses are a must. In particular, polarized lens are the most important as they provide incredible glare protection (reflected light) so that...

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...

Best Fluorocarbon Line For All Fish Species

Best Fluorocarbon Line For All Fish Species Fluorocarbon line is a game changer in the fishing industry. An near invisible and low stretch line that has a number of benefits for any type of fishing application or species. Whether using as a mainline or leader line,...

Best Fishing Backpack – Tackle Storage

Best Fishing Backpacks for 2019 – Gear Storage Gone are the days of large bulky backpacks with one large unorganized compartment packed full of various fishing gear. Fishing backpacks are an incredible improvement on the standard backpack in that they create an...

Capilano River Winter Steelhead

Fishing late March for Winter Steelhead The Winter Steelhead run begins January and April. By mid to late March most (if not all) of the Winter Steelhead will be in the system. Typically, around this same time if you catch or see any of these fish, you’ll notice...

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