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New Map Tip! The Capilano River Fishing Locations

New Map Tip! The Capilano River Fishing Locations

The Capilano River doesn’t have a lot of fishing locations because of private property and steep canyons with limited access points. These locations include both Non-Tidal and Tidal locations, so ensure you have the valid fishing licenses based on location.

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Crabbing with my hands!

Crabbing with my hands!

We had some out-of-town family visiting so I figured a fun West coast activity would be to explore the Boundary Bay tidal flats and pick up some Dungeness crab for dinner. This trip includes some underwater footage of crab and jellyfish.

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Ambleside Beach Fishing – Late July 2016

Ambleside Beach Fishing – Late July 2016

July 30th 2016, I was heading down to the beach with the family so I brought my waders and beach tackle for a quick last minute fishing trip. This was my first time out on the beach this season and fished for about 1.5 hours.

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Vedder / Chilliwack River – Fishing Locations

Vedder / Chilliwack River – Fishing Locations

This tip is not meant to provide any “secret spots” as there are many prime spots! Check out this tip page for a better understanding of the river and know the areas (and given names/nick names) to various locations on the river.

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Bar Fishing Locations on the Lower Fraser River

Bar Fishing Locations on the Lower Fraser River

Bar fishing is opening up on the Fraser River August 1st (we hope), and to help you get ready there’s a new InstaTip on Bar Fishing Location in the Lower Fraser River (Richmond to Agassiz). All of these locations can be accessed without a boat.

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Capilano River – Summer Coho Salmon

Capilano River – Summer Coho Salmon

It’s mid/late July, 2016 and the Coho Salmon are moving up the Capilano River in North Vancouver, BC. On this trip, I did a quick early AM stop at the Cable Pool near the Hatchery. We haven’t seen any rain recently so the river level is very low so this makes for very difficult fishing. Reason being, there are no new fresh fish coming into the system with the low river levels, and the ones that are in the system are very pressured/closed mouthed.

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Largemouth Bass in lower Fraser Valley

Largemouth Bass in lower Fraser Valley

There are hundreds of little random ponds all over the lower mainland & Fraser valley area, many of which have Largemouth Bass. I haven’t done much bass fishing here in BC, but figured I’d try some of these ponds.The trip ended up being a nice change up from Salmon.

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My name is Jesse, I’ve been obsessed about fishing since I was a toddler trying to catch fish with my minnow net in any type of water. These articles are another fishing outlet for me as I have a passion to promote fishing in an educational, fun and respectful format. Feel free to reach out to me with any fishing questions or business inquires, see contact page.
Jesse

BC Fishing Journal

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